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Autodesk, PTC, and Dassault resources, videos, whitepapers, and blogs for building, architecture, civil engineering, manufacturing, and geospatial industries.

  • Self-Paced eLearning Platform: Tour4:45

    Self-Paced eLearning Platform: Tour

    Join us for a tour of ProductivityNOW: our robust self-directed eLearning platform for Autodesk software users, containing thousands of how-to documents.

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  • Improve Your Technical Documentation with ASCENT1:06

    Improve Your Technical Documentation with ASCENT

    Discover how ASCENT can help your organization develop superior documentation with help from our multi-disciplinary team of industry specialists skilled in technical writing, instructional design, mul

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  • Autodesk Instructors: Help is Here!

    Autodesk Instructors: Help is Here!

    Instructor Guides contain the same instructional content as a Learning Guide but also include answers to chapter review questions, timing suggestions to deliver the course and PPT presentation files.

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  • Targeted Learning Via Tailored Curriculum2:50

    Targeted Learning Via Tailored Curriculum

    Reach your training goals with tailored curriculum from ASCENT. See how you can improve learning outcomes with varying levels of customization for your team.

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  • eBooks Overview

    eBooks Overview

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  • Discover ASCENT2:09

    Discover ASCENT

    http://ascented.com | Join our 'tour' of ASCENT to discover how we support engineering professionals and students who need to advance their design engineering skills. ASCENT’s educational content

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  • Autodesk Certification Preparation Books from ASCENT2:21

    Autodesk Certification Preparation Books from ASCENT

    http://ascented.com/adskcertification To help you prepare for the Autodesk Certified Professional exams, ASCENT offers Official Certification Preparation books. Prepare for the Autodesk Professiona

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  • ASCENT's Professional Services2:34

    ASCENT's Professional Services

    Communicate complex information with tailored learning for your team, technical writing or editing for your product how-tos, or document creation. Watch this video to learn how ASCENT’s team can

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  • ASCENT: For All Your CAD Training Needs1:31

    ASCENT: For All Your CAD Training Needs

    ASCENT is a premiere Autodesk Authorized Publisher of professional learning materials for Autodesk, Dassault Systemes and PTC software users. With learning content available in print /eBook /online fo

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  • Floating Windows in AutoCAD

    Floating Windows in AutoCAD

    Learn how the floating windows feature in AutoCAD can be used to increase efficiency while creating a new drawing by copying portions and and properties from an existing drawing.

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  • Technical Writing Tip: Punctuating Quotation Marks

    Technical Writing Tip: Punctuating Quotation Marks

    You probably use quotation marks, whether for dialog, quoted material, or setting off a word or phrase within a sentence. But where does punctuation fit in when using quotation marks?

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  • Instructional Writing: 6 Formatting Tips to Improve Readability

    Instructional Writing: 6 Formatting Tips to Improve Readability

    Formatting can keep your content well organized and reader-friendly. Here are 6 tips on how to use formatting to improve your instructions.

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  • Technical Writing Tip: Working with Lists

    Technical Writing Tip: Working with Lists

    Lists are a handy way to present information in a clear and concise manner as a way to make information easier to read and to break up large chunks of text. Here are a few tips for working with lists.

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  • What’s my best learning path to get started with Inventor CAM?

    What’s my best learning path to get started with Inventor CAM?

    Find out the best way to get started with Inventor CAM from the author of ASCENT's Inventor learning guides.

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  • Creating Arrays in AutoCAD 2023: Webcast Q&A

    Creating Arrays in AutoCAD 2023: Webcast Q&A

    Here are some of the questions that were asked during the AutoCAD Arrays webcast which should explain this feature a little further.

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  • 5 Top Tips for Writing Instructions

    5 Top Tips for Writing Instructions

    For instructional writing to be effective, the steps must be clear and easy to understand plus knowing your audience is key. Here are 5 tips on how to write instructions.

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  • Creating Arrays in AutoCAD23:39

    Creating Arrays in AutoCAD

    Learn how to generate copies of selected objects at fixed intervals of rows and columns, around a center point or along a path using the different Array commands in AutoCAD.

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  • What’s New in Autodesk Revit 2023: Fundamentals for Structure

    What’s New in Autodesk Revit 2023: Fundamentals for Structure

    Autodesk made some amazing changes to Revit this year, and one of the major changes is with the structural analytical information. Find out how these changes affected the ASCENT courseware.

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  • Autodesk University 2022: A Personal Reflection

    Autodesk University 2022: A Personal Reflection

    Hear about Autodesk University 2022 from ASCENT's Civil 3D author.

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  • Getting the Most Out of Your Inventor Part’s Model Browser

    Getting the Most Out of Your Inventor Part’s Model Browser

    Learn about enhancements that have been made to the Model Browser, and find out which ones our Inventor author likes best.

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  • Converting SHX Text Objects to AutoCAD Mtext

    Converting SHX Text Objects to AutoCAD Mtext

    Learn how to convert SHX Text Objects to AutoCAD Mtext in this helpful blog.

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  • What’s New in Autodesk Revit 2023: Fundamentals for Architecture

    What’s New in Autodesk Revit 2023: Fundamentals for Architecture

    Feel confident working within Autodesk Revit with these enhancements to the Fundamentals for Architecture learning guide.

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  • Civil 3D Tools for Pond Design

    Civil 3D Tools for Pond Design

    Civil 3D is a complex program. Sometimes you can use different Civil 3D features to solve the same problem. Case in point? Pond creation. See the tools that can be used to create a pond using Civil 3D

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  • Missing Revit Templates

    Missing Revit Templates

    Before embarking on your Revit class or using the ASCENT guides for self-study, be sure that the Revit content is installed not only for the Revit families, but also for the Revit templates.

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  • Isometric Drawings in AutoCAD 2D

    Isometric Drawings in AutoCAD 2D

    Here's an overview of how to create isometric drawings in AutoCAD 2D.

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  • The Basics of Instructional Writing: 3 Simple Steps

    The Basics of Instructional Writing: 3 Simple Steps

    Instructional writing provides instructions on how to do something. Here are some practical guidelines to follow when creating instructional content.

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  • Revit 2023: Fundamentals for Structure

    Revit 2023: Fundamentals for Structure

    See the complete table of contents and get a full sample chapter of ASCENT's Autodesk Revit 2023 Fundamentals for Structure courseware.

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  • Technical Writing Tip: Either…or

    Technical Writing Tip: Either…or

    Either…or is a helpful construction used to indicate a choice between options. It can also be difficult to employ it properly. Here are a couple of quick tips for using either…or in your writing.

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