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…

Autodesk Inventor 2015 Service Pack 1 Released

Autodesk Inventor 2015 Service Pack 1 Released

It’s that time of year again. September. The month where all the Autodesk Inventor hold outs start to feel more comfortable with the idea of upgrading to the next release, now is it the optimistic onset of spring? or more likely the traditional release date of Inventor’s first service pack for the latest version! Either…

Removing ‘Ghost’ image links from Inventor drawings to allow Check In to Vault

Removing ‘Ghost’ image links from Inventor drawings to allow Check In to Vault

I’ve had problems checking legacy drawings into a few sites I have gone to recently. I’ve generally been there to either get them back on board with Vault, or for a completely new implementation of Vault Basic, Workgroup or Professional. The problem seems to come about when these old drawings or the templates they were…

Autodesk Inventor iPart Best Practices

Autodesk Inventor iPart Best Practices

Have you ever wondered if there is a right way to manage your iParts? Do you often suffer with iPart members not generating how you would expect them to? Or regenerating the members results in broken links within your designs? Are you happy with the way your iPart member folders are named? If you are…

Autodesk Inventor 2014 Service Pack 2

Autodesk Inventor 2014 Service Pack 2

This morning I woke up to an email in my Inbox from Autodesk. They were kindly informing me they have now released a Service Pack, which fixed issues relating to a number of crash reports I had submitted in the last few months. So I thought I would share my example, then go onto let…

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…

Inventor Pack and Go, Explained

Inventor Pack and Go, Explained

There are lots and lots of pack and go blog posts out there, so there’s no shortage of information about the topic, however, I decided to write my own article to explain the tool in (hopefully) the simplest and easiest terms so you can start using it and understand what it is you are actually…

Update 3 for Autodesk Inventor 2014 SP1 Released

Update 3 for Autodesk Inventor 2014 SP1 Released

Today Autodesk released Update 3 for Inventor 2014 SP1. There are a few long awaited graphical fixes within this update so it’s well worth trying it out if you have been experiencing difficulties. Here are the listed fixes: Graphic Issue with Display True line weight The edges will disappear when zooming the model with section…

VBA not working in Autodesk Inventor 2014?

VBA not working in Autodesk Inventor 2014?

Following a recent small rise in the number of reports regarding VBA not working in Inventor 2014, here’s a quick step-by-step fix for the problem: Close Inventor Insert (or locate) your installation media Navigate to …3rdPartyx64VBA (naturally this would be …3rdPartyx86VBA if you are still running a 32bit operating system) Right-click and install Vba7.msi Repeat step 4…

Managing the impact of Anti-Virus on Autodesk Vault

Managing the impact of Anti-Virus on Autodesk Vault

We received a support request yesterday asking about using Anti-virus software on any servers running Autodesk Vault. At first I wasn’t sure how to answer the question fully, so I deferred to Autodesk Support to seek clarification. Interestingly they weren’t able to help with the specifics in this case, so I took to the internet. In doing…