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Set and Save your AutoCAD System Variables   23 Oct, 2012

Because there are so many system variables in AutoCAD, it's easy to get them confused. The Express Tool SYSVDLG makes quick work of setting up your system variables and saving them to a file for speedy recovery down the line!More>>

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Quickly Add Additional AutoCAD Objects with the Same Properties and Settings   9 Oct, 2012

Let’s say you’re working on an older drawing, and you need to add in a few additional objects. You might not remember the layer, linetype, scale, etc. of the object — but with Add Selected, there is no need to remember! Simply select the object you’d like to reproduce, and AutoCAD will do...More>>

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Leverage the Autodesk Vault Job Server/Processor   30 Sep, 2012

IMAGINiT Tricks Tutorial: The Vault Client enables users to perform query, view, and print tasks on a model or drawing without having direct access to the CAD data.More>>

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Layout Modeling in Autodesk Inventor   29 Sep, 2012

IMAGINiT Tricks Tutorial: Changes may be inevitable, but Layout Design can help you make modifications quickly. More>>

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Change the F1 Key to Escape in AutoCAD   25 Sep, 2012

We’ve all done it while working in AutoCAD — reached for the Escape key and pressed the F1 key by accident, that is. It's so frustrating to be faced with the unwelcome Help function! Follow Lynn Allen’s latest tip, and this will never happen to you again.More>>

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Vectorworks Updates CAD/BIM Product Line   19 Sep, 2012

Version 2013 of the company’s design software portfolio improves 3D modeling, rendering, interoperability, BIM workflows, and overall performance. More>>

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Archaeologists Dig Up New Uses for GIS   19 Sep, 2012

Tech Trends: Researchers apply modern technologies in search for ancient relics.More>>

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Renaissance Man   18 Sep, 2012

User Profile: Architect Doug Patt pursues many interests — and can’t keep what he learns to himself.More>>

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Stand Up for Old-Fashioned Communication!   17 Sep, 2012

Swap those endless e-mail trails for brief face-to-face meetings and watch solutions unfold quickly.More>>

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Add a Drop-Down List of Your Favorite Commands to the Quick Access Toolbar   11 Sep, 2012

AutoCAD's Quick Access toolbar is so accessible — why not add plenty of your most frequently used commands to it? Join Lynn Allen as she shows you how easy it is to add a drop-down list to the Quick Access toolbar, making you instantly more productive!More>>