CAD Management Articles
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3D architectural modeling falls short of promise   1 Apr, 2001

Architectural CAD software developers seem to concentrate most of their development effort on 3D modeling these days. New architectural CAD software revolves around the premise that architects and building services engineers want to construct a 3D model and render it. While...More>>

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LT On-line: Lesson 13   1 Apr, 2001

Select and edit objectsMore>>

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Extend AutoCAD entity data   1 Apr, 2001

Have you ever wanted to add some extra background information into an AutoCAD drawing?More>>

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User Interfaces- FreeForm Modeling   1 Apr, 2001

SensAble haptic system lets you shape virtual clay onscreen.More>>

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Utilities to keep tabs on plotting costs   1 Mar, 2001

Plot-tracking software automates data collection and billingMore>>

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LT On-line: Lesson 12   1 Mar, 2001

Why Line when you can Pline?More>>

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Entity Level Reactors in VBA   1 Mar, 2001

Reactors are functions we write that run in response to something happening in the computer system.More>>

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Software updates: Patches and service packs   1 Feb, 2001

My December column generated quite a bit of feedback, most of it agreeing with my concerns about the fast pace of software upgrades. This month I'll discuss a related subject: how to control and manage the update patches and bug fixes that are also released rapidly. In...More>>

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LT On-line: Lesson 11   1 Feb, 2001

Xrefs: layers, loading, and logsMore>>

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Explore parallel universes   1 Feb, 2001

Long, long ago, the AutoCAD world was flat.More>>