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Aleck Giles

How to use Advance Steel Transform Properties to update multiple joints simultaneously

How to use Advance Steel Transform Properties to update multiple joints simultaneously
It is not unusual that the parameters of a joint need to change after it has been created in a model. It is also quite likely that you will have many similar joints and they will all need to change in the same way. How can this be achieved easily? If you feel certain joints should always match then it might be a good idea to use the Joint Group functionality to link joints together. Then when you ...
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Janet Black

How to display the Advance Steel Edit Object Type List command

How to display the Advance Steel Edit Object Type List command
You can view information about certain elements by hovering over them depending on certain criteria you select from the Advance Steel Edit Object List. This includes the main and single part name and number, material, coating, weight, exact weight, section class and profile etc. However, when you select the Edit Object List icon, nothing happens. Well today I am going to show you how to get that f...
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Janet Black

How to create an Advance Steel BOM of selected elements with Queries option

How to create an Advance Steel BOM of selected elements with Queries option
Our video below shows you how to create an Autodesk Advance Steel BOM based on certain elements in a structure or certain selected elements. You can create a query in Advance Steel, using certain criteria in your structure based on your selected preference in the Search filter, which is located in the Management Tools Palette, selection category. You can create queries based on object type, common...
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Aleck Giles

Clone Advance Steel settings between PCs

Clone Advance Steel settings between PCs
Many people have multiple users and / or PCs in their company using Advance Steel 2018  and we expect that number to grow now Advance Steel has been included into the Autodesk AEC collection. You may have user sections, custom bolts, customised drawing styles or special BOMs that you want to be available to all your users, and you want to make sure that all your users / PCs are usin...
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John Bennett

How to create Studding for Advance Steel Beams

How to create Studding for Advance Steel Beams
We have all seen this request many times, for a very basic Advance Steel beam arrangement used for door lintels, wall supports or timber flitch type beams. This is several sections bolted together with a studding, either directly through the sections or by using spacer tubes. We looked at this issue and decided to create a special bolt arrangement, which is a stud, with nuts and washers at both en...
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