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Engineers – Here’s your Chance to Guide a New Structural Analysis Platform from Autodesk


Autodesk has just launched a public preview of Autodesk React Structures, a new structural analysis platform designed for those who are using BIM workflows. The preview was announced at the NCSEA’s Structural Engineering Summit in Las Vegas on October 2 and is a significant one. Why? “Today, the building engineering industry is experiencing a convergence of critical needs where engineers, fabricators ... Read More »

Autodesk Teams up With Box for Easy Design File Sharing


If you like to use the popular Box file-sharing services, then you’ll love this. Autodesk has just become a key partner of Box which means that accessing and sharing design and engineering files just got a whole lot easier. In the past Box users were frustratingly unable to view or share their design files, but now users can take advantage of the ... Read More »

How Engineers and Designers can Master Soft Skills


By Jean Thilmany You know your way around a job site or a shop floor like nobody’s business. You know the software inside out. You have awesome “hard skills,” but what about “soft skills” for engineers and designers? And what are soft skills, exactly? It’s those personality traits and characteristics that make one person a “people person,” the other an ... Read More »

Don’t Miss the Revit Answer Day on Oct 7th


Revit users, don’t miss this chance to pose your software questions to the folks at Autodesk behind Revit® or Revit LT™! Yes, it’s time for another installment in the Autodesk Answer Days series. This online event will take place on Wednesday, October 7th from 6:00 am to 6:00 pm Pacific Time. Spend a minute, an hour, or the whole day in ... Read More »

Top 10 AutoCAD Apps for Under $50

Top 10 AutoCAD Apps

Who doesn’t want to get more out of their software investment? Well, thanks to Autodesk Exchange (Autodesk’s app store) you can get a lot of bang for your buck when it comes to AutoCAD apps. In fact, the most popular apps from Autodesk Exchange are AutoCAD productivity enhancers. To help you learn what’s what, Autodesk’s Jim Quanci and Stephen Preston provide ... Read More »

On-Demand AutoCAD Classes via AU Hub


Have you registered for Autodesk University yet? This year’s event takes place in Las Vegas from December 1-3 and lower rates are still available. If you can’t make it this year and are an AutoCAD users, don’t miss the new AU hub for on-demand AutoCAD classes and other resources. The classes cover all levels, from beginner to advanced, and include ... Read More »

8 Tweaks that Can Help you Get More from AutoCAD

AutoCAD Tweaks

By Jim Swain, Synergis Engineering Design Solution I recently posted how you can adjust AutoCAD’s Ribbon and its Quick Access Toolbar. Here I am going to wrap it up with going through the other tweaks I do when I install AutoCAD on my laptop. To help make sense of some of these I better explain my background a bit. I ... Read More »

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