Tag Archives: Tip and trick

How to Make a Hole at an Angle to a Face in Inventor

Posted on November 25, 2015 by Synergis Applications Consultant, Jim Swain I recently had a customer in one of my Inventor Essentials classes ask if an angle has to be perpendicular to the face of the part. I will typically draw a small flat at the desired angle, then drill the hole perpendicular to that face. But that isn’t necessary. Here

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Customizing the AutoCAD Quick Access Toolbar (QAT)

Posted on August 20, 2015 by Synergis Applications Consultant Jim Swain Recently I’ve been doing training for customers coming from older releases of AutoCAD to the 2016 release. Often there are grumblings about the Ribbon, and how they miss the toolbars. While I have shown folks how to display toolbars in the recent releases I also encourage everyone to try

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Enabling Multi-Threading in AutoCAD

Posted on July 15, 2015 by Darin Green, Synergis Lead Product Support Specialist A few releases ago, Autodesk incorporated a variable that allows us to use an additional processor to improve the speed of ZOOM operations such as REGEN, and REDRAW. If you’re having performance issues, this should be fine for your first stop. By default, this variable is set to 1,

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