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CAD Tech News (#79)   1 Feb, 2018

Assessing the risk of memory errors vs. the cost to prevent them; Vectorworks dives into augmented reality; Aras explores different approaches to PLM.More>>

With Nomad, AEC-Focused Augmented Reality Makes the Journey to Consumer-Level Devices Article
With Nomad, AEC-Focused Augmented Reality Makes the Journey to Consumer-Level Devices   31 Jan, 2018

The addition of AR capabilities to the Vectorworks Cloud Services app highlights the ways that in-context architectural visualization is rapidly becoming more accessible — no exotic hardware required.More>>

The Hidden Danger of Memory Errors in CAD Computing Article
The Hidden Danger of Memory Errors in CAD Computing   31 Jan, 2018

Herrera on Hardware: They may arise infrequently, but the consequences of small memory errors can be huge. How can you reduce the chance of errors — and should you bother? More>>

Aras Takes On the Pain of PLM Article
Aras Takes On the Pain of PLM   27 Jan, 2018

In a marketplace plagued by customer frustration, one product lifecycle management (PLM) developer takes an unusual approach — starting with open software.More>>

Cadalyst Publishes Guide to Top CAD Technology Trends of 2018 Article
Cadalyst Publishes Guide to Top CAD Technology Trends of 2018   25 Jan, 2018

The new white paper provides an industry insider's perspective on which technologies matter the most at the moment — and in the months to come.More>>

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CAD Manager's Newsletter (#398)   24 Jan, 2018

No budget and no authority from upper management for your CAD management duties? No problem!More>>

How to Be Effective as a No-Authority CAD Manager Article
How to Be Effective as a No-Authority CAD Manager    24 Jan, 2018

CAD Manager Column: Even if you lack the power and budget that should come along with the responsibilities, you can still make CAD processes better by building your own authority among users.More>>

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Cadalyst Video Picks (Vol. 3, No. 2)   22 Jan, 2018

Convert SHX text into MTEXT when moving from PDF to AutoCAD; explore the various dimensions of building information modeling (BIM); and more.More>>

Convert SHX Text from PDF Files to MTEXT in AutoCAD Video
Convert SHX Text from PDF Files to MTEXT in AutoCAD   22 Jan, 2018

Let’s face it — we still have plenty of AutoCAD drawings with SHX fonts in them! Adobe PDF files aren’t quite sure what to make of SHX text; consequently, they don’t save the info needed to convert back to MTEXT when re-inserted into AutoCAD. What does that mean to you? That means your SHX...More>>

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CAD Tech News (#78)   18 Jan, 2018

Threadripper’s impact on CAD workstation buyers; the malleable 3D-printed metals market; Bricsys has designs on DWG.More>>

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