CADDManager on March 9th, 2006

A great post by Mark Douglas on his blog “In the Dynamic Interface” He may be the King of DWF! Read the post There is another good DWF blog posted by Scott Sheppard called “Beyond the Paper” You should be reading these, if DWF is in your future!

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CADDManager on March 1st, 2006

I think that the most promising development in the 2007 suite of tools from Autodesk may be the DWF “Underlay” which allows you to display a DWF file under your DWG file. You can adjust the display of the DWF and Clip the display and even snap to the geometry. They even included it in […]

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CADDManager on February 18th, 2006

Quick Tip – Zooming to an object with AutoCAD. Highlight the object you need to zoom to, type in the zoom command and use the Object option by typing in “O”. Or you can select the “Zoom Object” tool on the Zoom Toolbar I like to think of it as Zoom Extents on an Object […]

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CADDManager on January 30th, 2006

Here is an interesting survey created by Novell to see what folks want ported over to Linux. Looks like AutoCAD made the list in a very high position. Take a look

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CADDManager on January 5th, 2006

I think that the Purge command is most likely been set aside nowadays. We now have such expanded CPU power, loads of RAM and semi-unlimited storage space for our files. It seems like no one Purges anymore. Oh yeah, you use it when you are having troubles, but not as a routine part of CAD. […]

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CADDManager on April 20th, 2005

There is a newer form of installing software. I don’t know how long it has been available (let me know if you know). It is called Multi-seat Stand-Alone Licensing. The multi-seat stand-alone license enables the purchaser to install, register, and activate an Autodesk products on several workstations using a single serial number. The mulitseat stand-alone […]

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CADDManager on April 13th, 2005

Way back when… Microstation started letting people legally take home a copy of Microstation so that folks could learn the tool. Autodesk responded in kind and allowed users to have a copy at work and one at home. I am talking about legal copies (not the software that you got from your brother in law […]

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CADDManager on April 8th, 2005

Ever get a file that uses STB and you use CTB? or vise versa CONVERTPSTYLES converts a currently open drawing from color-dependent plot styles to named plot styles, or from named plot styles to color-dependent plot styles, depending on which plot style method the drawing was created and saved with. Converting Drawings from Color-Dependent to […]

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CADDManager on January 25th, 2005

I have often forgotten some of those obscure Shortcut keys… So here is a list… For a PDF of the Shortcut Keys  go to this post [NOTE: the FULL and  latest list is here] CTRL+A – Selects ALL objects in drawing CTRL+B – Toggles Snap CTRL+C- Copies objects to Clipboard CTRL+D- Toggles coordinate display CTRL+E- Cycles […]

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