Autodesk University has a new neighbour, the Forge DevCon!
Tuesday, January 17, 2017

The big news of the last week or so is that the Forge DevCon – which was held at Fort Mason in Sa...   » read more..   
From Through the Interface

33 years of AutoCAD upgrades rated – part 2
Tuesday, January 17, 2017

In this series of posts, I am looking back on all the AutoCAD upgrades I’ve experienced ove...   » read more..   
From blog nauseam

Seriously Mother Nature
Tuesday, January 17, 2017

I am not sure what is going on up here in Portland Oregon, but we have another weather impacted d...   » read more..   
From Between the Lines

Randall Newton’s survey
Monday, January 16, 2017

If you’re a small CAD vendor, please consider helping out CAD journalism legend Randall New...   » read more..   
From blog nauseam

Revit Tutorial - True Solar / Shadow Studies
Monday, January 16, 2017

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From The Revit Kid.com!

SmartPurger 3.9 released
Monday, January 16, 2017

SmartPurger 3.9 is released and here’s what’s fixed: "Delete only files older than specified...   » read more..   
From JTB World Blog

foto of the sunday: Ralph goes to a rap concert
Sunday, January 15, 2017

T.I. My son had a spare ticket so I agreed to go with him to the rap concert. He told me to think...   » read more..   
From WorldCAD Access

33 years of AutoCAD upgrades rated – part 1
Sunday, January 15, 2017

In this series of posts I will look back on all the AutoCAD upgrades I’ve experienced over ...   » read more..   
From blog nauseam

DWG Columns for Explorer 3.1 released
Friday, January 13, 2017

JTB Word's DWG Columns for Explorer has been updated to version 3.1. DWG Created By, DWG id, DWG ...   » read more..   
From JTB World Blog

35 Years of Autodesk and AutoCAD Memories
Thursday, January 12, 2017

In response to my post about AutoCAD turning 35, my email inbox and twitter feed is full and I am...   » read more..   
From Between the Lines

Coordinate Systems and Drones
Thursday, January 12, 2017

And now back to our regularly scheduled program... Have you heard of the drone invasion?   » read more..   
From Land Development Engineering

I snigger at your pronouncements of technological inevitability
Thursday, January 12, 2017

It always amuses me when people proclaim a rising technology as not just promising, but the way o...   » read more..   
From blog nauseam

Why the Computer Industry Desperately Wants VR to Succeed
Thursday, January 12, 2017

Moar Profits! I was in the Galino Island bookstore last year when I noticed upfront a display for...   » read more..   
From WorldCAD Access

JTB Sort Table for AutoCAD and BricsCAD
Thursday, January 12, 2017

JTB Sort Table app by JTB World, sorts data in AutoCAD or BricsCAD tables, ascending or descendin...   » read more..   
From JTB World Blog

Another Snow Day in Portland
Wednesday, January 11, 2017

We typically do not get snow or big snowstorms here in Portland, but this year…SnowMG. This is th...   » read more..   
From Between the Lines

Back in Munich
Wednesday, January 11, 2017

I’m once again across in the fine city of Munich. I flew again from Bern’s local airport, this ti...   » read more..   
From Through the Interface

JTB FlexReport LT 1.4 freeware for FlexNet license status
Wednesday, January 11, 2017

JTB FlexReport LT 1.4 is now available also as an app for AutoCAD on Autodesk App Store . JTB Fle...   » read more..   
From JTB World Blog

Video lulz with AutoCAD 360
Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Thanks to Hans Lammerts on Twitter for pointing out this amusingly cringeworthy AutoCAD 360 YouTu...   » read more..   
From blog nauseam

The Best of Lynn Allens AutoCAD Tips Tricks
Tuesday, January 10, 2017

For both AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT For over 10 years, AutoCAD expert Lynn Allen has produced an annu...   » read more..   
From Between the Lines

Generative Designed Elbo Chair One of 2016s Most Innovative Objects
Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Wired has just ranked the Autodesk Elbo Chair third on its list of “The Most Innovative Objects o...   » read more..   
From Between the Lines

Update: My HP Spectre X360 After One Year
Tuesday, January 10, 2017

A reader writes: I have always enjoyed your hardware experience blog posts, and so I have been wa...   » read more..   
From WorldCAD Access

CAD on the Cloud – available anytime, anywhere except when it isn’t
Tuesday, January 10, 2017

One of the multiple reasons Autodesk has failed to win over the masses to its Cloudy CAD vision i...   » read more..   
From blog nauseam

Script for creating AutoCAD Classic workspace
Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Edwin Prakaso at the excellent CAD Notes blog has done something that, in hindsight, is blindingl...   » read more..   
From blog nauseam

AutoCAD Script to Create Classic Workspace Automatically
Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Do you want to use AutoCAD Classic interface but the steps are difficult to follow? Just download...   » read more..   
From CAD Notes

Huge PDFs? AutoCAD 2017.1.1 could be to blame
Monday, January 9, 2017

Autodesk has yet again demonstrated why continuous automatic updating is no panacea for avoiding ...   » read more..   
From blog nauseam

New Year
Monday, January 9, 2017

I'm back after just returning from my extended annual week of rest vacation. I spent my vacation ...   » read more..   
From Between the Lines

AutoLISP: Pickable Command Line Options
Monday, January 9, 2017

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From The Architect's Desktop

Reset an apparently dead Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4″
Monday, January 9, 2017

…with this one simple trick! I had my Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4″ Android tablet sponta...   » read more..   
From blog nauseam

Striving for connection
Monday, January 9, 2017

Happy New Year, everyone! This is my first day back after two full fantastic weeks off. We were u...   » read more..   
From Through the Interface

Return of the bullshit – baked beans edition
Monday, January 9, 2017

In an October 2015 post I’ve only just noticed, snappily titled No More Software Like a Can...   » read more..   
From blog nauseam

Undo, U, Redo, Erase, Oops differences explained
Saturday, January 7, 2017

It’s been a while since I posted any beginners’ tips, so here goes. There are several...   » read more..   
From blog nauseam

RVT Columns for Explorer on Autodesk App Store
Friday, January 6, 2017

RVT Columns can now be downloaded as trial from the Autodesk App Store site as well as be purchas...   » read more..   
From JTB World Blog

AUGIWorld January 2017 Issue Released!
Thursday, January 5, 2017

Every new year brings with it a new set of goals, or resolutions. So, while you are planning for ...   » read more..   
From BLAUGI Blog of Autodesk User Group International

Revit Reminders from the Dark Side
Thursday, January 5, 2017

It has been a while since I’ve been part of a production team doing Revit work on a real bu...   » read more..   
From CAD Panacea

Autodesk’s big Cloud failure
Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Back in 2011, Autodesk, some other vendors and many industry pundits were utterly convinced of th...   » read more..   
From blog nauseam

TIP: How to tell which add-on is running in AutoCAD
Wednesday, January 4, 2017

by Bill Fane A reader was wondering, "Is there a sysvar (or any other way) for AutoLISP to determ...   » read more..   
From WorldCAD Access

Revit MEP Tutorial: Working with Systems
Tuesday, January 3, 2017

This Revit MEP tutorial shows how you can create an air supply system and an air return system. W...   » read more..   
From CAD Notes

Insider's view of developing the C3D kernel's translation module
Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Q&A with Alexander Spivakov This year C3D Labs celebrates the 20th anniversary of its C3D geometr...   » read more..   
From WorldCAD Access

2016 Blogging Highlights
Friday, December 30, 2016

Another year has flown by and it is 2017 already. Time to look back at 2016 from a bloggy (but no...   » read more..   
From RobiNZ CAD Blog

ACA: AEC Modify Tools, Part 8, AEC Array
Friday, December 30, 2016

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From The Architect's Desktop

How to: Fix Drawing That’s Accidentally Has Z value
Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Is your AutoCAD 2D drawing accidentally has elevation? You only draft in 2D, but it's possible. L...   » read more..   
From CAD Notes

foto of the sunday: Merry Christmas from WorldCAD Access
Sunday, December 25, 2016

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From WorldCAD Access

Here's hoping my new cell phone will be really great
Saturday, December 24, 2016

UMI Super My current cell phone is an LG-made Google Nexus 4, that's over 4 years old. It is show...   » read more..   
From WorldCAD Access

Merry Christmas!
Saturday, December 24, 2016

Or choose whatever you prefer as your greeting:   » read more..   
From blog nauseam

Merry HoloXmas!
Friday, December 23, 2016

It’s foggy and grey here in Switzerland, but thanks to the joy of mixed reality it’s always snowi...   » read more..   
From Through the Interface

AutoCAD 2017.1.1 Update
Friday, December 23, 2016

Thanks to Jimmy Bergmark , I now know that the controversial subscription-only* AutoCAD 2017.1 Up...   » read more..   
From blog nauseam

AutoCAD 2017.1.1 Update
Friday, December 23, 2016

I just launched Autodesk Desktop App and noticed that last month (Nov 17, 2016) there was an upda...   » read more..   
From JTB World Blog

Autodesk Week of Rest for the Holidays
Thursday, December 22, 2016

Most Autodesk employees will be out of the office for our annual Week of Rest so that our employe...   » read more..   
From Between the Lines

Amazing 35 Years of AutoCAD
Thursday, December 22, 2016

In response to my post about AutoCAD turning 35, my email inbox and twitter feed is full and I am...   » read more..   
From Between the Lines

How to use AutoCAD Text Field for View Title Scale
Wednesday, December 21, 2016

In this tip, we cover how to use a text field to show a viewport scale automatically. It will be ...   » read more..   
From CAD Notes

The Construction Launchpad from AU 2016
Wednesday, December 21, 2016

My biggest session from this year’s Autodesk University – and the only one that was recorded – ha...   » read more..   
From Through the Interface

AutoCAD 2017 for Mac released, still half-baked
Wednesday, December 21, 2016

AutoCAD 2017 for Mac and AutoCAD LT 2017 for Mac have been released. Here’s a video highlig...   » read more..   
From blog nauseam

AUGI HotNews -- December 2016, Issue No. 163
Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Read the full issue—must be logged in to read our online version. The full issue contains the bel...   » read more..   
From BLAUGI Blog of Autodesk User Group International

Autodesk to pull the plug on 123D
Tuesday, December 20, 2016

The reason you should never rely on SaaS for anything important is that, well, you just can’...   » read more..   
From blog nauseam

Steve’s fencing year 2016
Monday, December 19, 2016

Some of you may be aware I’m an active veteran fencer . I’ve been a bit quiet over th...   » read more..   
From blog nauseam

An award for the Autodesk Research website
Monday, December 19, 2016

Noble Studios, the contractor who helped develop AutodeskResearch.com, has won a Platinum MarCom ...   » read more..   
From Through the Interface

35 Years of AutoCAD
Monday, December 19, 2016

Next month AutoCAD will celebrate it’s 35th birthday. Just think about it, AutoCAD is hitting mid...   » read more..   
From Between the Lines

A Year in Review - 2016 (Plus, 5 Days of Discounts)
Monday, December 19, 2016

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From The Revit Kid.com!

When I shot a roll of film, it was the first time in 17 years
Monday, December 19, 2016

Minolta XE-7 film camera I wrote in an earlier blog about me re-acquiring the only 35mm LSR (sing...   » read more..   
From WorldCAD Access

BricsCAD startup LISP bug fixed
Monday, December 19, 2016

In my previous post I have a real problem with BricsCAD , I related my then-latest interaction wi...   » read more..   
From blog nauseam

Portlands Crazy Weather This Week
Friday, December 16, 2016

The Autodesk Lake Oswego Oregon (Portland) office has been closed the past two days due to a rare...   » read more..   
From Between the Lines

My newest tablet is frozen in time
Friday, December 16, 2016

HP TouchPad Running WebOS HP is a big company that tries lots of things and is really successful ...   » read more..   
From WorldCAD Access

JTB FlexReport 10.3 released
Friday, December 16, 2016

JTB FlexReport updates JTB FlexReport Core and JTB Process Monitor. See the revision history for ...   » read more..   
From JTB World Blog

Progress on our VR room
Thursday, December 15, 2016

Things are moving ahead regarding the VR room we’re building at Autodesk in Neuchatel. Come mid-J...   » read more..   
From Through the Interface

JTB Sheet Set Creator 2.0 released
Thursday, December 15, 2016

JTB Sheet Set Creator 2.0 is here. JTB Sheet Set Creator is an app for Autodesk AutoCAD that crea...   » read more..   
From JTB World Blog

Merging Files for Final Deliverables
Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Chuck Kirasic shares how to merge MicroStation Design Files before you send the files. It will ma...   » read more..   
From CAD Notes

Video of Autodesk Design Nights around the world
Wednesday, December 14, 2016

I was just sent this video (thanks, Aurelia!) featuring scenes from the amazing Design Nights Aut...   » read more..   
From Through the Interface

BunnyBots is this Weekend in Portland Oregon
Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Come have fun and see some amazing high school kids who designed and built some robots at BunnyBo...   » read more..   
From Between the Lines

AutoCAD 2017 for Mac and AutoCAD LT 2017 for Mac here
Tuesday, December 13, 2016

AutoCAD 2017 for Mac and AutoCAD LT 2017 for Mac are here. User Interface updates, tool sets into...   » read more..   
From JTB World Blog

Mini-Course #1 : Download Today!
Tuesday, December 13, 2016

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From The Revit Kid.com!

New AutoCAD 2017 for Mac and AutoCAD LT for Mac
Monday, December 12, 2016

We have shiny new Mac releases of AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT today. The new AutoCAD for Mac 2017 and ...   » read more..   
From Between the Lines

RVT Columns for Explorer
Monday, December 12, 2016

RVT Columns for Windows Explorer is now available. With it you can see the Revit version and Revi...   » read more..   
From JTB World Blog

foto of the sunday: winter on the trans canada highway
Sunday, December 11, 2016

Jasper National Park Driving on the Trans Canada Highway through Jasper National Park in December...   » read more..   
From WorldCAD Access

Silver linings
Friday, December 9, 2016

It turns there is a downside to choosing a small airline based in a small airport. My happiness a...   » read more..   
From Through the Interface

Men in Black 2.0
Friday, December 9, 2016

Siemens PLM acquired CD-adapco and LMS over the last few years, but that does not mean the softwa...   » read more..   
From CAD Insider

HoloLens and Forge at the Munich Accelerator
Thursday, December 8, 2016

It’s been a challenging few days of “acceleration” in Munich. We’ve had a large, highly motivated...   » read more..   
From Through the Interface

Make your own Dynamic Block from your existing Block library
Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Nick Williams shares how to create a dynamic block from existing blocks.   » read more..   
From CAD Notes

Autodesk ceo Carl Bass talks a bit about Quantum
Wednesday, December 7, 2016

It's the future, don't you know Autodesk ceo Carl Bass responds to a question from a financial an...   » read more..   
From WorldCAD Access

How does the Autodesk Subscription license affect you?
Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Have you purchased Autodesk Subscription? How is your experience with the new licensing model? Do...   » read more..   
From CAD Notes

Orbit commands cannot be used at this scale
Tuesday, December 6, 2016

You are probably reading this because you have the title error in AutoCAD. I wanted to make a pos...   » read more..   
From CAD Panacea

AUGIWorld December 2016 Issue Released!
Tuesday, December 6, 2016

AUGI members advance. Whether they are riding the wave of an industry trend or squeezing every dr...   » read more..   
From BLAUGI Blog of Autodesk User Group International

The European DevDay in Munich
Tuesday, December 6, 2016

On Sunday I flew out to Munich for our annual European DevDay. For the first time I chose to fly ...   » read more..   
From Through the Interface

Autodesk perpetual license owners to get screwed big-time
Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Hidden in amongst a bunch of the usual highly dubious subscription statements from Carl Bass is a...   » read more..   
From blog nauseam

I have a real problem with BricsCAD
Monday, December 5, 2016

To be precise, I have a real problem with writing   about BricsCAD. I’ve written some ...   » read more..   
From blog nauseam

foto of the sunday: Wall of Parts
Sunday, December 4, 2016

Display by writer Douglas Copland   » read more..   
From WorldCAD Access

Let’s make Augi Great Again!
Friday, December 2, 2016

CAD Panacea is proud to announce that our very own contributing author Kimberly Fuhrman was elect...   » read more..   
From CAD Panacea

Dasher 360: Give it a try!
Friday, December 2, 2016

During the lead up to Autodesk University 2016, held a few weeks ago in Las Vegas, we made a numb...   » read more..   
From Through the Interface

Replacing a text string across a directory
Thursday, December 1, 2016

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From Mistress of the Dorkness

A busy day at EPFL
Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Yesterday I was back at EPFL to visit a number of different people/teams. The main purpose of the...   » read more..   
From Through the Interface

Dynamo for Revit: Baby Steps for the Non-Genius (AU2016)
Monday, November 28, 2016

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From revit in plain english

Speak at the Autodesk Forge DevCon 2017: call for papers now open
Monday, November 28, 2016

The “call for papers” is now open for the next edition of the Forge DevCon being held at Fort Mas...   » read more..   
From Through the Interface

How are Contractors Using My Model? Full Live Presentation!
Monday, November 28, 2016

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From The Revit Kid.com!

foto of the sunday: Scene from an art studio
Sunday, November 27, 2016

Schooled in art I took this photo while we were being given a tour of an art school in downtown V...   » read more..   
From WorldCAD Access

ACA: Interference Condition vs Subtraction in Area Calculations
Sunday, November 27, 2016

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From The Architect's Desktop

Google Earth VR | 3D Rudder
Friday, November 25, 2016

It’s Friday – and a holiday in the US – so it’s time for some fun… Some weeks ago I received an i...   » read more..   
From Through the Interface

American CEOs come to terms with Republican president-elect
Thursday, November 24, 2016

Trump the Love Following the results of the recent US federal election, the mainstream media was ...   » read more..   
From WorldCAD Access

Publish Coordinates and Inter-related Linked Files
Thursday, November 24, 2016

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From Revit OpEd

Augi Board of Directors voting 2016
Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Voting for the Augi Board of Directors is currently open.  You have up until Thursday December 1s...   » read more..   
From CAD Panacea

Fraction display in AutoCAD
Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Depending on your needs, you may want fractions displayed as stacked horizontally or stacked on t...   » read more..   
From CAD Panacea

Simulating the Unsolvable: The Story of Alain de Rouvray
Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Founder of ESI, established favorite in crash analysis, seeks VR and other markets.   » read more..   
From CAD Insider

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