To Download or Install?

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Most of us are now gaining access to our Autodesk software via download from the Autodesk web site or our subscription site. When you download your software, you have options – the default is to “Install Now” and it  WILL take less time then downloading first, then installing. In the …

Vault Basic – A Subscription Benefit

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There are many benefits to having Subscription with your Autodesk products. One of the biggest benefits is having access to the many Product Enhancements that are available for download on the Subscription site.  However, it can be difficult to know what is there for you without doing a little digging …

Exporting CADmep to ESTmep or CAMduct

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I find myself answering this question quite often while answering support cases. I would like to share this simple but overlooked feature. CADmep has the ability to export CADmep items as an ESJ/MAJ file to be used with ESTmep or CAMduct. Follow the steps below to create a ESJ/MAJ: Create …

I Heart Keyboard Shortcuts

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Ever wonder if there are keyboard shortcuts within ESTmep and CAMduct that could replace the pick and clicks? You’re in luck, both ESTmep and CAMduct have built in shortcut keys. Below is a list of shortcut keys for ESTmep and CAMduct. F1: Will access your .CHM File (HELP FILE). F5- …

STOP NUMBERING MY WELDS!!!

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You can stop the renumber process within spooling from automatically tagging a particular service type. Use the below steps to learn how. Go to your Main Database–>Takeoff–>Service Types and find out what ID number is assigned to the service type “Weld” (57 is default).Additionally you want your weld .ITM file …