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A customer recently asked me if there was a way to automatically upload data to vault on closing a file & to his surprise the answer was YES! You can streamline your Vault environment by configuring common prompts and suppressing certain dialogs. This can be done from the vault client or your native CAD application (Inventor, AutoCAD etc.) There are two ways to configure prompts and in this ...
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Posted by on in Advance Steel
In line with our policy of continuous improvement Graitec UK are constantly working behind the scenes to adjust and add to Advance Steel data in order to enhance the user experience. With this in mind we have prepared an updated data set that you can apply to your Advance Steel. Highlights of the new data set include: • Updates and additions to various cold rolled suppliers' ranges to support ne...
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We have set up an array of webinars for you to enjoy over the next few months. They will keep you up-to-date with the latest features of the Autodesk software whilst helping you discover how the product can help you. Introduction to Woodwork for Inventor Webinar Join us for our introduction to Wood work for Inventor webinar (this is an add in for Inventor and is not an Autodesk product). Anyone ...
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A new year means a new BIM Show Live and this year's event is again taking place at Manchester Central, on the 8th and 9th April 2015. If you are new to BIM, then begin your journey now and learn from the experts in the division, or for those of you who already have an understanding of BIM then push the boundaries and develop your knowledge - there's always something new to learn! Once again, Gra...
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Inventor Sketches are a fundamental feature of Autodesk Inventor, as it's typically the base for the first feature you create in a part, and probably for many more you create after. I will be creating some short videos of tips & tricks and best practises when working in the Sketch environment. In the below tutorial, I go through 5 Inventor Sketch tips that will hopefully help with speeding u...
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Some of you may have recently received an email from Autodesk regarding an A360 trial which you never signed up for. This of course would cause some confusion for those of you using A360 Drive as part of your Autodesk Subscription. The first thing to note is the A360 Drive (the name given to the online storage area) is now being removed, and as such will now ONLY be known as A360.  If you h...
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All you Vault users are already aware of some of the great features available within the product, but it can be surprising what has been introduced over the years to a user. Many of the functions you rely on from the Vault client are now available straight from Inventor, and there have been some great additions too - check out the information below or watch my video.  You can open any Auto...
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Theres only a few days left until our Autodesk Advance Steel Webinar. So register today before its too late! Autodesk Advance Steel was a major acquisition by Autodesk in November 2013, to provide an Autodesk 3D modelling solution and BIM workflow for steel detailing and fabrication. Autodesk Advance Steel detailing software is built on the AutoCAD platform. The intelligent 3D modelling tools wi...
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3Dconnexion CadMouse - The World's First Mouse for CAD Professionals CAD users have been asking for this for decades and you'll be pleased to know that the wait is finally over! As of today, there is no need to compromise with gaming mice or standard desktop mice. This really is a game changer for the CAD industry... Ordinary mice aren't designed for working in CAD applications, so it's a good...
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On Thursday 19th February at the New VPA Academy at Sunderland College, Graitec's Andrea Maxwell (who is based at our Durham office), will be presenting at Precision Geomatic Limited's (PGL) CPD event about laser scanning, Building Information Modelling (BIM) and 3D Modelling.During the event, there will be demonstrations of the 3D laser scanner as well as talks focussing on how as-built 3D models...
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