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  1. Cool Sticky Thread Sticky: Windows 7 - experiences

    Hi Guys Can anybody tell me if they are using Windows 7 with Autocad 2009 and if they know of any problems. We will be upgrading to 7 and our office is using Acad 2009. Cheers Dodge 8)

    Started by DODGE‎, 29th Oct 2009 11:22 pm
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  1. AutoCAD I now have a speed comparison of Windows 10 vs Windows 8.1

    These are the numbers with the same hardware using Performance Benchmark software. Blue Line = Windows 10 - 01/30/2015; Red Line = Windows 8.1 - 04/27/2014 Edit: I cant read the numbers (I cant...

    Started by Currahee‎, 1st Feb 2015 05:21 pm
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    26th Feb 2015 02:36 pm Go to last post
  2. Question Trackman marble mouse---track wheel mouse

    I just bought a Logitech Trackman Mouse, because I had read it was a good mouse to use with autocad--I'm in autocad 2013. But I can't configure it to work in the auto cad as a "regular" mouse...

    Started by KAL‎, 3rd Feb 2015 06:27 pm
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    3rd Feb 2015 08:37 pm Go to last post
  3. Exclamation I just installed Windows 10

    I just installed Windows 10 and thought I would offer this thread to anyone that had any questions about Windows new OS. From what I have learned so far is it took 10 minutes to install and an...

    Started by Currahee‎, 24th Jan 2015 08:45 pm
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  4. Help me (IT Guy) build a couple of systems for my AutoCAD LT guys.

    Hello all, I have been reading and learning on here what I could so I have some idea, but I thought I'd better ask a couple of quick questions to ensure I'm building what my guys need. I'd...

    Started by SE_Tech‎, 27th Jan 2015 07:40 pm
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    28th Jan 2015 10:03 pm Go to last post
  5. Idea KeyMouse (keyboard/mouse combo) - Your Thoughts?

    Hello Friends, We are launching a new keyboard/mouse combo device on Kickstarter. A friend of mine is a CAD designer, and he feels like this product would be a nice fit for CAD designers. So...

    Started by KeyMouse‎, 23rd Jan 2015 06:13 pm
    hardware, keyboard, mouse
    • Replies: 0
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    23rd Jan 2015 06:13 pm Go to last post
  6. Scanning old mylar/vellum as-builts

    Hi all, I have a canon ipFA768 plotter with a Colortrac scanner on board. I've recently come across old as-builts that are getting pretty messed up and will probably have to look at scanning them...

    Started by GISdude‎, 16th Jan 2015 03:47 pm
    as-built, mylar, scanner
    • Replies: 9
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    17th Jan 2015 02:04 pm Go to last post
  7. Upgrading Graphics, which card?

    I am thinking of upgrading my graphics card as I currently run a GT 640 which isn't great. I am also doing more 3D work recently. The rest of my specs are: Win 7 64 bit Core i7-3770 8 GB RAM...

    Started by Buzza‎, 3rd Dec 2014 06:23 pm
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    28th Dec 2014 02:41 am Go to last post
  8. Work Notebook for ACAD 2014

    Hello All, I was looking at Best Buy for a new Notebook and wanted to get everyone's input on the Lenovo Y50. I searched the forums and didn't see anything on this computer. Price is $1149,...

    Started by CADMASTER1128‎, 1st Dec 2014 06:24 pm
    • Replies: 1
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    3rd Dec 2014 06:40 pm Go to last post
  9. Buying a Notebook to run Autocad 2015

    Hi Basic Info is that I'm wanting to buy a Lenovo s20 laptop with a; Intel® Celeron® Processor N2840 (2.16 GHz, 2.58 GHz with Burst, 1 MB cache) Ram 4 Gb Storage 320 Gb Im basically...

    Started by Felix Carter - Shaw‎, 20th Nov 2014 10:35 pm
    help me, laptop
    • Replies: 7
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    21st Nov 2014 12:15 pm Go to last post
  10. New performance measures from dell

    I just got this in an e-mail from AUGI about Dell's new T1700 running Auto Cad 2015. Really this kind of data is subjective you compare new software to old software on a old computer then you run...

    Started by Ski_Me‎, 19th Nov 2014 08:20 pm
    • Replies: 4
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    19th Nov 2014 10:52 pm Go to last post
  11. Need Driver for Calcomp Tablet

    I just Got a Calcomp Drawing board II, and the tech support guy @ Calcomp tells me I need to find Tablet Works 7.46 for Calcomp off the internet. The file name is TWSER2kXp.exe Apparently Calcomp...

    Started by Rickard5‎, 25th Jul 2008 09:44 pm
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    4th Nov 2014 05:32 pm Go to last post
  12. CAD/ Inventor laptop for under 1000$ ?

    I am planning to buy a laptop for work with AutoCAD and Inventor for under $1000. I had HP Pavilion with Intel i5, 4GB memory and Nvidia Geforce 512 MB Video card, which worked OK. What could be a...

    Started by Alexgera‎, 25th Oct 2014 08:26 pm
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    29th Oct 2014 08:16 pm Go to last post
  13. Block insertion gone haywire

    It seems that since upgrading to Windows 7 Pro / 64bit, thatI have issues inserting blocks. I use AutoCAD V.2000. Sometimes when I create a block by copying andpasting as a block, the block comes in...

    Started by montespringer‎, 10th Oct 2014 04:01 pm
    • Replies: 9
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    17th Oct 2014 03:39 pm Go to last post
  14. extra RAM vs. a new graphics card with RAM onboard?

    Hi I need to speed up the rendering of my PC as its getting a bit laggy when working with some of my more complex assemblies in inventor. I know extra RAM will help, currently I have 4 x 2GB...

    Started by jonnyhicks‎, 8th Oct 2014 08:54 am
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  15. Help Please - How can I get my mouse wheel to zoom and pan in ACAD 2010? Thanks

    Hi Folks, My laptop died recently and I had to get a new one then reinstall my AutoCAD 2010 software. Trouble is the mouse wheel no longer zooms or, when held down, pans any more. I have spent...

    Started by Davidbrittain11‎, 23rd Mar 2012 12:10 pm
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  16. SpaceMouse vs Spacecontroller ?

    Hello Has anybody tried both 3DConnexion (Spacemouse Pro) products and 3DController products (3D Mouse Spacecontroller)? Which one is better? more responsbile, more accurate, easier to use the...

    Started by skan‎, 5th Oct 2014 06:27 pm
    • Replies: 6
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    6th Oct 2014 01:56 pm Go to last post
  17. Civil 3D Running Very Slow

    Hi All. i have recently buy Asus N550JK CM316H (16 gb Ram,4 GB Geforce dedicated Graphic,Core i7,2.50GHZ,1 TB Hard,Win 8.1 64bit). After purchasing i had to intalled some Softwares but some...

    Started by dil45‎, 17th Sep 2014 06:22 pm
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  18. AutoCAD Panning with mouse wheel

    This function stopped working for me. Using a Logitech M310 mouse. While in my drawing it was working great, it stopped working while I was within the same drawing, had not shut down or opened...

    Started by Gideon‎, 9th Aug 2014 08:43 pm
    • Replies: 5
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    12th Aug 2014 01:00 am Go to last post
  19. Computer Specification Compatibility for AUTOCAD 2014 and construction software

    Hi All, I have chosen to custom build my laptop to meet my job requirements. I work as Trainee Construction engineer and surveyor (Using Office 2013, AUTOCAD 2D/3D tc). I am on a budget so please...

    Started by pjbzation123‎, 24th Jul 2014 02:59 pm
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    25th Jul 2014 03:39 am Go to last post
  20. Surveying Equipment - one man GPS direct to AutoCAD

    Hi ALL I see a few old threads on this topic, but expect things have moved on since then. I am looking to buy some surveying gear that takes our small office from two people holding a tape measure...

    Started by designerstuart‎, 17th Jul 2014 09:13 am
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    24th Jul 2014 03:08 pm Go to last post
  21. Laptop for CAD (Tight Budget)

    Hello everyone, I'm new to the forum and AutoCAD so please forgive me if I have mistakes. I'm also not a techie, but I am trying to learn slowly as much as I can. I'm looking for a very...

    Started by abanlc‎, 11th Jun 2014 07:20 pm
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    6th Jul 2014 04:36 pm Go to last post
  22. Posting from new CAD machine

    Not quite ready to move over to it yet but so far so good. Specs: Dell Optiplex 9020 $1,600 Intel Core i7-4770 @3.4 GHz 16 GB ram Nvidia GeForce GTX 645 256 GB SSD primary HDD 1 TB secondary...

    Started by f700es‎, 27th Jun 2014 01:39 pm
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    27th Jun 2014 05:44 pm Go to last post
  23. Smile Running Autocad 2000 on 64 bit Windows 7

    I have just upgraded my PC to a new model running 64bit Windows 7 Home Edition. On my old PC running Windows XP I was able to run CAD2000 in a compatibility mode and I understand that it may be...

    Started by Stanier‎, 4th Feb 2014 11:43 am
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    4th Jun 2014 07:56 pm Go to last post
  24. New to the forum... not new to AutoCad

    I am a self taught interior designer using AutoCad 2014 Architectural edition. Self taught in the past 6 months might I add. I already see the value in upgrading my current computer which is 5 years...

    Started by srzdesigns‎, 25th May 2014 07:34 pm
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    28th May 2014 06:13 pm Go to last post
  25. Leica Disto D8 AutoCAD 2013 plugin

    Has anyone had any success getting the latest Leica DISTO Transfer PC software (v3.80)to install its plugin with AutoCAD 2013? I've followed all the instructions in the Leica guide. I get it to...

    Started by atomdrift‎, 11th Apr 2012 02:59 pm
    • Replies: 2
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    16th May 2014 03:51 am Go to last post

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