Category: General

My First Week With Vista

  Wednesday, January 16, 2008, the day in which I decided to say goodbye to my beloved Windows XP and hello to the monster known as Windows Vista.  Be it press releases from numerous government agencies, or the ever entertaining Apple I’m a Mac, I’m a

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MS Office 2003 Stops Opening Files

In September of last year, Microsoft released Service Pack 3 for its Microsoft Office 2003 system.  Along with fixing numerous bugs, they seem to have caused another.  To sum things up, Service Pack 3 disables a users ability to open pre Office 2003 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint,

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There are those days…

As much as we all love AutoCAD, it too has it’s days.  Inevitably those seem to happen on submittal days.  I too was having one of those days a few days ago when a coworker sent me the following image.

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NewsGator & FeedDemon Now Free!

Over the last several years the number of CAD blogs, and blogs in general, have multiplied many times over.  Back when there were only a handful of CAD sites worth visiting, it wasn’t too tough to manually visit each one on a periodic basis.  These days

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Congratulations AUGI Board of Directors

Tonight my local user group, Richmond AutoCAD Manifest (RAM), held their end-of-year dinner.  2007 was certainly a great year for us, as we did manage to grow our membership.  Adding to an already incredible year, our 2007 RAM President, John Morgan, shared some exciting news with

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Free Tools for the CAD Manager/User

Those who read my last post, “Inserting DWG’s into MS Word or PowerPoint” may recall the mention I made about PDF Creator.  Since it seems many of you were interested in that tool, I thought it may be appropriate to share some other tools that I

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Lynn Allen Coming to Richmond

While I know only a small portion of my readers are in or around the Richmond, VA area, but for those who are an exciting guest is coming to Richmond on Thursday, October 25th. Lynn Allen, world renowned Autodesk Technical Evangelist, will join RAM (Richmond AutoCAD

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Site Functionality

Last night I was performing some routine site maintenance.  After finishing things up I went around verifying everything still functioned as expected, and well came across one item that didn’t. The “Contact Me” e-mail form apparently hasn’t been sending e-mails to me for some time now. 

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