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    I do shop drawing and prefab drawings all the time. I never use projection symbols, nor do I pay particular attention to them when present.

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    I prefer the fifth of Jack projection.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SLW210 View Post
    I prefer the fifth of Jack projection.
    Is this another method of orthogonal projection?

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    khoshravan: I think SLW210 was making a joke re: "fifth of Jack" projection.
    "I have only come here seeking knowledge. Things they wouldn't teach me of in college." The Police

    Eat brains...gain more knowledge!

    I'm now a full member of the Society for the Promotion of Mediocrity in CAD. Standards? We don't need no stinkin' standards! Take whatever advice I offer and do the opposite.

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    As in, the drawing will look better after drinking a bottle of Jack Daniel's whiskey (with an e).
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    Quote Originally Posted by ReMark View Post
    Good drafting technique established back in the days when drawings were done manually, in my opinion, should not be abandoned just because we went to CAD. Too many people who learn CAD have failed to learn good drafting technique and it shows.
    Hear, Hear!

    A lot of the questions that get asked on the CAD forums are of the form "HOW CAN I DRAW THIS SHAPE" usually for a simple draughting / geometric construction.

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    where's the GET COFFEE icon????
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