CAD Panacea

Blog by Cadalyst contributor R.K. McSwain.

BricsCAD User Group

At the Bricsys 2018 conference in late October 2018, Steve Johnson called together anyone interested in discussion on a potential BricsCAD user group. About 30 people were in attendance at this meeting, and after some discussion everyone in attendance agreed to create said group, with Steve as President.

5 things you can do with LINE entities

A LINE is one of, if not the, most basic CAD entities. A LINE is simply defined by two points. There are other properties such as layer, color, and linetype, but if you have two points, you can create a LINE in CAD.

Despite its simplicity, here are 5 things you can do with the seemingly simple old LINE in CAD. All of these apply to AutoCAD and BricsCAD.

What is AutoCAD OEM?

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from a longtime friend of CAD Panacea, former Senior Manager for Autodesk Corporate PR, and current entrepreneur Angela Simoes.

Transoft Solutions and Plexscape announce partnership

Transoft Solutions Inc., makers of transportation engineering design and analysis software, most notably AutoTURN, has partnered with Plexscape, developers of Plex.Earth. This partnership has led to the integration of AutoTURN and Plex.Earth to allow users to view vehicle swept path analyses directly inside of Google Earth. No word on availability or pricing at this time.

25 years of AutoCAD LT

Today, 02 November 2018 marks the 25th anniversary of the initial release of AutoCAD LT.

Bricsys 2018 Conference – London

By now you have probably seen the news that was announced early at the Bricsys 2018 conference last week in London, at the BreweryHexagon AB has acquired Bricsys, and Bricsys at least for the time being will continue to operate independently with

Bricsys acquired by Hexagon

As announced on 23 October, 2018 at the opening session of the 2018 Bricsys Conference, Hexagon has acquired Bricsys. Bricsys will operate in the Hexagon PPM division.

Toggle BricsCAD background color quickly

If you do any presentation with or screen captures from your CAD application, you may have the need to quickly change background colors for various reasons. This post from about 9 years ago, includes some lisp code to do this in AutoCAD. Today’s post includes the lisp code to do the same thing in BricsCAD.

Upcoming CAD conferences

CAD Panacea will be represented at the following upcoming CAD conferences.

Revit 2019 – My Top 5 Favorite Things

In case you haven’t seen them, the new features in Revit 2019 are listed here.

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