CADDManager on September 30th, 2007

Do you create 2D files or 3D files? Are you getting 2D or 3D from others? I am asking the same question that I did in October of 2005 to see what kind of response we get now. Let us know… Take the Survey!

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CADDManager on September 25th, 2007

That is a mouth full… This variable controls the fade percentage when you lock a layer. You can type this in on the command line and enter anything between zero and 90. If you went above 90 you would not be able to see the layer and you might think it was Off or Frozen. [...]

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CADDManager on September 20th, 2007

Back to School With summer behind us and autumn coming soon, we turn our gaze to some positive notes about leveraging your strengths. Do you respect your users? Some tips on how to show respect. Another book review – this time we look at the Bible – The AutoCAD 2008 Bible. Take a look at [...]

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CADDManager on September 17th, 2007

No! – no spam from me! But I just received a message kickback from someones Barracuda Spam Firewall for an email that was sent out in my name. It was sent to some Barristers & Attorneys in Bermuda (of all places). I wanted to let you all know that I do not send spam, unsolicited [...]

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CADDManager on September 14th, 2007

Layer Walk allows you to use Filters. By using wildcards and letters you can select groups of layers for viewing. The check box tothe right allows you to turn on and off the filter. You can also Purge layers… You may have noticed a Purge button at the bottom of the dialog box. It is [...]

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CADDManager on September 12th, 2007

Let’s take a stroll down Layer Lane with Layer Walk Issue the command and you will see a list of all the layers in your DWG. By highlighting one of them, you will see only the layers on that highlighted layer. Select another layer and you see only that layer. Now the fun begins… In [...]

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CADDManager on September 11th, 2007

Next on our tour of the Layer II toolbar is the CopytoLayer command. Click the command and then select a layer that you want to copy onto another layer. This does not move the entity, it makes a copy of it on the target layer. Once you have selected the entities, hit enter and the [...]

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CADDManager on September 9th, 2007

On the Layer II Toolbar are some companion icons. LAYISO and LAYUNISO. Selecting LAYISO (the one on the left) will isolate all objects on one layer. After selecting one or more objects, all layers except the layers of the selected objects are either turned off, frozen in the current layout viewport, or locked, depending on [...]

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CADDManager on September 5th, 2007

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