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Rakesh Rao
Bengaluru, India
Owner of Four Dimension Technologies / Coordinate Systems, Bangalore, INDIA
Interests: golf, gis, cad, software, mapping, geography, programming, visual, lisp, bricscad, autocad, travelling
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Bengaluru, India The past couple of weeks has been hectic at the GeoTools-CADPower development camp here. We are again on a mission to improve the delivery content of our tools and also strengthen the documentation of our products. You will... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Smart Ways to work with .dwg CAD
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Bengaluru, India The biggest challenge in migrating users from one CAD platform to another is the ability to ensure that daily-use CAD tools are available, in front of you in EXACTLY (or nearly so) the same place as before. How... Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2018 at Smart Ways to work with .dwg CAD
Bengaluru, India McAfee AntiVirus False Positive on BricsCAD RLM DLL Call / whatsapp +91-9243438300, +91-8073279755 for instant BricsCAD Demo-Installation-Sales-Support Here is a flash about something very important for BricsCAD users. If you use McAfee Anti-virus, this post is all the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2018 at Smart Ways to work with .dwg CAD
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Bengaluru, India *** CADPower V 19.04 Update ** Enhanced command: CP_BOM (CADPower -> BOM/BOQ Tools -> Create Bill of Materials/Quantities): Two new options have been added to this command to generate quantities based on a per-polygon basis. Until now, the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2018 at Smart Ways to work with .dwg CAD
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Don Strimbu De-mystifies BricsCAD BIM with a Troika of BIM Gyan Bengaluru, India Image courtesy: Bricsys blog Building Information Modeling (BIM) is perhaps the most-overused and least-understood terminology in the AEC CAD world today. None out of ten users who... Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2018 at Smart Ways to work with .dwg CAD
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Bengaluru, India Heidi Hewett has been on an over-drive since she joined the BricsCAD bandwagon earlier this year. She has been at the new job for over 2 months now and as she learns BricsCAD and understands the underlying frequencies... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2018 at Smart Ways to work with .dwg CAD
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Bengaluru, India The BricsCAD webinar series by Heidi Hewett is back again, for all of you who missed it last time. It is on two consecutive days, twice a day. So, you have plenty of slots to choose from. Please... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2018 at Smart Ways to work with .dwg CAD
Bengaluru, India We are happy to announce that our web-site www.thedesignsense.com has been completely re-designed to re-focus on BricsCAD and provide you with maximum information, minimum search and navigation. We have followed a simple HTML structure that gives you all... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2018 at Smart Ways to work with .dwg CAD
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Bengaluru, India The BricsCAD webinar series is back and this time, it is Heidi Hewett presenting us the first of her webinars today, June 19th, 2018 at 1930-2000 hrs Indian Standard Time and a repeat session again at 0130-0200 hrs... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2018 at Smart Ways to work with .dwg CAD
Bengaluru, India In these two posts, I am carrying a reproduction of the posts from Steve Johnson's blog CAD Nauseam, with full permissions and credits. Link to the post on Steve's blog The reason I have decided to reproduce this... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2018 at Smart Ways to work with .dwg CAD
Bengaluru, India In these two posts, I am carrying a reproduction of the posts from Steve Johnson's blog CAD Nauseam, with full permissions and credits. Link to the post on Steve's blog The reason I have decided to reproduce this... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2018 at Smart Ways to work with .dwg CAD
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Bengaluru, India Don Strimbu and Matt Olding are back again. Bricsys is hosting a series of webinars on June 6th, 7th, 13th and 14th and the topic is "BricsCAD in 20 minutes". Watch Don Strimbu and Matt Olding, both veteran... Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2018 at Smart Ways to work with .dwg CAD
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Bengaluru, India It is now over 6 weeks that I wrote about Autodesk veteran Heidi Hewett jumping over to the BricsCAD camp. As she settles down in her new mission and embarks on a journey through BricsCAD, let us pause... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2018 at Smart Ways to work with .dwg CAD
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Bengaluru, India The best barometer to measure the performance of any CAD software is to correlate management speak and compare it with what actually evolved on the ground: updates, fixes and feature growth delivered year-on-year. If you look at the... Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2018 at Smart Ways to work with .dwg CAD
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Bengaluru, India The webinars are back. Bricsys is hosting a series of webinars starting today and the topic of this fist installment of webinars si "BricsCAD in 20 minutes". Watch Don Strimbu and Matt Olding, both veteran ex-Autodeskers, as they... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2018 at Smart Ways to work with .dwg CAD
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Bengaluru, India Last week has been an eventful one for the .dwg CAD world. Autodesk veteran of 26 years, Heidi Hewett jumped fence and joined Bricsys in a move that took many in the industry by pleasant surprise: not an... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2018 at Smart Ways to work with .dwg CAD
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April 3, 2018 has been a red-letter day for Bricsys and all of us in the partner ecosystem. Bricsys announced today that Heidi Hewett, a long term veteran at Autodesk and one of its well-known faces has joined Bricsys as... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2018 at Smart Ways to work with .dwg CAD
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Bengaluru, India *** CADPower V 18.20 Update ** New command added: (BricsCAD only) : NCOPY (nested copy): The NCOPY command in AutoCAD is an externally defined command that is provided by Express Tools. It was not available in BricsCAD but... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2018 at Smart Ways to work with .dwg CAD
Bengaluru, India If there is one Tier-2 industrial town in India that has a unique story of home-grown entrepreneurial success, it is the town of Belgaum in Karnataka. Called the Hydraulics capital of India, Belgaum (now officially re-spelt as Belagavi)... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2018 at Smart Ways to work with .dwg CAD
BricsCAD V18 wins the “Productive Performance” trophy at the Global Industrie Awards reproduced from Bricsys blog The “Global Industrie Awards” is the first major event in France dedicated to the entire manufacturing sector. The awards were presented on the evening... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2018 at Smart Ways to work with .dwg CAD
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Bengaluru, India Creating awareness for a (relatively) new product, building the brand and finally selling it is a long-cycle task. At DesignSense, having represented Bricsys in India since 2008 almost single-handedly, it has been a long bitter-sweet journey for us,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2018 at Smart Ways to work with .dwg CAD
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Bengaluru, India In February 2018, we announced a minor price revision of GeoTools & CADPower software, which was to come into effect April 1, 2018. We have extended that date by a full working week and the new price will... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2018 at Smart Ways to work with .dwg CAD
Reproduced from Bricsys Blog CPUs for CAD: The right choice Don Strimbu March 16, 2018 Add comment 3 min read When choosing CPUs for CAD, the right choice is non-obvious Visit the websites of the top computer manufacturers, and you’ll... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2018 at Smart Ways to work with .dwg CAD
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Bengaluru, India Here is a call to every CAD development company in India working on .dwg software development. If you have developed for AutoCAD in the past, we invite you to consider developing the same on BricsCAD first, test it,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2018 at Smart Ways to work with .dwg CAD
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Bengaluru, India "Changing the face of .dwg CAD development using BricsCAD" Every year, CAD writer and journalist, Ralph Grabowski updates three books in a row, after the BricsCAD release: First, the AutoCAD-to-BricsCAD transition guide, then Inside BricsCAD e-Book and finally... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2018 at Smart Ways to work with .dwg CAD