Performance of Your AutoCAD Slow? The AutoCAD 2015 Productivity Study

December 23, 2014

Autodesk partnered with Dell and David S. Cohn Consulting to find out how more productive AutoCAD 2015 on a new machine is compared to AutoCAD 2010 on an older system.  The study goes to prove that the more up to date your tools and software is, the less time you will spend on design time […]

AU2014: Lighting Analysis for Revit Plugin and Rendering Illuminance

December 19, 2014

Posted on December 17, 2014 by Curt Egli, Synergis Solutions Engineer: Autodesk University once again was well worth my time to attend. I was amazed at the HUGE list of class choices for every time slot of every day. It was easy to find many class choices I’d like to attend but hard to decide […]

Happy Holidays From Synergis Technologies!

December 18, 2014

AU2014: Introduction to Apple’s iOS Mobile Development

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December 16, 2014

Posted on December 16, 2014 by Dave Wyer, Synergis Data Management & PLM Solutions Engineer: I have been developing software on the Windows platform for much of my professional career, but with the presence of iPhones and iPads almost everywhere coupled with Autodesk’s rapid expansion into cloud based applications, I have long known I needed […]

AutoCAD Tip: Convert PDF to DWG

December 9, 2014

Posted on December 9, 2014 by Bill McKown, Synergis Solutions Engineer: Here’s a quick tip that you may not know about.  Did you know that you can turn a pdf document into a dwg?  This is a great starting point for designs in pdf so you don’t have to recreate the wheel.  This will cut  […]

Project Collaboration and Data Management in Building and Construction

December 8, 2014

Building Information Modeling workflows help you integrate teams with projects.  One critical point of this workflow is having the ability to share files amongst teams and also outside firms.  Perhaps you have run into some of these problems: Spending too much time looking for the right files. Not knowing which version is the most accurate.  […]

Housekeeping Chore for Inventor Drawings

December 5, 2014

Posted on December 5, 2014 by Mark Lancaster, Synergis Product Support Specialist When it comes to opening Inventor drawings, I always like to see my drawings on sheet 1, at full extents (zoom all) and the browser tree fully collapsed (basically it’s neat and tidy). However, I didn’t always remember to do these things prior […]

What version of Inventor (or AutoCAD) created this file and can I still open it?

December 4, 2014

Posted on December 4, 2015 by Mark Lancaster, Synergis Product Support Specialist: I’ve had a few cases regarding the “Error in reading RSE stream” message within Inventor. On the AutoCAD side you might see something like this. So what do these messages mean? Basically you are trying to open an Inventor (or AutoCAD) file that […]

Cloud Based Energy Analysis Software

November 28, 2014

Green Building Studio® energy-analysis software enables architects and designers to perform whole-building analysis, optimize energy consumption, and work toward carbon-neutral building designs earlier in the process. Cloud-based energy-efficiency software helps teams achieve sustainable building designs faster and more accurately with powerful energy- and carbon-analysis tools. Green Building Studio features: Whole-building energy analysis Detailed weather data […]

What is Autodesk A360?

November 24, 2014

Autodesk 360, recently renamed A360 is a tool to help you connect your projects and teams.  With A360 you can: Work Together – A central project-based view of all data and activity, accessible from any device, anywhere, by all stakeholders. See Everything – A rich 3D visual experience allowing easy, fast and detailed exploration of […]