One of the concerns I have about AutoCAD training efforts and curriculum is that they forget to explain the WHY and move to the HOW to quickly. A lot of time may be spent teaching our users how to do the wrong things faster and better. Even if we improve their speed, they are still [...]
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Well at least the first four. I posted this article in AUGI Hot News for June. Click here to read it. Sin #1: Not reading the book Sin #2: Not developing Standards Sin #3: Going overboard on standards Sin #4: Using the software like it was still a previous release
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Even the most developed layer standard will have missing layers because each project may call for something special. When this happens, you should have general guidelines for creating layers as needed. Include in your CAD Standard a model for creating layers. The NCS has a great one that reflects the AIA layer guideline. Your standard [...]