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

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

Plot Styles, Plotting Lineweights, and Plotting in ColorMore>>

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Error Catching in Visual LISP and VBA   1 Sep, 2001

Programming applications will often involve the detection of and recovery from errors caused by a variety of sources.More>>

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i-Collaboration—State of the Industry   1 Sep, 2001

Designing and producing anything requires several people working together in a joint intellectual effort.More>>

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A Mechanical Desktop User's Look at Inventor   1 Aug, 2001

For the last year and a half Autodesk has had two programs–Mechanical Desktop and Autodesk Inventor–that essentially do the same sort of work and serve the same market.More>>

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Take this time to organize   1 Aug, 2001

With an economic downturn in sight, many design firms will go through a slowdown in work. CAD managers may have some time to catch their breath and catch up with projects that have been put on the back burner. In the past few years, most design organizations have been...More>>

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LT On-line: Lesson 17   1 Aug, 2001

Plotting Layouts, Plotting to Scale, and Plot PreviewMore>>

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Have you extended your object data recently?   1 Aug, 2001

With a bit of AutoLISP programming you can attach your own data to any object in an AutoCAD drawing.More>>

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CAD Overlay 2001i   1 Jul, 2001

Autodesk's CAD Overlay 2000i is unique because it's the only one of the five that doesn't offer fully automatic vectorization tools.More>>

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GTXImage CAD PLUS 2000   1 Jul, 2001

GTX's Image CAD PLUS 2000 is a stand-alone automatic raster-to-vector program built on an OEM version of AutoCAD 2000.More>>