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Bill Fane


Bill Fane is a Cadalyst contributing editor, a registered professional engineer, and a retired instructor at the British Columbia Institute of Technology, where he taught mechanical design courses in AutoCAD, Mechanical Desktop, Inventor, SolidWorks, manufacturing processes, and design procedures. A self-admitted recovering doorknob designer, he has written more than 200 "Learning Curve" AutoCAD tutorials for Cadalyst magazine since 1986 and claims to be a close personal friend of Captain LearnCurve. If you have questions about commands, send him an e-mail him at bill(dot)fane(at)cadalyst(dot)com.


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In the Beginning (Learning Curve AutoCAD Tutorial)   31 Dec, 2006
By: Bill Fane

A 20-year retrospective reveals the evolution of CAD software and hardware.

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Learning Curve: Put Your Files on a Diet   7 Dec, 2006
By: Bill Fane

Trim bloated files with AutoCAD's FileShrink command.

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Learning Curve: Put Your Files on a Diet   7 Dec, 2006
By: Bill Fane

Trim bloated files with AutoCAD's FileShrink command.

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Learning Curve: Put Your Files on a Diet   7 Dec, 2006
By: Bill Fane

Trim bloated files with AutoCAD's FileShrink command.

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Learning Curve: Put Your Files on a Diet   7 Dec, 2006
By: Bill Fane

Trim bloated files with AutoCAD's FileShrink command.

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Learning Curve: Scaling the Highest Block   6 Nov, 2006
By: Bill Fane

A brief dissertation on scale factors when blocks and xrefs are inserted into drawings.

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Learning Curve: Scaling the Highest Block   6 Nov, 2006
By: Bill Fane

A brief dissertation on scale factors when blocks and xrefs are inserted into drawings.

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Learning Curve: Scaling the Highest Block   6 Nov, 2006
By: Bill Fane

A brief dissertation on scale factors when blocks and xrefs are inserted into drawings.

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Learning Curve: Scaling the Highest Block   6 Nov, 2006
By: Bill Fane

A brief dissertation on scale factors when blocks and xrefs are inserted into drawings.

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Learning Curve: The Right Tools for the Job -- Tool Palettes, Part 3   6 Oct, 2006
By: Bill Fane

Add a block insertion tool, plus share your tool palettes with coworkers.