Author Archives: Jason Porter

April 14, 2021

DEMO: 5 Exciting New Features in AutoCAD 2022

Well, it’s here . . . AutoCAD 2022! With it comes some cool new features that I find really exciting. Of course, there are always the performance enhancements to make ...

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October 1, 2020

Steps to easily transition to Autodesk Named User Accounts

As Autodesk makes the move to the new named user licensing model we are seeing a trend in the most common questions asked by companies. Question 1: Once I take ...

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September 21, 2020

One Awesome Drawing Purge Option

I’ve been working with AutoCAD-based products since the 80’s. I’ve worked as a draftsman, designer, CAD manager, and jack-of-all trades (master at none) CAD monkey. One thing I’ve learned is ...

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June 29, 2020

Filtering a Point Cloud for Surface Data in Civil 3D

In two previous videos I explained the process of importing a LiDAR point cloud into Recap and processing it out as an RCP or an RCS file for use in ...

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May 13, 2020

Proxygraphics vs. Object Enabler

A few weeks ago I was in on Civil 3D group chat in which someone asked, “Is it better to save a drawing with the proxygraphics turned on or to ...

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May 5, 2020

AutoCAD Tip: Polyline Fillet

I’ve been teaching and mentoring AutoCAD users for years. One aspect of my job allows me to work directly with users overseeing their process and offering tips on how to ...

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March 25, 2020

Autodesk to Retire Subscriptions with Multi-user Access and Maintenance Plans

On August 7, 2020, Autodesk, like most other software as a service (SaaS) companies, is launching new subscription plans that are based on people and retiring plans based on serial ...

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March 24, 2020

Working remotely with Autodesk Software

Scenario: You have a need to work remotely and you need to know process on getting your Autodesk software up and running. If you have single-user software, then all you ...

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September 5, 2019

Maintenance Software. . .the end is near!

For those of you who have not heard or who have not yet made the move from maintenance plans to subscription plans you need to keep the date May 6, ...

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April 10, 2019

Civil 3D 2020 and Infraworks 2020 are out

Today Autodesk released their newest versions of Civil 3D and Infraworks. You can find them in your Autodesk Account. Check this link out for some of the new features regarding ...

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March 28, 2019

AutoCAD 2020 and AutoCAD 2020 LT. . .They’re Here!

AutoCAD 2020 and AutoCAD 2020 LT were officially released today. There are some really cool features in this release. My favorites are the new quick display measurements tool, the update ...

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March 8, 2019

Civil 3D 2019.2 Update – Transparent Commands

If you’re not using transparent commands within Civil 3D then we need to talk. But now, even more than ever, you have no excuse for not using these awesome tools. ...

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