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Dear MicroStation Maxine: What Are My Bentley Software Licensing Options? Sponsored
Dear MicroStation Maxine: What Are My Bentley Software Licensing Options?   14 Feb, 2018

Bentley Systems continues to offer perpetual licenses as well as term licenses and a variety of subscription programs that you can mix and match according to what’s best for your business. More>>

Convert Single-Line Text to Paragraph Text in AutoCAD Video
Convert Single-Line Text to Paragraph Text in AutoCAD   12 Feb, 2018

So you’ve converted your SHX text to single-line MTEXT in AutoCAD (after inserting it from a PDF). But you really wish it were in paragraph format so you could modify the width, and maybe even change the numeric order or bullets! Join Lynn Allen as she shows you how easy it is to convert your...More>>

Dear MicroStation Maxine: Help Me Understand Which Bentley Software I Need Sponsored
Dear MicroStation Maxine: Help Me Understand Which Bentley Software I Need   8 Feb, 2018

Bentley Systems software offerings are plentiful — that’s a good thing — but can be a lot to understand for the newcomer. Maxine is here to help!More>>

Convert SHX Text from PDF Files to MTEXT in AutoCAD Video
Convert SHX Text from PDF Files to MTEXT in AutoCAD   22 Jan, 2018

Let’s face it — we still have plenty of AutoCAD drawings with SHX fonts in them! Adobe PDF files aren’t quite sure what to make of SHX text; consequently, they don’t save the info needed to convert back to MTEXT when re-inserted into AutoCAD. What does that mean to you? That means your SHX...More>>

Import PDF Files as AutoCAD Objects Video
Import PDF Files as AutoCAD Objects   8 Jan, 2018

You asked for it, and you finally got it: The No. 1 item on the AutoCAD Wish List has been granted in AutoCAD 2017. Join Lynn Allen as she shows you how easy it is to bring a PDF file into AutoCAD and convert it to AutoCAD objects (as well as some tricks for doing so).More>>