Posts Tagged ‘solutions’

New and Updated Solutions

January 8, 2016

Autodesk has posted some more great tips, tricks and fixes.  See below…

New and Updated Solutions! Vault, Revit, and more!

General

Deleting your Autodesk Account

Maximum number of computers permitted for Perpetual Licenses (Standalone)

Advance Steel

Advance Steel: Cannot generate single part drawings for all parts using drawing process on US instal…

AutoCAD Civil 3D

Civil 3D Country Kit Denmark: Errors and missing label styles for alignment and pipes/structures

How to Design a Junction/Intersection in Civil 3D

Sharing Civil 3D Cogo points with Autodesk Vault

Inventor

Custom font not exported correctly on DWF PDF

Incorrect bend direction annotation
Inventor: Extrusion and Revolve functions go to non responding when sketch uses Project Cut Edges
Inventor: Weld imargry bleed out to Part faces in derived part.

Maya

Unable to control skeleton with HIK Control Rig

Revit

Carbonite stopping Revit from syncing

Customizing arrowhead of the stair path symbol

Revit 2015: UR11 breaks Revit Server

Wall opening height is missing in Revit dimensions

Vault

Sharing Civil 3D Cogo points with Autodesk Vault

New and Updated Solutions

December 11, 2015

Autodesk has posted their newest updates and solutions……

3ds Max

 

Maya 2016 Send To 3ds Max option is missing

 

Advance Steel

 

Advance Steel: Renumbering cut views in detail sections assigns the same name to all section cuts

AutoCAD

 

BIM 360 Glue Add-in for AutoCAD 2016 is not attaching model from another Glue Add-in version

Error: Could not attach signature. File may be read-only or in use.

Opening drawing but nothing is visible in the drawing

STLOUT cannot export model to negative coordinates from AutoCAD

The toolbar icons are white on light grey background if AutoCAD is set to light color scheme

AutoCAD Architecture

 

Walls do not properly cleanup when contained in block defintion in AutoCAD Architecture

AutoCAD Civil 3D

 

Additional pipe network lines at bottom of profile

Geotechnical Module Sample Files

How to work with Civil/Map 3D FDO connections and Vault

AutoCAD for Mac

 

3DConnexion SpaceMouse and AutoCAD for Mac

 

AutoCAD LT

 

Retrieve AutoCAD LT Ribbon

 

AutoCAD Map 3D

 

How to work with Civil/Map 3D FDO connections and Vault
Shift in AutoCAD Map mit CS 31259 from Oracle

 

AutoCAD Mechanical

 

Unable to change linetype from the Properties toolbar

 

BIM 360 Field

 

Cannot find the Enable for BIM management option in BIM 360 Field

How to get update status and maintenance schedule for BIM 360 Field

Issues have the same ID in BIM 360 Field

Valid Autodesk ID cannot log in to BIM 360 Field or BIM 360 Plan with email address

 

BIM 360 Glue

 

BIM 360 Glue Add-in for AutoCAD 2016 is not attaching model from another Glue Add-in version

 

Infrastructure Design Suite

 

How to Install Infrastructure Administrator as part of Infrastructure Design Suite

 

Infrastructure Map Server

 

Security hole in Fusion for Infrastructure Map Server 2013
Security hole in Fusion for Infrastructure Map Server 2014
Security hole in Fusion for Infrastructure Map Server 2015

 

InfraWorks

 

How to edit point of interest (POI) style in InfraWorks

 

Inventor

 

After Split Table and insert Customer part, The sort by Item result are wrong.

Configurator 360 Addin not showing for IDW/DWG

Content Center login fails with ‘the principle is not allowed to call this service’

Crash on opening a big assembly with more than 1000 components

Extension Spring Component Generator Tutrial
Extra arc drawn in an angular dimension while exported as dwg

How to insert the ND ‘nominal diameter’ into a parts list
How to save settings in Export to PDF options as default in Inventor

Impossible to check in Inventor DWGs into Vault: The underlying connection was closed…
Inventor 2015 and 2016 file highlight in Vault browser tree does not work when you select an object …

Inventor 2016 Force Effect Addin is blocked by AVG
Inventor 2016’s ANSI W and ANSI ASTM A6/A6M (W Shape – Inch) Content Center Libraries for I-Beams ha…
Inventor Studio 2016 is producing all black renderings for the recorded animations
Inventor: 2016 with the R3 subscription release installed having problems viewing the collaborations…
Inventor: Dimension sick in sheet metal part
Inventor: Exact positioning of section line in the IDW source view for section View
Inventor: Selecting a plane makes all planes shining through the model
Inventor: Transfer of old 2014, 2015 Inventor Library to new machine with 2016 Inventor
Inventor: With 2016 R3 installed picking the Inventor Connect button the panel loads with an error F…

Opening Inventor files from vault does not overwrite the file on disk
Unable to etrude to surface and to update some bolt connections

Vault Check-In Error for Inventor document texture image is outside the defined search paths
Vault Content Center not available in Inventor

Visualization issue on a edge after coil

 

Maya

 

Maya 2016 Send To 3ds Max option is missing

 

Navisworks

 

Navisworks: No plugin exists that will open SolidWorks 2015 file

 

Revit

 

Built in parameters in Electrical equipment family template

Collaboration for Revit Error: The current user doesn’t have the write access to the document…
Foundation slab area property is not exported to DWF/ DWFX format

IFC duct elements missing in Revit view

Revit 2016 R2: Unable to make changes in color scheme
Revit: Hang when printing to PDF with 2016 R2
The Select Views window is blank when gluing a model from Autodesk Revit

 

Robot Structural Analysis

 

Does Robot consider additional masses to determine the center of gravity?

Simulation Mechanical

Robot Structural Analysis material incorrect in Simulation Mechanical

 

Vault

 

Copy related items during Copy Design

Data Standard is missing

How to work with Civil/Map 3D FDO connections and Vault
Impossible to check in Inventor DWGs into Vault: The underlying connection was closed…
Inventor 2015 and 2016 file highlight in Vault browser tree does not work when you select an object …

it is possible to release a file where one children is not released

Opening Inventor files from vault does not overwrite the file on disk
Vault Check-In Error for Inventor document texture image is outside the defined search paths
Vault Content Center not available in Inventor

Where can I obtain a copy of Vaults Data Transfer Utility? (AKA VaultBCP)

More New and Updated Solutions from Autodesk

November 23, 2015
General

Error [-124.595.0]: Cannot return the borrowed license

 

3ds Max

 

3ds max Maxscript Heap Memory Allocation

 

Advance Steel

 

Advance Steel: Workplane and its functionalities

 

AutoCAD

 

3D solids display with extra linework in AutoCAD 2016

Error: “AutoCAD Application has stopped working” when launching AutoCAD

Exporting a DWG to DGN creates an empty file

Extra inch mark ( “ ) on your dimensions

Fatal error: Unhandled Access Violation Reading 0x0018 Exception at 69193733h

How to improve pdf quality when exported/printed from dwg

How to plot a 3D model including an image with black hidden lines

How to snap to ordinate dimensions created by an AutoCAD command, DIMORDINATE

In AutoCAD 2014 and AutoCAD-based products of version 2014 regapps are not getting removed

Install error “This product or its prerequisites do not support currently selected language”

Installing SP1 to AutoCAD 2016-based products (except English and Hungarian) causes Model Documentat…

Some xref entities not showing up on a dwg which has the xref attached

When viewports are on top of each other, one viewport doesn’t show its content anymore

XREF command in AutoCAD shows the old dialog window instead of the current xref palette

AutoCAD Civil 3D

 

In a profile view it is not possible to add pressure pipe data in Civil 3D

Unable to add Service Pack, Productivity Pack, and Transportation Extension to a Civil 3D 2016 deplo…

 

AutoCAD Electrical

 

MDB File “Not Responding”

 

AutoCAD Mechanical

 

Unable to snap to endpoint of dimension extension line

 

AutoCAD P&ID

 

How to map an AutoCAD P&ID control valve to an AutoCAD Plant 3D drawing

 

AutoCAD Plant 3D

 

AutoCAD Plant 3D: Property palette displays cut length without any decimal places

How to add properties from the second port to the bill of material (BOM) in an isometric drawing

How to map an AutoCAD P&ID control valve to an AutoCAD Plant 3D drawing

Optimization of annotations in isometric drawings

 

AutoCAD Utility Design

 

Where is “DefaultCatalog.sqlite” file for Autodesk Utility Design

 

BIM 360 Field

 

BIM 360 Field: Export latest documents from library

Re-mapping equipment in BIM 360 Field does not work

 

CFD

 

Coupled vs de-coupled transient analyses are producing different results

 

Flame

 

Flame 2016 system requirements
Flame Assist 2015 system requirements
Flame Assist 2016 system requirements

 

Flare

 

Flare 2015 system requirements
Flare 2016 system requirements

 

Fusion 360

 

Corrupted Content Error on Fusion 360 download page

Joint Origins Ignore User Parameter Value When Edited

 

Helius PFA

 

Abaqus Error when running Abaqus with Helius PFA

 

Infrastructure Map Server

 

Selecting or searching of objects in Preview show Fusion Error: (object Object)

Site session is timing out in AIMS AppPool

 

Inventor

 

Additional objects appearing on DWG Export.

Autodesk Inventor 2016 SP1 or R2 installation fails

Cannot Publish a ‘Reduced Tee’ to the content centre

Inventor 2016 fails to open due to Add-in.
Inventor 2016: Moving sketch in browser tree not possible after installing SP1 or R2
Inventor 2016: Self-illuminated objects are looking different in shaded view
Inventor Part rotated on Sketch creation.
Inventor Parts with linked parameters.
Inventor: 2016 IDW DWG Balloon bubble snap when placed no longer works
Inventor: After Content Center update some columns vanish
Inventor: Creating a coil feature on conical face can produce bad export results
Inventor: Creating a section view in assembly produces hangs between operations
Inventor: Drawing with LOD view cannot be updated
Inventor: iAssembly-BOM shows error in Quantity column
Inventor: Sketched text cannot be derived
Results from Frame Analysis are incorrect.

Why do I have an IPJ and a shortcut to the IPJ in the same folder

 

Maya

 

Modify a detailed curve with a simple curve.

Opening Maya results in crash on Mac OS X 10.9

Where to find the Mac version of Maya 2016 Extension 1 & Mudbox 2016 Extension 1

 

Moldflow

 

Error 304616: A beam element is connected to an internal tetrahedron node instead of on the surface

How to reduce mesh density in localized regions within Moldflow Synergy

Moldflow Adviser 2016 model import freezes during processing of model

 

Mudbox

 

Where to find the Mac version of Maya 2016 Extension 1 & Mudbox 2016 Extension 1

 

Nastran

 

How to run Autodesk Nastran analyses from the command prompt
How to run Autodesk Nastran analyses using a batch file

 

Navisworks

 

Getting information from Navisworks into Glue and back into Navisworks.
Material detail in Navisworks Manage does not display correctly in Navisworks Freedom
Navisworks “Can’t resolve external reference” message

 

Revit

 

Arc wall doesn?t stop at wall junction

Error: “Can’t make type” when loading a family (Autodesk Revit)

How to install Revit eTransmit 2016 and Revit Worksharing Monitor 2016 silently from the command lin…
Install Error – Revit 2016 R2: This service pack could not be installed because it is not designed f…

Non-English versions of Revit display English messages after installing update

Print Audit Tool causing crashes in Revit

Recovery options for Collaboration for Revit models.

Reinforcement Numbers command error during slab area reinforcement

Revit crashes frequently while in a project.
Revit Error: Too many elements are missing
Revit: Downloading updates and extensions for Revit 2016
Revit: The items of table list are always in English instead of the local language at using Revit 20…
The Export and Import Buttons on DB Link form are missing in Revit 2016

The new icons of the Family Types Dialog are missing in French/ Spanish/ Russian versions of Revit 2…

 

Robot Structural Analysis

 

ROBOT – how to make linearly varying panel thickness along radius
ROBOT – is center of gravity of whole structure calculated by program
ROBOT – modal analysis error 2809
ROBOT – no results for moving loads and manual combinations

 

Simulation Mechanical

 

K and Cm values are not affecting the worst ratio results in the Beam Code Checking in Simulation Me…

Unable to access Design Optimiztion when using Simulation Mechanical Flex

 

Sketchbook Pro

 

Can you import DWG or DXF files into Sketchbook Pro

 

Smoke

 

Smoke 2013 system requirements
Smoke 2015 system requirements
Smoke 2016 system requirements

 

Vault

 

Copy design to destination folder with same folder structure

Login of Vault Workgroup Webclient fails with “This Server is not supported”

The user get the error 1200 in Autodesk Vault by the funktion AssignItem

Upgrading Operating System while Vault Server is installed prevents Vault server from being uninstal…
Vault support for Data Transfer Utility / VaultBCP

When mapping Autodesk Vault 2015 with Microsoft Outlook 2010 folder: “A client operation failed”

When starting Microsoft Outlook 2013 the Autodesk Vault 2016 Add-in not loaded automatically

When you open Design Review you error : Problem Displaying File

 

VRED

 

How to set a Material ID in VRED and update it via Python scripting

Is there a way to use the Alpha Channel within the Incandescence of a VRED material

Orientation mode is not working with O on the keyboard within VRED anymore

More New and Updated Solutions from Autodesk

September 14, 2015

General

Autodesk Mac-compatible software

How to get radiation heat transfer from the model after a radiation run

How to interpret a graph with m3/m2/h vs pressure – how can this be applied to a resistance?

How to reduce file size when archiving simulations

Licensing options for Organizations that are not Qualified Educational Institutions

3ds Max

3ds Max Design 2015 SP2 Objects pop and jump around scene during attempts to move

Cannot pick shapes in the Spline Draping Tool

Error when rendering with the 3dsmaxcmd.exe using a command line

A360

A360 Team: How to assign a different contract to an existing hub

Advance Steel

Advance Steel: Folded plate became invalid when add a new specific plate
Advance Steel: How to add a new general class for beams
Advance Steel: Issue with import of Staad model containing tapered beam in Advance Steel
Advance Steel: Script error message appears while numbering process
Advance Steel: Warning message of invalid certificate for signed executable file “ReplaceBeams.VLX” …

AutoCAD

ALIGNSPACE command underflow error in AutoCAD
AutoCAD 2015 does not load xrefs correctly, when check out from Vault 2015 SP1

Bitonal bitmap image displays inverse in AutoCAD
Customizing dimension number formats in AutoCAD products

Documentation about IBL rendering environments in AutoCAD 2016

Error: “The document could not be printed” when printing a PDF created by Autodesk software
Geolocation capture area resolution
Nothing is visible after importing a stp file in AutoCAD
On one location, the searching values are not available in Autodesk Vault change orders

Publish causing crash in AutoCAD

Z value defaults to 0 for line points which are not snapped to any object

AutoCAD Architecture

Project does not display in Project Browser in AutoCAD Architecture or AutoCAD MEP

D-A-CH Extension installation error: An incompatible ACA 2016 object enabler version was found

AutoCAD Civil 3D

Profile reverse curve causes crashes

Profile view insert point incorrect
Scalebar is masked by a black box when printed to pdf
Split screen display in Civil 3D

Superelevation tabular input does not hold values

AutoCAD LT

Error: “The ordinal could not be located in the dynamic link library” when launching AutoCAD LT 2014

AutoCAD Map 3D

Map: command MAPCSLIBRARYIMPORT crash AutoCAD Map 3D 2016

Map: Crash using PlugIn for generate Graphic

AutoCAD MEP

Project does not display in Project Browser in AutoCAD Architecture or AutoCAD MEP

AutoCAD Plant 3D

AutoCAD Plant 3D: Wrong offset piping value will be shown for a 3D sloped pipe in the isometric draw…

Recovering AutoCAD Plant 3D Drawings

Unable to reconnect OPC on migrated project in Plant 3D 2016 with SP1 installed

BIM 360 Field

Cannot open PDF in BIM 360 Glue that was attached to an equipment set in BIM 360 Field

CFD

Error ‘material database file was not found’
How to change from a 30 day trial licence to a permanent one

Is the CFD solver single or double precision?

Poor energy balance in a large building with natural convection and radiation (Simulation CFD)

Why is Simulation CFD only using half of my processing power?

Helius PFA

How to evaluate matrix damage like debonding and delamination with Helius PFA

Infrastructure Map Server

AIMS AppExt: can’t login again if Enter is used instead of login button for connecting to AppExt

InfraWorks

InfraWorks 360: Use Custom Profiles in Road and Railway Styles

Inventor

Compressed STEP file overwrites Inventor Data

How to improve Inventor drawing performance

How to overcome network resource dialogue when pushing model from Autodesk Inventor to Autodesk Simu…

How to restore an old version of an Inventor file
Inventor:Trying to bring in Step File as an assembly but coming in as multi solids Part file
Sheet metal unfold and refold to not work for a particular part
Simulation Player loses focus when activated in Autodesk Inventor Dynamic Simulation

The initial open or new dialog box are slow to open

Maya

Lock Selected is missing from the Modeling Toolkit

Moldflow

Comparing materials with different Melt Flow Rates show unexpected pressure results
How to locate undercuts in Moldflow Insight

How to use the Pathlines result in Moldflow Insight

Mold Temperature on the process setting of Cooling analysis(Autodesk Simulation Moldflow Insight 201…

Some discription mistakes on the local HELP(in Tutrial contents) of Autodesk Simulation Moldflow Syn…

Nastran

Which material card allows for strain rate effects in Autodesk Nastran

Revit

Can’t import Landxml file with Autodesk Site Designer Extension for Revit 2016

Collaboration for Revit: Unrecoverable error when closing Revit
Foundation families in Revit show faulty dimension paremeter values

Manage DWF output from Revit MEP

Revit: Split Face transparency makes entire object transparent

Simulation Mechanical

Evaluating the use of smart bonding and MPC in Autodesk Simulation Mechanical

How to overcome network resource dialogue when pushing model from Autodesk Inventor to Autodesk Simu…

How to use the Save Image command in Simulation Mechanical
Please wait while windows configures Autodesk Simulation Mechanical 2016 message when opening a mode…

Unable to select 2D element type in Simulation Mechanical

Stingray

Stingray crashes and performance issues when in a non-English environment

Vault

ADMS console error “Failed to create full backup task”

AutoCAD 2015 does not load xrefs correctly, when check out from Vault 2015 SP1

Incorect schema when importing data with the Vault Data Transfer Utility

On one location, the searching values are not available in Autodesk Vault change orders

Slow perfomance when working with Autodesk Vault
Slow performance with Vault

The installation of the Microstation Client AddIn for Vault Workgroup 2013 fails.

When checking files in to Vault: Unknown Server Error
When logging in into Autodesk Vault Thin Client is after some second the contact to the server not m…
Wrong ownership in Vault replication

VRED

Controlling the status of a Material Group within the UI of VRED
Using a textfile for specifing a VRED Cluster

More New and Updated Solutions from Autodesk

July 24, 2015

General

How do a update license file on server without access to server?
How do I setup an Options files to use 2 Subnets?

How to set up a scalar mixing analysis when both temperature and density have a significant impact o…

LMTOOLS error – License Server Not Found

RSA 2016 customize keyboard not working
Water tank with heating coil is predicting strange thermal results

 

Advance Steel

Advance Steel: Angle (orthogonal) tolerance for holes leads to incorrect DXF file
Advance Steel: Changing titles of revision table columns

 

Alias

Can the renderengine of Speedform do a Global Illumination rendering

 

AutoCAD

AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT on Mac OSX randomly crashes

Color of drawing window not changeable

How to create a new local administrator Windows user account

How to import a list of coordinates into AutoCAD

How to sort the sheets in the sheet set manager
The Autodesk AutoCAD information message “External References File has Changed” not automatically ap…
Visual style in realistic mode shows edges
The Performance is poor, when working with Autodesk Vault

 

AutoCAD Architecture

How to add a background mask in a Multi-view Block tag

 

AutoCAD Civil 3D

A surface in Civil 3D is not displayed if the view is changed to shaded or realistic

Export pipe network to SHP file

How to set a coordinate system as default

WMS server connection and Windows user rights

 

AutoCAD Electrical

Cannot view and insert subassembly components in AutoCAD Electrical

 

AutoCAD LT

AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT on Mac OSX randomly crashes

 

AutoCAD Map 3D

AIMS layer error: “Resource ID does not refer to a valid feature source”

Support for Oracle 12.1.0.2 in AutoCAD Map 3D 2015

AutoCAD Plant 3D

AutoCAD Plant 3D: The Vault server reported an error WrongProjectFolder

How to connect offpage connectors in AutoCAD P&ID 2016

 

BIM 360 Field

BIM360 Field issue report format changed to show only one photo per page

CFD

Simulation CFD button is not appearing in Solidworks

 

Inventor

Cannot import the Autodesk Inventor Content Center Library (CCL) into Autodesk Vault
Cannot create Weld symbol in Inventor 2016

Fillets or corner rounds applied on cut extrusions are not all mirrored
Hatch Cust31 not being printed – previewed

Hole tags are dis-attached from holes in drawing

Inventor 2015: After changing source of Excel table content vanishes from drawing
Inventor launches very slowly when connected to network
Inventor: Create Cylindrical Cam fails with small basic radius
Inventor: Custom metric Tube and Pipe elements are filtered by wrong unit
Inventor: Some parameters do not change base unit
Inventor: Using Direct Edit with multiple objects can cause long waiting time
Inventor: Workaxis not taken into account with alligned section views
Inventor’s advised modeling space
P&go Missing substitutes of assemblies and source files linked by suppressed derived part

Material of components not persitent when using Bolted connection
Shell feature limitations on some parts

Some of Inventors Color Schemes are set to use the ParkingLot.dds for a Reflective Environment
When checking out file from Autodesk Vault, the references lost from the libraries

 

Maya

imagePlane.lockedToCamera evaluated incorrectly in Evaluation modes

 

Maya LT

Reset Login Screen for Maya LT

 

Moldflow

How to simulate deflection given stiffness from a part insert in Moldflow Insight

Missing value when selecting multiple locations with Moldflow’s Examine tool

Random hot spots around the gate in the Mold Temperature result of Moldflow analysis
Unable to import Solidworks 2015 SP2 CAD files into Moldflow 2016

When you try to process in Moldflow FLEX, you error with an “invalid Serial Number”

 

Navisworks

Navisworks 2016 consumes excessive memory when opening projects from previous versions
Only one single frame is exported when creating an Animation

 

Recap

A las-file is double rotated in Recap

 

Revit

How to modify default join geometry order

Revit 2015: Crashes in worksharing files at synchronizing with central file
Revit Server: In Use by AutosyncProcess
Revit will not hold dimensions to a linked CAD file through a reload
Revit: After upgrading to 2016, not able to edit “Project Address” in the titleblock
Revit: Error “Revit can’t perform this operation because you are trying to access a file or folder t…
Revit: Using Annotation Symboles In Schedules
Join geometry doesnt work between certain structural columns and floors

 

Simulation Mechanical

How to access plate/shell results options in Simulation Mechanical

How to determine the available output for Simulation Mechanical Solvers

Vault

After Vault upgrade, Vault Client can’t connect

Cannot checking in SolidWorks assembly into Autodesk Vault Professional

Cannot import the Autodesk Inventor Content Center Library (CCL) into Autodesk Vault
The Autodesk AutoCAD information message “External References File has Changed” not automatically ap…
Rebuilding after a Vault Search index error

The Performance is poor, when working with Autodesk Vault

Vault ribbon images are missing

When checking out file from Autodesk Vault, the references lost from the libraries

When exporting files from Autodesk Productstream Professional (PSP) the message appears: “Invalid Na…

When starting the Autodesk Jobprocessor, the exception message appears: “System.Exception”
When using Autodesk Vault Data Standard, the iproperties cannot updating with zero values
When using Autodesk Vault Thin Client, the scroll bar is not available.

 

VRED

Wrong applied action in the VRED Sequencer

Low performance of a specific file in VRED