Autodesk CFD - Oh... you want it to WORK? Why didn't you say so?

Matt Dillon

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Today I decided it was a good day to try to start learning something new. Simulation is getting to be a bigger and bigger deal with Building Information Models. I downloaded and installed Autodesk…

AutoCAD Tip: Copy and Array (in one command)

Jason Porter

Architecture and Engineering, All, AutoCAD, Tag, Construction Leave a comment

Have you ever had the need to copy an object several times in one drawing?  Have you ever had to copy the same object several times, but need to keep it in line and spaced evenly?  Well, then you're…

Application Manager Pending Installation Issue

Jason Porter

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Scenario:  You've installed your "latest and greatest" software and the Autodesk Application Manager informs you that there are updates ready to install.  You proceed to install the updates only to…

InfraWorks 2015 to InfraWorks 360 2015

Jason Porter

Architecture and Engineering, All, InfraWorks 360, Serial Number, Tag, Construction Leave a comment

There has been a lot of confusion between InfraWorks and InfraWorks 360 and where to obtain the two.  I'm hoping this blog helps to clear the air. First, what is the difference between the two?…

AutoCAD tip: Layer Isolate Settings

Jason Porter

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I've had several calls from users who have been confused about the layer isolate (LAYISO) command.

Can't find my English version of AutoCAD

Jason Porter

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In the new accounts download section a user must pick a language to use to download the software.  Initially they only see Chinese, Korean, and Spanish.  They must use that inconspicuous scroll bar…

Fusion 360 is Free to Subscribers

Dave Morse

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As of January 30th, 2015, all current Product Design Suite Subscribers are entitled to Autodesk Fusion 360 as part of their Subscription benefits.  If you've not had a chance to try out Fusion 360,…

The A360 File Viewer, Hot or Not?

Dave Morse

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Autodesk has released the A360 File Viewer, and at first I thought it was hot. I quickly jumped onto the site to test it out.  It currently accepts over 50 file formats, including AutoCAD, Revit and…

AutoCAD Tip: Ortho on the fly

Jason Porter

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Ever been drawing freely and you suddenly need to draw a line orthogonally, but you don't want to click on the ORTHO button in the tray and you don't want to bother with hitting the F8 button on the…

Can't Access Online Map Data

Jason Porter

Architecture and Engineering, All, autodesk, Autodesk 360, Tag, Data Leave a comment

In Civil 3D 2015, you are signed into Autodesk 360, have a coordinate system set, and you are attempting to access online map data, but you get this message:

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