Take a Look at Autodesk Idea Station

Building
May 29, 2019

“I wish Inventor could do this!” “Why can’t Fusion 360 do that?” You or someone you know may have professed a variation of the above statements at one time or another. I would like you to know that there is something you can do about your frustrations. You may or may not know that Autodesk […]

IMPORTANT – For Autodesk Inventor 2016 thru 2020 Users

Helpdesk Support
May 28, 2019

Update (9/11/19) – We’re now including the 2020 version in this scope because some users are reporting content center crashes under the Windows 10 1903 version.   Update Inventor 2020 to the 2020.1 release and also ensure you have all the latest crucial Windows updates. In addition, we are providing the official link to the related […]

Fusion 360 – Sheet Metal Bend Feature

Manufacturing
May 17, 2019

Here is a look at the new Bend feature within Fusion 360 Sheet Metal.  In this video, Synergis EDS Applications Consultant, Dave Breiner, will import an existing .DXF Pattern file and use it to create the shape and bends of a bracket within Autodesk Fusion 360. Click “Read More” for video.

How to Create your own Inventor Frame Generator End Caps in Autodesk Inventor 2020

Manufacturing
April 3, 2019

Posted on April 3, 2019 by Helpdesk Technician Mark Lancaster One of the new features of Inventor 2020 is the ability to create end caps for your frame generator model. For example, I’m able to create a flush, internal, sharp cornered, 1/8” thick end cap for this frame member. Or perhaps I want a cap […]

Autodesk Revit 2019.2.1 Release Update

Building
March 27, 2019

Autodesk recently uploaded the Revit 2019.2.1 update, bringing new capabilities to help users create, optimize, and connect. The update also resolves the following issues reported in previous versions: Resolved an issue that prevented export to .dwg of multiple views/sheets Resolved an issue where monitored openings did not update when changes are made to the original […]

The Next Generation of BIM 360, Part 10: The New BIM Design Collaboration Enhancements

Building
March 1, 2019

Posted on March 1, 2019 by Synergis Applications Consultant, Bill Knittle Recently, Autodesk released a new set of enhancements to the Design Collaboration module of BIM 360 Design. Several key modifications have been made to reduce friction and misunderstanding while enhancing the collaborative experience of working with Revit cloud-workshared models. Let’s discuss the administrative tweaks […]

Video Tutorial: How to Subtract Solids in Autodesk Inventor

Manufacturing
February 27, 2019

Posted on Feb. 27, 2019 by Manufacturing Applications Consultant, Dave Breiner In this Autodesk Inventor tutorial, we’ll be looking at how to subtract one solid from another in an Inventor assembly by using a mating part. This can provide immediate time-savings to your designs and prevent you from having to create 2-3 sketches to achieve […]

Civil 3D 2019: Missing Geometry Caused By Purging Styles

Building
February 8, 2019

Published on February 8, 2019 by Director of Customer Support, Darin Green Issue: When purging styles, you notice geometry is now missing within your profile views. In this case, the issue is with crossing pipes. Cause: Within Civil 3D, users can apply styles to override crossing pipes on profiles, as shown below. However, to C3D, […]

AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT 32B Support Discontinuation: Next Steps

Building
February 8, 2019

Posted on February 8, 2019 by Synergis Helpdesk Technician, Mark Lancaster On December 17th, Autodesk announced in the next release (2020 product line), AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT product line will no longer be offered for 32B operating systems. This is a global change and impacts not only subscribers, but those who still maintain a perpetual […]

The Next Generation of BIM 360, Part 9: The New BIM 360 Locations

Building
February 1, 2019

Posted on February 1, 2019 by Synergis Applications Consultant, Bill Knittle Recently, Autodesk released a new Project Admin feature called Locations. While Locations have been around for a while in classical BIM 360 Field, they are new to Next Gen BIM 360. Locations allow you to construct a hierarchy of building areas in your project. […]