Save on new Autodesk 2016 software until October 23, 2015

Building
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

Manufacturing
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 […]

Autodesk Viewer

Building
August 7, 2015

You can now view and share any design file online.  The A360 viewer gives you access to view over 50 file formats including: DWG™ DWF™ RVT IPT SolidWorks ProE Catia and others as well as in 2D and 3D without any downloads or plug-ins. Simply drag and drop to upload your file, view your file, […]

[Webcast] Visualize, collaborate, and validate with Autodesk Infrastructure Design Suite

Civil
August 4, 2015

Do you have the tools to: Plan, design, build, and document your civil infrastructure development projects Explore and analyze civil engineering design and development options Develop visuals to help speed the agency approval process Optimize construction costing for transportation, land, utility and water projects With Civil 3D inside the Autodesk Infrastructure Design Suite, you have […]

How to Become LEED Certified? That’s for Buildings, Silly! LEED Credentials for Architects

Building
August 3, 2015

Is LEED AP just another set of letters that architects tack onto their names to appear more credible, or does it really mean something? In a world that is increasingly concerned about the impact of the built environment on the planet, does the credential make a difference for your career and credibility, or is it […]

Enabling Multi-Threading in AutoCAD

Building
July 15, 2015

Posted on July 15, 2015 by Darin Green, Synergis Lead Product Support Specialist A few releases ago, Autodesk incorporated a variable that allows us to use an additional processor to improve the speed of ZOOM operations such as REGEN, and REDRAW. If you’re having performance issues, this should be fine for your first stop. By default, this […]

Autodesk Customer Error Reports (CERs)

Education
July 15, 2015

Posted on July 15, 2016 by Mark Lancaster, Synergis Product Support Specialist: If AutoCAD, Inventor, or perhaps Vault crashes, the application will most likely issue you a Customer Error Report (CER) dialog: Although is optional, if you want to submit your crash report to Autodesk, please make sure you provide as much detail as possible and submit […]

Live Webcast: Keys to a Successful BIM Pilot Series: Answering your questions about making the move

Building
June 22, 2015

If you attended the March webcast, Keys to a Successful BIM Pilot, you were walked through the tools and assets available for you to build a Revit model from scratch and “experiment” with BIM. While your BIM pilot may still be underway, know that there are other companies and individuals out there who faced the same […]

Sorting in Sheet Set Manager Model Tool: AutoCAD Platform Tools

Civil
June 18, 2015

Posted June 18, 2015 by Kevin Spear, Synergis Civil Applications Consultant: I was doing some help desk coverage while other members of the team headed to training at an Autodesk event. This happens every year coinciding with the new releases of the software/applications. So, to get myself warmed up a bit, I took a stroll down […]

Turning 2D Flat Geometry into 3D

Education
June 16, 2015

Posted on June 16, 2015 by Mark Lancaster, Synergis Product Support Specialist: Have you ever contacted a vendor requesting a 3D model of their product and you only received a 2D drawing of it? I will even bet the drawing you received had limited amount of information on it as well. So what steps did you […]