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  1. I'm wondering about what the complications may be or things to be concerned about with regards to moving and storing xrefs that were created from outside of the company. We are in a position whereby we will receive xrefs from contractors which may be bound or unbound and our company is considering storing the unbound versions on the file server however I am concerned as to whether or not the links will be maintained if there is a move and how they should be stored. Also what particular requirements we may have to provide our contractors prior to submission for the unbound versions. I'm als
  2. We have had some issues in the office regardingdrawing issues and revisions. I looked on this forum and found that many peopleare also confused about revisions. This is our Cad system. We have a standardset of directories under each project. They are Archive, Current, drgs-in,wblocks, xrefs. All drawings created are in the current directory. The filename is the drawing number followed by a -$. We use xrefs whenever a componentis typical for several drawings, i.e. architects backgrounds, notes, legends. Thesexrefs are saved in the xref directory. When we receive an updated drawing froma supplie
  3. Morning CAD monkeys, you all have my permission to take 5 and have a coffee. Whilst you're doing so, has anyone come up with a workaround for my problem; my client uses a document management system that only supports autocad dwg files. The contract states I must use their title block, set up with attributes. We put the drawing on their template, it uploads (usually enough time for coffee and a biscuit), the system populates the attributes then you can download the 'issued' revision. How do I work around this if I want to use Inventor? There is also a bit of a problem with the
  4. Hello, I am running ACAD Architecture 2011, and would like to set up a recurring automatic Sheet Set Archive to back up my project once a week, while i'm not at my desk, i.e after hours. Does any one have a LISP routine or perhaps ideas how to write one to do this? Thanks for any suggestions. I'd like for it to run the command _ARCHIVE at periodic (weekly) intervals, and automatically name and place the generated .zip file in the network location i designate... Is it possible?
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