BricsCAD V14 License Management

Posted by Jason Bourhill on 30 September 2013 | 0 Comments

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With the Bricsys conference now only a few weeks away, there is keen anticipation on what is to be included with V14. Of course Bricsys are keeping things very much to themselves at this stage. However I can tell you that V14 of BricsCAD will come with a new licensing system, based on the licensing technology from Reprise Software.

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BricsCAD Management

Posted by Jason Bourhill on 3 July 2013 | 0 Comments

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BricsCAD TrainingAs you might of seen in the latest Bricsys Newsletter we have a new training course available for those making the move to BricsCAD who need to be able to manage multiple users. The good news is that BricsCAD provides all of the tools to do this, and our training course will guide you through step by step. If your trying to manage more than five users, using the same CAD library, and version of BricsCAD, then this is the course for you.

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BricsCAD now available in 64bit

Posted by Jason Bourhill on 7 May 2013 | 0 Comments

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BricsCAD V13.2 has arrived for Windows. With 20 odd new or enhanced features, and a multiude of fixes, it's well worth a look. Details below on some of the key features added with this version.

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Generating a Script using a Spreadsheet

Posted by Jason Bourhill on 27 January 2013 | 0 Comments

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From time to time you are going to be presented with data in a non-graphical form (spreadsheet, CSV, TXT, XML etc.) that you want to overlay on to your drawing so you can visualise it. A common example is some type of cross country pipe run, or pipe network (Geothermal steam, oil & gas, storm water). This type of information is usually provided as an export from a GIS, or a survey based CAD application. To initially view, you may use a text editor, or spreadsheet application.

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BricsCAD V13 (Platinum) - Assembly Modeling

Posted by Jason Bourhill on 17 January 2013 | 0 Comments

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Bricsys have posted a video demonstration of BricsCAD V13 Platinums Assembly Modeling capabilities. The example shows how to attach parts or sub assemblies (all of which are dwg files), editing sub assemblies, adding a bill of materials, and making use of the x-solids hardware library.

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BricsCAD V13 (Platinum) - Kinematic Analysis

Posted by Jason Bourhill on 14 December 2012 | 0 Comments

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Bricsys have posted a video demonstration of the new mechanical features included with BricsCAD Platinum. The model used is the same as presented at the recent conference in October.

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Resolving BricsCAD Issues

Posted by Jason Bourhill on 19 November 2012 | 0 Comments

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Having problems installing BricsCAD on your machine, or getting strange un-repeatable type errors?  Rakesh Rao recently posted this suggestion to try Installing BricsCAD as Administrator. Like my previous post on entering your BricsCAD License, this isn't necessarily an issue with BricsCAD, but something that can occur with any application you are installing on a Windows 7 / Vista machine.

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BricsCAD V13 - Sample Mechanical Files

Posted by Jason Bourhill on 13 November 2012 | 0 Comments

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Looking to play with some of the BricsCAD Platinums new mechanical modelling features introduced with V13? If you take a look in your installation folder you will find a couple of models have been provided as samples. You should find them located under:

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BricsCAD V13 - Click n Drag

Posted by Jason Bourhill on 12 November 2012 | 0 Comments

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A rather subtle feature introduced with BricsCAD V13 is the ability to click and drag on objects to move and copy them. Its subtle in that it provides no prompting, or graphicical indication when you use it. In fact move has been available since V11, with the copy feature added with V13.

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BricsCAD V13 - Dynamic UCS

Posted by Jason Bourhill on 5 November 2012 | 0 Comments

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A new feature introduced with BricsCAD V13 is Dynamic UCS. This subtle feature will prove to be a major time saver for those working in 3D, as demonstrated in the video below. This video also shows Automatic Command Completion in action, which is another new feature with V13.

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