5 Things to Know about Autodesk Cloud Credits

August 4, 2014

Autodesk Cloud Credits allow you to use services like cloud rendering and simulation. We get a lot of questions around cloud credits so we wanted to give you the most relevant information to motivate you to try the cloud components today. You can see all this information and more on the Autodesk Knowledge Network page […]

AutoCAD Shortcuts Guide

August 2, 2014

Posted on August 2, 2014 by Mark Lancaster, Product Support Specialist: AutoCAD pop quiz… Without looking or launching AutoCAD, do you know what the function key F8 does in AutoCAD? Hopefully you said toggle ORTHO mode on/off. If you didn’t remember, don’t panic!  AutoCAD is built with so many shortcuts and toggles; sometimes it’s hard […]

Synergis60: Free Upcoming Webcasts to Help you Stay Ahead…

July 22, 2014

Every month, Synergis’ solutions experts offer 60 minutes of their time to help you stay ahead with tips, tricks and secrets to better design and simplify IT concerns. Upcoming webcasts: Licensing Deployment Tips and Tricks with Darin Green Learn how to make a deployment work for your needs by making behind-the-scenes edits. Learn how to […]

Where is Autodesk Headed with 3D Printing?

July 21, 2014

Earlier this year, Autodesk announced that they would be entering the hardware market with a 3D printer.  Why would Autodesk choose to move from software to hardware?  Does it make sense for businesses to consider the hardware as they look forward to 3d printing solutions? Carl Bass, Autodesk CEO, explains why the move to hardware […]

Robert Green Video: Customizing AutoCAD Crash Course

July 15, 2014

This year at Synergis University, Robert Green (everyone’s favorite CAD Manager) presented on Customizing AutoCAD Crash Course.  The session provided a lot of hands-on tips that attendees said they could plug in right away.  With so much value in one session, we wanted to post it to share these tips with everyone. Here’s the video: […]

AutoCAD Civil 3D Video Tip: GIS Data to Civil 3D Pipe Model

July 14, 2014

Posted on July 15, 2014 by Jesse Evans, Synergis Solutions Engineer: In this short video I review the process of creating GIS (Mapping) data, attaching it to AutoCAD objects, and bringing that data into Civil 3D as a “BIM” or 3D Model. In the real world, your company will most likely download the GIS information […]

New AutoCAD 2015 Feature: Cursor Badge

July 11, 2014

Posted on July 11, 2014 by Mark Lancaster, Synergis Product Support Specialist: One of the new features in AutoCAD 2015 is called a “Cursor Badge”. What is a “Cursor Badge” you ask? When performing certain functions inside of AutoCAD 2015, an icon representing the command appears next to your cursor. Example:  If I performed a […]

AutoCAD Video Tip: Custom Sheet Set Template Workflow

July 8, 2014

Posted on July 8, 2014 by Jesse Evans, Synergis Solutions Engineer: We received a request for this tip, so I created a video to share with everyone.  The question was how to create custom title blocks that link into the AutoCAD Sheet Set Manager.  We’ll focus on the most important factor, the .dwt and .dst […]

Reminder: Upgrade Before Your Licenses Lose Value

July 7, 2014

And get a Synergis Great Service offer when you upgrade (or purchase new seats) with Maintenance Subscription before July 25, 2014. We wanted to remind you that as of February 1, 2015, any Autodesk software licenses you have will lose future value if you are not on the current version.  This means you will have […]

Ready for a Change? Move Your Desktop to the Cloud

June 30, 2014

Whatever you do, the cloud can help you do it with fewer limitations. You just have to get there—and take your team, partners, and customers with you. That might not be as easy (or as difficult) as you think. The guide below can help. Inside you’ll find descriptions of some of the challenges you may […]