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

  1. Moved: Problem with automatic .plt LISP lineweight

    Started by Frei‎, 20th Oct 2014 06:12 pm
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    21st Oct 2014 03:23 pm Go to last post
  2. MAC to win transition

    Hi all: I am an autocad (windows) MEP user for several years now. Recently, I have been contacted by a company who is using MAC based cad to do a transition to autocad windows. I am not sure why...

    Started by vick2014‎, 16th Oct 2014 08:52 pm
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    20th Oct 2014 12:48 am Go to last post
  3. Lastprompt system variable

    Does anybody know what's the use of the "lastprompt" system variable? Or how to to create a symbol out of the last prompt without bypassing the lastprompt input as it will be really the lastprompt...

    Started by svorgodne‎, 15th Oct 2014 02:50 pm
    • Replies: 5
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    15th Oct 2014 03:56 pm Go to last post
  4. Working between arris and autocad2015

    Hello all, Just started working for a company that does all it's drawings in Arris. Going to start migrating to autocad 2015. Wanted to know best way of transferring drawings between the...

    Started by Newton his‎, 23rd Sep 2014 04:02 pm
    arris, autocad, converting
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    26th Sep 2014 01:20 pm Go to last post
  5. CAD standards USA national cad standards

    Hi, any have AIA new version and full like v6 or 5 in pdf or other formats ? or any help link .

    Started by issammm‎, 24th Sep 2014 04:28 pm
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    25th Sep 2014 07:51 pm Go to last post
  6. Diameter Symbol In Arial Font

    We recently started using Arial in AutoCAD. When typing "%%C" in text, the symbol is Ø. In our previous font it was the smaller version, ø, which is available in Arial. Is there any way to map...

    Started by RobDraw‎, 24th Sep 2014 12:33 pm
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    24th Sep 2014 01:39 pm Go to last post
  7. Adept Synergis - Document management software

    My company is looking to implement a document management system, and so far we are leaning heavily towards the Adept Synergis software. Upper management would like to see some comparisons and...

    Started by Enigma‎, 17th Nov 2010 10:05 pm
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    23rd Sep 2014 08:20 pm Go to last post
  8. need imperial not metric

    I've given up on trying to use MEP for anything that is low voltage so I set my profile for autocad default. But every time I open a file autocad scales the drawing to metric. I've tried to set...

    Started by Ski_Me‎, 19th Sep 2014 03:25 pm
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    22nd Sep 2014 02:18 pm Go to last post
  9. how to save .shp file in pc.

    I have created some shape file so when Im copying my file one system to another PC my .shp file missing so how can I load my custom Shape in drawing plz

    Started by afrazawan‎, 22nd Sep 2014 12:43 pm
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    22nd Sep 2014 02:01 pm Go to last post
  10. AutoCAD 2015 not OPEN

    Dear anyone, Whenever i am opening AutoCAD 2015, it checked some file, and permanently "Loading..." I had try reinstall, but it didn't work. This is a screenshot permanently loading

    Started by Darknight‎, 15th Sep 2014 06:05 am
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    21st Sep 2014 07:54 am Go to last post
  11. 2016 format

    We coming up to our renewal on our subscriptions and one factor we're thinking about is when they are going to update the file format for CAD. I can't find any info about it online. Does anyone...

    Started by Epicurwin‎, 18th Sep 2014 06:41 pm
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    19th Sep 2014 04:14 pm Go to last post
  12. Grr...Palette sharing.

    I use palettes with some funky tools on. My colleagues have seen said palettes and tools and want in! My palettes are located on the network - admin have given me read/write permissions to this...

    Started by JADT‎, 18th Sep 2014 05:32 pm
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    19th Sep 2014 08:45 am Go to last post
  13. Customizing the Ribbon or Toolbars

    Good afternoon everyone, I'm new to the forums here so please forgive me if I have this in the wrong section. I am looking for a comprehensive tutorial on how to make a custom toolbar or ribbon...

    Started by dave78‎, 16th Sep 2014 05:49 pm
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    18th Sep 2014 04:32 am Go to last post
  14. Plot Style Tables

    I just loaded 2013 on my computer-tried printing and it's requesting Plot Style Table. Ho do I import or copy Plot Style tables from my olkd computer which has 2011 ACAD. Thanks

    Started by jpbohan‎, 13th Sep 2014 05:36 pm
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    14th Sep 2014 12:39 am Go to last post
  15. Exporting/Importing Profiles

    Please Help. We're planning on upgrading from MEP 2013 to MEP 2015. We have a custom Ribbon, containing custom programs and also a bunch of Custom Tool Palettes. These are all saved on a network...

    Started by The_SuperVixen‎, 8th Sep 2014 02:34 pm
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    10th Sep 2014 03:57 am Go to last post
  16. Question Control Codes and Special Characters

    Does anybody know iff the control sequence %% in Auto Cad can be turned off I'm Using a special True Type Font that has a character definition under {shift}+{5} but the Auto-cad application then...

    Started by JONI‎, 3rd Sep 2014 10:42 am
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    4th Sep 2014 04:18 am Go to last post
  17. Wink attribute in model not show

    hi all can you help me i have ablock table cotain text as attribute value and when make layout it show me this table without attribute vale just table

    Started by issammesk‎, 3rd Sep 2014 05:46 am
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    3rd Sep 2014 12:39 pm Go to last post
  18. product byan outdesk educational

    hi all somthing strange this massage"product byan outdesk educational" apper in cad in many pc in office and when plot also show in print the proplem that in my pc this massage not show when open...

    Started by issammesk‎, 25th Aug 2014 07:26 am
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    25th Aug 2014 11:08 am Go to last post
  19. CAD standards for the Oil & Gas industry

    Hi all, I am clueless where to put the post so here it is. Just starting out in the Oil & Gas industry as a project draftsman/Graduate Engineer. The thing is I am tasked with setting up CAD...

    Started by greythorne‎, 12th Aug 2014 04:14 am
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    12th Aug 2014 04:14 am Go to last post
  20. Convert IGES to DWG

    Hello, My friend was send my the IGES file but I cant open it. How to convert this DWG file.

    Started by Ainrahu‎, 15th Jul 2014 07:39 pm
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    16th Jul 2014 07:24 pm Go to last post
  21. Bad CAD

    I recently started working with someone who does not do any CADing himself. He actually relies heavily on one of the worst drafters I've ever seen. The drafter is being dealt with and that is not the...

    Started by RobDraw‎, 18th Jun 2014 12:08 pm
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    10th Jul 2014 09:04 am Go to last post
  22. Privacy/Legal Statements on Drawings - What do you think?

    So, I have wanted to ask this to see what others felt about it. Sorry for the long caveat! I kind of went wild on this one. "Privacy Statements" on final CAD/drawings are kind of a grey area...

    Started by ammobake‎, 5th Jan 2013 04:35 am
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    9th Jul 2014 12:50 pm Go to last post
  23. Who got to choose the CAD software they use?

    I was discussing the merits of various CAD packages with my buddy the other day, and I was thinking about why I use the CAD software I do (AutoCAD & Inventor). I have a question for the group -...

    Started by Pablo Ferral‎, 25th Jun 2014 07:57 pm
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    26th Jun 2014 10:41 am Go to last post
  24. how to generate drawing list automatically by project manager (autocad for mac)

    I'm using autocad2014 for mac. I've just started to use project manager for managing drawing for the project. I have some questions. 1. is there any way to generate the drawing list automatically...

    Started by intheroom‎, 10th Jun 2014 08:04 pm
    autocad for mac, drawing list, field, project manager, title block
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    23rd Jun 2014 02:18 am Go to last post
  25. Question STB issue

    If I use our stb to plot to our printer, the print looks right. If I plot it using “DWG To PDF.pc3” the lines are lighter. Any suggestions? I can switch to using ctb's instead.

    Started by WPerciful‎, 18th Mar 2014 01:42 pm
    autocad, management, plot style, plot styles
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    22nd Jun 2014 11:59 am Go to last post

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