Donnie Gladfelter

Donnie Gladfelter

Donnie is author of the book and Autodesk Official Press, AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT: No Experience Required, a columnist for AUGIWorld Magazine, Autodesk University speaker, and former member of the AUGI Board of Directors.

Design Review 2008 – Now Available

Back towards the end of March I wrote in a post titled “Autodesk AutoCAD 2008 Release Dates” that the release date of Design Review 2008 was April 17, 2007. Apparently our friends at Autodesk decided to be nice and release…

Tool Palettes Auxiliary Scale

Many have discovered the power of Tool Palettes. Tool Palettes have a seemingly endless number of applications. Of the uses of Tool Palettes is the ability to categorically organize your block library. Blocks which relate to your drainage design can…

Linear Quantities Made Quick

As Published in the March/April 2007 AUGI World Magazine Somewhere in the lifecycle of nearly every project there will come a time where quantities must be calculated. Regardless if they are a part of a review agencies requirements, or in-house…

DWF Markup Sets – Part 2

In my DWF Markup Sets - Part 1 post we explored just how one would go about creating a DWF Markup Set. Creating a DWF of the sheet(s) we would like to markup was of course the first step required in fully utilizing the Design Review technology. Frankly, the technical part of creating and using DWF Markup Sets is mostly done within AutoCAD. The Design …

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DWF Markup Sets – Part 1

Autodesk’s decision to make their Design Review 2007 program a free download opens up the collaborative abilities of DWF’s to many across the board. As mentioned in my previous post, it is now plausible to ask clients to install Design…

Design Review – Now FREE!

For years Autodesk programs such as AutoCAD have been able to create DWF files. As most know, creating DWF files within the vast majority of Autodesk’s products is very quick and easy. Of course despite how easy Autodesk has made…

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