Product Design and Manufacturing Collection subscribers now have access to the Generative Design tools in Fusion 360 Ultimate. Generative Design uses Cloud Credits for processing, these credits would need to be purchased in addition to your PDMC subscription. Check out the tweet below from Fusion 360, follow the link through to all of the details. … More Generative Design comes to PDMC
One of my favourite new features in Autodesk Inventor 2019 has to be “Shared Views”. The ability to share a 3D model with almost anyone on practically any device, makes this really powerful. “Shared Views” add the ability to gather design feedback from teams outside of your organisation, and because it’s cloud native, there’s no … More The Power of Shared Views in Inventor 2019
You may have the Autodesk Vault Client installed on your CAD workstation, but find that the product specific add-ins are not installed. This is pretty simple to resolve, the steps laid out below show how I recently added the Vault add-ins for MS Outlook and AutoCAD Electrical to my system. Step one, go to “Apps … More Vault 2019 – Get Your Add-ins in Order
Autodesk Inventor 2019 introduced a new hole tool interface, and allowed users to create hole pre-sets. Pre-sets save users time when specifying new holes. By default Hole pre-sets are stored locally, this location could be set to a network location, allowing multiple users to access the same pre-sets. Simply save your current hole pre-sets to … More Inventor – Sharing Hole Pre-sets
I came across this old video circa 2009, featuring Dr. Andrew Anagnost, then Autodesk VP Engineering, Design & Simulation Products, titled “5 Tips for Becoming a Successful Inventor” and I had to share it.
Autodesk Vault has some very powerful search functionality built in, and with a few extra tricks up our sleeve, you can become a search Jedi! Here are a few things you can try. Try *. to find files of a specific extension: eg: *.ipt will find all part files, *.iam will find all assembly files Try … More Super Charge Your Vault Searches
I had the privilege of attending a Generative Design Workshop at the Autodesk Advanced Manufacturing Facility in Birmingham today. Pictured above is the BAC Mono, which is permanently parked in the foyer. The event was hosted by Paul Munford and Harv Saund of Autodesk. Tour of the Autodesk AMF Birmingham: I arrived a bit early, … More Autodesk AMF + Generative Design
In AutoCAD you can hide all but the selected layer. From “Layer Properties” Right Click on the layer you wish to show, and select “Isolate selected layers”. This will turn off all layers except the layer(s) that you have selected. To turn all of the layers back on, use a “shift select” to select … More AutoCAD: Quick Tip – Isolate Layers
Support for iLogic Logging and Rule Tracing Inventor 2019.1 update is now live for subscription customers! You should be able to download it from your Autodesk Desktop app. The information in this article is from the official Autodesk Inventor 2019.1 help file. iLogic now provides a type of PRINT statement that can be used in rules. … More Updates to iLogic in Inventor 2019.1
Frame generator updates make creating complex frames faster with quick editing and dynamic previews.