CADDManager on July 28th, 2009

Buried in the User Docs for the 2010 version of AutoCAD Architecture is a cool little cheat sheet for the new User Interface. The Ribbon is here to stay and you need to get familiar with what it does. This PDF shows what is what and where it is located. Give a quick look… ACA [...]

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CADDManager on September 15th, 2008

I have been waiting for this a long time… From the Autodesk site Upcoming Release of AutoCAD Revit Architecture Suite to Include AutoCAD Architecture The latest release of AutoCAD® Revit® Architecture Suite software is scheduled for shipping on September 15. This release expands the software applications that comprise the suite to include AutoCAD® 2009, AutoCAD® [...]

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CADDManager on April 2nd, 2007

(the product formerly known as ADT) Recommended System Requirements Intel® Pentium® 4 or AMD Athlon™ processor, 3 GHz or greater Microsoft® Windows® XP (SP2 or later) or Vista™ operating system 3 GB RAM 3.1 GB free disk space 1280×1024 monitor and display adapter capable of 32-bit color 128 MB or greater, OpenGL®-capable workstation-class graphics card [...]

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CADDManager on August 11th, 2006

A sheet list table is a listing of all the sheets in a project by number and name. Typically it is inserted on the cover sheet of a project but can be placed on any sheet. This can be automatically generated from the Sheet Set Manager. 1. Open the sheet file that you want to [...]

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CADDManager on August 3rd, 2006

Elements are objects or collections of objects that are like blocks in that they can be used over and over in drawings. They can be office furniture layouts, room layouts, restrooms, equipment and more. Elements are typically referenced into constructs. If you realize that you need to use a construct in several places you should [...]

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CADDManager on July 27th, 2006

When you create a file in ADT you will most likely be working with Xrefs at some point. Constructs can be made up of individual objects such as walls, doors, windows, and floors but there are also elements that need to be referenced. Sheet files will definitely use Xrefs. Project Navigator helps you attach and [...]

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CADDManager on July 26th, 2006

Buried under the ADT Content Browser is a tool to place Fire Rating symbology in a Wall. This may be an option to some who may not want to fiddle with embedding the fire rating symbology into their wall styles. What it does is use “idrop” technology to place the lines inside of walls. You [...]

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CADDManager on July 24th, 2006

Converting an Existing Drawing to a Construct There are times when you will have a drawing file that you need to turn into a construct to make it part of the project. It is a fairly simple matter to convert the drawing to a construct. 1. Verify that the project you want to pull it [...]

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CADDManager on July 21st, 2006

Interactive Overview from the Autodesk web site. Experience the features and benefits of Autodesk Architectural Desktop with a Flash enabled presentation with audio. This is really cool and has a ton of information for those who are thinking about ADT in the future. Click here to open the page. Wait thru the marketing intro to [...]

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