Sunday, October 9, 2011

Tweets this week: backlog of two weeks posts

Below is a summary of topics we covered this and last week's on Twitter. We cover new and not often used commands and variables, and additional information from around the AutoCAD world. Note the October 15 deadline for new software purchase offer below:
  • User's Guide: Modify a Block Attribute Definition
  • ATTREQ command controls whether INSERT uses default attribute settings during insertion of blocks.
  • RT Carl Bass: United States Supreme Court rules in Autodesk's favor
  • User's Guide: Define Block Attributes information explained in HELP
  • RT Lynn Allen: Don't forget that #Autodesk software is free to students and educators Check it out!
  • RT R.K. McSwain: AutoCAD linetypes Pt 1 & 2 and
  • ATTMULTI command controls whether multiline attributes can be created
  • LT2012 Tip: ARRAYTYPE commnd specifies the default array type
  • RT @cad_notes: 10 days to Work better with AutoCAD. A list of task to improve your productivity.
  • APPLYGLOBALOPACITIES command applies transparency settings to all palettes
  • User's Guide: Create Annotative Blocks and Attributes, the better way to add info to multiple scale viewports:
  • ANNOTATIVEDWG specifies whether or not the drawing will behave as an annotative block when inserted into another drawing
  • ADJUST controls the fade, contrast and monochrome settings of the selected underlay (DWF, DWFx, PDF, or DGN), or Images
  • ADDSELECTED command creates a new object based on the object type and general properties of a selected object
  • DWF, DWFx, and PDF file passwords are case sensitive but DWG file passwords are not: ensure all match the DWG password and all uppercase.
  • Heidi Hewett: Thinking about moving to the latest Autodesk software? Get 0% financing in N. America until 10/15.
  • RT Shaan Hurley: You asked for it, you got it. Autodesk Design Review for Apple mobile devices now on the Apple App store FREE.
  • LT2012 tip: 3DCONFIG command sets hardware acceleration on or off and provides a method to check for driver updates

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