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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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Michael Baker

Organizing the look of Vault

Recently, I presented a short webcast on working with Vault from a daily operations point of view. Many items were reviewed during the webcast. One of those was the ability to apply fitters to the “ Main Pane ” view of the Vault, providing an easy wa...
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Janet Black

How to Center the Text in the Grid Bubble Using Advance Steel 2018

I had a client concerned about the placement of the text in the grid bubble. He noticed that the text was not centered as he would have them. You are able to customize and adjust the text in Advance Steel 2018. The grid line text bubble can be modifi...
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Janet Black

How to Use a Customized Prototype Created in Default Location in Advance Steel 2018

Whoa, I’ve opened the Prototypes folder located in C/ProgramData/Autodesk/Advance Steel 2018/USA/shared/Support/Prototypes. I copied an existing prototype and created a custom Prototype (Title block) for my company and saved it in this default locati...
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Todd Rogers

Crashing Issues with NVIDIA Graphics Card

Autodesk products will have a random application startup crash on systems using an NVidia Quadro graphics card. You can read the resolution here .
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Janet Black

How to Display the Edit Object Type List Command in Advance Steel 2018

In Advance Steel , you can see information about certain elements you hover over depending on certain criteria you select from the Edit Object List. For example: the main and single Part name and number, material, coating, weight, exact weight, secti...
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Janet Black

How to create a BOM of selected elements using the model browser Queries option in Advance Steel 2018

You want to create a BOM based on certain elements in a structure or certain selected elements in Advance Steel. You can create a query in Advance Steel of certain criteria in your structure based on your selected preference in the Search filter. The...
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Janet Black

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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Todd Rogers

New Products Added to the AEC Collection

From today,  Autodesk is expanding the scope and value of the AEC Collection to deliver a better range of industry-leading solutions that help customers design, engineer, and construct higher-quality, more predictable building and civil infrastr...
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Nhi Nguyen

Want to get a free 1 year subscription of Stair & Railing Designer 2018?

GRAITEC Advance BIM Designers 2018 was recently released, and within this, there are two series - concrete and steel. One of the software packages within the Steel Series is the Stair and Railing Designer 2018. The software is dedicated to struc...
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