Posted Fri, 08 May 2015 20:53:44 GMT by Russ Parker
The new 2016 Quick Documents Tool Palette shows the sheet types with a white background making the sample layout very difficult to see. Can this be changed?Also, I tried adding some SP and MP processes from the Drawing Process Manager into the Quick Documents Tool Palette according to the FAQ. It didn't work. Could someone check to see if those steps are correct?Thank you.
Posted Wed, 20 May 2015 15:56:37 GMT by Janet Black
Hi Russ,Please follow procedure below to add SP and MP to the Drawing process manager.1. Select the Output tab> Drawing process manager icon from the on the Document Manager panel.2. Open the Drawing process manager.3. Select the Users category > Drawing Processes.4. Select the heading 2 - Singleparts – All to show the list of checked default drawing Processes.5. Select the boxes to the left of the Drawing Processes you want to add or remove from the Drawing process palette 2 - Singleparts – All.6. Select Apply then OK.7. Select Update defaults from the Home tab Settings panel8. Select the Drawing process icon to bring the Drawing Process palette.9. Select the flag icon to see the Drawing processes. 10. It should change to the User icon 11. Select to the User icon The Drawing process tool palette shows the Drawing processes that were added. If you do not see the change restart Advance steel 2016 and repeat steps 7 to 11.I will get back to you on changing the background for Drawing process manager and Drawing styles manager.Hope this helps.Best Regards

Attachment: DRAWING PROCESS-HOW TO ADD A DRAWING PROCESS IN ADVANCE STEEL 2016.pdf

Posted Thu, 28 May 2015 19:00:36 GMT by
Did you get a resolve on the background colour issue as it is the same for methanksDAve
Posted Thu, 28 May 2015 20:59:24 GMT by Russ Parker
Nothing yet. There is a rumor that Autodesk will release a service pack and it is supposed to contain a fix for the quick documents issue. As far as the background goes, it would be nice if it could have the same useful clarity as the Connection Vault. I guess we'll have to wait and see what happens.
Posted Sun, 31 May 2015 20:32:06 GMT by Russ Parker
The process of adding or subtracting SP or MP processes from the Drawing Process Manager does work. But when I select the user icon all the graphics disappear. The categories on the left side navigation tabs and all the associated graphics in the example display box to the right. There isn't any text in the lower box either. Yes, I can work around the lack of pictures. But 2016 is supposed to be the new wave of GUI for CAD and I would have thought that the proper display of ALL the graphics would have been a priority. Especially when they worked just fine in 2015.1.Please let me know as soon as possible when this is fixed so that our company can move to 2016 without suffering a loss of productivity due to a poorly designed interface. It is difficult enough to make the transition to this new look and functionality. At the very least the components we depend on should be in good working order.Thank you.
Posted Wed, 03 Jun 2015 23:40:11 GMT by Andrew Hnyluk
Here is a link for the solutionhttp://forums.autodesk.com/t5/advance-steel-general-discussion/problem-with-quick-documents-in-as-2016/m-p/5606842#M1828
Posted Thu, 04 Jun 2015 01:00:01 GMT by Andrew Hnyluk
Attached are the standard settings for the style and process categories.

Attachment: StandardSettings.png

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