Dialog Box August 2008

5 Aug, 2008 By: Cadalyst Staff

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CAD Tips Page a Big Timesaver
Thank you so much for providing the new CAD Tips web page. This should save me many hours in tip searching compared with the "old way"!
—Kenneth Dispoto, senior electrical detailer
Burns & McDonnell Engineering, East Hanover, New Jersey

Maintaining Harmony with Your Code
I couldn't agree more with "Keep Your Code Collection in Perfect Harmony"! The other things that drive me crazy are routines that change my drawing settings and then don't set them back. Snaps, Blipmode etc. I won't run an unknown routine until I know it has a proper error checker, or I add one of my own. And routines that don't function because layers, fonts etc. are not as the original user has on his or her system. Programming classes at Autodesk University have been invaluable in teaching me to create and maintain good code!

—Jay Thomas
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