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John Bennett

Advance Steel: Text Font Not Showing Correct Line Weight/Presentation After Migration

Advance Steel: Text Font Not Showing Correct Line Weight/Presentation After Migration
Issue: Labels appear to have very light line weight in drawing view During the migration process from 2016 to 2018, the Management tools profile from the 2016 version was transferred to the 2018 versi...
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John Bennett

Advance Steel – Status Control Within Model And Drawings

Advance Steel – Status Control Within Model And Drawings
Within Advance Steel there are options to apply a Status level to both the drawing and the model elements, this is sometimes referred to as Key Stages/Life Cycles within the production process. The St...
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Jonathan Hand

Advance Steel 2018 Hotfix 1

Advance Steel 2018 Hotfix 1
Autodesk have released Hotfix 1 for Advance Steel 2018. The hotfix has concentrated mainly on issues regarding manual dimensioning and labelling, along with some other changes and updates. For a full ...
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John Bennett

Advance Steel 2018 – How To Get Plain AutoCAD 2018

Advance Steel 2018 – How To Get Plain AutoCAD 2018
For AS2018, this now comes as a True vertical, so one install for product, but how do you get AutoCAD 2018. To do this we would normally expect to have to create a desktop shortcut and then point...
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Aleck Giles

Advance Steel – Drawing Style Customisation

Advance Steel – Drawing Style Customisation
We all have a preferred way of working and visualising projects – Ask many draughtsmen to draw something and each will create different drawings. Therefore, by their nature any drawings created by Adv...
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Janet Black

How To Change Selection Colour Default When Numbering in Advance Steel 2018

How To Change Selection Colour Default When Numbering in Advance Steel 2018
Here is the dilemma, you have numbered your structure and want to locate a certain element in the structure, however, when selecting an element from the numbering dialog box, the element is highlighte...
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Janet Black

Adding New Materials to Your Preferred Sizes Category in Advance Steel

Adding New Materials to Your Preferred Sizes Category in Advance Steel
Here is the dilemma, you have created a new material but, naturally, this is not listed in the Advance Steel databases. Advance steel is completely customizable so if you like to push buttons you will...
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Jonathan Hand

Advance Steel for Timber Framing - Adding Beam Packers

Advance Steel for Timber Framing - Adding Beam Packers
Did you know that Advance Steel can also incorporate timber components to the model? In the below video, we show how you can add timber beam packers to structural steel beams. Advance Steel can have a...
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Aleck Giles

Advance Steel 2018 – Enhanced 3D Performance

Advance Steel 2018 – Enhanced 3D Performance
One thing everybody always wants to improve in any CAD application is performance. Well, I am pleased to say we get a significant boost to graphics performance in Autodesk Advance Steel 2018 thanks to...
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Jonathan Hand

WoodEngine Add-On for Advance Steel 2017

WoodEngine Add-On for Advance Steel 2017
Using the Advance Steel API the guys over at Mitek WoodEngine have developed an add-on for Advance Steel that helps the workflow between timber frame and steel work detailing. The Add-On in Advance St...
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