CAD Management Articles
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CAD Manager's Newsletter (#398)   24 Jan, 2018

No budget and no authority from upper management for your CAD management duties? No problem!More>>

How to Be Effective as a No-Authority CAD Manager Article
How to Be Effective as a No-Authority CAD Manager    24 Jan, 2018

CAD Manager Column: Even if you lack the power and budget that should come along with the responsibilities, you can still make CAD processes better by building your own authority among users.More>>

Convert SHX Text from PDF Files to MTEXT in AutoCAD Video
Convert SHX Text from PDF Files to MTEXT in AutoCAD   22 Jan, 2018

Let’s face it — we still have plenty of AutoCAD drawings with SHX fonts in them! Adobe PDF files aren’t quite sure what to make of SHX text; consequently, they don’t save the info needed to convert back to MTEXT when re-inserted into AutoCAD. What does that mean to you? That means your SHX...More>>

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CAD Manager's Newsletter (#397)   10 Jan, 2018

Start the new year off right by taking some time to prepare for imminent changes.More>>

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Webinar Slides - How to Select Processor & RAM for CAD   10 Jan, 2018

Slide deck to accompany "Live with Robert Green" webinar presentation (January 10, 2018). More>>

Resolve to Prepare with a New Year’s CAD Strategy Session Article
Resolve to Prepare with a New Year’s CAD Strategy Session    10 Jan, 2018

In order to make the best decisions about which CAD changes to respond to — and how — catch your breath after the holidays and plan for the year ahead.More>>

Import PDF Files as AutoCAD Objects Video
Import PDF Files as AutoCAD Objects   8 Jan, 2018

You asked for it, and you finally got it: The No. 1 item on the AutoCAD Wish List has been granted in AutoCAD 2017. Join Lynn Allen as she shows you how easy it is to bring a PDF file into AutoCAD and convert it to AutoCAD objects (as well as some tricks for doing so).More>>

Which CAD Workstation Buyers Can Benefit from Threadripper? Article
Which CAD Workstation Buyers Can Benefit from Threadripper?    31 Dec, 2017

Herrera on Hardware: An analysis of AMD’s Ryzen Threadripper illustrates why a workstation CPU is not a one-size-fits-all proposition.More>>

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Bricsys: We’re Not Holding Back on DWG, Part 3   28 Dec, 2017

And the company is not holding back on BIM, either, as evidenced by updates to its dedicated module for building information modeling and the Bricsys 24/7 cloud-based collaboration tool. More>>

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Bricsys: We’re Not Holding Back on DWG, Part 2   28 Dec, 2017

Going head-to-head with AutoCAD, company upgrades general 2D/3D functionality of BricsCAD V18, as well as mechanical and sheet metal offerings. More>>

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Lynn Allen

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