Column: From the Trenches (Solutions from Readers)
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Connect Project Teams with AutoCAD and ProjectWise   7 Jun, 2012

From the Trenches: Does your dispersed team rely on AutoCAD and Bentley ProjectWise? This tutorial explains how to integrate the two.More>>

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Rules of File Referencing   9 Jun, 2011

From the Trenches: These rules will help you keep multi-person CAD and BIM projects in order on a file server.More>>

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Reprogram Your Mouse Buttons   12 May, 2011

From the Trenches: Want to use your thumb button for Escape? It's easy to modify your multibutton mouse to suit your preferences.More>>

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Create Custom AutoCAD Commands and Toolbars   6 Apr, 2011

From the Trenches: Looking for an easier way to access your custom LISP routines? This user-written tutorial will walk you through the toolbar creation process.More>>

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AutoLISP: A Civil Designer's Helpmate   18 Mar, 2009

Use this powerful programming tool to query and label GIS object data, convert unusable points, and much more.More>>

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How to Draw Good-Looking Bolts (From the Trenches Tutorial)   1 Mar, 2008

Here are step-by-step instructions for drawing bolts and nuts for exploded assemblies.More>>

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Building a Site Drawing with GIS (From the Trenches AutoCAD Tutorial)   1 Jan, 2008

Use AutoCAD Map 3D and GIS data to create accurate site plans in a short time.More>>

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Use EDMSCHK to Automate CAD Standards Checking (From the Trenches AutoCAD Tutorial)   1 Nov, 2007

These variations on the basic engineering document-management code can help you maintain control of your drawings.More>>

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No More Drudgery (From the Trenches AutoCAD Tutorial)   1 Aug, 2007

Write your own VBA code for AutoCAD to draft underground ductile iron pipe.More>>

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No More Drudgery (From the Trenches AutoCAD Tutorial)   1 Aug, 2007

Write your own VBA code for AutoCAD to draft underground ductile iron pipe.More>>