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Paper Space, Reference Manager & More
January 10, 2011

The CAD Times

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Why Use Paper Space in AutoCAD?

The first tip for this month is one that has confounded many AutoCAD users for years.  What is Paper Space and why should I use it?  Now I know that right away a lot of opinions start flying around. I have worked with AutoCAD since version 12 and... Read the rest of the benefits of using paper space here.


Using AutoCAD's Reference Manager

If you have ever used XREF's I am sure that you have realized a couple of things.  First they are great when used correctly and can significantly help in keeping a team current.  Second you have probably run into the problem of sending or receiving files and getting the dreaded missing XREF error... Read more about AutoCAD's reference manager here.


AutoCAD Commands You May Not Know About

AutoCAD is a lot like having cable TV.  You may have 150 channels available to you but if you are anything like me and my family you only watch about half a dozen or so.  AutoCAD is much the same way.  There are a lot of commands... Read the rest of AutoCAD commands you may not know about here.

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Automobile Body CAD Design

by b, Hawaii, U.S.A.

Q. I would like to find a CAD program that will allow me to 3D CAD design a rear quarter panel Scoop / duct-work for my 8 series BMW....

A. Click here to read the answer and submit your own comments...


Changing Title Blocks Globally in AutoCAD

Q. I am working on a project in AutoCAD 2008, that includes many drawings, and I need to edit the title block that applies to all the drawings.

A. Click here to read the answer and submit your own comments...

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