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Use PDFs in AutoCAD Drawings   26 Jun, 2012

So you need to turn a PDF file into an AutoCAD drawing — but where to begin? AutoCAD 2010 added the valuable capability to bring a PDF file into AutoCAD as an underlay, so you can easily snap to the PDF and recreate the drawing. This method is so much easier than starting from...More>>

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All-in-One CAD Tip #7: AutoCAD Layer Controls, Object Names in Civil 3D and Social Networking   24 Jun, 2012

Three great CAD tips in one video! AutoCAD's layer controls are more powerful than ever before and can be changed on a per viewport basis. Civil 3D users can improve internal documentation by naming AEC objects. Build your CAD network by attending a local user group, meeting some other CAD...More>>

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Malware Circulating in Peru Reportedly Was Sending AutoCAD Drawings to China   22 Jun, 2012

Security software developer ESET claims it has stopped file transmission and offers free cleaner for public use. More>>

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Create PDFs from AutoCAD Drawings   12 Jun, 2012

You already know you can create PDFs out of DWG files, but do you know how to get the exact PDF file you need? Don't settle for the default settings any longer! Join Autodesk evangelist Lynn Allen as she takes you through all the ins and outs of creating PDF files from your AutoCAD drawings and...More>>

AutoCAD's Alias Editor, Sketchbook Designer and Office Ettiquette Video
All-in-One CAD Tip #6: AutoCAD's Alias Editor, Sketchbook Designer and Office Etiquette    10 Jun, 2012

Three great CAD tips in one! AutoCAD's Alias Editor puts your favorite commands at your fingertips; tap into your creative site with Autodesk Sketchbook Designer; and make your CAD office refrigerator a place that welcomes everyone's lunch. Sponsored by the HP Z1 All-in-One Workstation,...More>>

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Move among Open AutoCAD Drawings at Lightning Speed   22 May, 2012

Most of us work with multiple open drawings, and we often need to move among them (and the many layouts). Join Lynn Allen as she shows you the fastest way to switch from one open drawing to another with the handy QVDrawing tool! You'll also learn how to plot a layout in an entirely different open...More>>

AutoCAD Reference Manager, Autodesk Design Review and CAD Network Maintenance Video
All-in-One CAD Tip #5: AutoCAD Reference Manager, Autodesk Design Review and CAD Network Maintenance   20 May, 2012

Three great CAD tips in one! Discover the power of the AutoCAD Reference Manager, learn how Autodesk Design Review can improve your workflow, and take the time to maintain your CAD network. Sponsored by the HP Z1 All-in-One Workstation, http://www.hp.com/z1.More>>

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All-in-One CAD Tip #4: Xrefs in AutoCAD, Map 3D Polylines and Training Kickstarts   14 May, 2012

Three great CAD tips in one! Learn best practices for AutoCAD xrefs, discover simple tricks with lines in Map 3D, and kick off a CAD training program that will make a difference for your whole team. Sponsored by the HP Z1 All-in-One Workstation.More>>

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The World of AutoCAD Programming Platforms, Part 2   10 May, 2012

VBA, Visual Studio.NET, and AutoLISP each offer unique benefits and drawbacks for customizing AutoCAD. More>>

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AutoCAD Tip – Save Time with Smart Parametric Dimensions   8 May, 2012

Don’t settle for regular dimensions when you can create smart parametric dimensions! Join Autodesk Evangelist Lynn Allen as she shows you how to create dimensions that update the geometry when you update the dimension text. Think of all the time you’ll save! (Available in standard AutoCAD since...More>>