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Select Similar Objects in AutoCAD at Lightning Speed   26 Feb, 2013

AutoCAD 2011 added the SelectSimilar command, which is a great feature for grabbing like objects quickly and easily. Join Lynn Allen as she shows you all the ins and outs of the command — including how to customize it to get the results you're after! More>>

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New Product Suite Aims to Ease Operations and Maintenance Handover for Capital Projects    25 Feb, 2013

Aconex Smart Manuals helps contractors to organize deliverables and owners to easily access and update records. More>>

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Q&A with Mike DeLacey: BIM and the Rebuilding of U.S. Infrastructure   21 Feb, 2013

Microdesk president discusses how technology will support efforts in the coming year to recover from weather disasters and rebuild crumbling bridges and roads. More>>

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Windows 8: Is It the Right Call for CAD?   14 Feb, 2013

Microsoft’s new OS, with its radically redesigned touchscreen interface, could face an uphill climb toward professional adoption.More>>

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Add Transparency to Your AutoCAD Drawings   12 Feb, 2013

Have you ever wished you could see through a solid fill to the objects beneath? Transparency will let you do just that, like magic — and it can add a professional edge to your drawings, too. Join Autodesk Evangelist Lynn Allen as she takes you through the ins and outs of transparency. (Available...More>>

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Combine Multiple AutoCAD Layers into One   22 Jan, 2013

Have you ever wanted to combine many layers into just one? LayMrg to the rescue! This handy command even deletes the empty layers when it's finished. Join Lynn Allen and check it out!More>>

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Q&A with Rick Rundell: Technology, the Contractor, and the Future   17 Jan, 2013

Autodesk director says construction will become a more precise, more efficient endeavor based on "digital reality" rather than abstract geometry.More>>

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Mapping Technology Saves $3 Million for Australian Tunnel Project   16 Jan, 2013

With GIS, project managers were able to reliably map areas of soil settlement concern and prevent costly asset relocation.More>>

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IRIS Produces Full-Color 3D Models from Printer Paper   16 Jan, 2013

New 3D printer from Mcor Technologies uses inexpensive, readily available material to produce models for AEC, manufacturing, and geospatial applications.More>>

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Mouse Wheel Tips for AutoCAD Users   8 Jan, 2013

You use the wheel on your mouse all the time for panning and zooming — but do you know everything you can do with the mouse wheel? Join Lynn as she shares a myriad of mouse wheel tips that will put you on the road to instant productivity!More>>