When working in 3D it can often be easier to create new objects on the WCS, then manipulate them into position afterwards. Of course this still requires a bit of work to position and align your new object to existing ones in your model. However by using some LISP and levering of the properties of the INSERT command you can make this rather effortless.
BricsCAD V16 is coming soon!! From Sept 20 all new* orders for BricsCAD will automatically receive a BricsCAD V16 license key for free. BricsCAD V16 is expected to be released sometime next month following the Bricsys Conference.
BricsCAD Platinum has matured to become quite a useful tool for working with sheetmetal. Bricsys.TV has recently added a four part video series prepared by Damian Harking of Sofoco where he demonstrates using sheetmetal to create a workbench for a commercial kitchen. He also includes the source files to allow you to try it out for yourself.
Civil Survey Solutions are hosting a technical webinar on Lot Regrading using Advanced Road Design. This session will focus on using only Advanced Road Design to deliver a full land development design for a typical subdivision - it is applicable across all CAD platforms.
If you are using the Professional, or Platinum version of BricsCAD V15.3 or later, then you may like to know that you can integrate aerial imagery from Web Map Service (WMS) providers on your drawing, through the use of the new MAPCONNECT command.
BricsCAD for the MAC has arrived! BricsCAD V15 licenses are also cross platform compatible, meaning you choose to run BricsCAD on Windows, Linux, or MAC using the same license. What's more the feature set is more or less identical across all three.
Sending and receiving drawing files? This video on Bricsys.tv will take you through using eTransmit. The painless way to share your files!