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LACCD Sets BIM Standard on Largest Bond Construction Program in the U.S. Article
LACCD Sets BIM Standard on Largest Bond Construction Program in the U.S.   15 Feb, 2018

Bentley’s connected data environment helps the Los Angeles Community College District save $12 million on complex sustainable building project.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>>

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>>

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>>

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>>

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>>

Siemens Builds Out Industrial Digitalization Support Network Article
Siemens Builds Out Industrial Digitalization Support Network   30 Dec, 2017

At Innovation Day 2017, Siemens showcases progress toward its goal of equipping enterprises with applications powered by its MindShare Internet of Things technology.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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Lynn Allen

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