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  • Pack and Go for Inventor Functionality Missing in File Explorer

    Pack and Go for Inventor Functionality Missing in File Explorer

    With Autodesk Inventor installed, the Windows file explorer should provide several Inventor-related functions when an Inventor file is selected, then right-clicked.

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  • IMAGINiT Revit Utilities Bundle Customize Element Renumber Categories

    IMAGINiT Revit Utilities Bundle Customize Element Renumber Categories

    If you have the bundled version of our utilities that contain versions 2016-2020 (as of this posting) there is a new location for the config file to modify to add additional Renumber categories....

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  • Autodesk AutoCAD Electrical SQL Migration Part 1 of 2

    Autodesk AutoCAD Electrical SQL Migration Part 1 of 2

    You want to switch your AutoCAD Installation from Access Databases to SQL Databases, but the instructions from the Autodesk Help system do not provide all the necessary information.

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  • Inventor 2020 error:  'Could not start the Autodesk Desktop Connect Service.  The required services (Autodesk Desktop Connect and Guided Tut

    Inventor 2020 error: 'Could not start the Autodesk Desktop Connect Service. The required services (Autodesk Desktop Connect and Guided Tut

    When launching Inventor 2020 this message appears. You can continue working but it appears every time you start the program: "Could not start the Autodesk Desktop Connect Service. The required...

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  • Revit Server:  Alternate Project Upgrade Process

    Revit Server: Alternate Project Upgrade Process

    You may not be aware that there is an alternate way to upgrade your Revit Server models aside from creating the project folder through Revit Server admin and opening your models detached in the...

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  • Updated list of Autodesk Vault Build Numbers

    Updated list of Autodesk Vault Build Numbers

    Updated list of Autodesk Vault Build Numbers through Vault 2020.1.2.

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  • License Checkout Time Out Issues with 2020 Products

    License Checkout Time Out Issues with 2020 Products

    Issue: You open the product and get an error box stating the license checkout timeout occurred and have to close the product Causes: This problem is related to the Autodesk Desktop Licensing...

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  • Add IMAGINiT 2020 Utilities to a deployment

    Add IMAGINiT 2020 Utilities to a deployment

    Add the IMAGINiT 2020 Utilities to a deployment

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  • Revit Checking for Corrupt or Problem Families

    Revit Checking for Corrupt or Problem Families

    There are lots of reasons that file corruption can occur, but when checking a model for problems, one of the things I do is export the families in the model to see which ones have issues as well...

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  • Inventor 2020-Task Scheduler error 'Unable to load odbcj32.dll'

    Inventor 2020-Task Scheduler error 'Unable to load odbcj32.dll'

    Trying to run Inventor 2020's Task Scheduler you get an 'Unable to load odbcj32.dll' error in addition to the following errors and the application won't open: To fix the Task Scheduler uninstall...

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  • ProductivityNOW Enhancements for October 2019

    ProductivityNOW Enhancements for October 2019

    We're excited to announce the launch of the ProductivityNOW personalized experience! Design your new ProductivityNOW portal with an extensive selection of customization options.

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  • Command Line Will Not Stay Docked

    Command Line Will Not Stay Docked

    Issue: You dock the command line at the bottom of your AutoCAD session and after a reboot it reverts back to the new style (it's no longer docked) Causes: This problem is usually an issue with...

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  • IMAGINiT Utilities gives "The system was not able to store the license server name" trying to point to the network license manager

    IMAGINiT Utilities gives "The system was not able to store the license server name" trying to point to the network license manager

    How to fix the IMAGINiT network Licensing error “WARNING: The system was not able to store the License Server name.” trying to license the IMAGINiT Utilities.

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  • Inventor 2017 connected to BlueCielo Meridian Vault can't save iam with placed CC part

    Inventor 2017 connected to BlueCielo Meridian Vault can't save iam with placed CC part

    The ultimate solution was to shut down a built-in viewer for documents that Meridian was running in their vault.

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  • Revit Users Take Action Now! Install Required Security Fix

    It is likely Revit customers will not be able to use their Autodesk Subscription on August 3, 2019, if they have not installed a required patch. For more information and download instructions...

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  • Where can I find my BIM 360 Docs account ID number?

    Where can I find my BIM 360 Docs account ID number?

    When you activate your Autodesk BIM 360 contract for the BIM 360 Docs site your hub will get an account ID number assigned to it. This number is extremely important as it will help you expedite...

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  • FAQ: IMAGINiT Utilities for Civil 3D

    FAQ: IMAGINiT Utilities for Civil 3D

    IMAGINiT Utilities for Civil 3D is a set of tools that help civil engineers and surveyors get more from their Autodesk Civil 3D software. Here are answers to frequently asked questions about the...

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  • Revit Render Settings Grayed Out

    Revit Render Settings Grayed Out

    If you are trying to render a view but you can't change the some of the Render Settings because they grayed out, that is because there is a view template assigned to the view that is controlling...

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  • How to obtain an IMAGINiT Utilities License

    How to obtain an IMAGINiT Utilities License

    New! How to obtain the IMAGINiT Utilities

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  • Issues installing the Autodesk Transport Layer Security Updates Require Revit Security Fix for 2018

    Issues installing the Autodesk Transport Layer Security Updates Require Revit Security Fix for 2018

    When installing Autodesk's Revit 2018 Security Fix I kept getting an error that a newer version was installed. I have other versions of Revit installed but I would assume that a Revit update...

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