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Software updates: Patches and service packs   31 Jan, 2001

My December column generated quite a bit of feedback, most of it agreeing with my concerns about the fast pace of software upgrades. This month I'll discuss a related subject: how to control and manage the update patches and bug fixes that are also released rapidly. In...More>>

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Revenge of the paper space cadets   31 Dec, 2000

In my July 2000 column, "Lost in paper space", I took on the contentious question of whether to use paper space as your standard operating procedure to set up all AutoCAD drawings. That article unleashed a flood of e-mail from both supporters (the x-ruffians) and dissenters (the paper...More>>

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Elegant AutoCAD customization eliminates problems   31 Oct, 2000

General-purpose CAD programs such as AutoCAD beg to be customized. AutoCAD’s out-of-the-box program menus and default settings have improved over the years, and the Express Tools add a lot of the functionality that we used to cobble together from various...More>>

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Lost in paper space   30 Jun, 2000

Should paper space be your standard?More>>

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Coping with CAD Burnout   31 Oct, 1999

Tips for keeping your CAD drafters from flaming out.More>>


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