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Mark Middlebrook


Mark Middlebrook is sole proprietor of Daedalus Consulting in Oakland, California, and contributing editor of Cadalyst. He is the author of the book AutoCAD 2004 for Dummies, from which parts of this article are adapted. You can visit


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Plotting in style: The face-off between named and color-dependent plot styles.   1 Apr, 2003
By: Mark Middlebrook

Though the official buzz at Autodesk University in December was about keeping CAD data digital, most of us continue to fuss with plotting to paper. Paper remains the preferred medium in many situations for all kinds of historical, practical, and legal reasons. I love the maxim "Never send a...more >>

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Don't Do It All?Delegate   1 Aug, 2002
By: Mark Middlebrook

More On The People Side of CAD Management

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Don't Do It All—Delegate   1 Aug, 2002
By: Mark Middlebrook

More On The People Side of CAD Management

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AutoCAD installation two-step   1 Apr, 2002
By: Mark Middlebrook

Preparation is key to successful software upgrades.

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LT On-line: Lesson 20   1 Nov, 2001
By: Mark Middlebrook

Sending Drawing Files Revisited: Don't retransmit, eTransmit

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LT On-line: Lesson 19   1 Oct, 2001
By: Mark Middlebrook

Plotting: details and dénouement

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Coping with CAD burnout,Part II: Know thyself   1 Sep, 2001
By: Mark Middlebrook

Many readers wrote to say how closely they identified with the burnout symptoms described in my November 1999 CAD Manager article, Coping with burnout. Though that article explored the causes and some partial solutions to burnout of CAD drafters who are under your charge, ...more >>

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LT On-line: Lesson 18   1 Sep, 2001
By: Mark Middlebrook

Plot Styles, Plotting Lineweights, and Plotting in Color

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LT On-line: Lesson 17   1 Aug, 2001
By: Mark Middlebrook

Plotting Layouts, Plotting to Scale, and Plot Preview

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LT On-line: Lesson 16   1 Jul, 2001
By: Mark Middlebrook

A Plotting Primer.

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