CADDManager on November 24th, 2008

From the Autodesk website… What feature was introduced when? This matrix shows the availability of many features from version 2006 through 2009. Find it here.

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CADDManager on July 29th, 2008

Here is a list of the shortcuts that can be used in AutoCAD (or ACA)… For a PDF of these commands go to this post ALT+F8        VBA Run ALT+F11      VBA Editor CTRL+1        Properties Palette CTRL+2        DesignCenter Palette CTRL+3        Tool Palette CTRL+4        Sheet Set Manager Palette CTRL+5        Info Palette [...]

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CADDManager on November 3rd, 2005

LAYMRG is an Express Tool that I use to fix drawing that have way too many layers. It moves all objects on the first layer selected onto the second layer selected. The first layer will be deleted and purged from the drawing. Issue the command and select an object or objects that are on the [...]

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CADDManager on October 29th, 2005

I was poking around my express tools and found one that I think is very useful. It allows you to check and change a system variable via a dialog box. Just type in SYSVDLG after loading the Express Tools. You will get a dialog box listing all of the system variables. This dialog box will [...]

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CADDManager on October 27th, 2005

I got a couple of feedback items on my post about Exploding and Scaling check box locks in 2006…   “I made a block in LT 2006 and checked that it could not be exploded or inserted with different x-, y-scale values, saved the dwg, opened in Acad 2005 and could explode the block, scale [...]

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CADDManager on October 21st, 2005

You thought that the greatest new Block enhancement was dynamic blocks? Here is an upgrade that will save you hours of headaches when working with folks that over use the explode command. The BLOCK (bmake) command has been enhanced to include a couple of options that I think should have been there long before 2006. [...]

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CADDManager on September 23rd, 2005

Why move from AutoCAD to Revit Series 8.1? Here are my top 20 reasons to move from an older release of AutoCAD (or ADT) to the newest release of Revit Series (which includes a seat of AutoCAD). 1. Work in a true building model environment 2. Automatic Interference checking 3. Automatic creation and updates to [...]

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CADDManager on September 3rd, 2005

Tired of flipping IMAGEFRAME ON and OFF? Lynn Allen gives a tip to make it much easier working with images. Click here

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CADDManager on August 11th, 2005

For a PDF of the Shortcut Keys  go to this post To print a list of shortcut keys or temporary override keys Click Tools menu > Customize > Interface. In the Customizations In pane, click the plus sign (+) next to Keyboard Shortcuts to expand it. In the Shortcuts pane, filter the type and status [...]

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