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2011 is there an easy way to trace roads on google?

If you have access to Adobe Illustrator, you can export the road map from to OSM file. Then open the osm file in Maperitive (a free software from and export it to SVG file. You can now open this file in Adobe Illustrator and export to DWG file....

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You can add Visibility parameters but that doesn't automate anything. You still have to go manually and set the value yourself.

Posted: by dhurtubise

2014 Using Arch 2d DWG files (from vectorworks) as RVT backgrounds for Structural Design?

God no lol Just link the DWG on each level and draw over. You won't have the benefits of a 3D coordination but you can still do the good old fashion way ... without having to redraw elevations and sections ;)

Posted: by dhurtubise

Halftone mask

Would be nice to have something like this for depth of field, rather than adding multiple panes of glass.

Posted: by richard.binning

Run Lisp on Open

---Quote (Originally by de-co1)--- Hi All, It feels like years since I've been in AUGI... I'm back in the game now but have never got anywhere with lisps. I would like to know how to have a lisp run automatically. I have the following code that runs fine using the command line Code:

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Assemblies in Content Center

Add the abilities to add iAssemblies/assemblies to the Content Center.  The assemblies should be able to pull the parts and sub-assemblies from the Content Center in order to build itself.



With no drawing open, you can access the Sheet Set Manager, but you can only open drawings. I’d like to be able to plot from there without having to open a drawing. I know you don’t have to open a real drawing, it…


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