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A CAD Manager's Wish List Article
A CAD Manager's Wish List   12 Dec, 2018

CAD Manager Column: It’s time to stop wishing and start communicating your desires to your users, managers, and software suppliers.More>>

Get Fast Answers with the AutoCAD Quick Calculator Video
Get Fast Answers with the AutoCAD Quick Calculator   10 Dec, 2018

You’ve probably seen the AutoCAD Quick Calculator many times — but perhaps you just weren’t quite sure what to do with it. AutoCAD video tipster Lynn Allen will show you that QuickCalc is a very powerful tool, so you can stop ignoring it and start taking advantage of it!More>>

Workstation vs. PC: Which Option Wins? White Paper Sponsored
New Cadalyst White Paper Tests Workstation Against Gaming PC   7 Dec, 2018

Benchmark test scores illustrate specific pay-offs of professional hardware for design and engineering work. More>>

Herrera on Hardware: A Case Study in Virtual Workstations for CAD Article
A Case Study in Virtual Workstations for CAD   29 Nov, 2018

Herrera on Hardware: The experience of architecture and engineering firm Mead & Hunt presents a compelling proof point for a new CAD computing paradigm.More>>

Why Data Management Still Matters Article
Why Data Management Still Matters   14 Nov, 2018

CAD Manager Column: In a modern CAD environment, procedures for organizing and preserving your company’s data sets are more important than ever. More>>

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

Herrera on Hardware: CAD professionals are expected to reap the benefits.More>>


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