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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What is scarier than Autodesk? – A Lot! By choosing to be involved in the CIP (Customer Involvement Program), then you are choosing to have Autodesk collects some random information from you. They use this information to learn about your PC configuration and what type of machine you are using. According to one of the […]

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CADDManager on June 5th, 2007

Well here is something interesting… If you do a mix of interactions with Autodesk, then they may be able to find out who you are. Is that a concern to you? You may not be anonymous if you submit trouble reports and get involved with the Customer Involvement Program. The Customer Involvement Program (CIP) is […]

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CADDManager on June 4th, 2007

Anybody want to volunteer to have Autodesk collect info about your working habits? Well at least they ask… Google just does it without asking. I saw this screen when I opened my newly installed copy of Revit Architecture 2008 Now I am not a “conspiracy theory” or “big brother’s watching” kind of guy, but this […]

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CADDManager on May 9th, 2007

From the Readme… Opening an old file in ACA 2008 can appear to hang up your system. When previous version drawings are opened, a dialog is displayed with a warning that saving this drawing will upgrade AEC objects to 2007 format. If a previous version drawing is opened by double-clicking the file in Windows Explorer, […]

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CADDManager on May 8th, 2007

More info from the 2008 Readme file… The road to 2008 seems to run thru 2007 AutoCAD 2007 File Format For best results, it is recommended that drawings in a previous to 2007 format be opened and saved in the 2007 format before attempting to combine them, through Block Insert or Xref, with 2007 format […]

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CADDManager on April 18th, 2007

Final items from the ACA2008 readme file… Dimensions Adding a height value to the text style changes the height of text within AEC Dimensions but not AutoCAD dimensions. It is not possible to summon the Dimension Style Manager dialog via the Display Properties dialog, if accessed through the Display tab of the Properties Palette. To […]

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CADDManager on April 16th, 2007

Again – here is some info from the readme file in ACA2008 – my comments in italics Spaces Property Set Definitions New automatic property set definitions have been added for spaces. Base Perimeter Including Interferences Gross Area Minus Interferences Gross Perimeter Including Interferences Net Area Minus Interferences Net Perimeter Including Interferences Usable Area Minus Interferences […]

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CADDManager on April 10th, 2007

More Comments from the 2008 ReadMe IFC Export IFC Export will only export the components of objects that are On in the Model Display Set. IFC Export does not use the current display when exporting the file. To verify the visibility of an object open the Display Manager and browse Sets and Representations by Object […]

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