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Tip Tuesday! Clearing Things Up in Autodesk PLM 360

By     DECEMBER 2, 2014

4389812308_8dc8325948_zHave you guys ever seen The IT Crowd?  It’s a very funny British sitcom about the technical support department in a fictitious company.  I sit with lots of front line support folks at the office and we like the joke that many simple tech problems can be solved with ‘Have you tried turning it off and on again?’. We laugh, but it actually is used daily for our coffee machine in the break room!  For cloud software, it seems ‘Have you tried clearing your cache?’ is the new ‘Have you tried turning it off and on again?’.  Clearing your internet browser’s cache will allow you to see updated content and can resolve issues where stored content conflicts with live content.

Here’s tip for an easy way to clear your browser cache – something you may be asked to do when troubleshooting with support.  You can simply press Control+Shift+Delete.

This will bring up the Clear browsing history dialog box. No more navigating through the Tools options to find it. One keyboard shortcut is all it takes!


This shortcut works in Internet Explorer 8, 9 and 10, Google Chrome, and Firefox 3.6 and up.


Photo: hhoyer