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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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Webinar Slides - How to Select Processor & RAM for CAD   10 Jan, 2018

Slide deck to accompany "Live with Robert Green" webinar presentation (January 10, 2018). More>>

Resolve to Prepare with a New Year’s CAD Strategy Session Article
Resolve to Prepare with a New Year’s CAD Strategy Session    10 Jan, 2018

In order to make the best decisions about which CAD changes to respond to — and how — catch your breath after the holidays and plan for the year ahead.More>>

Import PDF Files as AutoCAD Objects Video
Import PDF Files as AutoCAD Objects   8 Jan, 2018

You asked for it, and you finally got it: The No. 1 item on the AutoCAD Wish List has been granted in AutoCAD 2017. Join Lynn Allen as she shows you how easy it is to bring a PDF file into AutoCAD and convert it to AutoCAD objects (as well as some tricks for doing so).More>>

Which CAD Workstation Buyers Can Benefit from Threadripper? Article
Which CAD Workstation Buyers Can Benefit from Threadripper?    31 Dec, 2017

Herrera on Hardware: An analysis of AMD’s Ryzen Threadripper illustrates why a workstation CPU is not a one-size-fits-all proposition.More>>

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Bricsys: We’re Not Holding Back on DWG, Part 3   28 Dec, 2017

And the company is not holding back on BIM, either, as evidenced by updates to its dedicated module for building information modeling and the Bricsys 24/7 cloud-based collaboration tool. More>>

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Bricsys: We’re Not Holding Back on DWG, Part 2   28 Dec, 2017

Going head-to-head with AutoCAD, company upgrades general 2D/3D functionality of BricsCAD V18, as well as mechanical and sheet metal offerings. More>>

With 2018 Release, Corel Still Striving to Serve Mac and Mobile CAD Customers Article
With 2018 Release, Corel Still Striving to Serve Mac and Mobile CAD Customers   16 Dec, 2017

While Windows-based CAD on desktop machines is still the norm, Corel seeks to offer its customers a range of choices — in platforms, devices, and more.More>>

New Workstations Tackle Explosion of Design Data Challenges Sponsored
New Workstations Tackle Explosion of Design Data Challenges   14 Dec, 2017

The flow of technical data from reality to the model, and the increasingly diverse applications of technical graphics, are placing increased demands on workstation performance.More>>

CAD Management Trends Analysis from Autodesk University 2017 Article
CAD Management Trends Analysis from Autodesk University 2017   13 Dec, 2017

CAD Manager Column: A gathering of so many CAD managers in one place provides rare insights into what’s happening in the world of CAD management — now and in the future.More>>


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Lynn Allen

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