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    News and views about CADTutor.net

    1. News, important announcements and FAQ about the CADTutor website and the CADTutor Forums.
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    2. Feedback

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      Tell me what you think of CADTutor.net and the forum. Let me know what you'd like to see in the future. Could it be improved?

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  2. AutoCAD Last Post

    This area is for all your AutoCAD related questions

    1. This is the best place for AutoCAD beginners to ask basic questions. Please be as specific as you can when describing your problem.
      AutoCAD Tutorials | Student Software

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    2. Troublesome text, units & scales, object snaps, dimensions, annotation, linetypes, toolbars, geometry, measurement...? Help is at hand.

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    3. Problems with layer management, layouts, viewports, printing/plotting, x-refs, dynamic blocks, images, e-transmit...? We're all ears.

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    4. Solid and surface modelling, UCS, cameras, lighting, materials, rendering and animation. Share your woes or experience here.

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    5. AutoCAD Vertical Products

      Sub-forums for each of the AutoCAD vertical products. If you have a question specific to a vertical product, please post it here.

    6. Questions specific to the LT version of AutoCAD should go in this forum.

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    7. Discussion of CAD Management, network issues, drawing standards, layer naming, backup strategies, training concepts…

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    8. Report a bug, display your error messages, describe a quirk you have discovered or tell us how to crash AutoCAD.

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    9. AutoCAD General

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      Got an AutoCAD question that doesn't obviously go in any of the other forums? Ask here.

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    10. AutoCAD RSS Feeds

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      Read all your favourite blogs in one place. This forum is an agregator for AutoCAD related RSS feeds. What does that mean?

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  3. AutoCAD Customization Last Post

    Tips, Tricks and Techniques that take AutoCAD beyond its "out of the box" state

    1. This forum is for all customizations that do not involve programming. Tips, tutorials and questions on working with the Ribbon are welcome.

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    2. Questions from beginner to advanced. Tell us about good sources of free lisp and post your own routines for testing.
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    3. .NET, ObjectARX & VBA

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      Use this forum to discuss all application interfaces (APIs) other than LISP.

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    4. There are many applications (e.g. AutoLISP routines) posted at various places throughout this board. This archive brings the best of them together for easy retrieval.
      How to use AutoLISP routines

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  4. Autodesk Revit Last Post

    This area is for all your questions and tips for Autodesk Revit

    1. Revit General

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      Revit is Autodesk's Building Information Modelling (BIM) software and maybe in 5 year's time we'll all be using it. Better find out what it's all about!

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    2. Use this forum for questions about Revit Architecture.

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    3. Revit MEP

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      Use this forum for questions about Revit MEP.

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    4. Use this forum for questions about Revit Structure.

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  5. Autodesk 3ds Max Last Post

    This area is for all your questions and tips for 3ds Max

    1. 3D Modelling

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      Questions about how to use the various tools and modifiers, in order to create 3D models, should be posted here.

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    2. Questions about UVW coordinate mapping, the material editor, bitmap textures, working with materials and applying them to your models, etc. should be posted here.

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    3. Questions about viewport display issues, cameras, lights, render settings and rendering issues should be posted here. Please specify in your post which render engine you are using, (Vray, Mental Ray, etc.).

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    4. Questions about rigging and animating characters or objects, creating walkthrough's etc. should be posted here.

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    5. 3ds Max General

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      General comments, queries, tips, tricks observations and news go here.
      3ds Max Tutorials

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    6. If you're involved with creating visualisations or animations of the built environment with 3ds max, this is the place to share your ideas, showcase your work and ask for help or feedback.

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  6. Other Autodesk Products Last Post

    This area is for questions about Autodesk products other than AutoCAD and Max

    1. This is a general forum for all questions and comments relating to Autodesk products not catered for in other forums. Questions about Impression, Maya, DWG TrueView, NavisWorks, Buzzsaw etc. are all fair game.

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    2. Autodesk Inventor

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      It seems Inventor is on the rise. This forum is here to introduce the wonderful world of Autodesk Inventor. Ask questions, make comments and view tutorials.

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  7. Digital Design Last Post

    Questions about CAD and digital design software from other developers

    1. SketchUp is a 3D application, currently taking the 3D design arena by storm. Since it can import and export DWG, it's the perfect partner for AutoCAD.

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    2. Rhinoceros is a 3D NURBS modelling application developed by Robert McNeel Associates. Use this forum to discuss Rhino and its associated applications; Flamingo, Penguin and Bongo.

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    3. SolidWorks

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      This forum is dedicated to those of you using SolidWorks, the 3D mechanical design software.

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    4. Transitioning between AutoCAD and MicroStation or maybe you can't find a solution to your problem anywhere else? This forum is for you.

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    5. Design Software

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      This forum covers all the other design software you might use: Photoshop, Bryce, CorelDRAW, Illustrator, PowerPoint etc.
      Photoshop Tutorials | Bryce Tutorials

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    6. Need to know more about the beautiful language? Maybe you need help and advice with Dreamweaver or FrontPage or just general web building stuff. Ask here.

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    7. Catch All

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      If your question/comment/observation doesn't seem to fit in any other category, it should probably be here. Maybe you have a query about a software application not listed above, there's bound to be someone here who's used it.

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    Lots of useful stuff

    1. Fancy writing your own tutorial? Got a tip you'd like to pass on? This is just the place for you. Show off your software knowledge and help your fellow designer in the process.

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    2. Remember those long ago days of AutoCAD R12? This forum is specially for those of us who hanker after the old days. Huh?

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    3. Do you know where to get good quality free or pay for blocks, images and models? Tell us here.

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    4. Useful Links

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      Know of any really useful websites, tutorials or other resources? Post links here.

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