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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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LT On-line: Lesson 15   1 Jun, 2001
By: Mark Middlebrook

Stretch out with the Stretch command

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LT On-line: Lesson 14   1 May, 2001
By: Mark Middlebrook

More command-first editing

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LT On-line: Lesson 13   1 Apr, 2001
By: Mark Middlebrook

Select and edit objects

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LT On-line: Lesson 12   1 Mar, 2001
By: Mark Middlebrook

Why Line when you can Pline?

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LT On-line: Lesson 11   1 Feb, 2001
By: Mark Middlebrook

Xrefs: layers, loading, and logs

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Revenge of the paper space cadets   1 Jan, 2001
By: Mark Middlebrook

In my July 2000 column, "Lost in paper space", I took on the contentious question of whether to use paper space as your standard operating procedure to set up all AutoCAD drawings. That article unleashed a flood of e-mail from both supporters (the x-ruffians) and dissenters (the paper...more >>

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LT On-line: Lesson 10   1 Dec, 2000
By: Mark Middlebrook

Managing xrefs

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Elegant AutoCAD customization eliminates problems   1 Nov, 2000
By: Mark Middlebrook

General-purpose CAD programs such as AutoCAD beg to be customized. AutoCAD’s out-of-the-box program menus and default settings have improved over the years, and the Express Tools add a lot of the functionality that we used to cobble together from various...more >>

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LT On-line: Lesson 9   1 Nov, 2000
By: Mark Middlebrook

Xrefs: blocks writ large

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LT On-line: Lesson 8   1 Oct, 2000
By: Mark Middlebrook

Fill-in-the Blank Blocks: Attributes

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