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by Jonathan Landeros, May 27, 2015

Springtime Changes! Upgrading to Autodesk Vault 2016

It’s time to start my springtime upgrade to my Autodesk 2016 based products. And I’ve decided to share my upgrade process again. I hope that this helps you along your way as you consider your own upgrades. I’m running Autodesk…

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by Denee Busby, May 26, 2015

How Does Simulation Play Into “The Future of Making Things”

There is an idea that echoes in the hearts and minds of many best in class executives and decision makers in the world of manufacturing… The Maker Movement. What does it all mean? And how do things like virtual testing and digital prototyping play…

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by Kanwar Anand, May 16, 2015

The Future of Making Things — Better

The first piece of machinery I took apart was my dad’s Favre-Leuba. I never did put it back together. He was an engineer himself and encouraged me to explore how things worked. He spent his professional career proposing and commissioning utility…

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by Jonathan Landeros, May 16, 2015

Automatic Material Thickness Detection in Sheet Metal - New in Autodesk Inventor 2016

Having returned from a trip to Arizona, I felt it was time to walk a bit more deeply into one of Inventor 2016’s new features. And I’m going to choose the automatic thickness detection in sheet metal. In short, when converting a model to…

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by John McCann, May 13, 2015

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Having returned from a trip to Arizona, I felt it was time to walk a bit more deeply into one of Inventor 2016’s new features. And I’m going to choose the automatic thickness detection in sheet metal. In short, when converting a model…

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by John McCann, May 11, 2015

5 Ways to Get Better at [Ebook Title]

Figuring out [MAIN CHALLENGE] isn’t easy. But once you figure out the basics, you’ve opened the doors to tremendous opportunities for growth and learning. That’s why we’ve covered the fundamentals in [LINK TO EBOOK]. This…

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by Jonathan D. Kriek, May 11, 2015

Autodesk PLM 360: The Scripting Librarian

Library scripts are designed to enable reuse of code and eliminate repetitive programming tasks. Today we’ll look at creating a library script to notify all users of a group without specifying each user or email address, creating a…

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by Jonathan Landeros, May 7, 2015

Walking Through History at the Planes of Fame Airshow

Last weekend, I spent Friday through Sunday volunteering at the Planes of Fame airshow. Volunteering meant everything from carrying fences, helping with crowd control, carrying boxes, and doing it all in temperatures that sometimes exceeded 90…

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by Kanwar Anand, April 27, 2015

Welcome to Our Blog - Side Note

With over thirty years behind us, we can’t help but have an opinion every once in a while. We thought it was time to share it with you and we want you to give us yours. We’ll be talking about the latest industry trends, tips and…

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by Jonathan D. Kriek, April 27, 2015

Roll Back File Lifecycle State in Autodesk Vault 2016

Back in January of this year I received an email from KETIV’s Mike Carlson (who was in the Vault 2016 Beta) saying: “You can roll back a revision!” We both got pretty excited to say the least and I immediately jumped in the beta to…

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