Network Licensing and Autodesk 2017 software

Network Licensing and Autodesk 2017 software

If you’re running a network (multi-user) license of any Autodesk’s software and planning to update to 2017, then you’ll need to plan the update of your license manager. Whilst this is a fairly simple procedure, getting it wrong can leave all your user unable to operate their software, so a few minutes of planning and…

CADPRO Systems Ltd acquires Salesoft CAD Solutions Ltd

CADPRO Systems Ltd acquires Salesoft CAD Solutions Ltd

Effective Thursday 23rd June 2016, the amalgamation of these two businesses will create the largest New Zealand owned Autodesk reseller with over 20 staff based in Auckland and Christchurch. The integration of Salesoft CAD Solutions into CADPRO Systems Ltd is a positive move for the Autodesk user community in New Zealand. Hans Grootegoed, Managing Director…

HP Z Turbo Drive – For those speed freaks out there

HP Z Turbo Drive – For those speed freaks out there

HP Workstations with a HP Z Turbo Drive are now even faster than ever using PCIe Gen3 bus. Space is no longer a problem with upto 2TB per slot.

Autodesk software slow to acquire network license

Autodesk software slow to acquire network license

Bored waiting? Problem: Your network (or “multi-user”) license of Autodesk software is slow to acquire a license when starting, especially after changing the license server. Cause: Over time, the licenses server name(s) are recorded in the Windows registry of the CAD workstation in the registry key ADSKFLEX_LICENSE_FILE located here: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\FLEXlm License Manager The troublesome application…

Autodesk Vault 2015 Service Pack 1

Autodesk Vault 2015 Service Pack 1

Last week Autodesk released Autodesk Vault 2015 Service Pack 1 for the following versions of Vault: Autodesk Vault Basic 2015 Autodesk Vault Workgroup 2015 Autodesk Vault Professional 2015 Download Service pack 1 here. All clients and servers should be upgraded at the same time to the Autodesk Vault 2015 Service Pack 1 The Service Pack fixes…

Overriding the Display of Multiple Linked Revit Model Instances

Overriding the Display of Multiple Linked Revit Model Instances

This one goes out to the Auckland Revit User Group RUGAKL. How to override the display of a Linked Model Instance. Here’s the scenario, you have a project that you want to Link into another project and place this Link two or more times. But for each instance of this Link, you want to override…

3Dconnexion SpaceMouse Pro Wireless – Why go Pro?

3Dconnexion SpaceMouse Pro Wireless – Why go Pro?

A few months ago 3Dconnexion released a wireless version of their successful SpaceMouse Pro CAD productivity device. It’s a simple evolution, add a wireless transmitter with a long life battery et voilà. Sure if you were to never move the device from your desk and wires don’t bother you but charging batteries does, then there…

What’s new AutoCAD 2015

What’s new AutoCAD 2015

AutoCAD 2015 delivers new features and many enhancements for both new and seasoned AutoCAD users.The following highlights are key new features from what is a packed release. Refined Interface There’s no denying the out of the box dark interface looks slick – the coloured icons really pop! AutoCAD Mac and some Autodesk 3ds Max users…

What’s new CADmep 2015

On this new release of CADmep 2015 we only have few things, just 4. See the list below. Added manufacturer content and patterns Thousands of added imperial content items and pattern templates. Everyone loves content, so it’s good to know that Autodesk have provided new items for this release. I will review the quality of…

What’s new ESTmep 2015

On this new release of ESTmep, we only have few things, just 5. It’s not a revolution. See the list below Built-in Harrison codes and prices Imperial content contains Harrison codes and prices. This new feature will not benefit Metric users. Added manufacturers content and patterns Thousands of content items and pattern templates. Everyone loves…