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Check AutoCAD 2014 System Requirements

If your work is mostly or entirely 2D — and therefore, this applies especially for LT users — AutoCAD 2014 runs adequately on pretty much any recent computer that runs Windows 8, 7, or XP. On the other [more…]

The History of Rendering in AutoCAD

In the computer graphics world, rendering is the process of illuminating a set of 3D objects with one or more imaginary lights and then creating a more-or-less realistic picture of the results. [more…]

Ten (Or So) Differences between AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT

AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT are quite similar but not identical. In this extra Part of Tens are the ten (okay, eleven) most significant differences between the AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT programs. [more…]

AutoCAD 2014 Status Bar Icons

AutoCAD's status bar appears at the bottom of the AutoCAD screen. It displays ― and allows you to change ― several important drawing modes, aids, and settings that affect how you draw and edit in the current [more…]

Create a Custom Profile for AutoCAD 2014

A profile is a collection of several hundred of the internal settings within AutoCAD that you can change. It includes things like the background screen color, where AutoCAD looks for custom menu files, [more…]

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