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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 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
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Bengaluru, India CADProfi management and users are on a well-deserved high, they have received an endorsement from a leading German tech publication body that many users have already vouched privately and publicly in many one-on-one conversations. COMPUTER BILD - the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2018 at Smart Ways to work with .dwg CAD
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Bengaluru, India After pizzas and groceries, it is now the turn of custom-fitted CAD software that is being delivered on your computer at home or workplace. At DesignSense, we have perfected this art and can wrap it up in 10... Continue reading
Posted Mar 8, 2018 at Smart Ways to work with .dwg CAD
Bengaluru, India I started my CAD blog 9 years back and am happy to announce that we now have posted 705 posts covering GeoTools, CADPower and BricsCAD and a bunch of other topics as well. A significant portion of our... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2018 at Smart Ways to work with .dwg CAD
Bengaluru, India At DesignSense, we live and breathe BricsCAD every day, we have been involved with the brand since 2007. The last two years saw an exponential growth in the acceptance and stability levels of BricsCAD and this also encouraged... Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2018 at Smart Ways to work with .dwg CAD
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Bengaluru, India GeoTools V 18.19 Update ** New command added: : GT_CONTOURBUILDER (Menu: GeoTools -> Civil Tools -> Create contours from TIN model): Easily specify your contour creation parameters and draw them from your DTM data GeoTools continues with its... Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2018 at Smart Ways to work with .dwg CAD
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Bengaluru, India V 18.2 Every year, during the life-cycle of the major numbered version, Bricsys release a two or three major updates that introduce new features and delivers on the promise Bricsys would have made during the preceding annual conference... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2018 at Smart Ways to work with .dwg CAD
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Bengaluru, India Starting April 1, 2018 the list price of new licenses of GeoTools and CADPower software will be revised about 5% higher. For upgrades, the price increase is set at around 2.5%. This will most likely coincide with the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2018 at Smart Ways to work with .dwg CAD
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Bengaluru, India The engineering design community worldwide uses either the .DWG or the .PDF format for sharing their designs with fellow users and customers. .DWG is the de facto standard for drawing data exchange in the engineering design community while... Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2018 at Smart Ways to work with .dwg CAD
Bengaluru, India This post is a continuation of my previous post and the support request / AnyDesk interaction with Bricsys and our BricsCAD Platinum user. This customer from Mumbai uses both Solidworks & BricsCAD Platinum and was facing an unpredictable,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2018 at Smart Ways to work with .dwg CAD
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Bengaluru, India In many ways, Spatial Manager is a game-changer software, like BricsCAD. Spatial Manager runs on the humble CAD platforms like BricsCAD (and AutoCAD-ZWCAD too) and extends their usefulness by turning them into a spatial data management and GIS-like... Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2018 at Smart Ways to work with .dwg CAD
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Bengaluru, India Welcome to BricsCAD Shape Create a Simple Wall Create a simple layout Selecting Elements Selection boxes Detecting boundaries The Quad cursor & Rollover tips Wall connections Drag Push/Pull Extrude Manipulator Using components Windows and doors Create a custom... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2018 at Smart Ways to work with .dwg CAD
Ghent, Belgium Inside Bricsys: Designing BricsCAD Shape Guest Post by Lio Linger BricsCAD Shape makes modeling fun. This is how we designed it. Sander Scheiris, VP Marketing Shape was built to make your schematic design workflow more intuitive, without sacrificing... Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2018 at Smart Ways to work with .dwg CAD
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Bengaluru, India CADPower V18.16 & V18.18 Updates ** Freeware ** Enhancement: CP_DWGSET (BricsCAD+ -> Support -> Drawing Settings): CP_DWGSET: The Swiss army knife for every BricsCAD user: quick access to common settings The CP_DWGSET is a FREEWARE command for quick... Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2018 at Smart Ways to work with .dwg CAD
Don Strimbu January 31, 2018 Add comment 2 min read Introducing BricsCAD V18 OS X BricsCAD V18 represents the future of the .dwg format, and now it’s available for the Mac. V18 OS X offers workflows for general design, mechanical... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2018 at Smart Ways to work with .dwg CAD
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Bengaluru, India At DesignSense, we have the onerous task of supporting thousands of our BricsCAD customers across India (and a few more outside as well, on the basis of a special relationship we share with international users). One of the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2018 at Smart Ways to work with .dwg CAD