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Tuesday, January 11, 2005

Help! - Part 2

...continued from my previous post Help!

AutoCAD's Help pulldown menu contains some very useful information...

Starting with AutoCAD 2004 there is a "New Features Workshop" on the Help pulldown menu (which has been enhanced in AutoCAD 2005). This presents you with Flash enabled screens to show you all the new features within the release. This very helpful in getting someone "New Feature" aware quickly.

Also note on some of the screens there is a circle with a "T" in it which contain tutorials... these (although they are not a substitute for formal training) are also very helpful in getting acquainted with these new or enhanced features.

Here are some excellent resources to help you find/explore further on AutoCAD 2005's New Features:

See Lee Ambrosious' most execellent resource site:

and also check out these other AutoCAD 2005 links to sites/reviews:
Cadalyst Magazine - AutoCAD 2005 Preview
Datec - AutoCAD 2005 Information
Dotsoft - 2005 Preview
Ellen Finkelstein (Author AutoCAD Bible) - AutoCAD 2005
JTB World - AutoCAD 2005 Preview
Ten Links - Autodesk Introduces AutoCAD 2005 Family of Products

Lastly be sure to check out Autodesk's own AutoCAD 2005
Autodesk - AutoCAD 2005 Preview Site
Autodesk - AutoCAD 2005
Autodesk - To Lock or Not to Lock, software activation explained

- Enjoy


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