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Little Known CAD Commands That Rock, Part 5

Each month in the Little Known CAD Commands That Rock series, I highlight some underused commands that I think have some pretty cool uses. Last month I talked about BCOUNT, SNAPANG, using M2P, and EXTRIM. In Part 5 of this series, I am going to discuss a few more commands and settings that I think…

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Little Known CAD Commands That Rock, Part 4

Each month in the Little Known CAD Commands That Rock series, I highlight some underused commands that I think have some pretty cool uses. Last month I talked about TSPACEINVADERS, Override Glyphs in Civil 3D, and dealing with Overlapping Viewports. In Part 4 of this series, I am going to discuss a few commands and…

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Little Known CAD Commands That Rock, Part 3

Each month in the Little Known CAD Commands That Rock series, I highlight some underused commands that I think have some pretty cool uses. Last month I talked about DIESEL Expressions, BLOCKREPLACE, and OVERKILL. In Part 3 of this series, I am going to discuss a few commands and settings that I think can be…

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Little Known CAD Commands That Rock, Part 2

Each month in the Little Known CAD Commands That Rock series, I highlight some underused commands that I think have some pretty cool uses. Last month, I talked about RTEXT, OBJECTISOLATIONMOD, Fast Select, and MULTIPLE. In Part 2 of this series, I’m highlighting three additional tools: Diesel Expressions, Blockreplace and Rename, and Overkill. If you haven’t…

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What’s the difference between CTB and STB?

You may already know that CTB and STBs are types of plot styles, which can control the way your objects print in AutoCAD. But what you may not know is that each drawing created is either CTB-based or STB-based. You must make a choice; you can’t have a drawing that is both. Starting in AutoCAD…

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Little Known CAD Commands That Rock, Part 1

As most CAD users are aware, there are a ton of commands that you have access to in AutoCAD and any AutoCAD-based software. Along with those platform commands, there are also commands that are specific to each program (such as Civil 3D, Map 3D, etc.). Specific examples of such commands that come to mind are…

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U.S. CAD Earns Autodesk MEP Specialization

Costa Mesa, CA, January 3, 2012 — U.S. CAD, a leading Building Information Modeling (BIM) integrator and provider of Autodesk 2D and 3D CAD products and services, today announced that it has earned the new Building Engineering – MEP Systems Specialization designation for value-added resellers from Autodesk, Inc., a world leader in 3D design, engineering,…

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