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AutoCAD 2020: Release Date and What’s New for 2020!

Hey Everybody, it’s that time of year again, spring is here, the weather is finally getting nicer (the snow is gone here in Canada! Well at least where I am.) and we’re getting a new version of AutoCAD, this time it’s 2020. I’m always excited when new version time comes around, I, like many of you, have a long list of wishes and wants when it comes to our daily […]

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AutoCAD Tutorial: Search & Group Layers – How to Find and Organize Your Layers Quickly – 2 Minute Tuesday

Hey Everybody, Brandon here with a really helpful new video and accompanying tutorial post that I wanted to share with you all. As you probably know already, I’ve recently partnered with the AutoCAD Blog to produce some of my favourite CAD Tips as Tuesday Tip articles along with an accompanying Two Minute Tuesday Video.  In the last post, I mentioned the first two of my articles (Tips) which you can […]

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Plex.Earth Update: Plex.Earth is working to bring on-demand Satellite Imagery to AutoCAD

Hey everybody, In today’s post, I wanted to share an interesting updated from Plex.Earth that I think could be a huge advancement for the future of Civil Design projects in CAD with you all. Before I get to the info, one of my new-year goals (resolution.. whatever you wanted to call it) for the blog was to up the frequency of my posts as well as to include more posts covering advances and news […]

Round-Up: 2 Minute Tuesday x Tuesday Tip Videos and Articles!

Hey Everybody, Brandon here and I’m finally back to the blog, with the first post of the new year and it’s a January/Start of the year round-up post featuring new posts! This month marked the beginning of an exciting collaboration I’ve been working on with the AutoCAD Blog, where I have been writing Tuesday Tip articles for their blog and making companion Tuesday Tip videos to go along with each post and posting them on […]

AutoCAD Tutorial: How to Fix Missing Dialog Boxes (Open/Saveas etc..) – 2 Minute Tuesday

Hey Everybody, Brandon here back with another new 2 minute Tuesday! And guess what… It’s actually 2 minutes this time, wooo! Besides my excitement over actually hitting the 2-minute target, I’m also excited for you to see todays video. In it, I go over a super helpful command/system variable that can save you some time and energy if you ever run into the issue where your Open or Saveas dialogue boxes won’t open, […]

AutoCAD Tutorial: How to Create your own Easy Custom Tool Palettes – 2 Minute Tuesday

Hey Everybody, Brandon here back with a new 2 minute tuesday! It’s been a little while since the last one but I think the wait was worth it. I love this tip and it’s such an underused/appreciated feature of AutoCAD that can actually save you tons of time. Anyways, I’m excited to show you all how to create your own custom tool palettes in autocad. In the video I go over […]

AutoCAD Tutorial: How to Calculate Areas Quickly in AutoCAD

Hey Everybody, Brandon here, back with another AutoCAD Tutorial video to help save you time and effort in your drawings! In todays new video I go over three different ways to calculate areas in AutoCAD. This is a quick and easy way to learn the different ways to calculate areas within your drawing. Whether you use autocad on a regular basis or just need a quick refresher for when you’re looking […]

AutoCAD 2019 – New Features, One AutoCAD and 4K!

Once again it’s that time of year when details and information begins to come out about this year’s new release of AutoCAD 2019 and the AutoDesk suite of software, this time around it’s 2019 and there are quite a few changes and updates to our daily workhorse of a software. In today’s post, I’ll highlight some of the major upgrades and changes that I recently had the pleasure of learning […]

Plex.Earth 4 is Available Now plus a Free Giveaway!

If you haven’t already seen or tried out Plex.Earth for AutoCAD I highly recommend taking a look at their website and/or my previous post showing just a few features of the software. In short, Plex.Earth integrates Google Earth with Autocad allowing you to seamlessly import Imagery & Terrain into your Civil projects as well as providing the ability to showcase your drawings/models directly in Google Earth. Letting you better design […]