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Andrew G. Roe


Cadalyst contributing editor Andrew G. Roe is a registered civil engineer and president of AGR Associates. He is author of Using Visual Basic with AutoCAD, published by Autodesk Press. He can be reached at agroe@agrassociates.com


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The World of AutoCAD Programming Platforms, Part 1    12 Apr, 2012
By: Andrew G. Roe

VBA remains an option, but its days appear numbered. Check out the other choices available for AutoCAD customization.

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Vancouver Shares Data Stores   17 Feb, 2010
By: Andrew G. Roe

One Canadian city's resolution to share GIS data with the public benefits residents, businesses, and Olympic visitors alike.

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Mobile Apps Make GIS Pocket-Sized   2 Dec, 2009
By: Andrew G. Roe

As new contenders enter the smartphone market, competition is spurring the release of new spatial and mapping applications.

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AutoCAD Map 3D 2010 (First Look Review)   30 Jun, 2009
By: Andrew G. Roe

Incorporating some key new features and a more seamless environment that provides CAD and GIS tools in the same setting, Map 3D 2010 is a tool that can help multidisciplinary firms maintain continuity from mapping and planning to final design. Point group and multiple format importation help users...more >>

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Technology Aids Distance Learning   2 Dec, 2008
By: Andrew G. Roe,P.E.

Many educational institutions and private vendors now offer GIS curricula on line.

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Integrated GIS-GPS Device Proving Field-Worthy   4 Nov, 2008
By: Andrew G. Roe,P.E.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers enlists the ike 504 to collect geographic coordinates from a distance.

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Desktop GIS Software Adds CAD Tools   7 Oct, 2008
By: Andrew G. Roe,P.E.

Pitney Bowes' MapInfo Professional 9.5 can reduce need for stand-alone computer-aided design software.

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Third-Party Solutions Enhance Data Transfer   2 Sep, 2008
By: Andrew G. Roe,P.E.

New software improves efficiency of data updating and provides an ongoing log of edits and updates.

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Bringing GPS Data Quickly into CAD   5 Aug, 2008
By: Andrew G. Roe,P.E.

Software lets users collect and upload field data into AutoCAD using handheld consumer GPS units.

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New Tools Link GPS and Digital Cameras   1 Jul, 2008
By: Andrew G. Roe,P.E.

New technology automatically records not only where a photo is taken but also the direction in which the camera is aimed.

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