BAD CAD - Working with the Users
Here are some question I use to track down troubles when working
with the users. I have a sign on my desk that asks the
tongue in cheek question... "What happened before it broke “all
by it’s self”?" Although those who read it get a kick out
of the indictment of this question, this is obviously not the
way you want to start the conversation. But talking to the
users is needed to find the cause of the effect you may be
seeing in your BAD CAD.
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BAD CAD - 10 Steps to fix files
I often am confronted with files that fatal on corrupted
data. Finding and eliminating that data can be a
challenge. Here are a few tips to help out. Some are
basic but deserve to be mentioned.
- Purge the drawing - I am still amazed at how much
information is contained in files. You should get in the
habit of regularly cleaning your files. Check out my blog
for "Purge - The forgotten command"
- Audit the drawing - does more to correct problems than
December 2005 - Survey Says
We asked about upgrades and your current
Over 80% are working on machines that are
2 years old and under. With the biggest percentage
(39%) working on machines that are less than one year old.
When it comes to upgrades - most are
going to move forward in the next few years.
Current platforms include a heavy lean
toward 1-2Gb of RAM and 19" to 20" machines.
See the full results Dec. Results
Survey - What is your #1 problem?
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