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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>>

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Load and Run VBA Macros Using Straight VBA   15 Sep, 2004

Editing idiosyncrasies have text playing hide and seek.More>>

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Circles & Lines: Object Snaps, the Sequel   15 Sep, 2004

This month continues exploration of the many object snap options in AutoCAD.More>>

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September 2004 On the Cover   15 Sep, 2004

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CAD Cartoon   15 Sep, 2004

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Meet my friend Cal Q. Lator   15 Sep, 2004

Learning Curve: Captain LearnCurve takes on AutoCAD's built-in calculatorMore>>

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AEC From the Ground Up: Are You Up to Standards?   15 Sep, 2004

One of the best ways to ensure that your CAD department is productive is to create and work according to a set of CAD standards. Doing so helps new employees learn their jobs quickly, speeds projects to completion with greater accuracy, and facilitates more effective data exchange with clients and...More>>

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Study Shows Product Redesign, Not Outsourcing to China, Holds Cost Advantage for U.S. Manufacturers   14 Sep, 2004

Boothroyd Dewhurst makes case for analyzing product costsMore>>

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Bug Watch September 2004   14 Sep, 2004

AutoCAD's Editing Idiosyncrasies Have Text Playing Hide and SeekMore>>