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Access Your Favorite AutoCAD Commands Quickly Video
Access Your Favorite AutoCAD Commands Quickly   27 Mar, 2017

It seems we can never get to our favorite AutoCAD commands quickly enough! Join Lynn Allen as she shows you three different means of customizing AutoCAD for speedier access to your most frequently used commands.More>>

A Peek at the Future of AutoCAD Article
A Peek at the Future of AutoCAD   22 Mar, 2017

CAD Manager Column: Autodesk’s technology preview event provides clues about whether the long-lived application will continue, and if so, how it will develop.More>>

Teach AutoCAD to Recognize Your Spelling Mistakes Video
Teach AutoCAD to Recognize Your Spelling Mistakes   13 Mar, 2017

Thanks to AutoCorrect, AutoCAD is pretty good at deciphering misspelled commands. But every once in a while, we flub a command that AutoCAD just can’t figure out. Join Lynn Allen as she shows you how to train AutoCAD to identify your misspellings — and as a bonus, learn a great trick to play on...More>>

BIM Is Becoming More Difficult Article
BIM Is Becoming More Difficult   8 Mar, 2017

CAD Manager Column: Paradoxically, as building information modeling (BIM) becomes more commonplace, it’s not getting any easier — it’s just the opposite.More>>

Carry Out Mass Project Path Updates for AutoCAD Electrical Project Files Article
Carry Out Mass Project Path Updates for AutoCAD Electrical Project Files   2 Mar, 2017

IMAGINiT Tricks Tutorial: Whenever AutoCAD Electrical is upgraded, the default symbol library paths must be updated on all past project files — a time-consuming process. This tutorial demonstrates using a LISP routine to make this task easier. More>>


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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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A CAD Dinosaur's Journey, Part 14: 3D Solid Models and 2D Drawings   28 Apr, 2015

Editor’s Note: Welcome to Cadalyst's blog series by Patrick Hughes, A CAD Dinosaur's Journey into...More>>Read all CADspeed blog posts>>




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