Civil 3D 2016, Service Pack 1

August 24, 2015

Posted on August 24, 2015 by Darin Green, Product Support Manager Autodesk Solutions Autodesk has released Service Pack 1 for Civil 3 2016. Common issues addressed by this update: Contour label gaps were scaled incorrectly when panning and zooming in a viewport Autodesk Publish Settings in Options > Plot and Publish Settings would the application […]

Customizing the AutoCAD Quick Access Toolbar (QAT)

August 20, 2015

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 […]

Inventor 2016 AnyCAD Technology

August 19, 2015

Posted on August 19, 2015 by Mark Lancaster, Synergis Manufacturing Product Support Specialist I have been asked numerous times, “What’s possible with the AnyCAD function within Inventor 2016?” Think about the term “AnyCAD”, doesn’t it seem like Inventor 2016 is wide open to work with any CAD file/format/platform that may be out there? So today […]

Job Processor – Vault Workgroup and Vault Professional

August 19, 2015

Posted on August 19, 2015 by Synergis Vault Applications Consultant Joe Corson Are you using the Autoloader to load your files into the Vault? Do you have files with no preview? Are you tired of individually updating the preview for every file? Every time you change the state of a file, do you have to […]

What can a 3D mouse do for me?

August 18, 2015

Posted on August 18, 2015 by Synergis Applications Consultant Dave Breiner Years ago, more than I would like to count, when I was starting out using Inventor, I went a Synergis event where someone there was using a 3D mouse. They demonstrated some of its functionality and I was immediately blown away. I went back […]

Leverage Your Autodesk Maintenance Plan Benefits

August 17, 2015

We all know the value of maintain your subscription. It helps you to avoid the pain of paying for a new version each time a new release is available. And this is even more important with the new Autodesk software model. Autodesk maintenance plan benefits are imperative in order to keep up with ever-changing technology. You […]

Measuring the value of BIM: Achieving Strategic ROI

August 14, 2015

The economic value of Building Information Modeling (BIM) technology in the lifecycle of buildings— from design to construction and through operations and maintenance— is often weighed by measuring the ratio of return to investment, or ROI. With the accelerated adoption of BIM processes becoming the norm throughout the building lifecycle, the role of ROI in […]

Save on new Autodesk 2016 software until October 23, 2015

August 13, 2015

The way you buy your software is changing. Most likely you already know that after January 31, 2016, new perpetual licenses of most individual Autodesk® software will no longer be available for purchase. And, you can continue to use your perpetual licenses going forward, and you’ll stay up-to-date when you keep your Maintenance Subscription active. Or, with […]

How to Change the Background Color of the Vault Preview

August 12, 2015

Posted on August 12, 2015 by Joe Corson, Synergis Vault Applications Specialist Do you have problems viewing light colored AutoCAD lines in the Vault preview? With just a few short steps I will show you how to change the background color for your AutoCAD files. Right click in the preview area and select open in […]

Integrated Product Development Webinar Series: Greater Innovation. Faster Time to Market.

August 10, 2015

Join Autodesk and see how- with integrated solutions for product design, data management, and CAD-embedded simulation- you can dramatically improve the way you work. 3D Design: AnyCAD technology allows you to have translation-free interoperability with non-native CAD models Data Management: Capture and reuse engineering data, facilitate internal and external collaboration, and improve your overall engineering […]