CADDManager on November 24th, 2008

From the Autodesk website… What feature was introduced when? This matrix shows the availability of many features from version 2006 through 2009. Find it 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 March 14th, 2008

There has been swirl of information recently in the circles I run in about the concern for those of us that use Riverbed devices for WAN acceleration. The firm I am with has heavily invested in Riverbeds. We use them in all of our offices. Many other firms use them also. Many are looking at […]

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CADDManager on March 13th, 2008

Having just moved to a AutoCAD Architecture 2008, I have joined the ranks of those who have troubles with the 2007 DWG format. The first one is that UCSFOLLOW gets reset to “0” every time we open a DWG file. This apparently has been going on for a while and is still not fixed. Here […]

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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 April 5th, 2006

2D users may glide right into AutoCAD 2007, but if you are going to be doing 3D in the newest version of AutoCAD, you better beef up your machine… System requirements for AutoCAD 2007 for users who are focusing on 2D drawing creation are as follows: Intel® Pentium® IV processor recommended Microsoft® Windows® XP Professional […]

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CADDManager on March 28th, 2006

From the Autodesk website… See how the latest release stands up against the older ones. AutoCAD 2007 Release Comparison Matrix AutoCAD LT 2007 Release Comparison Matrix

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CADDManager on March 23rd, 2006

Take a look at the New Features Workshop for AutoCAD 2007 on the Autodesk web site. This appears to be the same as the one that is embedded in the software. Get a sneak peek without having to buy and install the software. It contains a series of Demos, Animations, Tutorials and feature lists.

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