Management
Succeed by Teaming Up with Project Managers Article
Succeed by Teaming Up with Project Managers   14 Feb, 2018

CAD Manager Column: Start thinking about common CAD management problems from the project manager’s point of view, and you’ll be on your way to building a win–win relationship and more authority to execute your own priorities.More>>

Convert Single-Line Text to Paragraph Text in AutoCAD Video
Convert Single-Line Text to Paragraph Text in AutoCAD   12 Feb, 2018

So you’ve converted your SHX text to single-line MTEXT in AutoCAD (after inserting it from a PDF). But you really wish it were in paragraph format so you could modify the width, and maybe even change the numeric order or bullets! Join Lynn Allen as she shows you how easy it is to convert your...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>>

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>>

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>>

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>>

File
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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Lynn Allen

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