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  1. Standards

    Anyone care to discuss standards? Post your work? I am currently a solo act in a large company just beginning to create cad products. Looking forward, I need to create a set of standards. We...

    Started by chulse‎, 18th Jul 2007 12:27 pm
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  2. How does your drawing numbering system work..?

    ... and how do you file your drawings and handle revisions? I'm struggling with the amorphic way the drawings are handled in this office, and have the silly situation of having to alter two...

    Started by Strix‎, 8th May 2007 12:37 pm
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  3. Current or new license files?

    I know sometimes a new release of a program works with the same license files, but how is it with AutoCAD 2008? Does it require a new one?

    Started by Siberian‎, 20th Jul 2007 06:10 am
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  4. An Interview with Robert Green, Author of "Expert CAD Management"

    I recently interviewed Robert Green, the author of “Expert CAD Management”, one of the few books available on this topic. Robert Green is a well known expert. He writes for Cadalyst Magazine, is a...

    Started by folini‎, 24th Jul 2007 08:19 pm
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    14th Aug 2007 01:00 am Go to last post
  5. Cad Managing

    After a long while than i pop into this beautiful forum again. Thanks Cad tutor for introducing the Cad Management Forum. It will be very helpful to me becasue i've been doing cad managing for the...

    Started by acemasi‎, 14th Aug 2007 02:35 am
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  6. Un-Install old versions of AutoCAD

    I just installed AutoCAD Architecture on a PC that still has ADT 3.3 on it. How can I un-install the ADT 3.3.???? Using the Windows Add/Delete option does not work, the file does not show up in...

    Started by Rhayes‎, 16th Aug 2007 03:52 pm
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  7. Making dwg uneditable

    wondering if there is a way that i can make a cad drawing UNchangeable??? i know i can make a PDF and other such things, but i want someone to be able to open a drawing in autocad but not be able to...

    Started by CharmPeddler‎, 24th Aug 2007 08:21 pm
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  8. Poll Poll: Document Mangement Systems

    How many users out there are using any form of Electronic Document Management System (EDMS) for controlling drawings, or any other files ? If you are... what system are you using ? If you aren't...

    Started by hendie‎, 6th Sep 2007 02:08 pm
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  9. Smile AEC and Collaboration: an Interview with Paul Wilkinson, AEC Expert

    Paul Wilkinson is the author of Construction Collaboration Technologies: The Extranet Evolution, an interesting book about collaboration technologies and processes for AEC. I interviewed Paul for...

    Started by folini‎, 14th Sep 2007 08:23 pm
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  10. Standards - Re-Occuring Topic

    So the company I work for put me in charge of handling the purchase of a plotter and all that fun stuff. The plotter is made by OCE and is around the range of $9000. The representative/salesman is...

    Started by CADken‎, 12th Sep 2007 02:17 pm
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  11. Problem With Type and PDF Prints...

    OK, This will sound long winded, but my problem is as follows: I use 2007. I have printed it to a pdf. I open the pages using Acrobat 7 Professional. When I go to print the fonts for all the...

    Started by Katers‎, 15th Sep 2007 07:23 pm
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  12. Poll Poll: Autodesk product licensing

    Let's start the discussion...

    Started by rkmcswain‎, 14th Jul 2007 01:07 pm
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  13. revision clouds

    NM. moved to "How do I" maybe I'll get a responce there.

    Started by halfcracked‎, 23rd Oct 2007 05:59 pm
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  14. Enforcing CAD Standards

    I am just curious how some of you or your company's enforce can standard adherence. It isn't an issue with my firm at the moment but we are going to be getting about 15 new people soon and we need...

    Started by ZenCad1960‎, 1st Aug 2007 06:38 pm
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  15. Program Crashing

    For some reason my machine/ program hates me and likes to crash when I have nearly finished a drawing. I have autosave set up but for some reason, when it crashes (usually citing 'fatal error') it...

    Started by tobywilson‎, 30th Oct 2007 09:49 am
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  16. Lineweight problem

    Base on a 3D drawing, i try to print and elevation but lineweight doesn't appear as i defined on the layers. Thanks...:(

    Started by Javier Cervera‎, 2nd Nov 2007 04:21 pm
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  17. CAD manual

    Hi all, I am trying to come up with a CAD users manual. I am having problems with putting what I know in my mind onto paper. This manual would be a guideline for an individual to use ACAD. The...

    Started by cadfly‎, 8th Nov 2007 05:54 pm
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  18. Auto Cad upgrade

    I am working for a small company with 2 drafters for our production line. I am currently exploring the possibility of upgrading to 2008 (currently using 2005). I have contacted the local Autodesk...

    Started by Secretagdan‎, 12th Nov 2007 08:26 pm
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  19. BSRIA Project Design Stages

    Can anyone help? I need to find the various Project design stages set by BSRIA but the Web site is not helping me at all. Does anyone know what they are?:?

    Started by Mrs M‎, 26th Nov 2007 04:16 pm
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  20. Standard unification?

    Just found this site and wanted to say Hello to all my fellow CAD Managers. What a grand job you all do..very important and ever so slightly crucial to all well run CAD offices! OK. B.S. over, Im...

    Started by Mrs M‎, 14th Nov 2007 11:03 am
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  21. SSM Callout Block problem

    Autocad 2007 I am trying to put callout blocks onto drawing views so that I can reference a section of a building drawing to a plan drawing. One of my ‘many‘ :x problems with SSM is that I...

    Started by charlie72‎, 29th Nov 2007 03:09 pm
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  22. Unhappy Asset Tagging

    I've been asked by my boss to look at different Asset Tracking software and compare the Pro's and Con's. TBH I don't have much knowledge about this and can't seem to find anything that will fit...

    Started by rab‎, 29th Nov 2007 03:20 pm
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  23. Express Tools in Building Systems 2006

    Express Tools can be loaded now during installation of CAD, but our software comes from a network which automatically runs the install when you click on it. Seperately on our marketplace, we can get...

    Started by rab‎, 30th Aug 2007 09:36 am
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  24. Question CAD Manager Qualifications

    I work for a developer (keep your angry fist waving to yourself) and we constantly have changes. I am talking serious modifications, and we build as we design. This leads to drawings being changed...

    Started by noochstyle‎, 18th Dec 2007 10:26 pm
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  25. Creating a Standard Title Block

    Hi everyone. I just recently started working for a fairly new company doing drafting work. However, being that this is a new company, they have almost no CAD standards in place. This is cool cause...

    Started by Pineapple‎, 9th Dec 2007 01:30 am
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    9th Jan 2008 06:46 pm Go to last post

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