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AutoCAD in Your Pocket

Life seems to have an increasingly electronic focus. The top movie in the box office is about the founding of Facebook, and, after checking that fact through Google, I’m writing a web…

GoogleEarth & Civil3D

Many people know about the capabilities of Google Earth with regards to Civil 3D.  I’m going to describe possibly some tips and tricks that may help with this process.  I will demonstrate…

Advanced Options Editor

Navisworks has hidden options that can be accessed through the Options Editor with a command switch. To set the switch, right-click on the Options Editor shortcut, then click Properties. On the Shortcut…

The Advantage of Revit Subscription: Wood Framing Walls

The Revit platform contains many tools that simplify the process of modeling a building in 3D; however, certain aspects of building modeling are not easily accomplished with the tools native to Revit. …

Death of the Draftsman?

A skilled draftsman combines artistry with precision.  A skilled draftsman will not only deliver a drawing that is legible and precise, but also readable.  I’ve seen plenty of drawings that are legible…

Subscription Advantage Packs Are Here!

Autodesk has released the Subscription Advantage Packs for 2011 products, available to all customers on subscription.  Some very intriguing new features have been added to the Autodesk product line including AutoCAD, Civil…

AutoCAD Support Files

It is important to have some IT knowledge to truly understand AutoCAD.  AutoCAD uses a massive amount of files that directly impact its performance and efficiency.  There are .cuix files, .lin files,…

How do I get into Subscription Center?

How do I get into Subscription Center? I have been working in sales for CAD Masters for long enough to know that this is the most common question I get.  The ever…

Tool Palettes

Today’s Blog post will address a feature of AutoCAD that has been around for a long time, Tool Palettes.  I’ve received many questions about setup, protection, and sharing them with other users. …

CAD for Art

Chances are good that if you’re reading this blog you derive part, if not all, of your livelihood by the use of CAD software. Some of us may only use CAD here…

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