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

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 view, check and efficiently change certain aspects of multiple elements quickly and efficiently by selecting the Edit properties box. Access the Model ...
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How to Show Holes in Folded Plate in Advance Steel

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 after drawing creation some of your holes were missing on some of the faces of the folded plate. Annoying to the max, however you can show the holes in th...
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How to Center the Text in the Grid Bubble Using Advance Steel 2018

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 modified from the Advance Steel Management tools “Default” category. Simply select the “Use filter” box and type ball in the field just below. Expand the Dr...
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How to Use a Customized Prototype Created in Default Location in Advance Steel 2018

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 location of Advance Steel. I create drawings and Advance Steel is using the Prototype aka Title blocks from the default setup, not my customized Prototypes....
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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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