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Inventor 2013 Design Accelerators – Functional Design: Key Connections

January 23, 2013 by Robert Reid, Manufacturing Solutions Engineer: Download the full whitepaper. Functional Design Definition: Functional design is a knowledge content tool that represents the trend to move from geometrical descriptions to capturing knowledge. Designers use functional design to analyze the function of their products and the design problems they are trying to solve, rather than spending time on

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Important: Installing Multiple AutoCAD Products

January 17, 2013, posted by Darin Green, Synergis Helpdesk: We often receive calls from clients who get an error message pointing “Failed installation aborted, Result 1603”.  To help, I thought I would put this popular topic online to help with your service.  If this doesn’t solve your problems, feel free to contact us for any help. Download or print the Whitepaper.

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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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Training Outside of the Box (or Book)

Simply put, your company’s success can live or die by the training it gets. Or the training they do not receive. Autodesk relies on its ATC’s (Authorized Training Centers). Your ATC is here to support you and your training needs. However, not all needs are created equal. This is where you need to think outside of the box. There are

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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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3ds Max: How to Use the Bevel Profile Modifier

Bill McKown is at it again.  This week he is giving a tip about Autodesk 3ds Max (or 3ds Max Design).  Here is a quick video tip about using the Bevel Profile Modifier feature where he demonstrates how to create a raised wood wainscot panel.  Check our YouTube Channel for more video tips and stay tuned here for future tips.

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Happy Friday Tip 1: Inputs and Outputs in AutoCAD Electrical

Every Friday in December we will be posting some tips on AutoCAD Electrical.  Todd Schmoock, Solutions Engineer and AU speaker, is in the field answering client questions face-to-face each day.  Then he takes the time to write out the most popular answers to help more people find information.  It’s just one more way that we show you how to stay

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Synergis Revit Tech Tips – New Videos Added!

Synergis has the experts with the answers.  Need a feature review, have a question on how to design something?  Ask us!  Contact us at events@synergis.com with any of your questions and we will work on a video to answer your questions or find easier solutions. We have an on-going SynergisCAD YouTube Channel with a special series on Revit Tips.  New on

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How To: Inventor 2013 Functional Design: Design Accelerators (“O” – Ring Generator)

Functional Design Definition: a knowledge content tool representing the trend to move from geometrical descriptions to capturing knowledge. Designers use functional design to analyze the function of their products and the design problems they are trying to solve, rather than spending time on the modeling operations necessary to create 3D representations. Functional design is not only a set of functions;

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