Set the install location for your Autodesk applications

May 30, 2017

Posted on May 30, 2017 by Synergis Product Support Manager, Darin Green Are you using the Autodesk Desktop App? If not, you should consider taking a peek, you may just like what you find… With the latest release of the Desktop App (Version, we can choose where future installations of Autodesk products are installed.   Within […]

Critical Update to AutoCAD 2018/AutoCAD LT 2018

May 30, 2017

Are you currently using AutoCAD 2018, AutoCAD LT 2018, or a vertical product of AutoCAD 2018? Did you apply the 2018.0.1 update? If so, it’s crucial that you update your AutoCAD or AutoCAD LT 2018 product line with the 2018.0.2 update before June 1 2017… Meaning on Thursday, June 1, 2017 your product will stop […]

Workforce Update: A shortage of skilled workers

May 25, 2017

With the innovations we are seeing in both the construction and manufacturing industries, what does this mean for employees and the companies that need them? If you are in construction, are you seeing a shortage of skilled workers? You aren’t alone. Here are eight key actions that construction executives can take to boost their recruitment and […]

Schematic Symbol Naming Convention in AutoCAD Electrical

May 2, 2017

Posted on May 2, 2017 by Synergis’ Application Consultant, Todd Schmoock In AutoCAD Electrical it is important to understand the naming convention of schematic symbols so they are recognized by the software when they are inserted into a project’s drawing.  By following the naming convention AutoCAD Electrical will know what family the symbol belongs to, and […]

Understanding the New Autodesk Subscription Model and How It Impacts You

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 connect […]

Inventor: Learning never stops

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

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

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

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!

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, […]