Monthly Archives: January 2011

Building an AutoCAD Drawing Template (.dwt)

Do you find yourself doing some of the same things over and over again in AutoCAD?  Things like adding text styles and dimensions styles, or creating the same layer again and again.  If so, your drawing templates could use some … Continue reading

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Talk of the Trade

Last week, I was at a conference where I didn’t feel like I spoke the same language as everyone else. The conference was for appraisers and property assessors. They seem to use a lot of terms I’m not privy too. … Continue reading

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ADSKFLEX_LICENSE_FILE Automation – Part 1 of 2

We encourage our clients to use the distributed license server model for Autodesk license management.  With the distributed model, you can distribute licenses to servers in different WAN locations.  For example, let’s say that you have ten AutoCAD licenses and … Continue reading

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Subassembly Composer – Part 2

In Part 1, I shared my initial thoughts on the Subassembly Composer.   I’ve had more time to look at the subassembly composer and have documented some questions, answers, and notes from the experience. How do I have input (variable) parameters? … Continue reading

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Subscription Series: Training in the Cloud

A couple of weeks ago, my wife graciously gifted me a Sony Network Blu-Ray player, so we could watch streaming Netflix on our flat-screen from the comfort of our own bedroom.  So where am a going with this, you ask? … Continue reading

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