Tag Archives: technology

Vault Search Tokens

Posted on September 11, 2018 by Vault Application Specialist, Joseph Corson The way Autodesk Vault searches can be confusing at times. You perform a search for “ABC-123” expecting to return only files with ABC-123 in that order, but instead you get files with ABC after 123, and many values between them. What’s going on here? Vault Tokens Autodesk Vault token-izes all property

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Linear Symmetric Dimension Type

Posted on August 29, 2018 by Synergis Helpdesk Technician Mark Lancaster The other day I received a call from a customer looking to dimension a detail view per the image below. Within a couple of days of providing the solution to the customer, this same question appeared on the Autodesk Inventor Forum. Perhaps it’s time to bring this workflow back

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How to Improve Your Product Performance [+ Free eBook]

Innovation is no longer just a differentiator for businesses in the manufacturing industry – It’s now essential for mere survival. But with engineering time becoming increasingly limited, how can your organization push the boundaries of product performance? While this initiative can seem daunting, there are approaches to improving performance that can be used systemically to increase value and competitiveness of

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Things You Should Know When Installing AutoCAD Electrical

February 4, 2013, posted by Todd Schmoock, Manufacturing Solutions Engeineer: You are planning to install AutoCAD Electrical, but you are not sure how to configure the installation correctly.  Most will simple click the install button only to find out you didn’t install all the features until after you installed the software and start using it.  If you installed the software

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Five Quick Tips for AutoCAD Civil 3D Grading

Januray 29, 2013, post by Nikki Szymanski: As I go onsite to different clients, I come accross some tricks that not everyone uses, but could save you a lot of time.  Here’s five that I often give to the firms I visit: 1.  Extract Contours from a Surface:  Use extract objects for surface. Surface>Utilities> Extract objects for surface. 2.  Remove break

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Happy Friday Tip 3: Using Conduit Marker Support Files in AutoCAD Electrical 2013

Almost to the holiday week and one more tip before you are out of the office… Conduit Marker Support Files utilize conduits and report on them in a files that is supported in any text editor like WordPad. However, you need to set up Support Files first.  Todd Schmoock, Solutions Engineer, walks you through how to do this. See tip

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New Revit Video – Coordinating Views across Links and Disciplines

Here’s one more video Tip from Bill Knittle, Building Solutions Engineer to help you through your week. Let us know if there are any topics you would like to hear about. We will ask Bill to cover them. Contact us.

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Happy Friday Tip 2: Publish Multi-Sheet Project Files in AutoCAD Electrical

Welcome back for another tip for AutoCAD Electrical!  This Friday Todd Schmoock is sharing information on publishing multi-sheet project files. Want to publish certain information to vendors or contractors, but not all?  Todd walks through step by step how to publish, all or some of your information to .dwg or .pdf files. See tip 2 here. Follow us for the

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Autodesk Donates for your Free Registration: Engineers without Borders USA

Autodesk is teaming with the non-profit organization, Engineers Without Borders which is dubbed, ‘The Blueprint Brigade” by Time magazine.  The organization consists of over 12,000 members and supports more than 400 projects across the world to meet the basic human needs in communities that live below poverty or have been devastated. And you can help! Register for a FREE Autodesk

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Autodesk Labs: Process Sim Technology Preview

Autodesk Labs  is the place to go when you want to try free technology previews to stimulate new ideas and look at tomorrow’s reality today.  The projects are free downloads and you can preview as many as you like.  If you try them, give back constructive feedback so they can make the technology more user-friendly and incorporate your ideas.  This is your chance to help shape

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