CADDManager on May 31st, 2005

The CADD Manager June survey has been posted – take a quick survey about how you interact with AutoCAD. How do you issue your commands? How do you insert your symbology and content? Take the survey…

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CADDManager on May 31st, 2005

The May CADD Manager Survey is completed and here are the results… Almost half of the respondants feel that Dynamic Blocks will be the most productive enhancement to AutoCAD 2006. I would agree with that but think that it will be hard for some to embrace. Dynamic Blocks are a great expansion of blocks, but […]

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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 22nd, 2005

There are several other items I think should be included in your CAD file Disclaimer. 1) Electronic Shelf Life. Include the fact that the files you deliver have a limited shelf life. In other words, the files nor the media they are delivered on will last forever. I have had many clients call and complain […]

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CADDManager on May 21st, 2005

To ensure that you protect your firm when delivering or exchanging files between you and your client or subs it is good to think through the issues that may come up as you transfer, exchange or deliver for use the files you create. (but first, my disclaimer for this article… In no way is this […]

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CADDManager on May 20th, 2005

The newest release of Revit may tax you older machines a bit… Minimum Requirements: Microsoft® Windows® XP (Professional, Home, Tablet PC Edition) or Microsoft® Windows® 2000 SP4 (or later) Intel® Pentium® 4 1.4 GHz or equivalent AMD® Athlon™ processor 1 GB RAM 1 GB free disk space 1024 x 768 monitor and display adapter capable […]

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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 May 16th, 2005

I spoke recently with a user who was quizzing me on what exactly Paper Space Layouts do. I was mildly shocked that he had no understanding about using PS and Layout tabs. He was a long time ACAD 14 user and had also used ACAD 2002 for some time. Are there really folks out there […]

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CADDManager on May 12th, 2005

John Kotter of Harvard Business School published A Force for Change: How Leadership Differs from Management. This topic fleshed out some great concepts. Leadership is about change and movement — perceiving the need for a new focus, figuring out where the people or systems needs to go, creating strategy to get there and motivating others […]

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