In a recent webcast, our Autodesk Virtual Academy session covered Advance Steel and highlighted a number of key features available in the tool. Julio Alfaro (Autodesk Advance Steel Team) took us through some of the functionality and showed a live demonstration of what you can do in the tool. In this post, we will cover some highlights of Advance Steel that were discussed in the webcast. To see this amazing tool in action, check out the AVA session for yourself on our KETIV YouTube Channel.
Topics: Advance Steel
Autodesk recently released the R2 update for Inventor 2017, which came with 40 new enhancements and changes to the software to improve user experience. We'll show you how to download these updates, as well as any other future updates, using the Autodesk Desktop App.
In the past, users often downloaded and installed updates via the Autodesk Application Manager. With the release of the new Autodesk Desktop App back in May comes a new set of steps for downloading and installing your updates.
Last week, Autodesk released the Inventor 2017 R2 update which includes productivity enhancements voted on by Inventor users worldwide. Over 40 enhancements have been made in sketching, part and assembly modeling, design automation, drawings, interoperability, and presentations to help you get your work done faster and make great products. Today, I'll show you some of my favorites.
In last week's webcast, Nigel Ambayec and Joe Mouradian explained the upcoming changes to perpetual licenses that are coming at the end of July. In addition, they provided best practices so you can best prepare for the transition.
This post is going take you through and explain how you can find the physical properties of a design using the Region Properties command.
The Region Properties tool is used to evaluate the area, perimeter, and the Area Moment of Inertia properties of sketch loops. It then takes all of the necessary measurements from the sketch coordinate system. The Region Properties tool then calculates the physical properties based the on the selected sketch entities.
One of the most common issues we run into here at the KETIV Lifeline support desk is how restore the Vault tab if it goes missing in Inventor. We'll show you three ways to solve this issue so you can get your Vault tab back.
Users have been calling into KETIV Lifeline with concerns about the update notification they've received announcing that Autodesk Application Manager is being replaced by the Autodesk desktop app. So we felt we should address some of these concerns, as well as go over what exactly this new desktop application is.
Every Network License product you own needs it's own license file and we recently showed you how you can create this file. However, if you have more than one Network License Autodesk product, you'll need to combine the license files for each of your products into one single license file. Today, we'll give you some of the Do's and Don'ts for consolidating license files, as well as provide some tips for different scenarios.
In the past weeks we have covered a lot of info for the new 2017 products such as new features, updating LMTools, and generating new Network License files. Now it's finally time to go over how to get your hands on the new 2017 software so you can try it out for yourself.
To start you (the user) need to first make sure that you have been granted access to the new software by your Autodesk Account administrator or Contract Manager. Once your Contract Manager has gone in and made the necessary changes you will receive an email notifying you that there has been a change to your account. For info on how to give users access follow this link.
With the release of the new 2017 Autodesk products comes a to-do list that needs to be completed before you can finally play around and use your new products. For network license users, this means you'll need to update your Autodesk Network License Manager (LMTools) and generate a new Network License file. In this post we'll go over a new and easy way to generate Network License files using Autodesk's new Network License File Generator. For info on updating your LMTools click here.
To start, sign-in to your Autodesk Account at manage.autodesk.com. Once you've signed in, it brings you to the Management screen where you can see your current Autodesk products.
Under the 'Products & Services' tab is a section titled 'Quick Links' where you'll find the 'Generate Network License File' link. Click this link to begin the process.