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…

Transferring styles and settings between Civil 3D drawings

Transferring styles and settings between Civil 3D drawings

Civil 3D drawings have all their styles and settings setup within the dwg file rather than saved within the Civil 3D software. This is why it is vitally important to have a Civil 3D template created right at the start of a project, this will allow everyone on the project to use the same settings…

Civil 3D and Survey

Civil 3D and Survey

Autodesk Civil 3D is a civil engineering design and survey product that sits on the AutoCAD software platform and has been around for several years. It is most commonly used for the design of land development sites as well as Road and Rail design and supports Building Information Modeling (BIM) workflows. Autodesk Civil 3D has…

Infraworks 360 – Ideal for planners and concept designs

Infraworks 360 – Ideal for planners and concept designs

Infraworks 360 and Infraworks 360 LT was released recently by Autodesk. The product was previously called Infraworks and was available as part of the Infrastructure Design Suites. Infraworks 360 and Infraworks 360 LT can now be purchased on their own through Desktop Subscription or as part of the Infrastructure Design Suites or Building Design Suite…

BIM for Infrastructure

BIM for Infrastructure

What is BIM? Building Information Modeling (BIM) is widely recognised as a mature design methodology in the building and manufacturing industries. The application of BIM is rapidly accelerating as owners and engineering service providers are increasingly recognising the benefits of the intelligent data that can be used within 3D modelling. A common perception of BIM…