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AUGI HotNews April 2013 - Issue 119
Industry Spotlight:
Technology & Rocks

Taking a look at how AutoCAD and related technologies are shaping the world around us, from the ground on up, this article showcases some of the advanced uses of AutoCAD in the raw materials sector.

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April 2013 Edition
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In this Issue
• President's Letter
• Home Page Poll
• CAD Manager
• Tipniques
• Local User Group Handbook
• Member Discounts
• Sponsor Spotlight
• Forum Hot Topics
• Heads Up
• Articles You May Have Missed
• Autodesk News
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President's Letter
Letter from the President - April 2013
LUG's, AU, and Volunteer Opportunities! As we close out the first quarter of the year, President David Harrington reviews some of the exciting program developments coming up in the next few months.

AutoCAD Revit LT Suite 2013

CAD Manager
CAD Management: Am I the Only One Who Sees This?
Director Mark Kiker shares a few ways to keep your cool when you catch the daily mistakes and offers tips on how to deal with the less-than-proactive co-worker.

Local User Group Handbook
Local User Group Handbook UPDATED - 6th Edition
Local User Group Handbook UPDATED - 6th Edition

The AUGI User Group Handbook has been revised/updated. This is our 6th Edition of this resource. This major revision incorporates new information and our new structure and offerings. It is also packed with tips, advice and suggestions for making your group even stronger.

Heads Up
AUGI brings you all the latest news on service patches and updates from Autodesk within the last month.
» AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT Products
» Autodesk Revit Products
» Autodesk Inventor Products
» AutoCAD Architecture Products
» Autodesk Civil Products
» Autodesk 3ds Max Products
» Autodesk Robot Structural Analysis Professional
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Autodesk News
The latest information from Autodesk.
» Autodesk and Technicolor Sign Enterprise Technology Agreement
» Editors Embrace Autodesk Smoke Pro Editing Software to Tell Great Stories
» Autodesk Launches Clean Tech Partner Program in Australia and New Zealand
» Autodesk 2014 Design and Creation Suites Give Flexibility to Innovate More
» Autodesk Announces Appointment of Tom Georgens to Board of Directors
» Autodesk Reveals New Gameware Advancements at GDC 2013
Read more at Autodesk Press Room »
Home Page Poll
Homepage Poll: Learning Methods

To Upgrade? Or Not to Upgrade? Melanie Perry reviews March's Homepage Poll, detailing the range of thoughts on upgrading decisions among the AUGI community members.

The Return of Doctor Who and the CAD Manager
Layers, CEN, isolation, and TARDIS. Machine Designer Patrick Hughes provides a glimpse of block libraries and explains how layering conventions can make everyday tasks easier in AutoCAD.

Member Discounts
Here are the latest discount offers exclusively for AUGI (Professional and Premier) Members:
» Books: 40-50% on O'Reilly technical Programming books
» Training: Receive 20%* off all Eagle Point Products (Training, Workflows, Support & Productivity for Civil 3D & Revit products)
» Developers: Offer of Free Standard ADN Membership for 2013 (AUGI Professional only)

Sponsor Spotlight
HP Remote Graphics Software delivers your in-the-office Autodesk applications to your at-home or on-the-road notebook.

Forum Hot Topics
Members ask questions and get answers.
» AutoCAD: Linking object in a drawing to an external Excel Spreadsheet
» AutoCAD Architecture: Create Space for Second Floor
» Quantity Takeoff: Future of QTO
» Revit: Floor Finishes on Edited Floors
» Revit Structure: Newbie FAQ - Revit Structural
» AutoCAD Civil 3D: Description Key Sets
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Articles You May Have Missed
Spotlight - General
» Tools & Timesavers - Author Melinda Heavrin demonstrates a number of tips & tricks for AutoCAD Architecture 2013.
» Convert Civil 3D Data to SHP Files - Author Christopher Pitzer, with Justin Comeau, offer step-by-step instructions for bringing AutoCAD...
» Navisworks In a University Curriculum - See Autodesk Navisworks in action on the Brigham Young University campus, courtesy of author...
» Understanding Line Weight Basics - Author Philip Russo offers this tutorial on controlling the visibility and appearance of objects in...
» MEP Families for Ceiling Coordination - R. Robert Bell demonstrates how the Revit Family Editor can improve families for ceiling...
» Basic 3D Object Tools for Every User - Chris Alexander helps you brush up on your 3D custom object creation skills.
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