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Janet Black

Advance Steel - How to Change Slope Dimensions to Display in Inches or Degrees

Advance Steel - How to Change Slope Dimensions to Display in Inches or Degrees
ISSUE You have created a drawing which have sloped dimensions on it. You want the dimensions to display in inches rather than feet. Perhaps you have a client that wants to have the slope dimensions di...
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Aleck Giles

Rollover Tooltips in Advance Steel

Rollover Tooltips in Advance Steel
A really useful feature of Advance Steel, available since Advance Steel 2016, is rollover tooltips. These can display useful information about whatever object you hover over. Properties like section s...
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John Bennett

Advanced Steel NC Scribing/Powder Marking/Etching – How To Control The File And Part Reference

Advanced Steel NC Scribing/Powder Marking/Etching – How To Control The File And Part Reference
Within Advance Steel there are options for Scribing of parts attachment relative to the assembly, to enable scribing in NC Files for Advance Steel the settings new to be based upon assemblies. This se...
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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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