BricsCAD V13 (Platinum) - Inverse Kinematics

Posted by Jason Bourhill on 25 October 2012 | 0 Comments

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Demonstration of Inverse Kinematics in action with BricsCAD V13 Platinum at the 2012 Bricsys conference in Amsterdam on October 3rd. Presentation was made by Dmitry Ushakov, Chief Executive Officer, Bricsys Technologies Russia. With BricsCAD V13 Platinum is moving further to identify itself as the MCAD option of the three different types of BricsCAD.

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Scale TEXT & MTEXT about its Insertion Point (SCALETEXT, STXT)

Posted by Jason Bourhill on 28 September 2012 | 0 Comments

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ScaleText will allow you to quickly re-size selected TEXT and MTEXT about is insertion point by applying a scale factor.

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Adding Commands to the Toolpalette

Posted by Jason Bourhill on 28 September 2012 | 0 Comments

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I often have users ask if a command exists in Bricscad. Quite often it does, but it is not listed anywhere on the standard menus. Of course the stalwarts out there will simply type the command in, but if you would rather point and click, then the Tool Palette offers a quick and easy way to place the commands you want at your finger tips. The following video demonstrates how you can add a command to the Tool Palette.

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Aligning Blocks using Drawing Explorer

Posted by Jason Bourhill on 28 September 2012 | 0 Comments

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Some useful features in Bricscad can be found hidden away. One of those is the ability to align blocks on insertion from the Drawing Explorer. The following video shows how to access this feature, and demonstrate what it does.

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The Unofficial Bricscad Wishlist - Results

Posted by Jason Bourhill on 26 September 2012 | 0 Comments

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Well the Unofficial Bricscad Wishlist poll has closed and the results are in. The top three wishes are listed below. Head over to the Bricscad forum for further results and discussion.

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Importing Layouts

Posted by Jason Bourhill on 13 September 2012 | 0 Comments

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Changing sheet sizes, title blocks and notes on a drawing can be a real pain. However if you make use of templates and layouts you can greatly reduce the effort that is involved.

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Bricscad V13, It's not far away

Posted by Jason Bourhill on 3 September 2012 | 0 Comments

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Bricsys have just anounced that from today, September 3 2012, all NEW full license keys - all languages and all platforms - are enabled for Bricscad V13. Please note that this does not apply for people upgrading from an earlier version.

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Working with Blocks

Posted by Jason Bourhill on 30 August 2012 | 0 Comments

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It is very common to make use of blocks in drawings. Managing and maintaining all these symbols can be a real pain. This post on the Bricsys Blog goes through some of the features recently introduced with Bricscad V12.2, that make managing blocks a whole lot easier.

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Inherit Hatch (IHATCH)

Posted by Jason Bourhill on 15 August 2012 | 0 Comments

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Inherit Hatch (IHATCH). Runs -HATCH from the cammand line using an existing hatch pattern on your drawing. Request from the BricsCAD forum

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