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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 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 59 minutes ago 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 16 hours ago 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 18 hours ago 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 4 days ago 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
Guest Post by Don Strimbu, VP of Communications at Bricsys Shape Five reasons to start Shaping Don Strimbu January 31, 2018 Add comment 2 min read We’re getting compared to Trimble’s SketchUp a lot. If you head straight for that... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2018 at Smart Ways to work with .dwg CAD
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Bengaluru, India BricsCAD Shape debuted in the AEC CAD marketplace couple of days back as a new kid on the block: a FREEWARE concept planning tool that creates .dwg 3d models with the ease of a free-hand sketching pencil. As... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2018 at Smart Ways to work with .dwg CAD
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Bengaluru, India Dragging the DrawOrder Toolbar in BricsCAD produced this special effect, thanks to the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update Last week, many of us who are Windows 10 users would have received a software update message informing of a... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2018 at Smart Ways to work with .dwg CAD
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Bengaluru, India The BricsCAD platform now is available as a solution that spans conceptual planning, design-draw and detailing, Sheet Metal & BIM, and exchange of data with scores of 3D CAD software. In this post, we present links to quickly... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2018 at Smart Ways to work with .dwg CAD
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Bengaluru, India Close on the heels of the BricsCAD V18 BIM Release, Bricsys now pulls out yet another coup d'état in the AEC world. Announced and promised by the CEO Erik de Keyser during the Paris conference 2017, Bricsys Shape... Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2018 at Smart Ways to work with .dwg CAD
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Bengaluru, India In my last post, I talked about the All-In-One BricsCAD platform - BricsCAD V18. If there is one gentleman who sweats it out every year to bring out the value and feature-list of the BricsCAD platform, it is... Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2018 at Smart Ways to work with .dwg CAD
Bricsys India (Designsense) is organizing a training session on BricsCAD V18, including BIM and Sheet Metal in its office in Bengaluru on Jan 23/24/25. Anyone wanting to know more or learn about BricsCAD are welcome to attend. Companies of individuals... Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2018 at Smart Ways to work with .dwg CAD
Bengaluru, India We have a lot to show in BricsCAD V18 this year, and we are making a beginning. We bring to you a few movies made by Bricsys Technical that show how to do certain tasks in BricsCAD. In... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2018 at Smart Ways to work with .dwg CAD
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Bengaluru, India GeoTools is a general purpose CAD add-on software that aims to make the life of geographic data users (in AutoCAD and BricsCAD) easier. Within this software, we have pockets of specialized tool categories. One of them is an... Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2018 at Smart Ways to work with .dwg CAD
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Bengaluru, India Being an integral part of the Bricsys eco-system for the 11th year now, I have been following and tracking the rise of BricsCAD software since 2007, ever since the then Coordinate System became India's first BricsCAD Developer Partner... Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2018 at Smart Ways to work with .dwg CAD
Bengaluru, India **** We wish our clients, resellers, well-wishers and readers of this newsletter a Very Happy New Year 2018 As 2018 begins, DesignSense Software Technologies, the Sales and Solution Partner for Bricsys in India is pleased to re-iterate our... Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2018 at Smart Ways to work with .dwg CAD
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Bengaluru, India **** Merry Christmas and a Very Happy New Year in Advance As 2017 draws to a close, DesignSense Software Technologies wishes all its BricsCAD, GeoTools & CADPower users, partners and resellers best wishes and season greetings. The year... Continue reading
Posted Dec 21, 2017 at Smart Ways to work with .dwg CAD
Reproduced from Ralph Grabowski's upFrontEzine newsletter Issue #961 by Ralph Grabowski with Dmitry Ushakov During the Bricsys International Conference 2017 in Paris, Dmitry Ushakov presented a history of MCAD, and explained why his company is doing things differently from the... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2017 at Smart Ways to work with .dwg CAD
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In my last post, I introduced Spatial Manager 4.0, a light-weight GIS data processing engine that can replace your AutoCAD Map and be a compelling must-have solution that can extend your CAD with w lot of imagery and other spatial... Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2017 at Smart Ways to work with .dwg CAD
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Bengaluru,India We have updated our GeoTools & CADPower software to be compatible on BricsCAD V18 now. If you want to use GeoTools and CADPower on BricsCAD V18, you need version 18.13 or later of GeoTools & CADPower. The new updated... Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2017 at Smart Ways to work with .dwg CAD
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Bengaluru, India In many ways, Spatial manager 4.0 is the REAL alternative to AutoCAD Map that the world has been waiting for! There are many options for .dwg CAD software, but very few choices exists for the AutoCAD Map user... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2017 at Smart Ways to work with .dwg CAD