CADDManager on April 14th, 2010

Next on the Open and Save Tab we have the External XRef options.  Xrefs are external files that are Attached or Overlaid to show information from other drawings.  They load and refresh every time you open the host drawing. Demand Loading Xrefs defines how you want your system to handle XRefs.  There are three options: […]

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CADDManager on April 13th, 2010

The Open and Save Tab continues with the File Open options.  Here you can set the number of files to display under the File Menu pulldown.  I crank this up as high as it will go.  Nine is as high as it will go… I also turn on “Display full path in title” check box.  […]

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CADDManager on April 12th, 2010

The next part of the Open and Save Tab is the File Safety Precautions.  This area helps you avoid data loss and detect errors. Automatic Save AutoCAD automatically saves your files depending upon the setting in this box. Backup files help ensure the safety of your data. If a problem occurs, you can restore a […]

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CADDManager on April 7th, 2010

The first area on this tab is the File Save settings. Save As Displays the file formats that can be used when saving a file with SAVE, SAVEAS, QSAVE, and WBLOCK. Whatever you set here will be used as the default setting for all drawings that are saved when you use SAVE, SAVEAS, QSAVE, and […]

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CADDManager on April 6th, 2010

We now move to the third tab on the Option Dialog box.  It is the Open and Save Tab. When working in AutoCAD you are constantly opening or saving files.  The little gems that reside in this dialog box can save you time and frustration.  You would be surprised at how much trouble you can […]

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CADDManager on April 5th, 2010

CAD Managers are called on to change things.  They are change agents.  They need to get others to move from one thing to another.  From one software release to another, from one method of production to another, or from one standard to another (there personal standard to the company standard). So how do you get […]

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