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Sophia Li

Trouble-shooting Advance Steel performance issue after a renewal

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Have you been experiencing performance issues using Autodesk Advance Steel after a software renewal? We have gotten a lot of support requests regarding users experiencing slow performance in Advance Steel a few days after renewing their licenses. For...
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How to fix “Please delete the latest coping object” Errors in Advance Steel

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We get this question a lot in support where someone is getting errors in the command line saying that a cope cannot be processed and not know how to fix them (example shown below): In most cases, having one or two of these errors will not inhibit you...
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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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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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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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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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Setting up Separate Profiles for Advance Steel and AutoCAD

Setting up Separate Profiles for Advance Steel and AutoCAD
If you use both Advance Steel and vanilla AutoCAD (or any other AutoCAD-based vertical), you may have run into an issue where AutoCAD looks towards the Advance Steel template location after being in Advance Steel. Even when you re-path to the AutoCAD...
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