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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  1. Forum Consolidation

    Forum Consolidation You may notice that the forum is looking a little more compact than it did a couple of days ago. I have come to the conclusion (as some of you have suggested) that there are too...

    Started by CADTutor‎, 28th Nov 2002 10:45 am
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  2. Exclamation Forum temporary closure

    Forum temporary closure This forum will close at 10pm GMT on Friday 27th March 2009. The forum is likely to remain closed for most of the weekend but we hope to be up and running again by 8am GMT...

    Started by CADTutor‎, 23rd Mar 2009 11:17 am
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  3. Forum now running vB4.0.6

    I've just upgraded the forum to the latest bug-fix version of vBulletin. There are over 100 bug fixes and I'm hoping that will sort out a few of the niggles we've had recently. As always, do let...

    Started by CADTutor‎, 16th Aug 2010 09:18 am
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  4. Recent Outage

    Apologies for the outage earlier today - entirely my fault :roll: I am currently doing a dry-run of the forum upgrade and ran into problems (well, that's what dry-runs are for right?). The...

    Started by CADTutor‎, 14th Jun 2010 05:01 pm
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  5. Exclamation Recent disturbances

    Most members will be unaware of recent disturbances on this forum. If that is the case, you can safely ignore this announcement. For those of you who have been involved, I set out below the current...

    Started by CADTutor‎, 25th Apr 2007 09:43 am
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  6. Thanks to new moderators

    The eagle-eyed among you may have noticed that we have two new moderators on the board. gcp310 and hendie have both very kindly agreed to join the moderator team and to help keep this place in order....

    Started by CADTutor‎, 29th Sep 2005 06:16 pm
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  7. Please do not post BMP image files

    Recently I've noticed a number of posts with image links to BMP format image files. BMP files will not display as images in your posts, so don't use them. Also, BMP files are usually quite large...

    Started by CADTutor‎, 6th Apr 2005 04:38 pm
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  8. Removal of User Accounts

    It's time for a spring clean on the forum. My first job is to remove any user accounts more than 12 months old where the user has never posted. For the most part, these are people who visit once,...

    Started by CADTutor‎, 17th Mar 2004 10:45 am
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  9. Welcome

    Welcome to the brand new CADTutor Forum. This forum replaces the CADTutor Message Board which has been running now for just over a year. The message board will be closed down shortly. Unfortunately,...

    Started by CADTutor‎, 16th Sep 2002 07:46 pm
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  10. Image Sizes

    I'm really happy to see the forum being used so actively and I'm also pleased to see examples of peoples work. However, there have recently been a number of postings that use large images. This can...

    Started by CADTutor‎, 7th May 2003 10:51 pm
    • Replies: 1
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  11. Exclamation New links module added to CADTutor

    Today I added a new module to the CADTutor website. You will find it by clicking on the "Links" er... link on the site navigation bar above. This module allows anyone to add a useful link to our...

    Started by CADTutor‎, 14th Sep 2006 03:22 pm
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  12. New forum section

    Hello everyone, If you're not already aware, we now have a "Work in Progress" section located in the Community area of the forum: http://www.cadtutor.net/forum/forumdisplay.php?84-Work-In-Progress...

    Started by Cad64‎, 8th Apr 2016 11:08 pm
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  13. Important Announcement

    This forum was archived at 10am GMT today. Any postings after this time will be lost. Please bear with me until the transfer to the new forum is complete. Thanks David

    Started by CADTutor‎, 29th Oct 2002 01:01 pm
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  14. Well, what do you think?

    I'd be very interested to hear your views and comments on the new forum. I've worked hard to make it look a part of the CADTutor web site and it all seems to work OK. However, the best test is people...

    Started by CADTutor‎, 16th Sep 2002 07:52 pm
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  15. Server Migration Complete

    The server migration seems to have been a success. I have taken the opportunity to patch the forum to the latest vB3.6 version. This is a security and bug patch only and there is no new...

    Started by CADTutor‎, 29th Mar 2009 07:05 pm
    • Replies: 3
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  16. Forum down for 12 hours!

    Apologies to those of you who couldn't access the forum over the past 12 hours. One of the database tables became corrupt and had to be restored. The good news is that we didn't lose any data. :)

    Started by CADTutor‎, 23rd Nov 2005 12:28 pm
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  17. Exclamation Spoof Emails from "CADTutor"

    During the past week I've received a number of spoof emails purporting to come from CADTutor Admin. Some other members have also reported emails containing porn links coming from the CADTutor domain....

    Started by CADTutor‎, 26th Jan 2007 07:04 pm
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  18. Star CADTutor on MetaFilter!

    :shock: Look what those nice people at MettaFilter said about CADTutor. http://www.metafilter.com/mefi/54586

    Started by CADTutor‎, 7th Sep 2006 10:34 pm
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  19. CADTutor down for maintenance

    The CADTutor website (and this forum) will be down for around an hour starting around 6am (GMT) on Sunday 13th January. As most of you will be in bed, you shouldn't notice a thing.:sleeping: The...

    Started by CADTutor‎, 11th Jan 2008 07:12 pm
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  20. Spam User Control

    In recent months, this forum has become a target for spammers. Forum spam comes in 2 forms. First are posts that link to sites with adult content, online gambling or drug sales. This type of spam...

    Started by CADTutor‎, 6th Jun 2006 10:09 am
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  21. Autodesk Freewheel

    After having read Lynn Allan's blog entry on CADoogle, I thought I'd give Freewheel a go. It's about as easy as it could be to implement, so I made a test page here. See what you think. Is this...

    Started by CADTutor‎, 5th Jun 2008 05:24 pm
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  22. CADTutor in Action

    I recently posted a new article on the CADTutor web site called CADTutor in Action. See it here: www.cadtutor.net/action/ethiopia.html The idea is to show how CADTutor is being used around the...

    Started by CADTutor‎, 25th Mar 2003 10:54 am
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  23. Printing the Tutorials

    As you all are probably aware, the CADTutor tutorials can be printed provided they are used only for personal use. I have received a nubmber of requests to make the tutorials available in PDF...

    Started by CADTutor‎, 15th Oct 2002 01:54 pm
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  24. 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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  25. 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
    • Replies: 4
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    19th Nov 2008 03:24 pm Go to last post

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