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2015 "make part" or "derive"...which is better?

I'm trying to figure out which is better, "make part" or "derive." I'm sure both have there pros and cons, and I'd like to hear what experienced users have to say. Yes I searched the forums and came up empty for such a comparison. Thanks.

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2014 Stepped topography

you would need two topo lines for each elevation (the bottom of the stop and the top) not sure if you can get them to stack however.

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2014 Viewer mode

Hi, Yes I am a student, thats why I have a student version. I think I have found the cause. When shutting down I wasn't closing hidden windows first, now It seems the problem is resolved. Cheers Scotty

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2015 Unable to edit 3D Models while in Perspective View in AutoCAD 2013 and older

I am an architect creating 3D models of buildings. I prefer the autocad interface over all others I've tried, except for one major limitation- 3D models cannot be edited consistently in perspective mode (the program has a hard time finding the objects making up the model while in perspective...

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2014 Fatal Error on Start

Hello world, I'm battling an AutoCAD error. I've never seen an error hold on like this. We had installed ACAD-Arch 2014 on this workstation. It is a Pentium 4 2.53GHz machine with 4GB RAM running Win7Pro 32-bit. The video card is an ATI Radeon 9700 with updated drivers. It hasn't...

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