CADDManager on June 28th, 2005

If you have started delving into dynamic Blocks you know that it is a very robust tool. You also know that it may be something you don’t want every user playing with, or messing up your DBlocks. To Disallows opening of the Block Editor and editing of dynamic block definitions, Set BLOCKEDITLOCK to 1. When […]

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CADDManager on June 21st, 2005

I attended RUGIE last night. It is a Local User Group for Revit users in the city of Rancho Cucamonga in Southern California. It was well attended with about 20-25 people showing up. It was only the second meeting they have convened. It is hosted by Scott Davis (Revit Tips and Tricks Manager for AUGI) […]

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CADDManager on June 19th, 2005

Happy Father’s Day to all the men out there who are trying their hardest to be a good dad, and show the next generation what it means to be a leader. And the biggest thanks to my Dad. For showing me what it means to be a man of integrity, generosity and fun loving. I […]

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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 June 17th, 2005

I have been up in San Rafael for the past three days at the AUGI Board of Directors meeting. While there I attemped to post to my blog from the “unsecured” wireless network at the hotel. If you saw some strange posts on my blog about San Diego – sorry. That was not me. I […]

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CADDManager on June 15th, 2005

Last time I talked about what could be categorized as personal reasons that Good CAD Matters, now I move on the corporate reasons. 1. Good CAD matters because we share files with other Users and Firms. If you give or get files from others, this is a no brainer kind of comment. You have seen […]

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CADDManager on June 13th, 2005

In one of my favorite movies (Oh Brother , where art thou?) Delmar O’Donnell says “Come on in boys, the water is fine.” Autodesk products can seem daunting, complicated and intimidating. I become concerned at times in this blog about the not so rapid pace of tool adoption and it is troubling at times. BUT, […]

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CADDManager on June 9th, 2005

Many times I have asked myself “Why do I care so much about getting CAD done right?” “Does good CAD really matter?” Here is what I tell myself when I answer back… 1. I care because CAD Drafting matters. It matters to your bosses and your firm. They are counting on getting the job out […]

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CADDManager on June 9th, 2005
This entry is part 6 of 6 in the series Migration Madness

Moving Day – Avoiding the potholes Move a small team or project Let everyone know you are moving ahead.  Keep everyone in the loop as to when the change will take place and how you are going to do it. Keep management informed.  Let them know that the projects they oversee will be making a […]

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