How to setup Network License Manager (LMTOOLS)

September 22, 2016 By Patrick Revel Leave a comment
Todayyou will learn  how to setup a Network License (Lmtools) on your server. Please follow the instructions below and you will be on your way to using your newest Autodesk product.

  1. First you will need to see if your computer is a 32 bit or 64-bit machine (Mac and Linux users can skip this first process). There are two ways to check your system. One way to check is to click on windows explorer, and on the left-hand side right click on "This PC"(Windows 8+), "my computer"(Windows 7) and select properties.

This will bring up the Systems prompt where you will find out what System type you currently have.

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2 Days until Advanced Solutions' Future Shock II

September 20, 2016 By Lisa Brady Leave a comment

In just 2 days, on September 22, Advanced Solutions will launch the second annual Future Shock II, a virtual conference featuring Autodesk industry innovators. You'll hear from luminaries from around the country sharing their experiences in leading technology innovation who will help organizations take their technology to the next level. More than 20 on-demand and live sessions will feature:

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Tagged with 3D, Training, Inventor, Fusion 360, Revit, AutoCAD, Autodesk, BIM Technology, 2D

How Cadillac Casting became successful with Autodesk® CFD

August 17, 2016 By Kris Hingst Leave a comment

Cadillac Casting explains how they've become successul with Autodesk® CFD.  Eric Seguin, Manufacturing Engineer, from Cadillac Casting tells us why implementing CFD and partnering with Advanced Solutions was the right fit.

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Tagged with Technical Support, CFD, 3D, FEA, Autodesk Platinum Partner, Training, ATC, mechanical engineering, Engineer, collaboration, MFG, Simulation CFD, Success Stories, Manufacturing, Simulation, Platinum Support, Autodesk Simulation, Autodesk, SolidWorks, CAD, Implementation, casting components, applications, linear, Autodesk Nastran In-CAD, Iron castings, non-linear, best practices

What’s so important about those Autodesk Customer Satisfaction Surveys?

August 08, 2016 By Todd Butler Leave a comment

Your email dings with another email from Autodesk… Bummer, it’s another Customer Satisfaction Survey… You don’t have the time to respond, you delete, and you move on with your day.

You've just lost an opportunity to comment on your Autodesk Channel Partner. A chance to let them know how they’re doing and how to improve their support of you, the Autodesk customer.

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Tagged with Customer Support, Customer Service, MFG, AEC, News & Events, Autodesk, CSAT

Design, Drinks & Digital Deployment at Dock1053 in Raleigh

August 02, 2016 By Lisa Brady Leave a comment

Don't miss this opportunity to tour the newly renovated Dock1053!  Learn more about this exciting project by Grubb Ventures as they take you on a tour of this amazing space. We will also hear from Kris Lengieza of Stiles Construction as he shares implementation strategies that have helped transform the way they do business and learn valuable techniques whether you are an architect, engineer, or contractor. Also, enjoy complimentary food and drinks while networking with peers in the Raleigh AEC community. 

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Tagged with Design, Raleigh, AEC, architecture, BIM, construction, Autodesk, engineering, Software Deployment, Implementation, Digital Deployment, Dock1053

Getting AutoCAD Blocks of Inventor Models

May 18, 2016 By Brad Bland Leave a comment

Are you a layout draftsperson, who is constantly bugging fellow co-workers, who use Inventor, to send you actual .dwg files of their assemblies?

Do you feel like you're waiting on the back-burner to place views in a layout?

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Tagged with Autodesk Inventor, Inventor, AutoCAD, Manufacturing, Autodesk

Civil 3D 2017 What’s New: Corridor Clean Up

May 13, 2016 By Leo Lavayen Leave a comment

This is what we have been waiting for since the first release of Corridors... The ability for Corridors to turn tight corners without bumping into itself.  We addressed this behavior and possible workarounds this in an earlier blog post, Casual Corridors.  

OLD ISSUE: BOW TIE

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Tagged with Civil Engineering, Corridors, Civil 3D, AutoCAD, AutoCAD Civil 3D, Civil Infrastructure, Autodesk, Civil 3D 2017

Increase Profits with Autodesk's New Breakthrough Cloud Technology

May 04, 2016 By Lisa Brady Leave a comment

 

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Tagged with Building information modeling, AEC, architecture, BIM 360, BIM, construction, Autodesk, engineering, BIM 360 Docs

Using Autodesk Factory Design Suite to Layout More Than Just a Factory

April 25, 2016 By Brad Bland Leave a comment

If you have Factory Design Suite installed, a designer can break the mold of traditional factory layouts and design more than just a factory floor. The software can be used to layout a computer lab, break room, or the shop floor of your own building, for future renovations. Use Factory Assets to layout your current configuration of the shop floor, using existing forklifts, tool boxes, welding stations, and shelving etc.

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Tagged with Asset Management, Design, 3D, Inventor, Factory Design Suite, AEC, Autodesk Factory Design Suite, AutoCAD, Manufacturing, Autodesk, layout, factory layouts, Syncing to 3D, Syncing with AutoCAD, 2D, factory, Syncing with Inventor, Asset Browser, 3D Layout, Layer Manager, 2D Layout

Frame Generator, More than Square Frames

April 14, 2016 By Brad Bland Leave a comment

For those who have opened or used frame generator, you may think it is strictly used for straight framework and platform type jobs.

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