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  • Design Review Fails to Open DWG Files

    Design Review Fails to Open DWG Files

    Nothing happens when you attempt to open a DWG file in Autodesk Design Review. What now?

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  • IMAGINiT Utilities – How to point a network install to the license server

    IMAGINiT Utilities – How to point a network install to the license server

    Make IMAGINiT Utilities point to the license server easily without opening the program.

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  • AutoCAD Raster Design 2021 Background Plotting Does not show Unsaved Images

    AutoCAD Raster Design 2021 Background Plotting Does not show Unsaved Images

    When using Background Plotting unsaved images do not display.

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  • Creating a Network Deployment for AutoCAD 2021

    Creating a Network Deployment for AutoCAD 2021

    A deployment provides an efficient way to install one or more Autodesk products with a standard configuration on multiple computers.

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  • Effects of Single User Autodesk Products and your IMAGINiT Utilities

    Effects of Single User Autodesk Products and your IMAGINiT Utilities

    Want to know if there are any issues using your IMAGINiT Utilities when you switch to Autodesk Single User Licenses?

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  • Local Models Not Shown on Home Page

    Local Models Not Shown on Home Page

    Users working in Revit 2019.1 and up (2019.2, 2020, 2021, etc.) report that they do not see their local models listed on the home page under “Recent Files”.

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  • How to determine if Twinmotion is activated and how to activate Twinmotion if it is not already activated

    How to determine if Twinmotion is activated and how to activate Twinmotion if it is not already activated

    You have paid for your Twinmotion subscription and you are not sure how to tell if your software is activated. Or you need to know how to activate your software for the first time.

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  • Embedding Images in AutoCAD; How to Avoid Using X-Refs

    Embedding Images in AutoCAD; How to Avoid Using X-Refs

    There are times when you may want to embed an image into an AutoCAD DWG rather than have that image externally referenced (XREF).

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  • How to create custom linetypes in AutoCAD-based products

    How to create custom linetypes in AutoCAD-based products

    It’s very easy to create custom linetype now using Express Tools in AutoCAD. Make sure express tools are installed in AutoCAD.

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  • Vault Add-In won't load in Inventor-'System.IO.FileNotFoundException...'Autodesk.Inventor.Interop...'

    Vault Add-In won't load in Inventor-'System.IO.FileNotFoundException...'Autodesk.Inventor.Interop...'

    The Vault Add-In won't load in Inventor. The error is caused by a missing folder and .dll file

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  • Does the AutoCAD for Mac 2019 include the specialized toolsets?

    Does the AutoCAD for Mac 2019 include the specialized toolsets?

    AutoCAD specialized toolsets only work on Windows and are not available for Mac users, unless they use a virtual machine running Windows such as Parallels or Bootcamp.

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  • BIM 360 - Keys to Getting a "Seat at the Table"

    BIM 360 - Keys to Getting a "Seat at the Table"

    One of the more common issues that our AEC customers encounter is a user being unable to access BIM 360 project files in Revit.

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  • Check for Expired license file using the LMTools Utility

    Check for Expired license file using the LMTools Utility

    Issue: No one can get a license from the network license server. First check to see if the network license file is expired using the LMTools utility.

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  • Raster Design 2021 Ribbon does not Display Properly When installed on a System with Raster Design 2020

    Raster Design 2021 Ribbon does not Display Properly When installed on a System with Raster Design 2020

    Issue: Your Raster Design 2021 Software Ribbon does not display properly on a system with Raster Design 2020 installed.

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  • Network Printers not Showing In Plot Dialog when on VPN

    Network Printers not Showing In Plot Dialog when on VPN

    IThis problem can be caused by the VPN connection and not being able to resolve to the DNS shortname of the printer

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  • Double-click on an IPJ opens Project Manager instead of Inventor 2020

    Double-click on an IPJ opens Project Manager instead of Inventor 2020

    If this doesn't resolve the problem perform a clean uninstall of Inventor 2020.

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  • Civil 3D 2021.1 Known Defect with Prospector and Settings buttons

    Civil 3D 2021.1 Known Defect with Prospector and Settings buttons

    It’s a minor bug and doesn’t affect performance, but the inability to turn those tabs back on can be a nuisance issue.

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  • Ole Objects plotting B&W, preview in Color

    Ole Objects plotting B&W, preview in Color

    Issue: You have OLE objects inserted into your DWG files and they preview in Color, but are plotting in Black and White

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  • When connecting to Vault, "could not find the Data Management Services on" error appears and standard troubleshooting steps do not resolve t

    When connecting to Vault, "could not find the Data Management Services on" error appears and standard troubleshooting steps do not resolve t

    The case that brought this issue up was in a replicated environment with the subscriber returning the error shown above when users attempted to access the subscriber.

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  • Defect When Plotting DWG to PDF in some verticals

    Defect When Plotting DWG to PDF in some verticals

    Defect Plotting DWG to PDF in some verticals Issue: When using the built-in PDF drivers in AutoCAD Verticals the text is choppy, and the PDF's import as Hatch, not text.

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