Revit Video Tip: How to Build Your Own Roof Truss Families

Building
April 25, 2013

Posted on April 25, 2013 by Bill Knittle, Synergis Building Solutions Engineer: Today I am posting my latest video, Building Your Own Roof Truss Families.  Creating your own custom Roof Truss Family will save you time over the internal Truss tool.  This video covers the benefits and the workflow to creating your own Roof Truss […]

Revit Video Tip 28: How to Fix Leader Shoulder Issues on Tags

Building
April 23, 2013

Posted on April 23, 2013 by Bill Knittle, Synergis Building Solutions Engineer: This week I have 3 new videos for you in the Revit series we have on our YouTube Channel.  The first one, I am posting today is something we hear about a lot, Leader Shoulder Issues on Tags.  This quick video will help […]

Registration is Open for SU2013!

Building
April 19, 2013

Synergis University is our biggest technology event of the year.  If you have not been to SU in previous years, you need to attend this year.  We bring our Synergis Solutions Engineers together with Autodesk experts and industry professionals, to bring you the industry trends, tips and tricks, and Autodesk solutions that will help you […]

Non-Native File Types Available with Autodesk Inventor 2013

Education
April 9, 2013

Posted April 9, 2013 by Robert Reid, Synergis Manufacturing Solutions Engineer: Q:  What is a non-native Inventor file? A:  Any file that is created outside the Inventor Software. Q: What are some of the most common file types? A: Let’s look at the 3 most common and then I will list out the files Inventor […]

Avoid Drawing Template Style Conflicts (Inventor 2013)

Education
April 4, 2013

Posted on April 4, 2013 by Robert Reid, Synergis Manufacturing Solutions Engineer: When working in Inventor 2013, Drawing Styles are changed or Modified and are not properly saved, the Style Conflict dialog box will appear when opening a new drawing template. The following step-by-step workflow will show you how to avoid style conflicts. Error: Style […]

Last Friday March 3ds Max Tip: How to Map a Decal on a Material

Education
March 29, 2013

Posted on March 29, 2013 by Bill McKown, Visualization Solutions Engineer: The fifth Friday of the month and as promised here is that video on how to map a decal on a material using a Composite Layer with a mask and various blend modes in 3ds Max. [wpvideo 6MhKsUvN] I hope you find the Friday videos […]

How to Convert AutoCAD Blocks to a Civil 3D Point File in 10 Steps

Civil
March 26, 2013

Posted on March 26, 2013 by Nikki Szymanski: Points in Civil 3D are blocks you need to extract to create a point file.  Here I will go over the steps to get this done so you can move your work from AutoCAD to Civil 3D. 1. On the Ribbon go to the “Insert” tab and select […]

How to Use the Replace Model Reference Feature in Autodesk Inventor

Education
March 25, 2013

Posted on March 25, 2013 by Robert Reid, Manufacturing Solutions Engineer: Replace Model Reference is a feature that was introduced in the Autodesk Inventor 2011 release. This feature allows the end user to dramatically speed up the production of drawings of similar parts by replacing the base model in the drawing, allowing Inventor to recreate […]

Friday 3ds Max Video Tip: How to Use the Scene State Manager

Building
March 22, 2013

Posted on March 22, 2013 by Bill McKown, Synergis Visualization Solutions Engineer: Happy Friday again!  I know I promised a tip on Mapping a Decal, however, the video ran into some technical snags so I am offering you this one and will try to update the how to map a decal for next week. This week […]

Project Chronicle Captures

Building
March 19, 2013

Posted on Land Development Engineering, by Kevin Spear, PE, Synergis Solutions Engineer: Project Chronicle, if you don’t know, is an Autodesk Lab solution to capturing video workflows in your Autodesk app of choice. I’ve been using this for some time now and realized I hadn’t shared about it… Anyway, while doing my weekly blog reading, The […]