CADDManager on July 12th, 2005

Dynamic Blocks are the new tool inside AutoCAD 2006. Do they make a difference to your standards? Have you started embracing them yet? Do you have a plan of attack to get your users up to speed? These and other issues we will tackle this month in the Journal Dynamic Blocks Standards – Part 1 […]

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CADDManager on June 18th, 2005

Autodesk Architectural Desktop 2006 adds several tabs to the standard AutoCAD 2006 Options dialog box. We are still looking at these options beginning with the AEC Editor Tab. It is located all the way to the right The Export to AutoCAD section lets you how you want XREF to react when you are sending your […]

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CADDManager on May 24th, 2005

I keep a file on my hard drive and make a note of things that I think should be fixed in AutoCAD. The list is called “AutoCAD Bugs Me” and here is one or two of the things on the list. Maybe these should be wish list items I could post on AUGI? 1. When […]

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CADDManager on May 19th, 2005

Autodesk Architectural Desktop 2006 adds several tabs to the standard AutoCAD 2006 Options dialog box. We will take a look at these options beginning with the AEC Editor Tab. It is located all the way to the right after the standard Tabs. It is the first of many tabs dedicated to ADT settings. The AEC […]

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CADDManager on April 24th, 2005

I have been getting questions related to the installation of the Express Tools in the 2006 products, well actually the lack of installation of the Express Tools Menu. It does load automatically with the 2006 products but you may have to Load the CUI to get it to work. Here’s how… Just try typing in […]

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CADDManager on April 20th, 2005

There is a newer form of installing software. I don’t know how long it has been available (let me know if you know). It is called Multi-seat Stand-Alone Licensing. The multi-seat stand-alone license enables the purchaser to install, register, and activate an Autodesk products on several workstations using a single serial number. The mulitseat stand-alone […]

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CADDManager on April 19th, 2005

Objects are highlighted when the pickbox cursor rolls over them, providing a preview of which object will be selected when you click. Pretty cool stuff. You do have some options related to how this function works, or you can even turn it off. In the Options dialog box under Selection is the following new area. […]

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CADDManager on April 13th, 2005

Way back when… Microstation started letting people legally take home a copy of Microstation so that folks could learn the tool. Autodesk responded in kind and allowed users to have a copy at work and one at home. I am talking about legal copies (not the software that you got from your brother in law […]

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CADDManager on April 8th, 2005

Ever get a file that uses STB and you use CTB? or vise versa CONVERTPSTYLES converts a currently open drawing from color-dependent plot styles to named plot styles, or from named plot styles to color-dependent plot styles, depending on which plot style method the drawing was created and saved with. Converting Drawings from Color-Dependent to […]

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