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Tier 1 Workstation Vendors vs. Boutique Suppliers: Different Strokes for Different CAD Folks Article
Tier 1 Workstation Vendors vs. Boutique Suppliers: Different Strokes for Different CAD Folks   19 Sep, 2019

Herrera on Hardware: What do Tier 2 OEMs, resellers, and system integrators offer that Dell, HP, and Lenovo don’t? There are big differences in overclocking, core frequency, liquid-cooling options, and more.More>>

Lack of Authority Still Vexes CAD Managers Article
Lack of Authority Still Vexes CAD Managers    11 Sep, 2019

CAD Manager Column: Feedback shows that senior management continues to need help in understanding the value of CAD standards.More>>

Save Time by Converting Your Images into AutoCAD Blocks Video
Save Time — and Headaches — by Converting Your Images into AutoCAD Blocks!   9 Sep, 2019

Working with images can be tedious and frustrating, but working with blocks is a piece of cake! Join AutoCAD tipster Lynn Allen as she shows you how to convert your AutoCAD images into blocks for easy access and to save valuable drawing time. More>>

To Prioritize Your Workload Effectively, Analyze Change and Need, Part 2 Article
To Prioritize Your Workload Effectively, Analyze Change and Need, Part 2   28 Aug, 2019

CAD Manager Column: Now that you’ve gotten a better grasp on your tasks thanks to the radar chart, it’s time to implement strategies that will help you schedule and control your workload. More>>

Let AutoCAD Set Your Object Layers for You! Video
Let AutoCAD Set Your Object Layers for You!   26 Aug, 2019

If you are still changing your current layer when adding text, dimensions, xrefs, or hatch patterns, then you are working too hard! AutoCAD will happily do this for you with just a few minor settings. Join AutoCAD tipster Lynn Allen as she takes you through the steps needed to get AutoCAD to do the...More>>

Who Is Using Workstations, and Why? Article
Who Is Using Workstations, and Why?   15 Aug, 2019

Herrera on Hardware: CAD is the primary driver of today’s professional graphics hardware market, but not the only one. See how CAD users’ workstation needs compare to those of software engineering, digital media, geoscience, and other professionals.More>>

Fine-Tune the Block Palettes in AutoCAD 2020 Video
Fine-Tune the Block Palettes in AutoCAD 2020   12 Aug, 2019

After covering the Block Palette essentials in her previous tip, Lynn’s ready to dive deeper this time around. Join her as she covers some extra tips that will help you fine-tune your block palettes to work the way you want to work!More>>

To Prioritize Your Workload Effectively, Analyze Change and Need, Part 1 Article
To Prioritize Your Workload Effectively, Analyze Change and Need, Part 1   24 Jul, 2019

CAD Manager Column: The degree of change and frequency of need are both important factors in determining which tasks you should be tackling at work.More>>

Meet the Marvelous New Block Palette in AutoCAD 2020 Video
Meet the Marvelous New Block Palette in AutoCAD 2020   22 Jul, 2019

We insert blocks all the time — there's no getting around it! Why not take advantage of the new Block Palette in AutoCAD 2020 and scratch that task off your list in no time? Join AutoCAD tipster Lynn Allen as she shows you all the great features in this new tool, along with the handy Repeat...More>>

Perfect PURGE in AutoCAD 2020 Video
Perfect PURGE in AutoCAD 2020   8 Jul, 2019

The PURGE command in AutoCAD is a great way to keep your drawing files neat and clean. But when it comes to knowing why you can’t purge something, such as a layer, the PURGE command has been sorely lacking! Join AutoCAD tipster Lynn Allen as she shows you the ins and outs of the new updated PURGE...More>>

The Why and How of CAD StandardsWhite Paper: The Why and How of CAD Standards
CAD standards are a much more complex — and perplexing — challenge than in the past. This 15-page guide includes Robert Green's entire four-part series of CAD Manager columns on standards, explaining how to craft standards for the modern CAD ecosystem and more. From the editors of Cadalyst. Download your copy.


A CAD Manager's Guide to Reducing ErrorsWhite Paper: A CAD Manager's Guide to Reducing Errors
This guide from Cadalyst compiles three of Robert Green's well-respected CAD Manager columns: a two-part series on adapting quality control techniques for CAD, and an overview of common CAD management mistakes. Get on the path to greater efficiency, fewer mistakes, and better results! From the editors of Cadalyst. Download your copy.


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