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Tip: Autodesk Single User Subscription License

Posted on June 26, 2017 by Synergis Product Support Specialist, Mark Lancaster As more and more of you transition into a subscription based licensing there’s one thing you may have overlooked because it wasn’t really something you considered in the past.  With each Autodesk contract, there are two (2) management roles which are required for managing your company’s licenses.  These roles

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Simulation Mechanical Tip: Changing Units

Posted on November 5, 2014 by Jim Swain, Synergis Project Manager for Manufacturing: Setting up an analysis can have some frustrating moments. Often the available data for boundary conditions and such are from different sources, and in different units. In Simulation Mechanical you can change the Display Units in the Browser to switch between various preset or custom defined unit

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Working with Inventor Drawing Colors

Posted on April 1, 2014 by Mark Lancaster, Synergis Product Support Specialist: Creating a single color back drop on your Inventor drawing sheet is very straight forward and is accomplished through the Tools/Document Settings interface. Here’s a retro look, making it look like those days when blueprints existed. I want to take a few minutes and share a few items regarding

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Creating Plastic Features in Inventor – Grills

Posted on September 11, 2013 by Jim Swain, Synergis Project Manager, Manufacturing Solutions: Inventor’s plastic part design tools simplify the creation of many types of features common to plastic parts.  We receive calls about the best way to use these tools all the time.  Last week, I was helping a customer with making grills, so I figured there might be

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Creating Plastic Features in Inventor – Ribs

Posted on July 17, 2013 by Jim Swain, Project Manager, Manufacturing Solutions: Inventor’s plastic part design tools simplify the creation of many types of features common to plastic parts.  This tip will look at the Rib tool. The Rib tool allows the easy creation of free-standing or connected thin walls.  It uses a single sketch to define the various segments

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