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Mech-Q

Software

AutoCAD 14-2015 Version (Non-network)


When downloading the Mech-Q set-up file, care must be taken to ensure that you download
the correct Mech-Q set-up file corresponding to your AutoCAD version.

INSTALLING MECH-Q
For ALL AutoCAD versions and Operating Systems:

1. EXIT AutoCAD
2. Use Windows Explorer to locate the downloaded file and then double click on it to
start the program set-up.

If you can not find the file, click the Windows Start menu and select Search
(or Find) then search for the file name: "MQ*.exe"
When the Mech-Q Setup file is located, double click on it to begin the
installation process

3. Follow the instructions in the splash screens.

USING MECH-Q
After you have installed Mech-Q on your hard drive:
Start AutoCAD in the normal fashion.
If Mech-Q was installed correctly, you will note that the Mech-Q menu (pop-up and toolbars)
is now added to your existing AutoCAD menu.
Use the Mech-Q menu (toolbars or drop-down menu) to access the Mech-Q functions.

Special Notes:
Mech-Q for AutoCAD 2006-15 version
In most cases the installation and setup of Mech-Q for AutoCAD 2006-15 will not require any other steps
than those noted above. However, in some rare cases Mech-Q menu may fail to load.
If this happens, after you install Mech-Q - Start AutoCAD 2006-15 and type the following command at
the AutoCAD Command prompt: (load "MQSetupA")

ASVIC Engineering & Software


All Mail:
PO Box 1444, Cronulla NSW 2230, Australia.
Internet: www.asvic.com.au
Email: info@asvic.com.au

Telephone: 07 3303 0181 (INT + 61 7 3303 0181)

Facimile: 07 3112 5087 (INT + 61 7 3112 5087)

REGISTERING (OR AUTHORIZING) MECH-Q


When you run Mech-Q for the first time, the software generates an Application Serial Number
(ASN). The ASN must be sent to ASVIC Engineering & Software (sales@asvic.com.au) so
that ASVIC can generate the Authorization Code for you to register the software.
How to find the Mech-Q Application Serial Number
You may obtain the Application Serial Number by using either of the following methods:

Use the Mech-Q Start-up dialogue or

Use About Mech-Q located under the Mech-Q Help menu or

Use Authorize Mech-Q located under the Mech-Q Maintenance menu

NOTE: Mech-Q for AutoCAD 2009-15 version


Mech-Q for AutoCAD 2009-15 (and above) versions the Mech-Q drop-down menu can be made
visible by running the AutoCAD command:
MENUBAR set the Menubar variable = 1 (ON)

To apply for an Authorization Key Code, please visit:


http://www.asvic.com.au/AuthorisationKeys.asp

Using the Authorization Key Code:


Once you receive your Mech-Q Authorization Key Code, please apply the code as follows:

1. From the Mech-Q pull down menu, select Mech-Q Register


2. Enter the Authorization Key Code EXACTLY as received (case sensitive)
3. Select the OK tab.
If the code entered is correct, the Mech-Q Registration (or Authorization) will be accepted.

Mech-Q Service & Maintenance Contract


ASVIC provides a Mech-Q Service & Maintenance Contract for periods of 12, 24 and
36 months and will include:

Upgrades from one Mech-Q product version to a newer product version (For
example: Mech-Q v3.37 to Mech-Q v3.40)
Upgrades Mech-Q from one AutoCAD version to a newer AutoCAD version.
Priority technical support

For more details, please visit: www.asvic.com.au/mqsmc.asp


ASVIC Engineering & Software
All Mail:
PO Box 1444, Cronulla NSW 2230, Australia.
Internet: www.asvic.com.au
Email: info@asvic.com.au

Telephone: 07 3303 0181 (INT + 61 7 3303 0181)

Facimile: 07 3112 5087 (INT + 61 7 3112 5087)