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AutoCAD Limits are not obsolete – CADNotes

AutoCAD Limits are not obsolete – CADNotes

I must admit I don’t use Limits in my drawings usually and don’t usually tech them to my students, but I can see how useful they might be to some users after reading this article. I haven’t used limits in a drawing in 15 years but I might have to give them another look . […]

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AutoCAD Save – BTL

AutoCAD Save – BTL

Great article about the different types of save used in AutoCAD. SAVE is a little known command surprisingly in AutoCAD but very useful.

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Serious Phishing Scam – Beware!

Serious Phishing Scam – Beware!

Many of my clients forward me similar emails so I want to take a moment and highlight the issue here on the site. This is a screen shot one of my clients received a week ago notifying him is iCloud account was locked and asking him to click a link to unlock it. THIS IS […]

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Get your own AU account – Cadalyst

Get your own AU account – Cadalyst

I’ve mentioned before I think the AU website is a great resource for users as they provide free access to the recordings, presentations and handouts from previous AU sessions. It looks like Robert Green agrees in his latest article from the CAD Manager’s Toolbox! Take a look and go sign up!

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Super-Speedy layer control in AutoCAD from Lynn Allen – Cadalyst

Super-Speedy layer control in AutoCAD from Lynn Allen – Cadalyst

Lynn is back after a whirl-wind AU with a great tip on managing layers with Layoff. It’s a more powerful tool than you probably realize so I encourage you to head over to Cadalyst and take a look. For my AutoCAD for Mac users, we have the layoff tool as well, as shown below. Take […]

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AU2014 is over! Back to work!

Autodesk University is a wonderful conference as I’ve mentioned before, but it is also very consuming. Apologies for not posting as regularly as I would have liked from the Thanksgiving break till now but the holidays / conference can require a great bit of focus on my part. I do want to remind drafters / […]

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AU2014 Begins tomorrow!

AU2014 Begins tomorrow!

Autodesk University is an amazing event. 9500 people fly across the country (and from all over the world) to congregate in one location and talk about software and technology. Obviously, my main focus is AutoCAD for Mac, AutoCAD and the 360 products but there is a wealth of information and networking opportunities. I’ve been lucky […]

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How do you use PDF’s in your workflow?

Autodesk is running a survey to better understand how users use PDF’s in their workflows. Do you underlay them? Do you just create them? What do you want to be able to do with them? Tell Autodesk directly!

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Midpoint Between Two Points in AutoCAD

Midpoint Between Two Points in AutoCAD

I was amazed this feature was available when someone told me about it after I had been drafting a few years. It’s not obvious and previous versions of AutoCAD had it tucked away into obscurity despite it’s usefulness. Works great in AutoCAD for Mac too!

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Avoid CAD Management Traps from cadalyst

Avoid CAD Management Traps from cadalyst

Great tips from Robert Green on avoiding some pitfalls as a CAD Manager.

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