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Mechanical Desktop Copies and Arrays   1 Apr, 1999

Mechanical Desktop operations that have names similar to AutoCAD operations can be perplexing to those experienced with AutoCAD commands. They either work in a different way or produce different-sometimes subtly different-results.More>>

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Customizing Your Pulldown Menus   1 Apr, 1999

This month, we'll look at another type of menu-more notably the popular pulldowns.More>>

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Establishing a Dialog   1 Mar, 1999

Dialog boxes are not difficult, but they are different and do require a basic understanding of how they work.More>>

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Down and Dirty Customizing-Part II   1 Mar, 1999

This month, we'll continue to cover actual menu syntax and create some simple macros.More>>

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The Down and Dirty Basics of Customizing AutoCAD   1 Feb, 1999

There are many different sections of AutoCAD worthy of customizing. The pulldown menus and toolbars are probably the easiest and most popular.More>>

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Points, Planes and Other Things   1 Feb, 1999

Despite marketing claims to the contrary, constructing parametric 3D models, such as those using Autodesk's Mechanical Desktop, is not at all like 2D drafting.More>>

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