CADDManager on March 10th, 2015

Here is a great link that I was informed about. (Thanks Charlotte) It has a great list of AutoCAD Shortcut keys for Mac and a printable template that you can use to add to your keyboard. Here is an example.  Get the full PDF here.

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CADDManager on February 13th, 2008

When we make a list of what we desire to do and what we actually can do – it may be a different list. Getting from the “desire” to the “done” of a project requires us to negotiate with others. When our desires come into conflict with someone else’s area, there may be some dialog […]

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CADDManager on June 12th, 2007

Opening up the old mail bag to take a look at some questions from readers… —- Hi, My company has heavily customized ADT2004, ALL the tool palettes, menus, toolbars, dimscale etc! When we jump to Architecture 2008 this year we would like to install it right out of the box and just add our Cad […]

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CADDManager on February 20th, 2007

Having created many shortcut routines in LISP over the years, I have also developed certain guidelines for naming those shortcuts. Here are my guidelines for short key in names… Keep them on the left side of the keyboard – close to the left hand that usually rests on the keyboard Keep them key-able with one […]

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CADDManager on January 30th, 2005

Check out the variable VISRETAIN. Type in on the command line. It most likely is set to “1” which means retain the XREF layer settings. This is a good thing and it should be set to “1”. But if there are visibility problems – it may have become corrupted. You may start getting layers not […]

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CADDManager on January 10th, 2005

Can I get a single line text editor for MTEXT? The default dialog box for MText is complex. There are some who want a simple interface for this command. There is a single line dialog box with the ability to bring up the full editor if needed. To set it up enter a new value […]

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