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Auto-Loading AutoCAD LISP Utilities – by Aaron Werning

By on January 5, 2011 in Autodesk, Autoplant, Featured, Programming, Tutorial with 11 Comments
Auto-Loading AutoCAD LISP Utilities – by Aaron Werning

Since AutoCAD’s loading of functions operates with the premise of “last loaded wins” (i.e. if you have 2 utilities loading with the exact same function name, the last one to be loaded will be the one AutoCAD will recognize when executing a utility), it is important to understand a few things about how and where [...]

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Plant Software – Where are we headed? by Joel Harris

By on January 3, 2011 in Autodesk, Autoplant, Editorial, Smartplant with 10 Comments
Plant Software – Where are we headed?  by Joel Harris

Having been involved with various plant design software packages over the years, and watching the evolution of new platforms, features, buzzwords, etc., I constantly wonder “What’s next?” Over the years we’ve seen ADev Pro-Pipe and EDA Designer merge into Rebis AutoPlant, only next to be purchased by Bentley. CADCentre became AVEVA, PDS being outmoded and [...]

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