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Hindsight Is 20/20 and this is AutoCAD 2020

Autodesk just announced and released AutoCAD 2020 to the world. Like the many releases before it, this one introduces many feature-rich enhancements aimed at making you more productive. If you feel like you’ve heard similar promises before, you probably have. Throughout my 23-year tenure as an AutoCAD user, it’s a tagline I sure feel I’ve

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macOS Mojave Support for AutoCAD 2018 Introduced

Keeping with tradition, Apple released the latest update to their desktop operating system macOS Mojave at the end of September. The Mojave update introduced several much-anticipated features including a new Dark Mode to macOS. As with all major operating system updates, it’s best to delay your upgrade until software vendors have a chance to release

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Starting AutoCAD Your Way with Desktop Shortcut Icon Switches

You’re likely familiar with many of the ways we can customize AutoCAD. Many of these discussions focus on things we can do inside the software. While such customization options are indeed endless, did you know you can begin customizing AutoCAD before you ever start it? A lesser discussed customization method rests with the desktop shortcut

AutoCAD Dad Jokes

The Best of The CAD Geek’s AutoCAD Dad Jokes

To all the dad’s out there – Happy Father’s Day! I hope you’re able to spend the day with your own father and/or your own children. With my son turning three at the end of the month, I couldn’t be happier to celebrate my third Father’s Day with him. He’s such an incredible dude, and

Autodesk 2019 New Feature Webinar Series

Autodesk 2019 New Features Webinars by The CAD Geek

Last week, the technical team at CADD Microsystems came together to put Autodesk’s 2019 products through their paces. I already shared my first impression of AutoCAD 2019 several weeks ago, but the purpose of last week was to look at the holistic portfolio of products. We tested out the new features and collaboarated with one

Thoughts About AutoCAD 2019

What People are Saying About AutoCAD 2019

Yesterday Autodesk not only announced AutoCAD 2019, but also major changes about the way AutoCAD is offered to customers. As I shared in my post A First Look at What’s New in AutoCAD 2019, I’m quite excited about this release even as it breaks the typical mold of what we think of when it comes

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A First Look at What’s New in AutoCAD 2019

Despite the fact there’s snow on the ground where I live in Richmond, VA, the calendar says it’s spring. That’s important because flowers are as synonymous with spring as new releases of AutoCAD. Today Autodesk announced the release of AutoCAD 2019. While in years past the focus has been on enhancements to the general design

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Demystifying the AutoCAD Insertion Scale

The AutoCAD Insertion Scale is a mystical creature. Get it right, and the results are magical. Get it wrong, and you’re cursed with a riddle of why AutoCAD objects scale to seemingly random sizes when inserted into a drawing. Though it may seem like a curse, the good news is the counter-spell is an easy

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The CAD Geek’s Productivity Tools for 2018

One month into the New Year, and hopefully your resolutions are still intact, and 2018 is poised to be everyone’s best year yet. Even if your resolutions have waived some, the start of a new month is a great milepost to check yourself and make any necessary adjustments to keep on track. With that in

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