Dialog Box: Readers Have Their Say

8 Sep, 2006 By: Cadalyst Staff

Hot off the press for September, Cadalyst readers and Web site visitors pick our brains and tell us what's on their minds


For more than a year now, Cadalyst's Dialog Box -- the popular collection of letters from our readers that once appeared in each issue of the magazine -- has found its home on Easy for some to find and easily overlooked by others, we thought we'd bring each new installment to the attention of Cadalyst Daily readers for you to enjoy "hot off the press."

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In this month's Dialog Box, you'll find much more than 2 cents' worth of opinion and advice on the following topics:

  • Readers respond (vehemently) to a recent quote about "dinosaur" CAD users over 45 years of age.
  • Some CAD software today behaves like foolish teenagers.
  • More AutoCAD Map 2007 miseries.
  • A few questions (and some advice) about LISP.
  • And more.


Hardware: Engineering Paper Rolls
Kelly Paper offers variety of widths for wide-format plotting.  Read more >>

General Software: DesignCAD v17
Latest upgrade from IMSI/Design is tailored for home users.  Read more >>

Design Visualization: Texture Pack 2
Spiral Graphics releases free collection of metal and stone textures.  Read more >>

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