CADDManager on July 29th, 2007

I stumbled onto the Official SketchUp blog. You can get tips and tricks and even sign up for surveys that the SketchUp team will do on features and feedback. You will also read about SketchUp plug-ins, new books that are out and contest winners. Take a look at it when you get a chance.

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CADDManager on July 23rd, 2007

Draw things to scale and accurately It may sound simple, but many CAD users are not in the habit of drawing items actual size. They think that if it is close, it is good enough. Well, it’s not good enough. It contaminates the CAD you have and produces incorrect files. You know that CAD files [...]

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CADDManager on July 18th, 2007

I hosted the Revit User Group Inland Empire at HMC Architects last night. It was a standing room only event that gathered over 45 interested parties to see a couple of presentations. Bob Carpenter of Onyx presented on BIM and Green Design followed by Scott Davis of Autodesk presenting “What’s new in 2008?” Scott covered [...]

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CADDManager on July 11th, 2007

Will Rogers once said “Common sense ain’t common”. That rings true in CAD circles and much a politics. Maybe more in CAD than you may think. When thinking of the things that should be “common sense” it become apparent that some folks are just not thinking at all. Here is another common sense approach related [...]

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CADDManager on July 10th, 2007

In a book called “THE DEATH OF COMMON SENSE – How Law Is Suffocating America”, Philip K. Howard postulates that the overemphasis on the Law was crippling society and the we were losing the understanding of plain old common sense. Instead of fostering cooperation, our legal system in effect works against it. By emphasizing violations [...]

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CADDManager on July 10th, 2007

A local reseller in my area has broken down a comparison of some typical tasks in an easy to read chart… Take a look

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CADDManager on July 7th, 2007

Just wanted to check to see where you are located in the world. Let us know what continent you are on. Just one simple question… Take the Survey

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CADDManager on July 2nd, 2007

Hidden in the Help function in Revit Architecture 2008 is a tool that you may not have used before. It is great for beginners and veterans alike. New users will find the conceptual stuff a good foundation and seasoned users may find some nuggets of wisdom that they may not have been exposed to before. [...]

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CADDManager on July 1st, 2007

My wife, Karen, and I traveled just about as far away from home to the other side of the contiguous United States on vacation to the state of Maine. We had plenty of good seafood and lobster. Cooked in little roadside “lobster pounds”. Fantastic tasting food, cooked fresh. Lobster Rolls, Lobster stew, Clam Chowder, Lobster [...]

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