CADDManager on October 29th, 2009

Just found this “surfin the web”… Nearly one-quarter of U.S. employees (24%) would fire their boss if given the chance. And as many as 51% of actively disengaged workers would get rid of their leader if they could. These findings were gleaned from a Gallup Management Journal ( GMJ) survey of U.S. employees. Gallup researchers [...]

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CADDManager on October 22nd, 2009

You can add some very basic AutoCAD information to Windows Explorer that might help you as you try to keep track of what is going on in your firm or project. Have you ever wondered what version of AutoCAD the file was created in?  Have you ever opened a file that was a newer version [...]

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CADDManager on October 19th, 2009

The shout goes up…   Save it or Lose it! That was the reminder that we all used say to keep our files safe.  We were addressing the fact that a computer crash may take out your work.  If it was not saved back to the server, then it might be lost.  Sometimes this would [...]

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CADDManager on October 19th, 2009

When you open a file in 2010 and save it, you have several options… Obviously, you can save it in the native 2010 format.  This is the default setting and you need not do anything to make it happen.  But you may need to send files to those who are using other formats.  there are [...]

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CADDManager on October 19th, 2009

When you save back to a prior release,there are some impacts to the files. Here are some of the limitations that affect files that are saved in prior releases.  plucked from the AutoCAD 2010 help file with some edits and comments. Saving a drawing in Release 2000/LT 2000 format is subject to the following limitations: [...]

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CADDManager on October 19th, 2009

Save with Visual Fidelity for Annotative Objects When working with annotative objects in 2010, this option allows you to maintain visual fidelity for these objects when they are viewed in AutoCAD 2007 and earlier releases. Visual fidelity is controlled by the SAVEFIDELITY system variable. SAVEFIDELITY – Controls whether the drawing is saved with visual fidelity. [...]

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CADDManager on October 19th, 2009

Buried inside the Options Dialog box is a little check mark that can affect the way your files are stored and size limits of individual objects. People use AutoCAD for many things. Most of the time, objects storage sizes are small. But sometimes things can get quite large. Individual objects use to have a limit [...]

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CADDManager on October 15th, 2009

Good News – A New Bentley event is scheduled. Bentley Systems today announced Be Together: The Be Communities ‘Live’ Conference. The inaugural event will take place May 17-20, 2010, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia. More here… Over the next several months, Bentley will be conducting a campaign, through online surveys, that affords participants [...]

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CADDManager on October 12th, 2009

Did you know that you could add AutoCAD to your Start menu? I have a lot of desktop Icons for starting programs. I get a few people laughing at me when they see my desktop. So finding an Icon may be a chore. You can do this procedure with just about any desktop icon… Way [...]

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