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  1. FAQ Article Sticky Thread Sticky: How do I make a post?

    How do I make a post? Usually, the first thing a new forum member will want to do is create a new thread and ask a question. However, you may find that the answer to your question already exists,...

    Started by CADTutor‎, 8th May 2008 10:10 am
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  2. FAQ Article Sticky Thread Sticky: How to add images to your posts

    How to add images to your posts (main editor) You may, from time-to-time want to add an image to one of your posts. Maybe you have a tutorial to present or perhaps you need an image to explain...

    Started by CADTutor‎, 4th Sep 2006 03:22 pm
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  3. Exclamation Sticky Thread Sticky: How to upload files to the forum?

    Sometimes it's necessary to upload your .dwg file to the forum so that other forum members can more easily help you with the problem you're having. The procedure outlined below can be used to upload...

    Started by Cad64‎, 8th Jan 2016 10:16 pm
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  4. FAQ Article Sticky Thread Sticky: Information for new members

    Information for new members If you have just registered with our forum and you've successfully verified your email address by clicking the link in the email sent to you, congratulations, you're...

    Started by CADTutor‎, 17th Jan 2011 01:41 pm
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  5. FAQ Article Sticky Thread Sticky: Read this before you register

    Successful User Registration On average we get over 1000 new registrations every month but a large proportion of those registrations fail. Please read this post to ensure that your registration...

    Started by CADTutor‎, 19th Jan 2005 10:50 am
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  6. FAQ Article Sticky Thread Sticky: Tapatalk Forum App

    The CADTutor forum has always been available on mobile devices with a web browser and that's still the case. However, you now have more choice in the way you interact with our forums from your mobile...

    Started by CADTutor‎, 9th Jan 2012 12:30 pm
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  7. FAQ Article Sticky Thread Sticky: Where are my smilies?

    Where are my smilies? In order to get the most benefit from the forum, you should be using the enhanced editor. This has a formatting toolbar above the edit box, a selection of smilies to the...

    Started by CADTutor‎, 7th Sep 2006 08:53 am
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  8. FAQ Article Sticky Thread Sticky: Why Donate?

    Why Donate? The CADTutor site is completely independent and is not supported by sponsors. It relies upon site-generated income to keep it going. Currently, this is done in 2 ways; discrete...

    Started by CADTutor‎, 26th Jan 2009 10:15 am
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  9. FAQ Article Sticky Thread Sticky: Why should I register?

    Why should I register? There are a number of benefits to registering at the CADTutor AutoCAD Forums. As a guest user of these forums, you can view posts but you can't reply to posts or create new...

    Started by CADTutor‎, 18th Sep 2006 10:41 am
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  1. 10 Years Old Today!

    The CADTutor website is 10 years old today! Although some AutoCAD tutorials first appeared online in 1996, the domain name cadtutor.net was registered on the 5th November 2000 and the site went live...

    Started by CADTutor‎, 5th Nov 2010 02:51 pm
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  2. 100,000 Posts!

    Well I don't know if anyone spotted it but this week the CADTutor Forum passed a new milestone. Yes, almost exactly 5 years after the start of this forum, we just made 100,000 posts. OK, so most...

    Started by CADTutor‎, 25th Oct 2007 11:18 am
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  3. AfraLisp has a new home with CADTutor

    Earlier this week, site owner of AfraLisp (Kenny Ramage) and I came to a mutually satisfactory arrangement, whereby the site ownership was transferred to me. The future of AfraLisp has been...

    Started by CADTutor‎, 13th Apr 2006 12:05 pm
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  4. Am I going bats?

    Or am I seeing things? :? Bats! Bats! Everywhere bats! :shock:

    Started by Tiger‎, 26th Oct 2010 10:55 am
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  5. Anyone use Rtext?

    Over the last week or so I've been updating some more of Kenny Ramage's old tutorials at AfraLISP. There are now 116 updated tutorials. Today I just completed an AutoCAD tutorial using a (little...

    Started by CADTutor‎, 22nd May 2012 04:38 pm
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  6. Apologies for the outage today

    Many apologies for the inconvenience caused by the forum outage today. It seems that it has been down for around 17 hours and this was caused by a server reboot, which corrupted a database table. All...

    Started by CADTutor‎, 6th May 2013 07:01 pm
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  7. AutoCAD 2010

    AutoCAD 2010 Well, I sat down in front of my PC last night between 8pm and 9pm GMT and watched the live webcast from Autodesk that effectively launched the AutoCAD 2010 campaign. This morning I...

    Started by CADTutor‎, 6th Feb 2009 11:39 am
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  8. AutoCAD 2011 Announced

    A few hours ago, Autodesk unveiled AutoCAD 2011 and it's another big release with a host of new features. Take a look at What's New for an overview.

    Started by CADTutor‎, 25th Mar 2010 07:25 am
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  9. AutoCAD AutoCAD 2016 First Customer Ship

    Today is the official First Customer Ship day for AutoCAD 2016 and the AutoCAD 2016 vertical products. I logged into my Autodesk account this morning, and there it was, ready for download! Take...

    Started by CADTutor‎, 20th Mar 2015 01:32 pm
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  10. Autodesk community survey

    Autodesk are undertaking a survey into the use of online communities and forums by AutoCAD users. If you'd like to contribute, take a look here: ...

    Started by CADTutor‎, 20th Aug 2010 01:05 pm
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  11. Exclamation BIG NEWS: We're upgrading

    Announcement Hi All, The CADTutor forum will be closed over next weekend - 18th and 19th August 2018 - while we move to a new platform. All the threads and user accounts currently on the forum...

    Started by CADTutor‎, 10th Aug 2018 05:14 pm
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  12. CADTutor at YouTube

    Despite my age, I do try to keep up-to-date with modern trends (hey, those Beatles chaps are rather good aren't they?) and to that end, CADTutor now has it's own YouTube channel where you can view...

    Started by CADTutor‎, 25th Sep 2009 06:31 pm
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  13. CADTutor gets festive

    As we're now into the festive season, I thought it only right to sprinkle a little seasonal cheer here at CADTutor, so you will see some subtle snowflakes in the background to the forum. Of course,...

    Started by CADTutor‎, 9th Dec 2013 08:49 pm
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  14. CADTutor is moving!

    Advanced warning of down-time As this site and particularly this forum grow bigger and busier every day, there comes a point when we need a bigger place with more space and resources and room to...

    Started by CADTutor‎, 17th Mar 2009 05:19 pm
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  15. CADTutor London Event

    AutoCAD Productivity Live The first ever live CADTutor event has just been launched and I'm hoping to meet some of you "in the flesh" on Tuesday, 12th April 2011 at Central Saint Martins...

    Started by CADTutor‎, 22nd Feb 2011 05:58 pm
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  16. CADTutor on Facebook

    Quite honestly I don't know how you've all managed without this for so long. CADTutor now has a Facebook group. Those of you with an existing Facebook account can go straight to the CADTutor group...

    Started by CADTutor‎, 22nd May 2008 05:05 pm
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  17. CADTutor open for business

    Dear Friends, CADTutor is now open for business again. I have worked hard over the last 5 days to ensure that the site is more secure than before. Obviously, I can't guarantee absolute security...

    Started by CADTutor‎, 1st Feb 2011 02:25 pm
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  18. Can not add tags

    Anyone else having a problem adding tags? I can't seem to add any type of tag by selecting the icons nor the insert link, the other icons work. I'm using IE 11 browser, but everything works...

    Started by SLW210‎, 23rd Sep 2013 05:59 pm
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  19. Exclamation Cookie Consent

    The observant among you will have noticed that CADTutor now displays a cookie consent strip at the bottom of the screen. This has been added to comply with European privacy legislation and with...

    Started by CADTutor‎, 31st Aug 2015 02:41 pm
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  20. FAQ Article Discipline profile information

    Discipline details in your profile A new feature has been added to the forum that we hope will make it easier for questions to be answered more accurately. You may have noticed that some posts...

    Started by CADTutor‎, 5th Aug 2011 10:46 am
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  21. Poll Poll: Does this site need a Wiki?

    As some of you will know, this site has an FAQ section where commonly asked questions about AutoCAD are given model answers so that beginners or others can be refferred to these rather than members...

    Started by CADTutor‎, 3rd Dec 2010 12:56 pm
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    autocad, faq, wiki
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  22. Downtime this Morning

    Apologies for the downtime this morning. This was due to DNS problems at our hosting company.

    Started by CADTutor‎, 25th Jan 2012 11:37 am
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  23. Employment News

    Times are tough and the CADTutor moderator team have decided that it would be a good idea to bring employment news to forum members to help those who are looking for work. Many employment...

    Started by CADTutor‎, 23rd Jan 2009 09:33 am
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  24. FAQ Team Members Needed

    Dear All, You probably are aware that some members of this forum are currently engaged on a project to build an FAQ for AutoCAD. You can see the FAQ here. The aim of the project is to write...

    Started by CADTutor‎, 14th Aug 2008 02:57 pm
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  25. Exclamation Forum Closed this Weekend!

    Forum Upgrade The CADTutor forum will be closed this weekend to allow for a major upgrade of the forum software. Unless there are any unforseen problems, the forums will close at...

    Started by CADTutor‎, 15th Jul 2010 10:59 am
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