Autocad With Advance Steel 2017 User Manual

Posted : admin On 12/21/2021

Symbol dwg files can be simply moved from their Advance Steel 2016 folder to the equivalent Advance Steel 2017 folder. Note: even if an older file is recognized by Advance Steel 2017, it is recommended to convert the files to the newer version before using them, to save the time that Advance Steel would require to. The Preferred for Manual Dimensions Advance Steel specific snap point is recommended when creating manual dimensions. This option is available while creating or editing Advance Steel dimensions. You can manage the checkbox of this snap point by accessing the Drafting Settings AutoCAD dialog Steel Osnap tab. Hello i have a problem with the z axis on autocad/advance steel, i was working on a 3d advance steel model (like everyday with any problem), suddenly i wasn´t be able to draw any element or line on the z axis, and when i try for example to draw a line, a little yellow circle with aligned points icon appears,and it only allow me to move cursor on x and y axis, probably i modify some.

I'm going to try manual Autocad dims and see if this works. I will still use Advance steel unless it keeps moving them then I will use Autocad as a second back up plan. I am using 2017 Advance Steel. The dimensions seem to work with manual auto cad. Dimension is moving after advance steel updates. Hi, We are using AS since last august.

3D modeling software for steel detailing

Autodesk® Advance Steel is easy-to-use and comprehensive software for structural steel detailing. Built on the familiar Autodesk® AutoCAD® platform, the software’s 3D modeling tools help you accelerate design and detailing. Work with an extensive library of intelligent, parametric structural elements, steel connections, and plates, or model your own custom elements and connections with intuitive tools. Help speed time to fabrication by automatically generating shop and general arrangement drawings, creating bills of material (BOMs), and producing DSTV CNC files directly from your designs. Interoperability with Autodesk® Revit® software and other BIM solutions supports a more connected BIM workflow from design through fabrication to construction.

Product Features

Autodesk Advance Steel Features

Generate more accurate drawings for fabrication.

Ready-to-use Connection Vault can help save modeling time.


Help speed time to steel fabrication with Revit design data.

Model miscellaneous steelwork more quickly.



Autodesk Advance Steel Specifications

System requirements for Autodesk Advance Steel 2019
Operating System
  • Microsoft® Windows® 7 SP1 (64-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1 with Update KB2919355 (64-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows 10 Anniversary Update (64-bit) (version 1607 or higher)
ProcessorBasic: 2.5–2.9 GHz processor
Recommended: 3+ GHz processor
MemoryBasic: 8 GB
Recommended: 16 GB
Display ResolutionBasic: 1920 x 1080 (1080p)
Recommended: 3840 x 2160 (4K)
Disk Space
  • 9 GB
  • 1 GB additional free disk space is recommended for disk cache

Note: The system temporary folder requires up to 12 GB of additional free space during download installation.

Pointing DeviceMS-Mouse compliant
  • Install Now (WI)
  • Installation from USB (IMG)
  • Download / Browser (DLM)
BrowserGoogle Chrome™
.NET Framework.NET Framework Version 4.7
Additional RequirementInternet connectivity for license registration
Additional requirements for Large Datasets, Point Clouds, and 3D Modeling
  • 8 GB RAM or more
  • 6 GB free hard disk available not including installation requirements
  • 1920 x 1080 True Color video display adapter, 128 MB VRAM or greater, Pixel Shader 3.0 or greater, Direct3D® capable workstation class graphics card
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Step Three: Select a Technical Support Plan

Microsol Resources 30-Day Installation Support

Microsol Resources will offer limited support for installation and configuration issues for up to 30 days after purchase.

Step Four: Select a License Term

Manage your software costs by purchasing a license for the time period you need.

One Year

Enjoy a full year of access – a cost effective choice for your projects.

Three Year

Ideal for businesses that want consistent long-term pricing.



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  • Quantity - 1
  • License Term - One Year
  • Technical Support Plan - Microsol Resources 30-Day Installation Support
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