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Thursday, November 24, 2005

Blog Alert! - Heidi Hewett's AutoCAD Insider

Check out Heidi Hewett's Blog AutoCAD Insider she will be "Taking CAD concepts to the next level". From her initial post on 10/26/2005 Welcome to AutoCAD Insider! through her lastest series of posts Sheets Happen! are all awesome.... please visit her excellent blog!

Sheets Happen! Step 1: Creating a new sheet set
Sheets Happen! Step 2: Organizing your sheets
Sheets Happen! Step 3: Accessing your sheets
Sheets Happen! Step 4: Importing existing layouts
Sheets Happen! Step 5: Plot using default page setups

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Friday, November 11, 2005

Cool Site:

I stumbled onto this site almost by accident... the right-side selection menu that changes when you make selections (be ready to use your BACK button)... but the content is also fairly dynamic, some interesting links provided... almost like a CAD google site.

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Tuesday, November 08, 2005

Autodesk's New and Free DWG TrueConvertâ„¢

DWG TrueConvertâ„¢ translates any AutoCAD or AutoCAD-based drawing file for compatibility with AutoCAD Release 14, AutoCAD 2000, AutoCAD 2000i, AutoCAD 2002, AutoCAD 2004, AutoCAD 2005, and AutoCAD 2006 versions. The DWG TrueConvert software allows conversion of pen widths to lineweights and the addition of page setups.

Yes folks it's finally here... the New and Free DWG TrueConvertâ„¢ is now available for free from Autodesk. you can read all about it on Shaan Hurley's "Between the Lines" Blog...

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Monday, November 07, 2005

Blog Alert! - BLAUGI

BLAUGI is the official blog of the Autodesk Users Group International

There are already some interesting posts, suchas the announcement of AU Online and the series entitled "The Rules of CAD" Part 1, Part 2 & Part 3 or The Importance of Project Settings and Prototypes.

If you haven't joined AUGI yet... why not? It's FREE!!!

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Sunday, November 06, 2005

Get the FAQ on DWF

DWF (aka: Design Web Format)

If you have tried, looked into, or contimplated using the DWF format this DWF FAQ is a must read. It's a comprehensive document summarizing questions and answers on the Autodesk DWF format. This DOC file also mentions Blogs related to DWF.

Read the DWF FAQ document by Scott Sheppard HERE.

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