Understanding the New Autodesk Subscription Model and How It Impacts You

Building
April 25, 2017

You may be aware that Autodesk recently announced a move to a subscription business model. Synergis is here to help you understand the timing of these announcements, how these changes may affect you, and to help you make the best licensing decisions for your organization. If you missed our webcast in April, you can view […]

Printing with Autodesk Infrastructure MAP Server

Civil
April 18, 2017

Posted on April 18, 2017 by Synergis Product Support Manager, Darin Green When building your AIMS project in Infrastructure Studio, we tend to forget key components for user interaction. The component we’re discussing in this article is related to Printing. Out of the box, there’s a default Print component added to every layout. However, it appears […]

Inventor: Learning never stops

Factory
April 18, 2017

Posted on April 18, 2017 by Synergis Product Support Specialist, Mark Lancaster Granted I haven’t been using Inventor for years like others have, but recently I passed the 10 year mark.  Anyhow I’m not here to share how long I’ve been using Inventor.  Instead my article is about Inventor learning and that it doesn’t stop […]

Synergis Opens a New Training Center in Philadelphia to Meet the Needs of the Region’s Design Professionals

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April 11, 2017

We now have a Synergis Office and Training Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania!  This new location will meet the increased demand for training from the active community of design professionals in the Philadelphia region to help them achieve maximum productivity, competitive business advantage, and a greater return on their Autodesk software investment. The location of the […]

AutoCAD Electrical Tip: AutoCAD Electrical Parameters

Manufacturing
April 6, 2017

Posted on April 6, 2017 by Synergis’ Application Consultant, Todd Schmoock In AutoCAD Electrical the project and drawing properties use parameters to identify how updates will be applied to the smart objects.  For example, the NFPA project that is installed with AutoCAD Electrical has the components tag format set to %F%N.  %F equals family code, […]

AutoCAD Electrical Tip: Create a folder in your symbol Library for your custom Circuits

Manufacturing
April 4, 2017

Posted on April 4, 2017 by Synergis’ Application Consultant, Todd Schmoock In AutoCAD Electrical you create a variety of circuits that are company specific and you want to reuse them in other designs to save time.  AutoCAD Electrical gives you a menu option that allows you to store your custom circuits.  It’s called the User […]

The Lehigh Valley Manufacturers User Group will be meeting again!

Factory
March 30, 2017

Join us as Rick Hylton, Synergis Scanning Specialist, Daryl Price, D3 Technologies Director of Sales and ETO Expert, and Jim Swain, Synergis Applications Engineer for Manufacturing cover the following: Scanning for manufacturing How ETO fits in the workflow of design Inventor Workflow Come networks with peers and join us for dinner. Date: Thursday, April 20, […]

Autodesk AutoCAD 2018: Engineered for the future

Building
March 22, 2017

Introducing AutoCAD® 2018, the software for 2D and 3D CAD that is engineered for the future. AutoCAD 2018 has new and updated features such as: • External File References: Paths now default to relative, helping to reduce broken paths. Easily find and apply the correct path to missing externally referenced files. • PDF Import Enhancements: […]

What’s New for Inventor 2018

Factory
March 21, 2017

Posted on March 21, 2017 by Synergis Product Support Specialist, Mark Lancaster It’s that time when Autodesk releases another version of Inventor.  I’m taking Inventor 2018 out for a test drive and sharing what it has to offer.  Although there are many new enhancements, my personal top three are the new measurement tool, followed by […]

AutoCAD Tip: What Happened to My Crossing Window?

Building
March 20, 2017

Posted on March 20, 2017 by Synergis’ Application Consultant, Jim Swain One of the quickest complaints from folks updating from an older version of AutoCAD to the 2015 release or newer is what happens when picking objects with a crossing or window. Instead of a nice box they get a funky-shaped outline: Instead of: If […]