Apr 17, 2011

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Apr 13, 2011

AutoCAD 2012 Tips


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[by Ignacio ArrĂșe Matilla]

  • I can access "removed" system variables -- BlipMode, ScreenMenu, and so on -- through AutoLISP: (setvar "blipmode" 1) and (setvar "screenmenu" 1). This last ones displays screen menu, even though I can't see it in the .cuix file.
  • The new associative array object acts like a block, and so the Clip command and the new NCopy command work on it. Very useful!
  • Chamfer and Fillet commands now preview the chamfers and fillets when the cursor passes over the second object or the polyline, but this works only when SelectionPreview is set to 2 or 3; previewing does not work when the sysvar is set to 0 or 1.

Autodesk to Bring AutoCAD to Android On April 20

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If you’re a designer, architect, or construction contractor (or know someone who is) then there’s a good chance that you’ve heard of AutoCAD. For those that haven’t – AutoCAD is software made for 2D/3D design and drafting – and now it’s coming to Android. There has been a version available for iOS under the name AutoCAD WS for some time now, and with the increasing number of requests for an Android version, AutoDesk decided that it was time to oblige.
The mobile versions of the AutoCAD software is not meant for exclusive use, though – it’s more of a "lite" version. You will be able to open CAD files, make basic edits, and send the changes back to the original file.
One of the big things that AutoDesk incorporated into the Android version of AutoCAD was tablet support, which wasn’t an easy task according to SVP Amar Hanspal. "We’ve had to test it across something like 15 different devices and tweak it a little to run on then all" he said, noting that they had hoped to get it out the door sooner, but "the complicated part of developing for Android is not developing itself. It’s the testing."
AutoDesk is expected to make the official announcement today and the app should hit the Market (for Android 2.2+ devices only) on April 20th for the low price of free.

AutoCAD WS Available for iOS Now, Available Android Soon

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[by socialtimes.com]
There are a lot of people who pigeon hole tablets as consumer devices. And yet, we see products moving from the professional and enterprise settings to tablets and smartphones on a nearly daily basis. The latest is from the maker of AutoCAD, Autodesk.
Autodesk created a web application named AudoCAD WS that lets the user upload drawings to cloud based servers. Earlier this year, AutoDesk released the free AutoCAD WS for iOS (app iPad and iPhone). This mobile app lets you work with AutoCAD drawings on iOS device. Android smartphone and tablet users will soon be able to work with AutoCAD drawings on their mobile devices too. Like the iOS app, the Android version of AutoCAD WS will be free.

Jan 3, 2011

Autodesk 3ds Max 2010 Materials and Textures

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