CAD Management Articles
What’s Up with That AutoCAD DEFPOINTS Layer? Video
What’s Up with That AutoCAD DEFPOINTS Layer?   22 Oct, 2018

We’ve all seen the DEFPOINTS layer in AutoCAD, but how did it get there? Maybe you use this mystery layer to place objects you wish to display but not plot — but what are the perils of doing so, and is there a better solution? Join AutoCAD tipster Lynn Allen as she shows you the advantages...More>>

With New Turing, NVIDIA Doubles Down on the Future of Real-Time Ray-Tracing Article
With New Turing, NVIDIA Doubles Down on the Future of Real-Time Ray-Tracing    18 Oct, 2018

And CAD professionals are expected to reap the benefits.More>>

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CAD Manager's Newsletter (#415)    10 Oct, 2018

Don't let yourself fall into the trap of tool worship — let design needs dictate which tools you use.More>>

Avoid Software Tool Worship by Focusing on Design Article
Avoid Software Tool Worship by Focusing on Design   10 Oct, 2018

CAD Manager Column: No matter how heavily promoted and feature-rich a software tool is, it’s just a means to an end — and it's not necessarily the right answer for your particular challenge. More>>

Manage All Those AutoCAD UI Boxes! Video
Manage All Those AutoCAD UI Boxes!   8 Oct, 2018

There are so many different user interface (UI) boxes in AutoCAD: grip boxes, apertures, object snap markers, etc. Do you have them set up for maximum productivity? Join AutoCAD tipster Lynn Allen as she takes you through the various settings that manage a variety of key UI tools!More>>

CAD Workstation Form Factors 101, Part 5: The Datacenter Workstation Addresses Modern CAD Challenges Article
CAD Workstation Form Factors 101, Part 5: The Datacenter Workstation Addresses Modern CAD Challenges   30 Sep, 2018

Herrera on Hardware: Now that we’ve explored the array of local workstation options, it’s time to look at the benefits and drawbacks of those located in remote datacenters.More>>

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CAD Manager's Newsletter (#414)   26 Sep, 2018

Learn how to use radar charts to prioritize your CAD management tasks.More>>

How Should You Spend Your CAD Management Time? Article
How Should You Spend Your CAD Management Time?   26 Sep, 2018

CAD Manager Column: If you're like most CAD managers, you have lots of tasks on your plate — but what's the best way to prioritize them?More>>

Customize Your AutoCAD Cursor Video
Customize Your AutoCAD Cursor    24 Sep, 2018

We work with the AutoCAD cursor all day long … so why aren’t we customizing it to work the way we want to work? Join AutoCAD tipster Lynn Allen as she shows you how to modify the two parts of the AutoCAD cursor for maximum productivity!More>>

Cadalyst Publishes Generative Design Primer Article
Cadalyst Publishes Generative Design Primer   13 Sep, 2018

A new white paper explains the technology, terminology, and tools in the world of computer-optimized design. More>>

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Lynn Allen

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