Giving Your Users Access to Autodesk 360 Services

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If you are the Contract Manager for your Autodesk software account, then you are essentially the “gate keeper” for all your users’ abilities to access extended products and services.  Last week I had a client who was having difficulty accessing the Inventor Optimization extension on Autodesk 360.  It turns out, …

Bing Maps in 2014

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For years we were all happy utilizing the Google Earth importing tools in Civil 3D. Then in Civil 3D 2013 Google Earth pulled the plug and we no longer had that ability. Autodesk Labs answered by testing out Project Basejump which allowed users to import high quality georeferenced Bing Maps …

Common Mistakes on Network Installs

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Through the years of doing tech support I’ve noticed some common mistakes that some users have made that hinder their network installs of their Autodesk software. I’ve compiled a list here in attempt to help you not to make the same mistakes. Not taking the time to understand the installation …

Autodesk License Manager Installation Guide

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We here at Applied Software take many support calls from users who need help installing their network based software. We are always happy to assist, but there are times when companies decide it’s best to install their network software and we are just not available (nights, weekends, holidays). Autodesk has …

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 …