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  • Civil 3D 2021/2022: No Longer have the option to lock a viewport with a right click Menu

    Civil 3D 2021/2022: No Longer have the option to lock a viewport with a right click Menu

    When you select a Viewport and right click in Civil 3D 2021 and 2022 you no longer have the option to lock or unlock the Viewport.

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  • Autodesk Flexlm Versions Through the Years

    Autodesk Flexlm Versions Through the Years

    You receive an error (varies) when you try to obtain a network license and have the latest version of the license file.

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  • Installing from Autodesk Desktop App: The Digital Signature needed for this install cannot be verified

    Installing from Autodesk Desktop App: The Digital Signature needed for this install cannot be verified

    When installing from the Autodesk Desktop App you receive an error. “The Digital Signature needed for this install cannot be verified”.

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  • Vehicle Tracking not switching to Named User from Network License

    Vehicle Tracking not switching to Named User from Network License

    You have switched your Vehicle Tracking to Named user and are still getting a FlexNet License Finder box

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  • AutoCAD: Drawing Text is a Comment in PDF’s Created Using Autodesk PDF Driver

    AutoCAD: Drawing Text is a Comment in PDF’s Created Using Autodesk PDF Driver

    When you create a PDF using the Autodesk Driver. The text shows as a comment.

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  • Removing Inventor FEA and other 3rd Party files

    Removing Inventor FEA and other 3rd Party files

    These files can be removed by going to the Tools tab, Options panel, and selecting the Links command.

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  • AutoCAD for Mac Toolbar Button that resets Block MRU to reduce delays

    AutoCAD for Mac Toolbar Button that resets Block MRU to reduce delays

    Reduce the delay in AutoCAD for Mac by creating a toolbar button to set BLOCKMRULIST to a lower value than the default 50 recent blocks.

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  • Fabrication User Interface

    Fabrication User Interface

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  • Hatch patterns break apart when changing scale or altering the hatch

    Hatch patterns break apart when changing scale or altering the hatch

    After placing a hatch or when editing an existing hatch to change any parameters, the hatch blows up and is no longer displaying correctly

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  • OLE Edit from Excel referencing DWG TrueView and cannot be changed to AutoCAD

    OLE Edit from Excel referencing DWG TrueView and cannot be changed to AutoCAD

    After installing DWG True View when trying to open an OLE object in Excel you only have the choice of DWGTrueView

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  • AutoCAD: How to control the recent block history in the Block Insert Palette

    AutoCAD: How to control the recent block history in the Block Insert Palette

    You would like to know how to control the number of recently inserted Blocks on the Block Insert Palette. This is as-designed. Here's what to do.

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  • Desktop Connector v14.8 - Reading the "Fine Print"

    Desktop Connector v14.8 - Reading the "Fine Print"

    I think it's safe to assume that most of us aren't in the habit of reading the information about every update. If you're like me, you get the notice, click on the link to download, install & move on.

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  • The Store Referenced Surface in Drawing Command Setting

    The Store Referenced Surface in Drawing Command Setting

    In the 2017 version Autodesk’s Civil 3D they introduced a new feature which stores the geometry of a referenced surface in a drawing when using data references.

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  • Troubleshooting Revit: Application Hangs or Spinning wheel

    Troubleshooting Revit: Application Hangs or Spinning wheel

    Autodesk Revit Issues Addin for 2020 or 2021 is installed and the user is not using BIM360 products.

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  • Cannot Synchronize to Central – System Volumes are Calculating

    Cannot Synchronize to Central – System Volumes are Calculating

    The “Calculations” parameter for one or more duct or pipe system types is set to “All” (or another setting other than None), causing Revit to perform calculations in the background.

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  • Imported Step Drawing appears only as monochrome in Online Viewer

    Imported Step Drawing appears only as monochrome in Online Viewer

    STEP file export format version AP203 does not retain object color information.

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  • AutoCAD 2022 Count Performance with large numbers of blocks

    AutoCAD 2022 Count Performance with large numbers of blocks

    This is due to AutoCAD trying to process significantly large numbers of blocks when using the COUNT command.

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  • Floating Windows in AutoCAD-based products not scaling when moved to a different screen

    Floating Windows in AutoCAD-based products not scaling when moved to a different screen

    This is currently by design, as the scaling from the dragged window is using the current scaling of the screen AutoCAD is running on

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  • Database Administration – Adding Users and Privileges

    Database Administration – Adding Users and Privileges

    Fabrication can add different users with set permissions and privileges. This is a great option for keeping all users from being able to delete or change the database

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  • 5 Reasons to Make ProductivityNOW Your One-Stop-Shop for Software Learning

    5 Reasons to Make ProductivityNOW Your One-Stop-Shop for Software Learning

    Don’t risk employee and customer satisfaction issues that can result from bad data or delays.

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