CADDManager on December 30th, 2006

Check this out. You can mind map the relationship of words. pretty cool. From the site: The Visual Thesaurus is an interactive dictionary and thesaurus with an innovative display that encourages exploration and learning. You’ll understand language in an exciting new way. To understand the power of the Visual Thesaurus, you really need to […]

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CADDManager on December 25th, 2006

There are many ways to purchase your seat of AutoCAD. The license you buy plays an important role in how you can use the license, the flexibility with which you can transfer licenses between workstations, the method of deployment, and whether usage tracking is possible. The following table from the Autodesk website summarizes the three […]

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CADDManager on December 20th, 2006

Part of the Ancillary Service Agreement for Home Use is the following wording… “Subject to the terms set forth below, the Home Use benefit commences on the date of the issuance of the authorization code from Autodesk and continues for a period of 13 months from such date, at which time the software program will […]

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CADDManager on December 19th, 2006

Here is a list of the possible home use seats you can get if you are on Subscription… Architectural Desktop AutoCAD AutoCAD Electrical AutoCAD LT AutoCAD Mechanical Building Systems Civil 3D Inventor Professional Inventor Series Land Desktop Map 3ds Max Raster Design Revit Revit Series Revit Series Structure Revit Series Systems Plus Revit Structure Survey […]

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CADDManager on December 14th, 2006

Another benefit of being on subscription… Autodesk Subscription allows Home Use of software programs that you have under Subscription, subject to the terms and conditions outlined on your subscription site. So you need to log on to your subscription site at or call your reseller to find out how to get the software. Home […]

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CADDManager on December 10th, 2006

Maybe you like the NEW look of the xref pallette below… Or maybe you are more comfortable with the classic look… You can type in CLASSICXREF for the old Xref Manager This tip from Cadforum – Tip 5011

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CADDManager on December 10th, 2006

I have had so many users who have had troubles with projects and delivering files because they used Hard Coded Paths (Full Path) for Xrefs. Full Path stores the location of the file that you have attached starting from the drive letter and moving down the tree to where the file is located. Example: C:\Documents […]

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CADDManager on December 6th, 2006

What a CAD Manager does – Moving from the principles to the practicals. When I start thinking or talking about CAD Management, I move from the principles of the subject to the practical. I like to put things into perspective because I think that it is better to work from the standpoint of the principles […]

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CADDManager on December 5th, 2006

According to Rasmussen Reports a survey of 1800+ US workers… 92% of Managers rate themselves as “Good” or “Excellent” BUT… only 67% of employees say they work for a manager that is “Good” or “Excellent”. That gap is what I call the “perception is reality” gap. You are (in general) what others think you are. […]

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