Cadalyst Author

R.K. McSwain


Cadalyst contributing editor R.K. McSwain is a designer and CAD systems administrator for Pate Engineers in Houston. He has been using and programming AutoCAD for more than 15 years. He can be reached through his web site, CADpanacea.com.


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HP Designjet T120   2 Dec, 2013
By: R.K. McSwain

First Look Review: Compact 24” printer is just the right size for small offices that are short on space.

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Epson SureColor T5000   18 Apr, 2013
By: R.K. McSwain

First Look Review: Superb print quality and an excellent price are highlights of company’s first wide-format printer for CAD market.

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DraftSight v1R2.1   28 Nov, 2012
By: R.K. McSwain

First Look Review: CAD software has AutoCAD-like interface, views and edits DWG files, and is easy on the budget — that is, free.

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eDrawings for iPad v1.1   10 Sep, 2012
By: R.K. McSwain

Low-cost app brings robust 2D drawing and 3D model viewing to the Apple tablet.

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CadTempo 5.2    19 Apr, 2012
By: R.K. McSwain

First Look Review: Automatically track and chart time spent using popular CAD applications, Microsoft Office, and more.

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TurboViewer   3 Nov, 2011
By: R.K. McSwain

First Look Review: Use this handy app to view 2D and 3D DWG files on your iPad or iPhone.

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HP Designjet T2300 eMFP   28 Jul, 2011
By: R.K. McSwain

First Look Review: Web-connected wide-format device produces top-quality prints, scans, and copies with ease.

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ARES Commander Edition   17 Jun, 2010
By: R.K. McSwain

Cadalyst Labs Review: Low-cost 2D/3D CAD software holds promise as an AutoCAD replacement for some, including Mac, Linux, and mobile device users down the road.

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