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Frank Lemus

Autodesk's New Seat Usage Reporting

Overview Now more than ever is a great time to switch to Autodesk's subscription model. Autodesk just anounced that they are now providing usage reports on their Autodesk software. You will now be able to know what software (specific product and year...
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Sophia Li

Part Marks Not Matching Drawing Number in Advance Steel

Issue: You are using the "With Drawing Number" numbering method, but you see that some part marks do not match the drawing number of your single part drawing. This could have happened after you moved details to another sheet to consolidate. Solution:...
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Frank Lemus

Updates Required

Updates Required for Continued Access to Autodesk Software   Tuesday, June 11, 2019   Recently, Autodesk discovered a " man-in-the-middle " (MITM) loophole in their software. Autodesk has since fixed the loophole on the newest Autodesk soft...
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Sophia Li

Advance Steel Crashing after installing the Powerpack for Advance Steel

We have been getting a lot of support cases where Advance Steel is crashing on startup after installing the Powerpack for Advance Steel. When the user launches Advance Steel, it crashes immediately with the following error messages:    The ...
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Sophia Li

How to reset Advance Steel tool palettes back to default

Have you ever ran into a situation where you held down the right mouse button a bit too long on an Advance Steel tool palette and accidentally clicked on some red x's? Next thing you know, you are missing some tools. Don't panic! You do not need to r...
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Sophia Li

How to change weld symbol to show inches only

To have the weld symbol show inches only (ex. for weld pitch), you will need to set your prototype Length units to Fractional Inch under Project Settings. When you create drawings from that prototype and add weld symbols, you will be able to enter 12...
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Frank Lemus

What's New in Revit 2020

What's New in Revit 2020 Revit 2020 is almost out, and we can all hardly wait. However, Autodesk has already let us get a glimpse of what we will be able to accomplish with this new version of Revit. I invite you to take a look with me at the new Rev...
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Janet Black

Ideal settings to have for the Model Browser in Advance Steel 2018

Advance Steel 2018 Ideal browser settings helps you identify if elements in the structure have a model role and numbered etc. If you have created drawings it even lets you locate the drawing number the element is detailed on. You have the option to v...
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Todd Rogers

InfraWorks 2018.2

Autodesk has released version 2018.2. This release has a ton of enhancements. Those enhancements are listed below... What's New help index First off, check out the What's New in Autodesk InfraWorks help topic, which has hyperlinks to learning re...
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Janet Black

How to Show Holes in Folded Plate in Advance Steel

Have you ever created a folded plate using the with or without position adjustment tool then used the holes option from the Objects Tab Switch panel to create holes on various surfaces of the plate? You then create the shop drawings, you realize afte...
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