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BIM Use in Retrofits: Ask the Right Questions First to Make the Job Easier

Kate Morrical, Dec 16, 2014

What should you model, how true is your model, who's modeling what, and how

more AEC articles



Reality Computing: Even Better Than the Real Thing?

Heather Miller, Dec 16, 2014

Reality computing is helpful in study of endangered coral reefs, restoration of historic building, customized shoe experience, construction industry

more CAD development articles, rapid prototyping articles



Label the Scale of Individual Viewports

Ellen Finkelstein, Dec 16, 2014

Start MTEXT command in AutoCAD, specify 2 opposite corners of boundary box, insert field inside text area

more AutoCAD basics tutorials



Track the Time You Spend on a Drawing

Ellen Finkelstein, Dec 16, 2014

Use TIME command, express tool EDITTIME command tracks active editing time in AutoCAD

more AutoCAD tips


A CAD Manager Reviews the New ZWCAD+ 2015

Jeffrey Heimgartner, Dec 8, 2014

Cost-effective, easy-to-install CAD platform with .dwg compatibility for drafting, modeling, drawing, UI layout is similar to AutoCAD, upgraded kernel, offers effective sweep, loft, super hatching, SmartMouse gesture-driven commands

more ZWCAD reviews


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Internal Origin and User Origin in Vectorworks 2015

'Center first import, align all subsequent imports' option to center first imported DXF file on internal origin, then subsequent DXF files imported will be aligned with the user origin such that objects will continue to have the correct coordinates. Jonathan Pickup, Archoncad, Nov 4, 2014

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Dell: Don't Handicap Your Engineers by Giving Them a Subpar Computer

Dell precision optimizer tool identifies apps like AutoCAD, SOLIDWORKS, changes hardware settings on system itself to eliminate bottlenecks in performance, Kenneth Wong, Virtual Desktop, Dec 16, 2014

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GoBOXX SLM May Be the Lightest Mobile CAD Workstation

15.6" screen has up to 3K resolution, has numeric keypad, but no trackpoint, Roopinder Tara, The CAD Insider, Dec 15, 2014

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Anonymous Blocks in AutoCAD

Tip to explode anonymous blocks, apply Unanon.lsp routine for converting anonymous blocks to normal blocks in AutoCAD, Lisp Box, Dec 3, 2014

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Using Revisions and Spline Leader - Drawing Enhancements in SOLIDWORKS 2015

Easy to access revision feature, automatic adding of zone location to revision table when placing revision symbol, improved bend tables, Michael Lord, Dec 15, 2014

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