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Michael Dakan


Cadalyst contributing editor Michael L. Dakan, AIA, is an architect, author and independent AEC technology consultant.


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AEC Tech News #163   15 Mar, 2006
By: Michael Dakan

AutoCAD 2006-to-PDF Now Possible: Adobe Acrobat 7.0.7 will please many a CAD user, as will upgrade to LiveCycle Policy Server

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AutoCAD 2006-to-PDF Now Possible   15 Mar, 2006
By: Michael Dakan

In early February, Adobe Systems released the latest slip-stream update for Adobe Acrobat 7.0 -- version 7.0.7.

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AEC Tech News #161   15 Feb, 2006
By: Michael Dakan

ADS: Specs Inside Your CAD (Also, a correction and apology for Adobe errors in the previous issue)

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AEC Tech News #160   1 Feb, 2006
By: Michael Dakan

Adobe's New Acrobat 3D -- PDF is becoming universal for digital information exchange: Is paperless office in sight?

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AEC Tech News #159   18 Jan, 2006
By: Michael Dakan

So Many Acronyms, So Little Time: NIST explores 3D file-exchange formats: VRML, CIS/2, IFC, STEP and more

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AEC Tech News #158   4 Jan, 2006
By: Michael Dakan

AEC Eyes Strong 2006: Business will increase this year, as will the effort to promote sustainable design

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AEC Tech News #157   14 Dec, 2005
By: Michael Dakan

Autodesk's Answers to File Sharing: Free downloads now available for viewing and converting DWG, DWF

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AEC Tech news #154   2 Nov, 2005
By: Michael Dakan

The Latest in 3D: A peek at SketchUp 5, and its natural extension into new Google Earth mapping

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AEC Technology in the News   19 Oct, 2005
By: Michael Dakan

AEC Technology in the News: AIA looks at post-Katrina construction; NIST reports on airtight building design; and DOE upgrades EnergyPlus

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AEC Tech News #152   4 Oct, 2005
By: Michael Dakan

In this Case, Change is Good: BIM isnt easy or inexpensive, but it will keep your firm viable and competitive in the long run