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Autodesk Advance Steel

Janet Black

How to Change the Slope Dimensions to Display in Inches or Only Degree in Advance Steel 2018

How to Change the Slope Dimensions to Display in Inches or Only Degree in Advance Steel 2018
When working in Advance Steel, there are different setting options for slope dimensions. If your setting is set to display in feet, you can change it to inches or degrees. Let's take a look at how you can do this. ISSUE You have created a drawing whi...
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Janet Black

How to Change an Incorrect Phase Number in Advance Steel

How to Change an Incorrect Phase Number in Advance Steel
ISSUEHere is the dilemma, you have created a structure in phases and notice that some elements of the structure don’t reflect the phase. In fact, the piece marks are displaying the wrong phase number in the Model browser and the drawings they were cr...
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Janet Black

Adding New Materials to Your Preferred Sizes Category in Advance Steel

Adding New Materials to Your Preferred Sizes Category in Advance Steel
Here is the dilemma, you have a material that is not listed in the Advance steel databases. Advance steel is completely customizable so if you like to push buttons, you will be able to add a new material to the database and append the newly created m...
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Janet Black

How to Download the 30-day Trial of Autodesk Advance Steel 2018

Autodesk Advance Steel 2018 is here, and there are some great new features in this release. I'm sure many of you want a sneak peek of Advance Steel 2018. Lucky for everyone, Autodesk lets you try the 2018 version for 30 days. Before you download the ...
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Janet Black

How to Display Trailing Zeros and Dash Lines on Detail Drawings

How to Display Trailing Zeros and Dash Lines on Detail Drawings
In today's blog post, we will show you how to have the trailing zeros and the dash line displayed when putting in manual dimensions on drawings in Advance Steel 2017. You need to open the respective prototype and from the Primary Units tab, uncheck t...
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Sophia Li

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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