Management

CAD Manager's Newsletter #133

28 Jul, 2005 By: Robert Green


Cadalyst CAD Manager's Newsletter

AutoCAD 2006 for CAD Managers, Part 5


Master new dynamic blocks and convert your old block library

In the past four issues of the CAD Manager’s Newsletter (click here for archives), I’ve concentrated on new interface and customization features in AutoCAD 2006. This time, I’ll complete my discussion of the new Dynamic Block capability I began in the last issue and bring my  coverage of AutoCAD 2006 to a close. If you haven't had a chance to read the previous issue of the CAD Manager’s Newsletter, you should do so now so you'll have the proper context for this discussion. Read more>>

:: CAD Manager's Q&A

I've just been promoted the CAD manager.  What do I do now?

Robert Green answers:  That's a great question.  And one that's not easy to answer.  Of course, a brand-new CAD manager has many things to do and learn.  So here’s a list of a few things I would concentrate on, in no particular order. Read more >>

Submit your questions to Robert Green atrgreen@greenconsulting.com.

:: Resources for CAD Managers

An Archive of CAD-Management Expertise: Barrie Matthews, developer of S-Man Standards Manager and other CAD-management tools, also shares his expertise via a series of articles at his Web site. Among the topics are managing performance, leadership skills and communicating through colors and lineweights. http://www.softcosys.com/articles.html

Send us the address of your favorite Web site or other resource and a few words about why you like it. E-maileditors@cadalyst.com.

:: Events for CAD Managers

CoCreate Summer Webcast Series: Various dates and times. One-hour sessions will highlight the advanced capabilities of CoCreate's 3D design modules for OneSpace Designer Modeling, including FE Analysis, Advanced Design and Sheet Metal. New sessions have been added to the original line-up. http://www.cocreate.com/webcast/

Pro/ENGINEER Technical Webcasts: Various dates and times. Designed for 3D CAD professionals, the free ongoing events are sponsored by PTC and cover topics related to Pro/ENGINEER Manufacturing and Wildfire as well as tips and techniques. http://www.ptc.com/go/webcasts/

AUGI CAD Camp: August 25, 2005, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio. Hosted by AEC CADCON, the Autodesk User Group International camp is a full day of networking, socializing and learning. http://www.cadcamp.com/columbus/default.asp

For Cadalyst's full calendar of events, click here>>


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Lynn Allen

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