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Take Control of Your AutoCAD Options! Video
Take Control of Your AutoCAD Options!   5 Nov, 2018

The AutoCAD Options command controls so many different important elements of AutoCAD — and it can be accessed in a variety of ways (with slightly varying results). Join AutoCAD tipster Lynn Allen as she shows you the many methods for accessing Options, as well as how to control the specific tab...More>>

Backed by a New Big Brother, Bricsys Eyes a Bigger Piece of the Pie Article
Backed by a New Big Brother, Bricsys Eyes a Bigger Piece of the Pie   27 Oct, 2018

Bricsys’s pursuit of DWG-based CAD users will get a boost from an acquisition by Hexagon.More>>

Avoid Software Tool Worship by Focusing on Design, Part 2 Article
Avoid Software Tool Worship by Focusing on Design, Part 2   24 Oct, 2018

CAD Manager Column: In your efforts to use the right software tools in the right ways, follow this step-by-step procedure for examining -- and optimizing -- your design processes. More>>

What’s Up with That AutoCAD DEFPOINTS Layer? Video
What’s Up with That AutoCAD DEFPOINTS Layer?   22 Oct, 2018

We’ve all seen the DEFPOINTS layer in AutoCAD, but how did it get there? Maybe you use this mystery layer to place objects you wish to display but not plot — but what are the perils of doing so, and is there a better solution? Join AutoCAD tipster Lynn Allen as she shows you the advantages...More>>

With New Turing, NVIDIA Doubles Down on the Future of Real-Time Ray-Tracing Article
With New Turing, NVIDIA Doubles Down on the Future of Real-Time Ray-Tracing    18 Oct, 2018

And CAD professionals are expected to reap the benefits.More>>


Editor's Picks
How CAD Managers Can Work Effectively with the IT Department   24 Feb, 2016

CAD Manager Column: If you strive to understand and educate your company’s IT personnel instead of butting heads, everyone will benefit.more>>

An Open Letter to All CAD Users   28 Oct, 2015

CAD Manager Column: You work with your CAD manager every day, but do you really understand how he or she can help you with your workload — and vice versa?more>>

Task Management Spreadsheet   23 Sep, 2015

CAD Manager’s Toolbox: Sample spreadsheet helps you track your management tasks and create priority lists.more>>


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