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

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, section class and profile etc. However, when you select the Edit Object List icon, nothing happens. Well today, I am going to show you how to get that funct...
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How to create a BOM of selected elements using the model browser Queries option in Advance Steel 2018

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 Search filter is located on the Advance Steel Management Tools Palette, selection category. You can create queries based on the object type, Common p...
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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 which have sloped dimensions on it. You want the dimensions to display in inches rather than feet. Perhaps you have a client that wants to have the slope...
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Todd Rogers

New Products Added to the AEC Collection

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 infrastructure projects - all without a change in price! If you are currently subscribed to the Collection, you will be able to access these programs through y...
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Want to get a free 1 year subscription of Stair & Railing Designer 2018?

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 structural engineers and steel detailers as it enable’s the fast and flexible creation of stair and railing models within Autodesk Advance Steel. The ...
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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 created on. What do you do, certainly not renumber the entire structure? Advance Steel allows you to remove the numbering and information from the probl...
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AEC Collection for Land Development Seminar

AEC Collection for Land Development Seminar
Alan Gilbert with Autodesk will be visiting our office Thursday, August 24th from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm to share his wealth of knowledge on utilizing the AEC Collection for land development. This is a free event. Read more about this and register here. Seating is limited, so sign up as soon as possible to ensure your seat and free lunch in this insightful event. Hope to see you there!
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AutoCAD 2018.1 and AutoCAD LT 2018.1 Update

AutoCAD 2018.1 and AutoCAD LT 2018.1 Update
Autodesk has released a new update for AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT 2018. Click on images to get a bigger picture for viewing. Keep in mind, not all of the below is included in LT. The following is included in the update… The AutoCAD 2018.1 Update offers new software enhancements and tools to simplify your workflows and improve productivity. To help you quickly identify new features in the user interfac...
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What's New in InfraWorks v.2018.1

What's New in InfraWorks v.2018.1
Last week Autodesk released InfraWorks 2018.1.  Below you can see what has been added to this new update… Linear Feature Extraction Now, in InfraWorks it is possible to extract linear features from point clouds to create breaklines, paint stripes, and more. In addition, with the Automatic option, pick two points on a feature in the point cloud, and InfraWorks will find and follow the line for...
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