What's New at Cadalyst.com: AEC18 Oct, 2005 By: Cadalyst Staff
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This month, Harry offers the following tips from Cadalyst readers.
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- Draw an Analog Clock on the Graphic Screen
- GF Text Substitution
- Elevation Corrector
- Personalize Drawing Settings
- Find 3D Solid Interference
- Hatch Maker
The latest articles from Cadalyst magazine and Cadalyst.com are now live online! Here's a look at what's new for AEC.
cadalyst labs reviewsPlay Your Cards RightPCI Express Graphics Cards Push Performance
By Ron LaFon
PCI Express graphics cards are hitting their stride in the marketalmost all new workstations incorporate one or more slots for these cards. This month, Cadalyst Labs reviews new boards from ATI Technologies and NVIDIA.
Visualization for Any BudgetNew Tools Help Communicate Design Intent
Cadalyst examines new versions of Artlantis R and Camtasia Studio 3, and discovers a couple of free visualization programs.
first look reviewsViewSonic VP231wb23" LCD Monitor
By Ron LaFon
ViewSonic?s latest LCD monitor combines good image quality with a large screen.
ColumnsCAD ManagerDocument Archiving Strategies
By Robert Green
Don't just back up your files. Archive projects for future use.
AEC from the Ground UpMultimedia Presentation Trends
By H. Edward Goldberg, AIA
Digital presentation tools help architects stand out from the crowd.
Spatial TechnologiesCommunication is Key
By James L. Sipes
Because of its ability to integrate data from different sources, GIS technology is pervasive in day-to-day utility operations.
All About AutoCADHot Tip Harry
Compiled by Bill Kramer
A fun clock, plus tips for substituting text in objects, correcting elevations, personalizing your settings, finding 3D solid interferences and creating hatch patterns.
Circles and Lines
By Lynn Allen
CUI brings customization to the masses.
By Bill Fane
QuickCal's intuitive interface makes calculating quicker in AutoCAD 2006.
By Steve Johnson
Autodesk releases Service Pack 1 to fix many of your AutoCAD 2006 problems.
By Phillip Zimmerman
Learn to customize profile views in Civil 3D.
AEC toolsProductivity Corner (MicroStation Tutorial)
By Bill Wandersleben and Frank Conforti
Develop perfectly scaled sheet layouts with MicroStation's border design files.
When an architect fails to communicate, everyone loses time and money.
By Rick Rundell
University students learn BIM and get a head start in the working world.
On the Job: Across Seven Cities, 1,000 MilesSteel Producer Speeds Access to CAD Files
Gerdau Ameristeel creates real-time global network using Availl WAFS software.
gisOn the Job: Document Crash Scenes Now, Analyze Later
Eos Systems software helps Massachusetts police clear sites quickly, reducing chance of secondary accidents.
By Sara Ferris
Full speed ahead: UGS sets sights on lucrative midrange PLM market.
Report from the SIGGRAPH conference.
A behind-the-scenes look at the CAD world.
Cadalyst's full calendar of industry conferences, classes, trade shows and more.
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