CAD Management Articles
Harnessing the Cloud for CAD: The Case for Virtual Workstations, Part 3 Article
Harnessing the Cloud for CAD: The Case for Virtual Workstations, Part 3   17 Aug, 2017

Once you’ve decided to bring cloud-hosted virtual workstations into your workflow, you’ll need to tackle a host of additional decisions about platforms, providers, and instances. More>>

Copy Multiple Objects out of Xrefs Video
AutoCAD Video Tips: Copy Multiple Objects out of Xrefs   14 Aug, 2017

If you want to copy a large group of objects out of an external reference (xref) and don’t want to use the painful NCopy command that forces you to pick them one at a time, then you’ll love this tip! More>>

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CAD Manager's Newsletter (#389)   9 Aug, 2017

Communicate clearly with your IT department before your company moves software tools and resources to the cloud.More>>

An Open Letter to IT from the CAD Manager Article
An Open Letter to IT from the CAD Manager   9 Aug, 2017

CAD Manager Column: Before your IT staff rushes to move tools and resources onto the cloud, make sure they understand the possible impact on CAD users. More>>

Deciphering High-Definition Monitor Technologies for CAD Article
Deciphering High-Definition Monitor Technologies for CAD   3 Aug, 2017

When navigating the HD maze to find the best monitor for your purposes, it’s easy to get lost in acronyms. Start by understanding the basic terminology and options in the marketplace.More>>

Hardware Becomes More Mobile with New Products Debuting at SIGGRAPH Article
Hardware Becomes More Mobile with New Products Debuting at SIGGRAPH   31 Jul, 2017

HP's new backpack-style VR kit and external GPUs from NVIDIA promise a more flexible, portable future for CAD and virtual reality users.More>>

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CAD Manager's Newsletter (#388)   26 Jul, 2017

The world of cloud marketing can make you feel like you're lost in the Twilight Zone; these tips will help you decipher the jargon.More>>

You Are Now Entering … the Cloud Zone Article
You Are Now Entering … the Cloud Zone   26 Jul, 2017

CAD Manager Column: Trying to decipher the jargon in marketing materials for cloud-based CAD products can be a surreal and confusing experience. But with a little help, it is possible.More>>

Close the Gaps in Badly Drawn AutoCAD Drawings Video
Close the Gaps in Badly Drawn AutoCAD Drawings   24 Jul, 2017

Have you ever tried to join lines or plines together that were not contiguous? It can be done, but you have to know the top-secret recipe for doing so! Join Lynn Allen as she shows you how to get rid of the gaps and end up with seamless polylines.More>>

Harnessing the Cloud for CAD: The Case for Virtual Workstations, Part 2 Article
Harnessing the Cloud for CAD: The Case for Virtual Workstations, Part 2   20 Jul, 2017

Herrera on Hardware: Understand the difference between the virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI), private cloud, and public cloud models.More>>

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