CADDManager on July 29th, 2008

You may want a Keyboard Shortcut list that is better formatted… Here is a PDF of the list… autocad-keyboard-shortcuts NOTE: a newer list is available 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 July 28th, 2008

A new search engine has appeared on the landscape…  It is Cuil. Cuil was developed by a few Google “formers” who left the fold, got some investors and went it alone.  It is interesting on the surface but not real flashy. So – I typed in “CADD Manager” and came up as #1 on the […]

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CADDManager on July 28th, 2008

“The Whole Building Design Guide ( in cooperation with the buidingSMART Alliance and the National BIM Standard Project Committee is pleased to introduce a new section on Building Information Modeling. These pages will explore BIM concepts and link to BIM-associated initiatives, publications and events.” One of the interesting pages on the WBDG site is the […]

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CADDManager on July 23rd, 2008

I have heard a lot of talk from a lot of CAD Managers about skipping a release of software.  They have decided that it is better to not upgrade every time a software release comes out and have settled into a double jump process.  This means that they are not upgrading when a new release […]

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CADDManager on July 21st, 2008

Just published… Upgrading hardware and controlling software is part of every day life. What do you do to keep things moving forward and keep users satisfied? Hardware Wars Software Collectors June Poll Results See the whole thing…

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CADDManager on July 16th, 2008

Having trouble with your AutoCAD version?  Do you think it might be a “bug”? Take a look at the full lists of “Updates & Services Packs” for AutoCAD. These are what Autodesk calls “Maintenance Releases”.  They use to be called Patches and before that Bug Fixes.  Now they have a more generic name. There are […]

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CADDManager on July 15th, 2008

The LAB is always a place to check for new items…  like this one. A new tool that went live on Autodesk Labs on July 10. The MEP Analysis Extension is a set of 25 utilities that MEP engineers can use to better understand how a building system will perform before it’s built. With these […]

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