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Autodesk finally got around to much-needed, major improvements in basic AutoCAD functionality to manage and employ both Named Views, the MVIEW command, and XREF layer overrides in all AutoCAD based software with the recent release of the AutoCAD 2018.1 Update.

It’s About Time – Our Time

These new and improved core AutoCAD tools should mean you can produce better…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags  AutoCAD 2018, Civil 3D 2018, Update, layout, layers, layer state

Autodesk celebrates the summer equinox with a rash of Hotfix, Update, and Module releases for 2018 AEC products. These were accompanied by an Autodesk Desktop App upgrade as well. Seems to me there were actually more than one of those, but what do I know.

Not all of the publically released Hotfixes have appeared in the Autodesk Desktop App

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags  Update, hotfix, AutoCAD 2018, Civil 3D 2018, Map 3D 2018

It is the IDS of April once again, but the Autodesk IDS is gone the way of all flesh. Autodesk released the AEC Collection 2018 products and AutoCAD Civil 3D 2018 just in time for tax day. That seems have become an annual tradition. Autodesk marketing? Is the message that Death, Taxes, and AutoCAD upgrades are inescapable? I’m just saying.

I hear tell the…

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This month Autodesk got around to releasing an update to Design Review and DWG True View for the advent of the new AutoCAD 2018 release applications. A new DWG format in the 2018 release does create some ripples.  

The continued…

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It comes as no surprise that the annual Autodesk Right of Spring began this year on the first day of spring with the release of AutoCAD 2018. AutoCAD 2018 introduces a new version of the DWG format which is both a performance and model capability upgrade to the 2013 DWG format employed in releases 2013-2017.

AutoCAD 2018

2018 is a classic core…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags  AutoCAD, AutoCAD 2018, release