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 18th, 2007

From the Autodesk website… For AutoCAD customers in the Americas and Japan, you are entitled to 30 days support from your date of registration covering installation and configuration of your new Autodesk software. Installation support Installation support is support for installing software on your computer system using the installation process described in the product Getting […]

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CADDManager on December 3rd, 2007

David Harrington – Technical Editor of AUGI World Magazine (among many other things) has started a blog. In his words… “Most of what I will post will be personal/professional in nature but also will include information about Autodesk products including AutoCAD, 3ds Max, and Revit Structure.” He calls it “CADDHelp” – take a look

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CADDManager on September 25th, 2007

That is a mouth full… This variable controls the fade percentage when you lock a layer. You can type this in on the command line and enter anything between zero and 90. If you went above 90 you would not be able to see the layer and you might think it was Off or Frozen. […]

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CADDManager on September 14th, 2007

Layer Walk allows you to use Filters. By using wildcards and letters you can select groups of layers for viewing. The check box tothe right allows you to turn on and off the filter. You can also Purge layers… You may have noticed a Purge button at the bottom of the dialog box. It is […]

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CADDManager on September 12th, 2007

Let’s take a stroll down Layer Lane with Layer Walk Issue the command and you will see a list of all the layers in your DWG. By highlighting one of them, you will see only the layers on that highlighted layer. Select another layer and you see only that layer. Now the fun begins… In […]

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