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Editor's Window   1 Oct, 2004

AS PROMISED, THIS MONTH we'll consider the state of engineering drawings today. Several of you who wrote in response to my recent musings about the dearth of CAD jobs (August, p. 6) remarked that the quality of drawings today is not what it used to be.More>>

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CAD Manager: Primer on Project Archives   1 Oct, 2004

Backup systems are simply a tool by which a system server can be restored to where it was prior to a catastrophic failure such as a disk crash or a natural disaster.More>>

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Google Now Reads within DWG Documents   28 Sep, 2004

Blog reports on recent new function.More>>

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CAD Manager's Newsletter # 115 (September 23, 2004)   23 Sep, 2004

Document Management (EDM) Series, Part IIIMore>>

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September 2004 Index   23 Sep, 2004

Advertising and Editorial IndexMore>>

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Editor's Window   15 Sep, 2004

Employers say they have trouble finding CAD operators who know their software and their particular industry.More>>

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Alive and Kicking-Large CRT Monitors Offer Best Bang for Your Buck   15 Sep, 2004

Prices on large CRT monitors have dropped substantially since our last CRT review in September 2003. Not so many years ago I remember paying triple what these current CRTs cost. What you don't get for these lower prices are multiple connectivity options-there's usually no USB connectivity...More>>

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First Look: NVIDIA Quadro FX 4000   15 Sep, 2004

NVIDIA recently introduced the NVIDIA Quadro FX 4000 graphics card, the latest in its line of speedy AGP 8X workstation graphics cards. As expected, the card's performance was outstanding.More>>

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First Look: @Xi 4240 MTOWER SP   15 Sep, 2004

The XI 4240 MTower SP is one of the latest systems from @Xi Computer. This particular series is based on the Intel Pentium 4 processor. The system I tested featured a single 3.4GHz processor and 800MHz front side bus. The 4240 MTower SP is equipped with 2GB of PC3200 400MHz DDR memory and a 74GB...More>>

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CAD Manager: Prepare for Performance Evaluations   15 Sep, 2004

Though motivating employees to reach new levels of productivity is satisfying, the reality of management is that not every employee you have will receive a glowing evaluation.More>>