AutoCAD 2018 – there’s already an update
Wednesday, March 22, 2017

If you downloaded and installed AutoCAD 2018 yesterday and don’t/won’t/can’t ha...   » read more..   
From blog nauseam

Have a Autodesk License Issue, Ask AVA
Wednesday, March 22, 2017

AVA is the Autodesk Virtual Agent that can assist with many issues and requests from downloads to...   » read more..   
From Between the Lines

AutoCAD 2018 has been released
Wednesday, March 22, 2017

While I’m not spending much time working with AutoCAD, these days, I’ve been waiting impatiently ...   » read more..   
From Through the Interface

Revit User Group Auckland March Meeting Announcement
Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Tomorrow evening, a week later than the usual time slot but worth the wait! Phil Read presents En...   » read more..   
From RobiNZ CAD Blog

AutoCAD 2018 – bear this in mind
Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Given the dearth of new functionality in AutoCAD in recent years, it’s understandable that ...   » read more..   
From blog nauseam

Congratulations to the Autodesk Fusion 360 Tinkercad Teams!
Tuesday, March 21, 2017

This afternoon we celebrated our Autodesk Fusion 360 product now having over 100,000 monthly acti...   » read more..   
From Between the Lines

Professional Development for Our Robot Coworkers
Tuesday, March 21, 2017

My Autodesk colleage Maurice Conti Director, Applied Research and Innovation in the Office of the...   » read more..   
From Between the Lines

Autodesk 2018 Products
Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Some of the Autodesk 2018 products have been released from beta and available for download now. T...   » read more..   
From Between the Lines

AutoCAD 2018 in two minutes
Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Today, Autodesk announces the new AutoCAD 2018 version. Once again, CAD Panacea is giving you a q...   » read more..   
From CAD Panacea

A CAD Geek’s First Impression of AutoCAD 2018
Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Spring is in the air, and a new version of AutoCAD is now on the street. Today Autodesk announced...   » read more..   
From The CAD Geek Blog

AutoCAD 2018 – 2/10, would not rent
Tuesday, March 21, 2017

It must be March, because another AutoCAD has just been launched. Despite this one being codename...   » read more..   
From blog nauseam

AutoCAD Influencer Day with Friends and Colleagues
Monday, March 20, 2017

Last week Autodesk invited several customers and social media from around the world to the San Fr...   » read more..   
From Between the Lines

Autodesk Official Design Manufacturing Show Reel 2017
Monday, March 20, 2017

A nice way to begin the first day of Spring in the Northern hemisphere and also a Monday is with ...   » read more..   
From Between the Lines

AutoCAD Influencer Day – March 2017
Monday, March 20, 2017

As part of our visit to the Autodesk location in San Francisco last week, the AutoCAD Influencer ...   » read more..   
From CAD Panacea

AEC Hackathon is coming to Munich (and so am I)
Monday, March 20, 2017

I’ve been interested in participating in – or at least attending – an AEC Hackathon for a couple ...   » read more..   
From Through the Interface

Virtual Reality and Revit in the Real-World ( Success Story with HTC Vive & E...
Monday, March 20, 2017

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From The Revit Kid.com!

The AEC Hackathon is coming to Munich (and so am I)
Monday, March 20, 2017

I’ve been interested in participating in – or at least attending – an AEC Hackathon for a couple ...   » read more..   
From Through the Interface

ADSK v ADBE – a tale of two graphs
Monday, March 20, 2017

I’m no financial analyst, so I’ll just leave these graphs here for your own interpret...   » read more..   
From blog nauseam

A listing of my articles
Saturday, March 18, 2017

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From Mistress of the Dorkness

What do people care (search) about?
Saturday, March 18, 2017

Did you ever wonder what people care about? Google let's you have a peak. Català - Castellano - D...   » read more..   
From CAD addict

Civil 3D – Empty Report Settings dialog
Friday, March 17, 2017

We have seen a few forums posts on this, as well as experiencing it first hand recently. In Civil...   » read more..   
From CAD Panacea

Implementing a demo mode inside the Forge viewer Part 3
Friday, March 17, 2017

In this final (for now, anyway) part of the series, we’re going to look at the approach taken in ...   » read more..   
From Through the Interface

Implementing a demo mode inside the Forge viewer Part 2
Thursday, March 16, 2017

Now that we’ve seen how to move a fake cursor across the screen, let’s talk about how best to use...   » read more..   
From Through the Interface

Metric "M" bolt size designation
Thursday, March 16, 2017

By default, metric bolt sizes are not prefixed with the usual "M" designation: If you need the si...   » read more..   
From In the Pipes

AUGI HotNews -- March 2017, Issue No. 166
Thursday, March 16, 2017

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 license costs options – summary 2
Thursday, March 16, 2017

This is a revised version of the Autodesk license costs options – summary post, where I exa...   » read more..   
From blog nauseam

Glen Canyon Dam 3D Model Created by Autodesk ReCap and ReMake
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

In August of 2016, a team of Autodesk employees including myself Shaan Hurley and led by Autodesk...   » read more..   
From Between the Lines

Implementing a demo mode inside the Forge viewer Part 1
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

A request came up in a recent meeting talking about future features for Dasher 360. We want to be...   » read more..   
From Through the Interface

BricsCAD Review: Can it replace AutoCAD?
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Is BricsCAD good enough to replace AutoCAD? Does it have the exact look and features like AutoCAD...   » read more..   
From CAD Notes

Video nicely captures Autodesk customer sentiment
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

In this video starting at 42:21 , Greg from Pixel Fondue had a few words to say about Autodesk...   » read more..   
From blog nauseam

Autodesk starts answering subscription questions, but many remain
Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Getting worthwhile non-rubbery information out of Autodesk on the maintenance to subscription pus...   » read more..   
From blog nauseam

MT - Using BIM as a PM Tool: 4.2.4 – BIM influence on Coordination
Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Coordination (or Integration) Improvement was mentioned 14 times. 12 of the projects had more pos...   » read more..   
From CAD addict

AutoCAD Influencer Day – March 14
Tuesday, March 14, 2017

We are in the great city of San Francisco this morning, a guest of Autodesk, awaiting the activit...   » read more..   
From CAD Panacea

How much power does a USB outlet give your phone?
Tuesday, March 14, 2017

It depends The more power a USB outlet provides, the faster it charges your phone. A new Android ...   » read more..   
From WorldCAD Access

Congratulations PNW District 3 FIRST Robotics Teams
Monday, March 13, 2017

Congratulations to the 40 high school teams that participated Thursday to Sunday in the FIRST Rob...   » read more..   
From Between the Lines

When in Boston Tour the Autodesk Build Space
Monday, March 13, 2017

Public tours are offered by appointment to Autodesk’s new Boston Build Space. See cutting edge ar...   » read more..   
From Between the Lines

Autodesk license costs options – summary
Monday, March 13, 2017

In this series of posts, I have examined various payment options for CAD software and compared th...   » read more..   
From blog nauseam

Autodesk Desktop App - Sad Face
Friday, March 10, 2017

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From Revit OpEd

Hiding unwanted toolbar items in the Forge viewer
Friday, March 10, 2017

Here’s a quick one to wrap up the week. Some time ago we decided that Dasher 360 didn’t need to p...   » read more..   
From Through the Interface

One invitation to Autodesk and another to Autodesk’s competitors
Friday, March 10, 2017

Dear Autodesk PR person, you are undoubtedly aware that I have published a series of posts that d...   » read more..   
From blog nauseam

FIRST Robotics FRC PNW District 3 Competition Friday Saturday
Thursday, March 9, 2017

FIRST Robotics FRC competition season has started with week 2 competitions happening this week. H...   » read more..   
From Between the Lines

Autodesk license costs options 6 to 10 – abandon maintenance or Autodesk
Thursday, March 9, 2017

In this series of posts, I’ll examine various payment options for CAD software and compare ...   » read more..   
From blog nauseam

Autodesk Subscription or Maintenance or?
Thursday, March 9, 2017

Big changes to licensing of Autodesk products. I gathered some info I found on the topic. It may ...   » read more..   
From JTB World Blog

Autodesk license costs options 3, 4 & 5 – bait and switch
Thursday, March 9, 2017

In this series of posts, I’ll examine various payment options for CAD software and compare ...   » read more..   
From blog nauseam

Autodesk is Pushing Subscriptions Switch to Perpetual License Owner
Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Autodesk officially announced that the maintenance plan price would be increased and offer discou...   » read more..   
From CAD Notes

Autodesk customers are revolting
Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Note: the next post in my subscription cost analysis series has been delayed while I rework a few...   » read more..   
From blog nauseam

The future of mobile CAD, and how others implemented it in their workflow today
Wednesday, March 8, 2017

István Csanády from Shapr3D shares about the hottest topic these days in CAD World: What is the f...   » read more..   
From CAD Notes

Did Autodesk's near-monoculture bring down its cloud services?
Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Profits over reliability Amazon's failure of its east cost server site was so significant that ev...   » read more..   
From WorldCAD Access

Autodesk AEC Answer Day – March 8, 2017
Tuesday, March 7, 2017

From the increasing use of reality capture technologies, to virtual reality and even everyday des...   » read more..   
From The CAD Geek Blog

Fusion 360 Meetup in Portland Oregon this Week
Tuesday, March 7, 2017

If you happen to be in beautiful Portland Oregon this week, want to meet some of the Fusion 360 t...   » read more..   
From Between the Lines

JTB XClipClean 2.0 released - clean up clipped xrefs and blocks
Tuesday, March 7, 2017

JTB XClipClean 2.0 is now released. A few bugs have been fixed and there is now installer availab...   » read more..   
From JTB World Blog

Sessions from Expanding Immersive Design 2016
Tuesday, March 7, 2017

I had a lot of fun presenting some of my WebVR-related research at the Expanding Immersive Design...   » read more..   
From Through the Interface

MT - Using BIM as a PM Tool: 4.2.3 – BIM influence on Communication
Tuesday, March 7, 2017

The effects of BIM on communication found in all of the 35 case studies were always positive. Com...   » read more..   
From CAD addict

Autodesk license costs options 1 & 2 – stay on maintenance, subscription now
Tuesday, March 7, 2017

In this series of posts, I’ll examine various payment options for CAD software and compare ...   » read more..   
From blog nauseam

A drive docking station that also clones
Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Inateck FD2002 I have a ton of hard drives, well a dozen or so, that I've liberated from old comp...   » read more..   
From WorldCAD Access

Free, fast and fun numbering
Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Henrique shares how you can quickly renumber multiple AutoCAD texts at once. It could save hours ...   » read more..   
From CAD Notes

Autodesk AEC Answer Day March 8th English and Deutsch
Monday, March 6, 2017

The next Autodesk Answer Days series is this Wednesday focusing on AEC (Architecture, Engineering...   » read more..   
From Between the Lines

Welcome to the new bosses…
Sunday, March 5, 2017

…same as the old Bass. If you’re hoping the change at the top of Autodesk is going to...   » read more..   
From blog nauseam

Bullshit Returns – Autodesk maintenance price hike part 2
Sunday, March 5, 2017

In this post I continue skewering the welcome post to Autodesk’s Moving to Subscription for...   » read more..   
From blog nauseam

Bullshit Returns – Autodesk maintenance price hike part 1
Sunday, March 5, 2017

Just when you think it’s safe to walk across the cattle enclosure in your best shoes, Autod...   » read more..   
From blog nauseam

Chat to Autodesk about being pushed onto rental
Friday, March 3, 2017

I’ll post later about Autodesk’s predicted but just-announced plan to use price incre...   » read more..   
From blog nauseam

Enforcing CAD Standards Without Authority
Friday, March 3, 2017

There’s a myth among CAD and BIM managers that authority is the secret to success. A common...   » read more..   
From The CAD Geek Blog

Flights are booked!
Friday, March 3, 2017

We’ve crossed a pretty big milestone in the plans for my family’s round the world trip for the la...   » read more..   
From Through the Interface

Update on UMI Super phone
Thursday, March 2, 2017

Audio A-OK After using my new UMI Super smartphone a few more days, I can report on more experien...   » read more..   
From WorldCAD Access

AUGIWorld March 2017 -- It's Time for Tips & Tricks!
Thursday, March 2, 2017

Tips & Tricks are perfect for increasing your product knowledge and proficiency, one helpful nugg...   » read more..   
From BLAUGI Blog of Autodesk User Group International

Autodesks early role in the VR revolution
Thursday, March 2, 2017

A few days ago I was reminded of a topic I’ve highlighted in a number of presentations I’ve given...   » read more..   
From Through the Interface

Designing More than Robots - The JuiceBox Project
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

For almost two seasons I have have had the worked with an amazing and inspiring group of young hi...   » read more..   
From Between the Lines

Inventor - AutoCAD and DWG drawing file provider
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Autodesk Inventor can work with AutoCAD DWG files in different ways and sometimes it can be good ...   » read more..   
From JTB World Blog

The Cloud Broke – a poem
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

The cloud broke And teardrops fell On the desks Of those who fell For the lure Of a cloudy hell. ...   » read more..   
From blog nauseam

Update from Autodesk Plant Headquarters
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

“The report of my death has been grossly exaggerated.” - Mark Twain Even though the quote was mad...   » read more..   
From In the Pipes

MT - Using BIM as a PM Tool: 4.2.2 – BIM influence on Time/Schedule
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

The second KPI with higher positive effect results of using BIM is “Time reduction or Control”. T...   » read more..   
From CAD addict

Preventing selection of room geometry in the Forge viewer
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Some of you may remember this post, which talks about the ability to export to Navisworks from Re...   » read more..   
From Through the Interface

Autodesk “Make Anything” 2017 Showreel
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

With so much talk about tools like AutoCAD, Civil 3D, and Revit, it’s easy to forget just h...   » read more..   
From The CAD Geek Blog

My first two days with my new $200 superphone
Monday, February 27, 2017

UMI Super As this is the weekend in Barcelona where the world's biggest cell phone makers unveil ...   » read more..   
From WorldCAD Access

Reload / Update linetypes in AutoCAD 2017
Monday, February 27, 2017

It recently came to our attention that reloading a linetype in AutoCAD 2017 does not generate the...   » read more..   
From CAD Panacea

Using Math with Fields in AutoCAD
Monday, February 27, 2017

Here is an example of using math with fields in AutoCAD. Suppose you are working on a drawing tha...   » read more..   
From CAD Panacea

Export All Possible Revit Warnings
Friday, February 24, 2017

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From Revit Coaster

Creating a transparent movable panel inside the Forge viewer
Friday, February 24, 2017

As a follow-up from Tuesday’s post, I wanted to hide the title bar of the dialog showing the lege...   » read more..   
From Through the Interface

The Misterious TCase case
Thursday, February 23, 2017

Henrique explains how you can use TCASE from express tools to quickly change all of your text to ...   » read more..   
From CAD Notes

Autodesk Answer Day - March 8, 2017
Thursday, February 23, 2017

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From The Architect's Desktop

AutoCAD network unavailable license alerts
Thursday, February 23, 2017

If you wonder what happens to users of AutoCAD if the Autodesk Network License Manager is unavail...   » read more..   
From JTB World Blog

We are furnished!
Thursday, February 23, 2017

Our VR room received its finishing touches yesterday, when our furniture was delivered. Even befo...   » read more..   
From Through the Interface

BIM AK (Auckland, NZ) February meeting announcement at Jasmax
Wednesday, February 22, 2017

I’m a bit late, OK very late, posting this but there is still time to register for tomorrows BIM ...   » read more..   
From RobiNZ CAD Blog

6 Reasons Why You Should Pay More Attention to AutoCAD Command Line
Tuesday, February 21, 2017

AutoCAD Command Line is an essential feature in AutoCAD. It does not just allow you to work faste...   » read more..   
From CAD Notes

Carl cashing in his chips
Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Here’s an interesting Carl Bass exit interview with Roopinder Tara at engineering.com. If y...   » read more..   
From blog nauseam

Scaling HTML canvases for HiDPI screens
Tuesday, February 21, 2017

I’ve been mocking up some UI additions for Dasher 360, today. A big chunk of my time was spent wo...   » read more..   
From Through the Interface

MT - Using BIM as a PM Tool: 4.2.1 – BIM influence on Cost
Tuesday, February 21, 2017

The results show clearly that the “Cost Reduction or Control” is the KPI that more often was seen...   » read more..   
From CAD addict

Autodesk Discussion Group Changes
Tuesday, February 21, 2017

FYI: There are changes coming to the AutoCAD discussion groups at Autodesk.com. Many of the AutoC...   » read more..   
From CAD Panacea

Revit Tip - Modifying a "Built-In" Parameter (Type to Instance)
Monday, February 20, 2017

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From The Revit Kid.com!

Transparency on Wipeouts
Monday, February 20, 2017

Here is a great tip from MMccall in the Augi forums regarding Wipeouts. Did you know that you can...   » read more..   
From CAD Panacea

My new laptop is $1000 cheaper than my old one
Saturday, February 18, 2017

Chuwi Hi12 My dual-boot tablet stopped working. Dead. None of my revival techniques worked on it,...   » read more..   
From WorldCAD Access

Why aren't tablet keyboards sporting a second battery?
Friday, February 17, 2017

Makes too much sense I've always thought that the best form factor for a tablet is the one that A...   » read more..   
From WorldCAD Access

Overlaying a logo on the Forge viewer
Friday, February 17, 2017

Today I was asked to add the ability to place a custom logo onto an instance of the Forge viewer ...   » read more..   
From Through the Interface

ACA: Wall Cleanup Tip
Friday, February 17, 2017

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From The Architect's Desktop

AUGI HotNews -- February 2017, Issue No. 165
Thursday, February 16, 2017

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

JTB Sort Table 1.1 released
Thursday, February 16, 2017

JTB Sort Table 1.1 has been released with a couple of bug fixes: Fixed bug in cells with block Fi...   » read more..   
From JTB World Blog

Backing Up and Recovering Revit Files
Wednesday, February 15, 2017

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From revit in plain english

Revit: Cannot Tag Room in a Linked Revit Model
Wednesday, February 15, 2017

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From The Architect's Desktop

Dynamo Users Group Toronto: Revit Pub Night-Winter Session
Wednesday, February 15, 2017

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From revit in plain english

A new Forge developer blog
Tuesday, February 14, 2017

The Forge team (many of whom I worked with back when I was part of the Autodesk Developer Network...   » read more..   
From Through the Interface

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