When you are developing a CAD Standard, you have to ask a lot of questions. If you have the right questions, you are better set to achieve the right answers. As I proceed to escort you through the creation or review of your CAD Standard, I will be posing a lot of questions.
There may be more questions that you need to be asking. I may not have thought of them all. Some of these questions might be overkill and you may think I am being over analytical. Each one of the questions I include comes from real world issues that had to be thought through. Some may not apply to you. You may have others.
The whole point is to think it all through. Asking questions helps you do that. Think about the real world application of the standard and walk yourself through a session on CAD for the area you are trying to define. If it is XREF’s then think through everything you would need to know to get XREF’s done right. Where to put them. What to call them. How to connect them. Think, think, think…