Envision Newsletter September 2012

CAD Training
New online video training releases for Autodesk 2013 products and Bentley V8i (SELECTseries) products. Check out the new titles here!5 MicroStation Variables every User should have defined

There are three major categories when defining a Network workspace. The User level allows for roaming profile so no matter where the user logs in their MicroStation interface and MicroStation customizations follow.

Download Now – Free MicroStation App: Quantities/Bill of Materials (QBOM)

The topic of calculating quantity information from MicroStation graphics is a common topic on the BE Communities. Iterating through selected elements and obtaining counts, length totals, and area totals is a relatively easy task in MicroStation VBA. This macro will only be available until October 5th!

Our August Survey Results

Follow up from last month’s CAD Manager survey.

Autodesk Wisconsin Roadshow

Autodesk is honored to host the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) at live events to be held at three cities in Wisconsin. The purpose of these events are to:

  • Learn more about WisDOT’s implementation of Autodesk solutions and its impact to the Wisconsin transportation engineering community
  • Take advantage of opportunities to engage in dialogue with WisDOT and your peers about this transition
  • Participate in broader conversations with WisDOT, Autodesk, and your peers about trends and innovations in Autodesk BIM solutions for infrastructure

Event Dates
Tuesday, September 25 — Stevens Point, WI
Wednesday, September 26 — Madison, WI
Thursday, September 27 — Milwaukee, WI

AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012 Hotfix

This hotfix resolves an issue were a user is asked to save a drawing before creating a Data Shortcut, then saves the drawing, retries to create the Data Shortcut but is again prompted to save the drawing.

AutoCAD Civil 3D 2013 Hotfix 2

Has been released to addresses a variety of issues discovered by customers and by Autodesk’s internal testing team.The first hotfix has been rolled into Hotfix 2.

Upgrade to the latest SELECTserver now!

Now is the time to upgrade! By October 31, 2012, all SELECT subscribers will be required to implement to the newest SELECTserver—after that date, previous versions will no longer be supported.

Tips & Tricks

MicroStation: Reference AutoCAD to MicroStation and coordinates do not match

InRoads: Using Parametric Constraints in Templates and Roadway Designer

AutoCAD: Drawing Cleanup & Duplicate Removal Tool

Civil 3D: Access Drawing Templates in the Toolspace

VBA: Using Recursion in VBA


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*|TWITTER:TWEET|* or Send to a friendUpcoming Events
IHEEP 2012 – 09/16/2012

Autodesk Wisconsin Roadshow – 09/25/2012-09/27/2012

IBUG Chicago Conference – 09/26/2012

Online Classes
Intermediate – MicroStation V8i (SELECTseries) – 09/11/2012

Bentley Map V8i (SELECTseries) Fundamentals – 09/19/2012

InRoads Site – 10/18/2012

InRoads Survey – 10/25/2012

MicroStation V8i (SELECTseries) Fundamentals – 11/13/2012

MicroStation V8i (SELECTseries) User Upgrade – 11/28/2012

Bentley Map V8i (SELECTseries) Fundamentals – 12/19/2012

Open Enrollment Classes
CAD Manager – MicroStation V8i (SELECTseries) – 09/11/2012

Bentley Map V8i (SELECTseries) Fundamentals – 09/18/2012

MicroStation Everything 3D – 09/19/2012

InRoads Fundamentals – 10/01/2012

AutoCAD 2012 Essentials – 10/10/2012

AutoCAD 2012 Basics – 10/12/2012

InRoads Site – 10/16/2012

InRoads Survey – 10/23/2012

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