CADDManager on April 30th, 2007

Wow – what a day! Half of the day was taken up by Keynote addresses. A parade of Bentley folks speaking to the issues of the day and the plans for tomorrow. First up – Malcolm Walters – COO He mentioned that there were over 2000 in attendance and that the whole event was about [...]

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CADDManager on April 29th, 2007

Day One of the Bentley conference comes to a close. There were many classes to choose from today and many ways to get more info. Bentley Architecture for Users Part I Bentley Architecture for Users Part II Well managed information in distributed teams – for CAD Managers BIM Based Integrated Practice The ProjectWise Experience Much [...]

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CADDManager on April 24th, 2007

Are you a subscriber? Managing Expectations Are we done yet? – moving the conversation topics away from CAD Walking the Talk Survey -Do you PDF? Check out the latest issue…

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CADDManager on April 18th, 2007

Final items from the ACA2008 readme file… Dimensions Adding a height value to the text style changes the height of text within AEC Dimensions but not AutoCAD dimensions. It is not possible to summon the Dimension Style Manager dialog via the Display Properties dialog, if accessed through the Display tab of the Properties Palette. To [...]

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CADDManager on April 16th, 2007

Again – here is some info from the readme file in ACA2008 – my comments in italics Spaces Property Set Definitions New automatic property set definitions have been added for spaces. Base Perimeter Including Interferences Gross Area Minus Interferences Gross Perimeter Including Interferences Net Area Minus Interferences Net Perimeter Including Interferences Usable Area Minus Interferences [...]

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CADDManager on April 15th, 2007

From the ACA2008 readme file… Layers AutoCAD 2008 Layer State functionality replaces Layer Snapshots, from Architectural Desktop, in AutoCAD Architectural 2008. To Prevent the Replacement of Layer Snapshots with Layer States, you will need to edit the registry. Note:You should back up the registry before making any changes to it. Check the readme in your [...]

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CADDManager on April 12th, 2007

I am attending COFES again. (Congress on the Future of Engineering Software) COFES is a gathering of vendors, users, developers, marketing and even venture capitalists in Scottsdale Arizona. There is an open exchange of ideas and thoughts among the participants that relate to where the various industries are headed and what the future may look [...]

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CADDManager on April 10th, 2007

More Comments from the 2008 ReadMe IFC Export IFC Export will only export the components of objects that are On in the Model Display Set. IFC Export does not use the current display when exporting the file. To verify the visibility of an object open the Display Manager and browse Sets and Representations by Object [...]

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CADDManager on April 9th, 2007

What use to be known as “Known Issues” Autodesk has published the readme file from AutoCAD Architectural (What used to be known as ADT). In that file are notes on the software about issues that were not fully resolved. They use to call them Known Issues. They now call them “Feature Comments”. These are things [...]

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