Dropbox and AutoCAD

Dropbox and AutoCAD

As of November 2017, Dropbox and AutoCAD became best buddies. By connecting your Dropbox account to AutoCAD, Dropbox users can now open and save DWG files directly to Dropbox without leaving the AutoCAD desktop application.  This is particularly useful for a number of reasons; Short on disk space, Contractor access to your files, Not using selective…

CADPRO Systems supports Women in Construction

CADPRO Systems supports Women in Construction

CADPRO Systems attended the Auckland Build 2017 expo to support the growing number of Women in the Construction Industry. Women in Construction discussion panel hosted by Jenny Parker, President of National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) touched on topics such as pay equality, bullying in the workplace and ways to give voice to Women’s Rights in the…

Windows 10 Update Potential Issue

The Microsoft Windows 10 Fall Creators Update may cause issues with some Autodesk software –  particularly Autodesk Vault.  The suspicion is that a .net update is the cause of the problems. More details to come. The default Windows Update settings should be changed to ‘Current Branch for Business’ to avoid this issue. Each company will…

Ready to Make Anything with AEC Collection

Ready to Make Anything with AEC Collection

Do more with the Autodesk Architecture, Engineering & Construction Collection!  Last month, Autodesk has increased the value of AEC Collections by adding new tools, that extend its current capabilities to support visualization, analysis, and fabrication workflows. The price of the AEC Collection remains unchanged. Additions include: Autodesk® Advance Steel Autodesk® Fabrication CADmep Autodesk® Robot Structural Analysis…

Advance Your BIM Footprint

Advance Your BIM Footprint

Focusing tightly on the idea that “information” is the foundation on which BIM is built, this CADPRO Systems’ event demonstrated technology solutions that support the information flow between office and field. Supported by Stephan Gumpert from Autodesk, our own Gary Page, Adrian Lobo, and Gary Fohl presented to receptive audiences in both Auckland and Christchurch. …

Design Suite 2018 Entitlements

Design Suite 2018 Entitlements

Design Suite 2018 Entitlements Design Suite 2018 Entitlements are tough to find since Autodesk introduced Industry Collections and stopped selling new licenses of the Suites. To have a 2018 Suite, you must have either a current maintenance plan or subscription. The Suites have the following versions: AutoCAD Design Suite Standard and Premium Building Design Suite…

PrefabNZ CoLab 2017

PrefabNZ CoLab 2017

Energetic, enthusiastic, motivating, thought provoking, enjoyable – who’d have thought all these were comments from delegates attending a building-industry conference! PrefabNZ is a hub for innovative construction.  Whether you are looking to build a home, are working within the industry or are just interested in the latest building solutions – this is the place to be….

Webinar – Autodesk Connect Project Teams

Webinar – Autodesk Connect Project Teams

Connect Project Teams with Autodesk A360 Collaboration for Revit This webinar is hosted by Gary Page who will be joined by Samuel Macalister. Jul 12, 2016 2:00 – 3.00 PM NZST Topic: A360 Collaboration for Revit® cloud service connects project teams with centralized access to BIM project data in the cloud, with no need for costly…

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…

Autodesk Knowledge Network gets a facelift

Tips to getting the most from the new tools and features. Over the last few months the Autodesk Knowledge Network has had a facelift and here are a few tips to getting the most from the new tools and features. In an effort to consolidate the range of online support mechanisms, the Knowledge Network now…