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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Toggle Background Colour (TBC)

Posted by Jason Bourhill on 26 June 2012 | 0 Comments

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Toggle Background Colour. Toggles the background colour between black and white. Note this routine will only work in Bricscad. Updated to work with AutoCAD and Bricscad. The original version is still included, as the newer version may not work for Linux Bricscad users.

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Creating a New User Profile

Posted by Jason Bourhill on 18 May 2012 | 0 Comments

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There will be times when Bricscad may act strangely, or you have changed a setting that stops Bricscad from working. In these situations, creating a new user profile can be useful to reset your user settings to their defaults.

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VLE LISP Function Summary

Posted by Jason Bourhill on 10 May 2012 | 0 Comments

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The release of Bricscad V12.2 has brought with it a raft of new VLE lisp functions, and the promise of much more to come. Info on these new functions, and their use is a little thin on the ground at the moment, so I have prepared a summary based on information kindly provided by the developer.

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Bricscad Profile Importer

Posted by Jason Bourhill on 26 April 2012 | 0 Comments

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Companies with multiple users often use profiles to assist in configuring Bricscads many options. This  batch file will automatically import a profile on a users machine, and set it to be current. Note you can use the same technique with AutoCAD, or modify to provide AutoCAD LT users a way of having different profiles.

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Bricscad Silent Installation on Multiple Machines

Posted by Jason Bourhill on 26 April 2012 | 0 Comments

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Example batch files to silently Install & Remove Bricscad on multiple machines based on the provided response file.

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Bricscad V12.1.22 - Image Performance

Posted by Jason Bourhill on 15 March 2012 | 0 Comments

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I thought Rakesh Rao's post on the new image handling capabilities of Bricscad worthy of a test to see whether the claimed improvements actually stack up.

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Using eTransmit

Posted by Jason Bourhill on 14 March 2012 | 0 Comments

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Have you ever received a drawing from someone, but on opening the drawing find that most of it is missing, because it uses xrefs? Or you want to print the drawing, but don't have the pen configuration file that they used? Do you send files to clients, only to have them call and say they need you to save the drawing to an earlier DWG version, because they can't open it?

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