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Some Impressions of the Engineering Software in Russia: Autodesk University Ru 2014, COFES Ru, Top Systems, and NEOLANT - Autodesk in Russia is BIM leader, Top Systems is steadily extending, NEOLANT is leader of industrial PLM&BIM integration in Russia, David Levin, isicad, Oct 21, 2014

Odds and Ends - A Variety of Things I Have Found for 2015 - turn off hardware acceleration in AutoCAD 2015 to get rid of pixels that appear when moving cursors, reinstall Microsoft Access database engine to avoid errors in AutoCAD Electrical 2015, Dennis Howell, Applied Software, Oct 16, 2014

Civil 3D 2015 Deployment Question of the Day: No, You are Not Crazy - visit additional software section to include service packs, subscription add-ons or other tools to deployment, Louisa Holland, Civil 3D Etcetera, Oct 7, 2014

How to Combine License Files for Multiple Autodesk Products - combine separate licenses into one license file, configure single service in LMTOOLS to apply combined license file, copy all lines from additional product license files before editing existing license file, Autodesk Knowledge Network, Oct 2, 2014

One Vendor's Remedy for Software Management Headaches - Q&A with Erik Klein of Autodesk about making easy software installation, post-install-related tasks, Application Portal to address concerns, Account Portal modules to manage all of business-related tasks with Autodesk, Robert Green, Cadalyst, Oct 8, 2014

Microdesk Shows 3D AEC, BIM Scanning Service at New San Francisco Office - presentation showing how camera-equipped drones can photograph buildings, leading to 3D models, using Autodesk's cloud-based service Roopinder Tara, The CAD Insider, Oct 2, 2014

Showcase Tips & Tricks: How to Display the Objects Wireframe - select wireframe mode instead of animated grid to highlight selected objects, or display object wireframe in window as visual mode, Marion Landry, YouTube, Oct 6, 2014

Autodesk FormIt and Revit - define levels in model to calculate gross area of building, apply sun/shadow tools to create small daylight analysis, integrate previously defined levels into Revit model along with mass floors, Simon Moreau, BIM 42, Oct 4, 2014

Is Autodesk Fusion 360 Ultimate Ready for the Big Time? - Kevin Schneider of Autodesk addresses objective of Fusion 360, need to connect products, tools, reset balance between CAD tool, collaboration, view representation feature of Inventor, Inventor vs Fusion 360, Scott Moyse, Design and Motion, Sep 30, 2014

Autodesk CTO Reveals Details of Their Spark 3D Printing Platform & Printer: More Coming at Inside 3D Printing Conference - Spark will be compatible with any, all types of 3D printers, has ability for slicing object, creating needed print orientation for that object, Eddie Krassenstein, 3D Print.com, Sep 25, 2014

Capture and Integrate: Autodesk's ReCap Pro Looks to Clean Up 3D Scanning - creates improved accuracy reports, checks quality of laser scans, provides tools to analyze, detect, fix problematic laser scans, seeks to integrate digital, physical worlds with reality computing technology, Stephen Holmes, DEVELOP 3D, Sep 29, 2014

Resetting Autodesk Standalone Licenses - open file explorer, check file name extensions, hidden items boxes to open program data folder, locate files to rename in Windows 8.1, Jeff Lotan, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, Sep 26, 2014

Newsmaker: Jeff Kowalski - Autodesk executive talks about CAD, parametric design, cloud, Autodesk investing in advanced manufacturing, David Sokol, Architectural Record, Sep 24, 2014

Surfacing Showdown: Autodesk vs Dassault Systemes CATIA - CATIA offers superior surfacing capabilities but are not user friendly, CATIA add-ons like Imagine, Shape cost over $20k, Australian CAD Blog, Sep 23, 2014

Showcase Match Color from Anywhere - right click on object, pick material properties to change single object, 'in scene materials properties' option to change material for whole scene, manually set color or activate picker to match color, David Gate, CADline, Sep 18, 2014

Autodesk Licensing and Computer Virtualization - Q&A regarding licensing, service agreement, permissions to install on virtual machines, application of session specific network license type to virtual machine installations, Anthony Hauck, Inside the Factory, Sep 10, 2014

Uninstalling the Autodesk Design Suites - employ Autodesk uninstall tool to uninstall entire software at once in proper order, Stan Wile, Terminal AutoCAD, Sep 15, 2014

Perpetual AutoCAD Licenses to End? - Autodesk CEO Carl Bass asserts to discontinue perpetual licenses in near future, relevance of subscription model, perpetual-only vs subscription-only licenses, non- Autodesk camp promises to offer perpetual licenses on desktop software, Rakesh Rao, Smart Ways to Work with .dwg CAD, Sep 11, 2014

Program Splash Screen Starts Up and Then Closes - access Windows run dialog to verify if licensing service is running, check if file productname201xENUAdlm.log is located under Autodesk, ADLM folder, Autodesk Knowledge Network, Sep 9, 2014

A Quick Look at the Simplest Way to Share What You Know Using Autodesk Screencast - captures metadata while recording video, displays detailed timeline below video that captures every step for viewers in Autodesk Fusion 360, AutoCAD, Revit, Inventor, Donnie Gladfelter, CAD Geek, Sep 5, 2014 

FormIt - Getting Started, Pt 2 - add levels to model to get information for cubic feet, total square footage, use create button to create custom material from any image file, Jarod Schultz, Sep 3, 2014

Create a Realtime Walkthrough of Your Revit Project with Autodesk Showcase - compares process of creating architectural models in Revit with Showcase, discusses modeling, exporting to Showcase, Showcase setup, adjusting materials, lighting, environment in Revit vs Showcase, Evan Troxel, Novedge, Sep 3, 2014

Create a Realtime Walkthrough of Your Revit Project with Autodesk Showcase - compares process of creating architectural models in Revit with Showcase, discusses modeling, exporting to Showcase, Showcase setup, adjusting materials, lighting, environment in Revit vs Showcase, Evan Troxel, Novedge, Sep 3, 2014

Autodesk Rounds Out Simulation Portfolio with Nastran Products - Derrek Cooper of Autodesk talked about customer-driven evolution of Autodesk's simulation portfolio, Autodesk Labs for Project Ventus for Simulation CFD, Project Sundance, Jill Jerabek, Inventor Connections, Aug 25, 2014

Autodesk Simulation Nastran Launch - Why Nastran? Why NEi? - NEi IP includes nice solutions, integrations that reach beyond standard analyses from Nastran, most compelling reason was that Nastran In-CAD product was built for SolidWorks CAD environment, John Evans, Design and Motion, Aug 27, 2014

Modeling 3D Printable Coral Reefs with AutoDesk ReCap and an Underwater Camera - Autodesk ReCap techology is helpful in measuring coral reef growth over time, 3D models help view, monitor growth, physical impacts, disease, bleaching, Hannah Rose Mendoza, 3DPrint.com, Aug 21, 2014

And Then There Were 3: Autodesk Boosts Its Simulation Powers by Bringing NASTRAN Into the Fold - Autodesk is looking beyond pure design integrated simulation, might extend tools like iLogic to encompass automation of both design, simulation, Al Dean, DEVELOP 3D, Aug 20, 2014

Autodesk Sets Second Quarter Record - Q2 revenue was $637 million, up 13% compared to Q2 of previous fiscal, Delcam acquisition contributed $11 million, billings increased 27% from a year ago, Randall Newton, Graphic Speak, Aug 19, 2014

Autodesk Steps Up at Siggraph 2014 - Autodesk announced integration of Shotgun's Pipeline toolkit apps with Foundry's Mari, Kathleen Maher, Graphic Speak, Aug 18, 2014

From Their Cold, Dead Hands: How to Pry Users From Their CAE Programs - Autodesk acquires NEi Nastran but in no hurry to convert users of high-end CAE software, Roopinder Tara, The CAD Insider, Aug 18, 2014

Autodesk Flow Design the Easiest CFD Program Ever - easy to set up, handles wind-tunnel simulation, available for $210/year, Roopinder Tara, The CAD Insider, Aug 18, 2014

Autodesk in the Big Leagues with Nastran - Autodesk enhances simulation software portfolio by launching Autodesk Nastran, Autodesk Nastran In-CAD 2015 versions, seeks to create productive simulation tools to simplify workflows, take FEA to cloud, Monica Schnitger, Schnitger Corp Hot Topics, Aug 12, 2014

Change Your Autodesk Feedback Community Username - login to Autodesk account, click on change link located beside user ID, modify user ID, set password before clicking on submit button, Shaan Hurley, Between the Lines, Aug 11, 2014

Autodesk Skyscraper - built on Autodesk 360 platform, Project Skyscraper enables multiple companies or firms with multiple locations to author model simultaneously using Revit BIM process, AEC Magazine, July 31, 2014

5 Reasons to Upgrade Your CAD Software - file compatibility, gain access to as many efficiency tools as possible, Smaller learning curve, subscription is cheaper in long run, Autodesk is ending an upgrade path, Brian Benton, Novedge, July 30, 2014

Molding the Makers - enthusiasm of Autodesk CEO Carl Bass about maker movement is proving beneficial for DIY people, Daniel O'Connor, TCT Magazine, July 23, 2014

Kicking It Old School - DWFx It - open Revit to export 3D DWFx, click next in DWF export settings before saving file in DWFx format, open IE to view DWFx file, Philip Chan, Phil-osophy in BIM, July 23, 2014

Bringing Back the Welcome Screen in Autodesk Recap/Recap Pro - visit Windows registry editor to search 'FirstLaunchApplication' registry string, double click on ForceDisplayWelcome value to change value data to 1, Sash Kazeminejad, Ideate, July 22, 2014

Drape Roads with the Latest InfraWorks Update - apply drape feature command, select drape feature to conform road to terrain, un-drape road by simply dragging elevation gizmos in Civil 3D, Eric Chappell's Blog, July 16, 2014

Small Business Design Management at Autodesk - lacks realistic method to store, catalogue CAD data on cloud, expects customers to pay annual fee to transfer metadata between PDM, PLM products, seeks to integrate PLM 360 to merge capabilities, John Evans, Design and Motion, July 11, 2014

You Launch an Autodesk Program and It Says You Don't Have Permission to Run It - log into Autodesk account, click on account settings, manage users link to obtain proper user permissions, select product to assign additional functionalities, Jeff Lotan, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, July 9, 2014

Autodesk Sparks Interest in 3D Printing - Autodesk is bringing easy-to-use, streamlined, open-source 3D printing software to market; Spark is compatible with wide range of printing filaments, Cabe Atwell, Design News, June 24, 2014

Easing the Pain of Deployment - check CPU activity in task manager to see if install has stalled, consider 3 techniques addressing deployment failure problems, steps to copy/migrate deployments, Gordon Price, AUGI, June 18, 2014

ReCap Pro: Registration - import formatted point cloud data by selecting individual files, folder location or by dragging/dropping files into Recap UI, register setup views, check registration of any two scans for accurate alignment before indexing scans, Dan Chapek, IMAGINiT Civil Solutions Blog, June 17, 2014

Autodesk ReCap: Explained - Recap point cloud engine acts as programmatic driver for all point cloud tools, serves as 'in-product' point cloud viewer, enhanced Pro version refines UI, ReCap360 adds cloud service capabilities to point cloud data, Kevin Breslin, IMAGINiT Civil Solutions Blog, June 10, 2014

InfraWorks - Subsea Terrain and Water - create terrain model in Civil 3D, import terrain data in InfraWorks, export water contour to sdf, import water contour in InfraWorks as water area before applying standard water style, Peter Ingels, BIM Toolbox, June 5, 2014

Autodesk Screencast - visit add-ins ribbon tab to launch screencast from within AutoCAD, log into Autodesk account to avail dialog interface for recording, upload record to screencast website once recording completes, Kean Walmsley, Through the Interface, June 4, 2014

Extending BIM to Infrastructure - issues of file size, openness need to be considered, good set of analysis tools are needed for intelligent city model to be really useful, Lachmi Khemlani, AECbytes, June 3, 2014

Factory Design Suite - Using Connectors to Join Subassemblies - copy lift, pallet from system assets, edit them to create stackable versions, locate list in asset browser before opening part file to perform save as to custom assets location, Pete Strycharske, MasterGraphics, June 3, 2014

2015 Autodesk Application Manager: Overview - select updates in application manager, check arrow to avail more information about update, close program before applying update, Sherry Pittman, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, June 2, 2014

Autodesk's Growing Fascination with 3D Printing - Autodesk's 'Pier 9' workshop in San Francisco offers high-end and factory grade equipments for 3D printing, makes commitment with 3D Hubs to integrate API in its design products, Tom Sawyer, ENR.com, May 28, 2014

Autodesk's Q1 a Study in Moving Parts - total Q1 revenue was up 4% y/y to $593 million, revenue from Americas was up 2% y/y, revenue from suites was $210 million, up 19% y/y, Monica Schnitger, Schnitger Corp Hot Topics, May 29, 2014

Your License is No Longer Available - return borrowed license prior to expiry date/time, delete 'FLEXlm license manager' registry key if the borrowed Autodesk license has expired automatically, Hashim Mundol, Up and Ready, May 28, 2014

Autodesk ReCap - ReCap Pro is Windows-based point cloud registration, manipulation program; ReCap 360 is add-on service that uses Autodesk's cloud capabilities to provide portal for laser-scan or photo captured projects, AEC Magazine, May 27, 2014

Autodesk 2015 AEC Products - old upgrade cycle is not available, new options include: maintenance, desktop, cloud service subscriptions, suites continue to be main focus, AEC Magazine, May 27, 2014

Create the Volume CAD Entity Group - Autodesk Simulation CFD tutorial, Autodesk Knowledge Network, May 20, 2014

The Serial Number You Entered is Not Valid - ensure if serial number, product key is correct, serial number appears invalid when it contains education license/NFR, commercial license, or upgraded in case of subscriptions with Autodesk software, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, May 22, 2014

How Do I Download the Autodesk Software If I'm Not on Subscription? - employ virtual agent to select AutoCAD program, choose version before downloading either 32-bit or 64-bit link of Autodesk software, Jeff Lotan, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, May 19, 2014

Workflow Improvements - Inventor Fusion strengthens workflow between CAD, Autodesk Simulation CFD, removes limitations related to direct CATIA v5 CAD launcher, check tips to allocate fully developed boundary condition profile, ways to allot seed points, Autodesk Knowledge Network, May 5, 2014

Modifying Autodesk Deployments - 'create & modify a deployment' tool to change anything about deployment, fixing path to find deployment, Jarod Schultz, Apr 28, 2014

Autodesk's 2015 Building Design Portfolio - expanding capabilities of FormIt, Dynamo; Revit 2015 has sketchy lines feature, improved IFC linking; Navisworks 2015 has ability to perform integrated 2D, 3D quantifications, Lachmi Khemlani, AECbytes, Apr 24, 2014

Autodesk ReCap Makes 3D Photos - tools for making 3D models from laser scans and photos more accessible than ever, Autodesk aims for establishing, growing use of 'reality capture,' Roopinder Tara, CAD Insider, April 22, 2014

Using Autodesk Downloads from Autodesk Subscription Center - set download preference to download now rather than install now, open file once download completes, agree to license, service terms to allow Autodesk download manager proceed installation itself, David Metcalf, A Word on BIM, Apr 18, 2014

AVR Glass - Autodesk Virtual Reality Glass in the Age of Cloud - user-friendly hardware allows designing in virtual reality, comes with Kinect Sensor, Wi-fi that logs into Autodesk 360 once it detects motion, limits single design session to maximum of 2 hours, available for $268, Xiaodong Liang, AEC DevBlog, Apr 1, 2014

What's New in Autodesk 2015 - new tab page, ribbon galleries in AutoCAD 2015, direct modeling tools in Inventor 2015, visualization tools in Revit 2015, corridor modeling enhancements in Civil 3D 2015, Synergis, Mar 27, 2014

What's New in Autodesk Simulation Products for 2015 - decoupled design scenarios, advanced turbulence models, microchip encapsulation, enhanced speed, accuracy with Linux support, John Evans, Design and Motion, Mar 27, 2014

Introduction to Autodesk Showcase - open any popular CAD file extensions, transfer files, pick scenery, adjust viewing angle, background, scene in real-time, invoke lightning command to transform digital designs into interactive walk-throughs, Ruben Cabreros, Hagerman & Company Blog, Mar 24, 2014

Uninstalling Your Autodesk Design Suite - Did You Know There's a Tool for It? - open Autodesk Factory Design Suite Uninstaller, check products to uninstall, Jonathan Landeros, Inventor Tales, Mar 24, 2014

Autodesk Talks to Architosh about Octane Cloud Workstation: Autodesk Edition at Amazon - technology basics, client side requirements, real-time performance of Octane Render on OTOY's Octane Cloud Workstation, Anthony Frausto-Robledo, Architosh, Mar 20, 2014

Network Licensing: How to Set Up Network License Manager - go to 'install tools & utilities' section to install network license manager, check installation path location, NLM updates in Autodesk website, move network license file into NLM folder before creating debug log file, Amanda Abbott-Wiemann, MasterGraphics, Mar 6, 2014

Autodesk's Q4: License Transition, AEC Strength - customer choices favoring new license options decreased license revenue by $30 million, Monica Schnitger, Schnitger Corp Hot Topics, Mar 3, 2014

Autodesk Revenue Transition Leads to Down Quarter and Fiscal Year - net income in Q4 was $53.9 million, down 27%, transition impacted revenue by $30 million, Randall Newton, Graphic Speak, Feb 27, 2014

Autodesk Describes Its Business Model Transition - plans to transition even more of upfront license revenue to recurring over next 4 years, to offer more flexible licensing options to enterprise customers, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Feb 28, 2014

Autodesk Expects You to Moan 'n Groan When it Eliminates Software Upgrades Next Year - according to CEO Carl Bass, decision is very well received by channel partners, most customers understand change, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Feb 27, 2014

Fore: CFD Just Went Mainstream - interview of Luke Mihelcic of Autodesk about standard naming of Autodesk Flow Design, understanding results easily, desktop based solver, handling multi fluids, Scott Moyse, Design and Motion, Feb 17, 2014

Create Training Videos with Project Chronicle - video-capture tool by Autodesk publishes to website automatically, has customizable screen recording areas, screenshot capture capability, post-capture editing options, generates embedding codes to display videos on own website, Robert Green, Cadalyst, Feb 26, 2014

New to the 3D Environment? Understand the Right Hand Rule for Autodesk 3D - identify axis, direction of each axis when dealing with rotating objects in Autodesk 3d products like Showcase, Inventor, 3ds Max, Bill McKown, Acronym Online, Feb 25, 2014

Where Do You Find Autodesk Impression 3 to Download? - log into Autodesk subscription center to view entire list of product enhancements, scroll through list to locate Autodesk Impression 3 to download, Cherisse Biddulph, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, Feb 24, 2014

Autodesk Evolution, Pt 2 - Autodesk ventures into cloud, big data, programmatic design, Martyn Day, AEC Magazine, Feb 18, 2014

Autodesk-Delcam Acquisition: 'Biggest News in the History of CAM' - Delcam customers will benefit from Autodesk's expertise in design supported by Delcam's knowledge in machining, metrology, Rose Brooke, TCT Magazine, Feb 14, 2014

Autodesk Core 1.0: Successor to ShapeManager, or Toy for Enthusiasts? - ShapeManager lacks parallelization capabilities, Autodesk must improve voxel-based approach, solve precision issue, before further development of Core, Nikolay Snytnikov, isicad, Feb 10, 2014

Autodesk Completely Acquires Delcam - Q&A about advantage Delcam gets from being acquired by Autodesk, plan to put Delcam technology into Autodesk software, channel for handling Delcam products, Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, Feb 11, 2014

Why is TinkerCAD So Slow? - Tinkercad was not originally built to run on Core kernel, speed appears unable to compensate for problems in scaling, Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, Feb 11, 2014

Error While Installing Autodesk Design Suites - log in as local admin, re-download software using Google Chrome, employ USB/media of software on actual user machine to avoid network disturbance, ensure that computer is updated, Cherisse Biddulph, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, Feb 10, 2014

Autodesk Completes Delcam Acquisition, Increases Its Footprint in CAM Sector - worthwhile investment of $286 million, Delcam is expected to continue sales, distribution with its own channel, Kenneth Wong, Virtual Desktop, Feb 6, 2014

How to Model Wind Inside a Stadium Using Autodesk Flow Design - visualize wind behavior, simulate air flow around vehicles, buildings, outdoor equipment, consumer products, or other objects inside virtual wind tunnel, YouTube, Feb 3, 2014

AutoCAD/AutoCAD Architecture/AutoCAD MEP/Civil 3D/Plant 3D File Issues - set value of PROXYSHOW variable to 1 to display proxy objects, download appropriate object enabler to open file properly in AutoCAD, Robert Levy, Hagerman & Company Blog, Jan 27, 2014

Regapp ID Cleanup Utility - download appropriate self-extracting executable file, double-click on exe file to extract files, copy CleanupRegapp.exe, CleanupRegappRes.dll, CleanupRegapp.html to installation directory of AutoCAD-based products, Jarod Schultz, Jan 25, 2014 

Tip for Contact Pairs in Autodesk Simulation Multiphysics - use same contact type, node numbering between 2 mating component surfaces is made consistent, John Evans, Design and Motion, Jan 24, 2014

Autodesk Force Effect Flow - employ fast, easy, integrated tool to create freehand concept designs, apply object detection technology to instantly capture geometry, conduct 2D flow simulation analysis, Mark Flayler, IMAGINiT Manufacturing Solutions Blog, Jan 22, 2014

Autodesk Shores Up BIM Offerings - company's 'technology roadmap' to incorporate 3 transformations in AEC, Dynamo merged with DesignScript for algorithmic design, announced acquisitions of Graitec, Azalient Technology, Nancy Spurling Johnson, Cadalyst, Jan 16, 2014

Project Falcon Graduates to Become Autodesk Flow Design - easy wizard-like setup, built-in visualization tools, supports simulation input formats like STL, OBJ, DWG, available as monthly or annual rental: $35/user/month or $210/user/year, Kenneth Wong, Virtual Desktop, Jan 15, 2014

Simulating a Wind Tunnel in the Garage - free Autodesk ForceEffect Flow app to analyze ski aerodynamics, Shawn Wasserman, Engineering.com, Dec 2013

Network Licensing: How to Obtain a License File - standalone vs network licenses, check single, distributed, redundant license server models, select appropriate server type while registering, activating Autodesk product, Amanda Abbott-Wiemann, MasterGraphics, Jan 2, 2014

The Rise of Manufacturing at the 'desk: AU 2013 & CAM 360 - CAM 360 to cover 2.5 axis machining, discussing issues related to working in cloud, Al Dean, DEVELOP 3D, Dec 19, 2013

Seven Takeaways for Architects from Autodesk University 2013 - nothing is stronger than community, cloud is still king, but interoperability is still dream, construction can handle new technology, Wanda Lau, Architect, Dec 13, 2013

AU 2013: Personal Creativity and On-Demand Technology Drive Manufacturing in the Age of VUCA - people-powered invention portal, Quirky.com partners with GE to produce new smart devices, Kenneth Wong, Virtual Desktop, Dec 16, 2013

Autodesk Wants Users to Have More Access - continues to introduce new methods of integrating collaborative effect across its products, expanding pay-as-you-go solutions to include popular Autodesk products, John Evans, Design and Motion, Dec 16, 2013

AU: Intersection of CAM, Clouds and Reality - Autodesk 360 products have started generating revenue, company is likely to deliver CAM-style workflows to its building, civil customers, Monica Schnitger, Schnitger Corp Hot Topics, Dec 13, 2013

Showcase Triggers - invoke 3D trigger command to create simple trigger, generate spot light along with alternative that flicks visibility on/off, apply trigger command to make lightshade object as 3D trigger in Autodesk Showcase, David Gate, CADline, Dec 12, 2013

Autodesk University 2013 - focus was on expansion of Autodesk 360 platform, integration of Dynamo with DesignScript, BuildX event focused on changes in construction in future through technology, Lachmi Khemlani, AECbytes, Dec 12, 2013

Autodesk's CEO, Carl Bass: We Want to Change the Way People Work - talk about cloud capabilities: computing power, collaboration hub; importance of agility, innovation for manufacturing customers, Verdi Ogewell, Engineering.com, Dec 12, 2013

Autodesk Brings CAM to the Cloud - cloud-based CAM 360 app announced, built on Autodesk HSM technology, provides users with project collaboration tools, unlimited shared data storage, Nancy Spurling Johnson, Cadalyst, Dec 12, 2013

Vendors Display Minor Updates, Workflow-Altering Solutions at AU - GoBOXX 1920 mobile workstation was debuted, Lenovo ThinkPad W540, ThinkPad W540, 84" SMART Board 8084i display, HP Designjet T2500 eMultifunction printer were displayed, Cyrena Respini-Irwin, Nancy Spurling Johnson, Cadalyst, Dec 12, 2013

AU 2013: In Review - 2 big trends were noticed: computational design, cloud-based services; CAM 360 was announced, Daniel Davis, design reform, Dec 9, 2013

AU 2013: Autodesk CAM 360 Promises CAM Revival and Cloud-Hosted Collaboration - SaaS-style pricing for CAM 360 might affect standard sales model, Kenneth Wong, Desktop Engineering, Dec 9, 2013

Autodesk University 2013 Report - Autodesk announced CAM 360, Iris robot, Quadrocopter were impressive, Chris Bradshaw of Autodesk talked on 'leading the cloud transformation,' Susan Smith, AECCafe Blogs, Dec 5, 2013

CAM 360 Announced at Autodesk University - cloud-based CAM solution with fully integrated CAD/CAM environment, built on milling functionality of HSMWorks, might have 2.5D, 3D milling, customizable toolpath solutions, fixture modeling, John Evans, Design and Motion, Dec 8, 2013

Autodesk Adds CAM 360 to the Family - CAM 360 combines CAM, modeling, collaboration in cloud-based application, Kathleen Maher, Graphic Speak, Dec 5, 2013

AutoCAD 2014 Application in Autodesk Product Design Suite 2014 - expand AutoCAD Mechanical 2014, select 'AutoCAD 2014 - English' entry, put serial number, product key before installing software, John Hackney, IMAGINiT Manufacturing Solutions Blog, Dec 7, 2013

AU2013 Day 3: Manufacturing is About to Reverse Itself - Aaron Davies of Oculus VR, Alice Taylor of MakieLab, Nelson Zhang of Warehouse, Jay Rogers of Local Motors discuss major trends, limitations of patents, where it might go, Daniel Davis, design reform, Dec 5, 2013

A Conversation with Autodesk University's Ben Thompson - sustainable business program manager talked about cross organizational sustainable operations teams, strategy, tracking, managing Autodesk's carbon footprint, Marissa Rosen, TriplePundit, Dec 4, 2013\

Closing Session: Let's Get This Party Started - Amar Hanspal, Autodesk senior VP of IPG Product Group, presents high-energy session that ties together this year's ideas, trends, Autodesk, Dec 3, 2013\

Autodesk Dazzles at It's Annual User Event - Autodesk gave impression of being coolest, most capable company in CAD industry, Roopinder Tara, CAD Insider, Dec 4, 2013

AU2013 Day Two: Computational Design Symposium - Autodesk anticipates computation to become bigger part of its market, brief summary of 7 presentations on computational design, Daniel Davis, design reform, Dec 4, 2013

Reasons to Visit the Lounges at AU - get started with apps like Autodesk SketchBook, 123D, try Autodesk 360 cloud services, ask experts about Autodesk products, AU Blog, Dec 4, 2013

Innovation Forum: Design and Construction - Transformed - leading industry innovators demonstrate power of collaborative, integrated, holistic design, construction, Autodesk, Dec 3, 2013

Innovation Forum: The New Industrial Revolution - innovators describe how businesses can take advantage of emerging revolution, Autodesk, Dec 4, 2013

Live from AU2013: CFD Highlights - strong trend to increase testing, simulation prior to any physical prototyping, Scott Hale, IMAGINiT Manufacturing Solutions Blog, Dec 4, 2013

Autodesk Buying Delcam Ignores Hottest Trend in Manufacturing - expecting Autodesk to buy 3D printing company, but instead, a CAM company, Roopinder Tara, CAD Insider, Dec 4, 2013

Autodesk University 2013 Keynote - Autodesk CEO Carl Bass, CTO Jeff Kowalski on trends in design and technology, 3D printing, designing in the cloud, new workflows, more, Dec 3, 2013

AU 2013 Keynote: The Answer is Outside - Autodesk CTO talked about learning, unlearning, re-learning, need to go outside of traditional tools, people, work, insights, Jeff Kowalski Scott Sheppard, It's Alive in the Lab, Dec 3, 2013

AU 2013 Keynote: Customers Who Have Looked Outside - Autodesk CEO Carl Bass shared how Autodesk's customers are doing things differently to create technologies, processes, Scott Sheppard, It's Alive in the Lab, Dec 3, 2013

Autodesk Slaps Manufacturing with Collaboration, Puts CAM in the Cloud - announced CAM 360, has seamless integration with Autodesk 360, uses multi-core, 64-bit based CAM technology, Josh Mings, SolidSmack, Dec 3, 2013

Buying Delcam Puts Autodesk on Path of World Domination - #1 CAD company buys #1 CAM company, Roopinder Tara, CAD Insider, Dec 3, 2013

Autodesk Debuts CAM 360 Cloud-Based CAM Solution - CAM 360 provides capabilities for multi-platform CNC programming, users can take advantage of digital prototyping platform, Barb Schmitz, 3D CAD World, Dec 3, 2013

Autodesk Goes 'All-In' to the Cloud Environment - simulation, rendering on cloud are successful, focused on continuous improvement for design, manufacturing process, Scott Wertel, Engineering.com, Dec 2, 2013

Autodesk University 2013 Keynote: Outside PLM - users need to shift towards ability to re-use things, Carl Bass mentioned full scope of Autodesk products, Oleg Shilovitsky, Beyond PLM, Dec 3, 2013

Media Day Presentations Highlights - Andrew Anagnost discussed cloud transformation, Amar Hanspal discussed Autodesk 360 preview, John Evans, Design and Motion, Dec 3, 2013

Mainframe2 Building Cloud Platform for Workstation Apps: Shows Stuff at AU 2013 - Mainframe2 takes advantage of HTML5 to extend access to cloud-based compute resources via modern browsers, Kathleen Maher, Graphic Speak, Dec 3, 2013

Computation for BIM: AU2013 - Day Zero - Dynamo features: add-in manager, better-code editor, node-to-code conversion, multi-threading, design reform, Dec 2, 2013

Autodesk Signs Largest Cloud-Based BIM Software Deal - company reported profit of $57.6 million in Q3, signs BIM 360 enterprise deal worth over $1.5 million, Spar Point Group, Nov 22, 2013

Project Shapeshifter: Autodesk's Easy-to-Use (and Free) Generative 3D Modeler - 3D modeler helps new CAD users develop complex geometry using common primitive shapes, Simon Martin, SolidSmack, Nov 25, 2013

Autodesk Talks to Architosh About Revit Through a Web Browser - talk about Revit on Amazon G2 instances developer technology preview, Autodesk product strategies in future, Anthony Frausto-Robledo, Architosh, Nov 22, 2013

Autodesk Revenue Up 1% in Third Quarter - net profit was $57.6 million, revenue from AEC, manufacturing business segments were up 13%, 8% respectively, changing business model will impact revenue in future, Randall Newton, Graphic Speak, Nov 21, 2013

From DWF to PDF with Transparency - open Autodesk Design Review print dialog, enable 'turn data into bitmap before printing' option located in advanced, pre-process bitmaps before hitting print to pdf writer in AutoCAD, RobiNZ CAD Blog, Nov 21, 2013

Showcase Tips & Tricks: Object Snapping and Moving Pivot Point - employ snapping hotkey to move objects, snap objects from pivot point to other objects point, edge or face, Marion Landry, YouTube, Nov 20, 2013

Showcase Tips & Tricks: Grouping Objects with the Organizer - simplify creation of keyframe animation on series of objects that need to receive same transformations, Marion Landry, YouTube, Nov 18, 2013

Unassuming Tinkerer Dominates CAD, 3D - CEO of Autodesk, Carl Bass recognized potential of BIM, 'maker' movement, combines vision for technology with business sense, Patrick Hoge, San Francisco Business Times, Nov 15, 2013

Autodesk CAM: A Small Step and a Giant Leap - Delcam will maintain focus on its market share growth in manufacturing sector after acquisition, Jeff Rowe, MCADCafe, Nov 13, 2013

Autodesk Goes CAM - Autodesk to acquire Delcam, aims to take design from concept through realization, machinist workforce at Delcam adds credibility, Monica Schnitger, Schnitger Corp Hot Topics, Nov 9, 2013

Autodesk & Delcam: Smartest Move in a Decade or More - Autodesk to acquire complexity Delcam has mastered, grow customer base, Al Dean, DEVELOP3D, Nov 7, 2013

Autodesk to Acquire CAM Leader Delcam - all-cash offer for the publicly traded British firm, Autodesk will dip into its non-US cash, Randall Newton, Graphic Speak, Nov 7, 2013

3D Printing Tech Previews on Autodesk Labs: Projects Miller and ShapeShifter - free technology previews to create complex 3D printable models in web browser, simulate whole 3D printing process, prepare 3D models for printing, Kean Walmsley, Through the Interface, Nov 6, 2013

Countering the Rumors: Autodesk Inventor HSM Express 2014 - Anthony Graves about HSM becoming Autodesk's 1st CAM product, increasing HSM staff to meet CAM resources, focus on design, simulation to better explore CAM world, Jeff Rowe, MCADCafe, Nov 4, 2013

Showcase Presentation with Intro Slide - create simple cuboid in Inventor, open showcase, scene to be added into slides, press Crtl+I to import cuboid, apply little cubes at end of transform handles to adjust size of model, David Gate, CADline, Oct 29, 2013

Showcase Tips & Tricks: Use 3D Triggers to Turn a TV On/Off - create showcase generic material, edit properties by adding image file instead of color for material, change mapping type to triplanar to apply image properly on object, Marion Landry, YouTube, Oct 29, 2013

Performance Issues with Your Autodesk Software - verify if Windows updates, graphics card, driver version are current, install software with all applicable updates, service packs, type 3DCONFIG command to uncheck adaptive degradation, enable hardware acceleration, Cherisse Biddulph, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, Oct 18, 2013

Showcase Tips & Tricks: Setting Keyboard Shortcuts for Shots and/or Slides - open story board, short menu, employ shortcuts to assign shortcut to slides, right click on shot to assign hot key in Showcase, Marion Landry, YouTube, Oct 21, 2013

Showcase Tips & Tricks: Creating Keyframe Animation  - open organizer, select door to animate both glass panel, wooden panel of door, select keyframe animation option in behavior menu to animate elements together, Marion Landry, YouTube, Oct 9, 2013

Showcase Tips & Tricks: Trigger Your Animation in Presentation Mode  - go to behavior menu to create 3D trigger, associate action with trigger to add interactivity in presentations, Marion Landry, YouTube, Oct 9, 2013

AU Fallout: Why Autodesk Wants Into Social, Badly -  advertising may be the real reason why Autodesk is getting into social media, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Oct 6, 2013

Autodesk ReCap - processes unlimited photos, provides accurate 3D model, Pro version allows enhanced visualization of point clouds, adjusts noise filter, distance, intensity range, decimation grid before importing raw cloud files, Patrick Davis, Cadalyst, Oct 3, 2013

Day 1 of AURu 2013 at Moscow: 1655 Visitors Attack Overcrowded Auditoriums - report from Autodesk University Russia, Chris Bradshaw of Autodesk on global trends, challenges,Lynn Allen on AutoCAD features, Nikolay Snytnikov, isicad, Oct 3, 2013

Day 2 of AURu 2013 in Moscow: Luxury Yachts are Best Designed with PLM 360 - report from Autodesk University Russia, Jim Quanci of Autodesk talked about acquisitions, Scott Moyse about PLM 360, top managers of Autodesk Russia, Nikolay Snytnikov, isicad, Oct 4, 2013

Autodesk Remote: What is It and What Can It Do for Me? - pros, cons of application, share, connect options to toggle on/off incoming connections to machine, view list of computers where Autodesk Remote is installed, Darin Green, Synergis, Oct 3, 2013

Inserting Drawings Into Older Autodesk Software - open Inventor idw, go to 'save copy as' via 'save as' tool, left click over options to select box under file version in AutoCAD, Micro Concepts, Oct 3, 2013

Autodesk Sales Strategy Includes Discontinuing Upgrade Purchases - Autodesk plans to reach 12% compound annual growth rate in billings, 20% increase in value received from existing subscribers, 50% more subscribers by fiscal year 2018, Randall Newton, Graphic Speak, Oct 2, 2013

How I've Been Working Around Autodesk 2012-2014 Install Problems? - ensure .NET Framework 4 client profile is not installed, UAC is off, copy media to local hard drive in short folder, pre-install Direct X, .NET 4 before rebooting machine, Jeff Lotan, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, Sep 30, 2013

Autodesk Point Layout - Improving Your Field Layout Process - establish, share control points of project, employ control points dialog to define prefix, number, description, point roles, utilize Point Layout creation tools to specify point type, Anthony Governanti, Beyond Design, Sep 27, 2013

Saving Drive Space + Deployments + Autodesk Suites - use browser download to download point product via Subscription Center, create deployment using AutoCAD Architecture 2014 download, David Lau, Up and Ready, Sep 26, 2013

Activation Continuously Requested - set full permissions to both user, administrator, ensure existence of XML file if user account lacks full permissions, Yannick Karawa, Up and Ready, Sep 23, 2013

AutoCAD 2014 Cascading with Product Design Suite 2014 - check Product Design Suite 2014 license, install point product AutoCAD 2014 before launching AutoCAD Mechanical 2014, David Lau, Up and Ready, Sep 19, 2013

How to Move Deployment Image to Another System? - copy deployment, right click on 'create & modify deployment' shortcut to select properties, change target path before modifying existing development configuration of Autodesk software, Avto Chachava, Up and Ready, Sep 17, 2013

Manufacturing 2.0 - Courtesy of Autodesk - Autodesk aims to establish itself among the type of manufacturing being done today with its 2 floor dream workshop on San Francisco's waterfront, Roopinder Tara, CAD Insider, Sep 16, 2013

Autodesk Self-Extract Error: Autodesk Download Manager Has Stopped Working - extract files locally or utilize Windows remote desktop to run extraction, install it on data server, David Lau, Up and Ready, Sep 11, 2013

Collaborate with Autodesk Design Feed - employ tool to communicate from within actual CAD file, share information in varied formats, works with AutoCAD 2014, Autodesk 360 app enabling clients to access file, enhances collaboration, Brian Benton, AUGI Library, Sep 10, 2013

Take Your Best (Animated) Shot in Autodesk Showcase - go to story to create shot, select options to generate orbit, adjust camera motion in shot properties dialog box, Jonathan Landeros, Inventor Tales, Sep 8, 2013 

Showcase Tips & Tricks: Add Bloom Effect to Camera Views  - adjust material to be self-eliminated material, select object, browse to Autodesk material class to find self-eliminated light bulb, adjust camera properties to turn on bloom effect, Marion Landry, YouTube, Sep 4, 2013

Take Your Best Still Shot in Autodesk Showcase - go to story menu, select camera shot pulldown to take still shot of current camera position, camera properties, adjust settings in properties screen, Jonathan Landeros, Inventor Tales, Sep 2, 2013

Reality Power Captured with ReCap Photo - click pictures, upload to Recap photo site, utilize ReCap Photo to convert online format of pictures to .obj, .ecm, .fbx, .ipm or .rcs formats, import point cloud to Revit, Philip Chan, Phil-osophy in BIM, Aug 27, 2013

How to Get Support for Your CAD Software - find solution using efficient search engine, ask on twitter, in discussion group/forum, contact reseller, request web support, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, Aug 28, 2013

FBX File Format - export directly to FBX format with Revit, link FBX scene to 3ds Max design, edit materials sharing same texture map file location, select daylight system to position project, Samuel Macalister, BIM Toolbox, Aug 27, 2013 

Using Project Memento to Manipulate Mesh Output from ReCap Photo - consider model of Morgan 3 Wheeler, select sections of mesh, delete it, maintain texture for better results, export appropriately decimated mesh, Kean Walmsley, Through the Interface, Aug 16, 2013

Registry Values for ProductID and LocaleID for AutoCAD and the Vertical Products - check ProductID assignments, LocaleID structures along with product IDs of AutoCAD products, Virupaksha Aithal, AutoCAD DevBlog, Aug 16, 2013

Factory Rollout - Autodesk Factory Design Suite 2014 has large library of 2D, 3D parametric assets, quick layout tools, point cloud handling ability, Revit interoperability, CAD User, May 2013

Showcase Tips & Tricks: Import Native Revit Files Workflow  - open Revit file in Showcase, click on settings to select Revit view, check import status menu to view conversion of .rvt file, Marion Landry, YouTube, Aug 8, 2013

Autodesk Has Plenty to Talk About Away from the SIGGRAPH Show Floor - management at M&E division is acting more like part of Autodesk family, decreasing its presence at trade shows, increasing number of virtual events, Randall Newton, Graphic Speak, Aug 6, 2013

Autodesk Wants to 'Democratize' Reality Capture, Meshing Technologies - Autodesk debuted free Project Memento technology preview, boasting of most scalable mesh engine available, has automatic error detection, doesn't support texture editing, Dan McGovern, SPAR Point Group, Aug 7, 2013

Standalone License Activation for 2014 Products Fails with mshtml.dll Error - turn on/off Windows features, uncheck Internet Explorer 10 box, reboot machine before viewing installed updates, Bob Felton, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, Aug 7, 2013

Getting Rid of the Black Streaks in an Autodesk Showcase Scene - go to scene settings option, select 'distance from camera to near clipping plane' setting, adjust clipping distance, order of faces, Jonathan Landeros, Inventor Tales, Aug 1, 2013

Autodesk ReCap 1.0: Error Installing Service Pack 1 - check installed version, Check, update ReCap version written in system registry, close registry editor, restart computer, Byron Morales, Up and Ready, July 30, 2013

Five Tips for Selecting Quality Apps - consider potential ROI for utility, training needs, trouble shooting or tech support, history of providing updates by developer, credential of developer to produce quality products, Monica Petersen, AUGI Library, July 24, 2013

Autodesk's Fix for Slumping Special Effects Industry - Autodesk seeks to standardize production cycles, exchange data to sustain in challenging animation market, releases Autodesk FBX Review, extends Creative Commons licensing to all M&E contents, Ralph Grabowski, CAD Insider, July 23, 2013

We Interview Autodesk About HSM Express for Inventor, Beta - Anthony Graves about CAD-neutral CAM platform's integration with Inventor, impact of multi-core CPUs, 123D CNC, Microsoft's anticipated foray into rapid prototyping, availability of products, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, July 19, 2013

More Knots in Tinkercad Using JavaScript - understanding cinquefoil knots of (2,5), (5,2) variations, Kean Walmsley, Through the Interface, July 17, 2013

Showcase Tips & Tricks: Adding Behavior to a Storyboard Slide  - implement basic play button to play behavior from beginning to end, press U to open story board menu, create storyboard slides to add behavior, Marion Landry, YouTube, July 16, 2013

Direct All Autodesk Applications to New Server for Obtaining Licenses - select among single, distributed, redundant server models to set up license manager, choose advanced tab located inside system properties, click environment variables option to set variable information, Darin Green, Synergis, July 16, 2013

AIA: Autodesk Introduces Computational Modeling Tool Dynamo for Its BIM Workflow - scripting, visual programming tool has node-based UI, supports Python, helps implement numerical data to affect change in model's forms, like generative components, Anthony Frausto-Robledo, Architosh, July 11, 2013

Showcase Tips & Tricks: What is the Difference Between Publishing a Shot or a Slide?  - understanding shot options to publish shot as movie with reference to presentation of storyboard slide in Showcase, Marion Landry, YouTube, July 11, 2013

Drawing a Figure 8 Knot Inside Tinkercad Using JavaScript - modifying shape script code by Brandon Cole, Kean Walmsley, Through the Interface, July 10, 2013

Creating a Grid of Columns Inside Tinkercad Using JavaScript - click on 'shape scripts' section to create shape scripts based on existing sample, JavaScript code will get executed once empty script is created against Gen6 geometry kernel, Kean Walmsley, Through the Interface, July 3, 2013

Action May Be Required for Change in Autodesk Infrastructure Design Suites Migration Policy - Autodesk withdraws offer to automatically upgrade to Infrastructure Design Suite Premium/Standard, instead provides option of selecting to upgrade, Ideate, July 2, 2013

Creating Monochrome DWFs for Vault Visualization Files - locate, open TrueViewSetup.dwg setup file to adjust DWF6 ePlot.pc3 to plot using monochrome or use Autodesk Vault client located under publish options, Bob Felton, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, June 28, 2013

Know Your BIM 360 Glue Units - select model, use 'adjust units' before selecting appropriate unit, input linear units under advanced tab in options menu to change units of measurement, Thomas Schwaiger, Beyond Design, June 27, 2013

Using Project Falcon with a ReCap Photo Model, Pt 1 - load hidden .3dp file in 123D Catch to transfer project, generate .rcs, .obj, .fbx, .ipm files using standard/maximum mesh quality in ReCap photo, Kean Walmsley, Through the Interface, June 26, 2013

Autodesk Product Updates: What Do I Have Installed? - select down arrow located on top right of software, go to 'about Autodesk product,’ view installed updates, Sherry Pittman, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, June 17, 2013

Afraid to Use Network Licensing Because You Don't Want to Lose Your Work If the Server Goes Down? - leave Revit open, avoid saving/closing file, fix communication problem, run another instance of Revit on same machine, Jeff Lotan, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, June 17, 2013

Raster Design: Licensing Options - checking product licensing methods that would work with raster design of Autodesk, Jeff Arbogast, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, June 14, 2013

New Features and Enhancements in CFD - Autodesk Simulation CFD has mouse navigation feature, new ribbon interface, trigger scripts, mesh adaptation improvements, advanced turbulence models, expanded visualization capabilities, John Evans, AUGI Library, June 12, 2013

Help: My Products are Expiring Soon - renew subscription contract before it expires to avoid extra expenses to get back to subscription, disruption in office production, request updated license from Autodesk reseller once renewed, Darin Green, Synergis, May 31, 2013

Unhandled Access Violation in AcVMTools.arx - handling machine related error caused due to failure of machine's video display driver, Bob Felton, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, June 11, 2013 

Autodesk Exchange App Store - New Apps for Subscription Customers - mesh enabler app converts mesh to solid base features or surface features; feature recognition app converts neutral 3D CAD models into full-featured Inventor models, Jamie Ditsworth, Inventor Topix, June 10, 2013

Autodesk Software: Product Update Notice Within the Software - set permissions correctly, adjust compatibility view settings, check pop up blockers, ActiveX controls, software updates if explorer page opens blank while installing updates, Cherisse Biddulph, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, June 7, 2013

Why is Showcase Not Vault Enabled? - load model file, set lighting, background, select directory path along with compressed archive while saving file, click file/import after closing file to import file into Autodesk Showcase, Brendan Henderson, Brendan's Inventor Blog, June 10, 2013

Autodesk Project M3D: View, Mark-up and Edit 3D Models on Your iPad - view 3D designs, create 3D views, add markups, annotations, share, publish mararkups, Josh Mings, SolidSmack, June 5, 2013

Error 1325 is Not a Valid Short File Name - go to registry location in regedit, change personal registry key, or create new admin user through Microsoft management console, Devin Brady, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, June 5, 2013

Showcase Tips & Tricks: Showcase 2014 Depth of Field, Pt 2 - using depth of field in combination with ray tracing, Marion Landry, YouTube, May 31, 2013

Prosumer is New King of CAD: Autodesk - Pradeep Nair of Autodesk India on Autodesk responding to cloud computing, opportunities due to proliferation of mobile devices, tools to improve design of infrastructure projects, Dileep Athavale, The Times of India, May 31, 2013

How Does the Network License Know That I Can Run a Prior Version When I'm on Subscription? - check components section to run feature codes that will run if AutoCAD 2014 license file is available, Jeff Lotan, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, May 27, 2013

BIM 360 Glue - Glue helps stakeholders contribute, gain better project insight, improve project delivery, manage pre-construction conflicts, extends Navisworks functionalities, Daniel Gijsbers, Daniel on Autodesk AEC Software, May 24, 2013

Have Problem Downloading Your Autodesk Products - use download now, browser download or install now options to install media of 2014 product trials in just single machine, check virtual agent link to update products, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, May 27, 2013

Showcase Tips & Tricks: Showcase 2014 Depth of Field  - use Autodesk Showcase to add DOF in viewport, set individual DOF using different settings while keeping DOF in viewport active/inactive, Marion Landry, YouTube, May 22, 2013

Autodesk Recap, Pt 2 - Key Features - edit point cloud data, use annotation, selection, window, fence tools, apply project navigator, limit box, display settings to control dataset display, Matt Miyamoto, Ideate, May 23, 2013

So You Think You Borrowed a Network License - check if login name is different, try running different program like Civil 3D, laptop is connected to docking station, power saving options disables network card, Jeff Lotan, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, May 22, 2013Autodesk ReCap Point Cloud Review and Processing, Pt 1 - review, process large lidar datasets, select multiple data files at once, produce single .RCP project file that links back processed data, Matt Miyamoto, Ideate, May 21, 2013

Autodesk Buys Tinkercad to Expand It's 123D Portfolio - TinkerCAD is capable of Boolean union of all mesh objects, making model suitable for 3D printing, Deelip Menezes, Deelip.com, May 20, 2013

Help - Autodesk ReCap is Crashing - open NVIDIA control panel, click 'manage 3D settings,' select 3D OpenGL stereo from global settings tab, adjust high-performance NVIDIA processor as graphics processor, Matt Miyamoto, Ideate, May 17, 2013

Licensing Error: A Valid License Could Not Be Obtained by the Network License Manager - understanding Autodesk license errors that pop up on server while setting up LMTools utility, verify installed LMTools, reset utility, delete licpath.lic, cascadeinfo.cas to resolve issue, Cherisse Biddulph, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, May 16, 2013

Autodesk at Maker Faire - Crazy Like a Fox - CEO Carl Bass champions children making things, giving away Autodesk software to help them, Roopinder Tara, CAD Insider, May 19, 2013

Autodesk CEO: How CAD Empowers Kids (and Other Makers) - video of entire Carl Bass presentation encouraging children, parents to be makers, fora.tv, May 19, 2013

Autodesk Revenue Down 3% in First Quarter - revenue was  $570 million, flat on constant currency basis, net income was $55.6 million, down 29% from year ago, Randall Newton, Graphic Speak, May 16, 2013

New Cloud Service Autodesk ReCap Photo - professional cloud tool can convert series of photos to textured 3D model of object, Vladimír Michl, CAD Studio Blog, May 15, 2013

Autodesk Shared Reference Point Tool  - install Civil 3D from subscription website, use Revit installer to add item in add-ins tab, Jack Strongitharm, YouTube, May 14, 2013

Autodesk Exchange Apps - App Submission Process Overview - submit app using app submission form, check summary, preview app in store, edit existing app, Virupaksha Aithal, AutoCAD DevBlog, May 14, 2013

Importing 3ds Max Design Objects to Showcase 2014  - use FBX to import objects, animate objects using direct key frame animation using move/rotate/scale deformation, check if materials are recognized by Showcase, Marion Landry, YouTube, May 14, 2013

Autodesk Subscription Center: How-To - getting product media, serial number, product key, cloud credits, product enhancements, technical web support, Jarod Schultz, May 13, 2013

Communication Failure Error When Trying to Install After Downloading the Autodesk Package - use 'download now' option to download browser again, double click .exe to extract install files to any location, Jeff Lotan, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, May 12, 2013

Autodesk Backburner Set-Up - consists of backburner manager, monitor, servers, increases 3d max rendering speed by breaking animation into smaller parts, works as standalone or render farm, Bill McKown, Synergis, May 10, 2013

Autodesk in Transition - improved Autodesk 2014 products, concentrating on developing cloud services, making data, tools accessible anywhere, while giving power of online analysis, rendering, Martyn Day, AEC Magazine, May 9, 2013

Changing the Orientation of an Inventor Model After Import in Showcase - change orientation of model after importing it in Showcase, open import status window to adjust model orientation, Marion Landry, YouTube, May 9, 2013

CAD Leaders Face China Threat, Pt 2: Does GstarCAD Have a Chance? - GstarCAD8 launched with fanfare, but privately funded company with only 400 employees might not be able to compete with current CAD industry leaders, CAD Insider, May 6, 2013

Bring Inventor or Revit to Life - use 3ds Max design 2014 to animate people into scenes, create rendered videos, employ Inventor/Revit workflows to make imports effortless, David Gate, CADline, May 3, 2013

Autodesk Faces a China Threat, Pt 1 - GstarCAD may be part of Chinese challenge to CAD current CAD industry leaders, CAD Insider, May 2, 2013

Autodesk Software Deployments 101 - consider need to create software deployments, create it following deployment dialog, manage software deployment folder, modify shortcuts, INI files, Pete Markovic, Cadalyst, Apr 29, 2013

Recap 2014 : ReCap's Update Fails Part Way Through - delete files in %temp%, check Windows installer, reboot, delete %temp% files again, type msiexec/update in command line, Jeff Arbogast, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, Apr 30, 2013

Importing 3ds Max Design Cameras Into Showcase 2014  - using FBX technology to import 3ds Max design in Showcase, add depth of field to imported cameras, Marion Landry, YouTube, Apr 30, 2013 

Using the New Depth of Field Setting in Autodesk Showcase 2014 - click 'show more control' under lens effects to make depth of field property visible, adjust camera properties to control scene focus, Jonathan Landeros, Inventor Tales, Apr 28, 2013

Autodesk Recap - Free Point Cloud Tool - use Autodesk tool to merge several scans together, measure, visualize point cloud groups, Clinton Brown, CADline, Apr 25, 2013

Error: AutodeskInstallNow.exe Entry Point Not Found - place dll file in multiple locations making Windows to search it in diverse paths set in environment, rename file once found, David Lau, Up and Ready, Apr 25, 2013

Autodesk's 2014 AEC Portfolio - 3 editions of Autodesk Building Design Suite, AutoCAD Raster Design, Autodesk ReCap are new included products, provides ability to work with laser scans, Lachmi Khemlani, AECbytes, Apr 24, 2013

General Installation: Installing Autodesk Products from Web with Install Now Option - understanding issues related to network ports, slow download, disconnected installation, launch of installer, Avto Chachava, Up and Ready, Apr 19, 2013

Getting Autodesk 2014 Apps; A Few Tips - managing issues of subscription, unmanageable download manager, potential snag in browser download, RobiNZ CAD Blog, Apr 21, 2013

Don't Recreate: ReCap - free desktop app, ReCap Studio to clean, aggregate, organize, visualize point clouds, Edwin Guerra, BIM blog.ca, Apr 12, 2013

Autodesk: Hey, Free Apps are Harder to Make Than Enterprise Software - CEO Carl Bass on need to build apps, instant gratification of consumer apps, taking advantage of multi-touch interfaces, Fredric Paul, readwrite.com, Mar 26, 2013

Autodesk Products + Mac OS - avail free 'Apple Boot Camp' option or take virtual machine approach to run Windows 'inside' of Mac OS, David Haynes, Ideate, Apr 12, 2013

When It Comes to BIM Sales, Autodesk Says 'Woe. And Whoa' - Q&A about software revenue from BIM, user satisfaction of components within suites, specific products for construction industry, Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, Apr 2, 2013

Quick Start: General Installation Workflow - login as admin, open TEMP folder, disable antivirus software, UAC, install Autodesk product locally, Avto Chachava, Up and Ready, Apr 8, 2013

More AT-AT Fun - use FormIT model, import SAT file into AutoCAD, then explode to objects to get good results, David Light, Revit, Apr 4, 2013

2014: Product Keys for Autodesk Products - Autodesk, Apr 2, 2013

How to Determine Which License Manager to Install - enter PING command followed by server name, check if system processor is 32-bit or 64-bit, download correct flexlm, Jeff Lotan, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, Apr 5, 2013

Autodesk 2014 Products and Hardware - Intel i5/ i7 or Xeon multi-core processor, 16GB memory, 1-2GB video card is preferable, Derek Wielkopolski, Ideate, Apr 3 2013

Introducing the Autodesk Layout - Android-based tablet designed specifically for drafting, has all functionality of AutoCAD, full ObjectARX, .NET, LISP emulation, Stephen Preston, AutoCAD DevBlog, Apr 1, 2013

Autodesk Talks About BIM - massive increase in BIM sales, adoption, growth of suites, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Mar 28, 2013

Autodesk Acquisition Brings Composite Simulation Into the Fold - Helius:MCT delivers advanced capabilities for FEA helping engineers model layered woven composites, Beth Stackpole, Virtual Desktop, Mar 27, 2013

Autodesk Provides Preview of 2014 Product Family - more cloud options, InfraWorks software for AEC, reality capture tool to incorporate laser scans, digital photographs into 3D designs, Cadalyst, Mar 26, 2013

Autodesk Unveils Building Design Suite 2014 - ReCap tool to create intelligent 3D data from laser scans, captured photos, raster design tool, improved interoperability, In the Fold, Mar 26, 2013

Autodesk Unveils 2014 Civil Infrastructure Design Software - Autodesk InfraWorks, Autodesk ReCap included, In the Fold, Mar 26, 2013

Autodesk 2014 Product Launch - Summary - social design feed now available in desktop apps, 300 new assets available in cloud, Inventor to Revit interoperability, Scott Moyse, Design and Motion, Mar 26, 2013

Top Ten Autodesk Software Support Queries: Requests 6-10 - cross platform licensing, network license requiring server setup, software installation choices, handling issues related to installation, downloads, Derek Wielkopolski & Bradley Cooley, Ideate, Mar 20, 2013

Top Ten Autodesk Software Support Queries: Requests 1-5 - license cascading, Autodesk 360 setup, configuration, license switching between standalone and network, system requirements, supported graphics hardware, Derek Wielkopolski & Bradley Cooley, Ideate, Mar 18, 2013

Changing Model Orientation in Autodesk Showcase After It's Imported - open 'import status window menu,' choose 3D model properties to change units, original up axis, Jonathan Landeros, Inventor Tales, Mar 13, 2013

Communicating Simulation with Showcase Rendering - free add-on app to render project in Autodesk Showcase, includes results from Simulation CFD, CFD 360, John Evans, AUGI Library, Mar 8, 2013

Autodesk to Roll Out More Rentals Mid-Year - Q&A, Carl Bass about rental impact on business model, limiting future rentals to 90 day terms or longer, Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, Mar 5, 2013

Year-End Surge Pushes Autodesk to Record Fourth Quarter - net income was $257 million in fiscal year 2013, Canada, northern Europe reported strongest sales, Randall Newton, Graphic Speak, Feb 26, 2013

Autodesk Beats for Q4, Disappoints in Outlook & Gets a New Look - total Q4 revenue up 2% to $607 million, AEC segment revenue up 18% year over year, revenue from Americas was down 2%, Monica Schnitger, Schnitger Corporation Hot Topics, Feb 26, 2013

Moving the Center of Origin of an Object - Autodesk Showcase tip, Marion Landry, You Tube, Feb 19, 2013 

Adjusting the Hardware Shadow Cut-Off Distance Settings - understanding shadows when using infinite environments in Autodesk Showcase, Marion Landry, You Tube, Feb 12, 2013

Autodesk FormIT - free iPad app helps capture building design concepts on the move, can import satellite image, model masses in context, but more geometry options are needed, Martyn Day, AEC Magazine, Feb 15, 2012

Autodesk CAM - Interview with Carl White and Anthony Graves - Autodesk executives talk about HSMWorks, strategy to gain substantial market-share, multi-core 64-bit HSMWorks kernel, post processing, John Evans, Design and Motion, Feb 14, 2013

How to Pass Autodesk Professional Certification - make sure software works properly, adjust screen resolution, read instructions carefully, be familiar with inquiry tools, object snaps, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, Feb 12, 2013

Mobile Engineering 2.0 - mobile apps combine real, virtual worlds, offer ways to sketch, draw, interact with digital design data, Kenneth Wong, Desktop Engineering, Feb 1, 2013

Autodesk Exchange Apps Debuts Across Multiple Products - interesting apps like Excel2CAD, Okala, 'Command Trends' are available, Setu Upadhya, AUGI Library, Jan 25, 2013

Autodesk FormIt 2.0 - converts automatically to RVT, but drawing curved line on surface of shape is not simple process, James Van, HOK BIM Solutions, Jan 29, 2013

Autodesk Talks About the HSM Acquisition - new features in HSMworks 2013, Q&A on porting HSMworks to other MCAD programs, pricing, Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, Jan 29, 2013

The Apocalypse Trigger: Mission 5 - visualizing AutoCAD model of an ancient artifact using Autodesk Showcase, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, Jan 25, 2013

Q&A with Rick Rundell: Technology, the Contractor, and the Future - Autodesk executive on contractors pushing to adopt BIM, technology transition, future scenario, digital reality, taking competitive advantage, Nancy Spurling Johnson, Cadalyst, Jan 17, 2013

Acquisitions Just Keep Coming: Autodesk, Hexagon - Autodesk acquires PI-VR for real-time visualization technology; Hexagon acquires New River Kinematics for SpatialAnalyzer, Monica Schnitger, Schnitger Corp Hot Topics, Jan 9, 2013

AEC Exhibitor Highlights from Autodesk University 2012 - cloud-based REVIZTO for rendering, BIM CAVE for collaboration, Content Studio for content management for Revit, dRofus for space planning, program validation, Lachmi Khemlani, AECbytes, Dec 20, 2012

Autodesk and the Cloud, Pt 3: Experts Take Aim at Cloud Stereotypes - cloud is not just for small businesses, cyber-security expert discussed security concerns on cloud, Nancy Spurling Johnson, Cadalyst, Dec 17, 2012

Creating Keyframe Animation in Autodesk Showcase 2013 - animation to open, close door in building, Renu Muthoo, ASCENT Blog, Dec 10, 2012

Is Your Softlock Licensing Manager Preventing Your Autodesk Program from Running? - run MSCONFIG to turn on licensing service, reboot machine, Jeff Lotan, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, Dec 14, 2012

Matching Colors in Autodesk Showcase - 'eye dropper' icon to select existing object, paint it with particular color, when editing color, Jonathan Landeros, Inventor Tales, Dec 16, 2012 

Autodesk and the Cloud, Pt 2: Fusion 360 Will Deliver Professional-Level CAD on the Cloud - offers next-gen UI, advanced modeling features, thin client, interoperability, design review, tracking, control, Nancy Spurling Johnson, Cadalyst, Dec 13, 2012

New Showcase 2013 Task User Interface - set of controls to access all of features easily, Micro Concepts, Dec 13, 2012

The Wengerd Report: What I Learned at AU 2012 - Flatter Files software works like AutoCAD WS, uses PDF as intermediate format, Owen Wengerd, WorldCAD Access, Dec 12, 2012

Autodesk University 2012 - summary of innovation forums, Autodesk FormIt launched for  conceptual design, cloud-based BIM 360 Field, Glue apps offered, Lachmi Khemlani, AECbytes, Dec 11, 2012

Cloud and Maker Community are Hot Topics at AU2012 - trends highlighted at media day: consumerization of IT, creativity, personalization of design; innovation session about cloud strategy, Susan Smith, AECCafe, Dec 10, 2012

Autodesk FormIt - mobile app to capture building design concepts digitally, easy access to site information, shadow study tool, Jarod Schultz, Dec 10, 2012

AU 2012: Everyone is a Designer - Autodesk executive talk about transition to the cloud, cloud products will exist alongside its desktop products in future, Monica Schnitger, Schnitger Corporation Hot Topics, Dec 5, 201

Software to Watch: Autodesk Fusion 360 - industry experts ready to get hands on new offering from Autodesk - a mechanical modeler with built-in T-Splines, Matt Lombard, Dezignstuff Blog, Dec 7, 2012

Autodesk and the Cloud, Pt 1: Customers 'Absolutely' Will Have a Choice - Carl Bass confirms cloud availability to be just an option besides desktop, addresses data security concerns, Nancy Spurling Johnson, Cadalyst, Dec 6, 2012

Autodesk University 2012 - The Future of Design - Autodesk to empower thinkers with upcoming technologies, John Evans, Design and Motion, Dec 4, 2012

Autodesk University 2012: The Future of Making (Innovation Forum) - spectrum of disruptive, enabling technologies discussed, Simon Martin, SolidSmack, Dec 6, 2012

AU2012 Report - Pt 1 - Carl Bass introduced FormIt, Autodesk Fusion 360, Jeff Kowalski talked about improving simulation tools, RK McSwain, CAD Panacea, Dec 5, 2012

Autodesk Fusion 360: The Future of CAD, Pt 2 - thin client application supporting NURBS-based Brep solid modeling, with easy-to-use interface, but not fully mature, Evan Yares, 3D CAD Tips, Dec 4, 2012

Autodesk Fusion 360 Takes MCAD Into the Cloud - offers direct editing capabilities, CAD data portability, splits computational workload, Randall Newton, Graphic Speak, Dec 2, 2012

Autodesk Fusion 360: The Future of CAD, Pt 1 - consists of 2 parts: cloud-based back-end, running on Autodesk 360 web services, 'thin' desktop client, Evan Yares, 3D CAD Tips, Nov 29, 2012 

Carl Bass: 'I Do Believe That Everything is Moving to the Cloud.' - on moving to cloud, embracing cloud for design software, Joe Francica, Directions Magazine, Nov 28, 2012

From AU2012: An Early Look at Fusion 360 - dashboard shows all of firm's projects, format gets translated automatically, runs on PCs, Mac, uses both local, cloud processing, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Nov 27, 2012

Autodesk University 2012 Keynote - Fusion 360 announced, Carl Bass introduces FormIt, Infrastructure Modeler, addresses concerns of cloud skeptics inadequately, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Nov 27, 2012

Autodesk Rounds Out 360 Portfolio with Cloud-Based CAD - integrates key functionality from other Autodesk platforms, built-in guidance for speedy learning curve, Beth Stackpole, Kenneth Wong's Virtual Desktop, Nov 8, 2012

AU2012 Day 1 - A Sneak Peek at Inventor 2014 - keynote sessions, Clinton Brown, CADline, Nov 28, 2012

AU2012 Day 2 - lab session on Inventor API for power users, Clinton Brown, CADline, Nov 29, 2012

Autodesk University 2012 Media Day Highlights - Andrew Anagnost about suites, 360 services, 'FormIt' tablet tool for architectural concept modeling, Jon Pittman on democratization of technology, John Evans, Design and Motion, Nov 26, 2012

Live Blogging: Autodesk Press Day 2012 - Project Mercury handles very large projects, displays plans on iPads, Autodesk to make money from consumer apps, cloud, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Nov 26, 2012

Live Blogging Goes Overtime: FormIt - looks like SketchUp, architectural form modeler for iPad for sketching ideas in 2D is available for free, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Nov 26, 2012

AU2012 General Session: Carl Bass Answers 16 Questions - 'what if' scenario discussed with possible solutions by Autodesk products, Scott Sheppard of Autodesk, It's Alive in the Lab, Nov 27, 2012

AU 2012 Keynote Address: Amazing Technology Right Here, Right Now - Christine Furstoss explained 3rd industrial revolution, CEO Carl Bass described features of Fusion 360, Autodesk University, Nov 27, 2012

AU2012 General Session - Jeff Kowalski Says We're Tool Makers - talk about working from expanded view of design, focusing on people, teams, connecting all elements of projects using cloud, Scott Sheppard of Autodesk, It's Alive in the Lab, Nov 27, 2012

Autodesk University 2012 - Tuesday Highlights - CTO Jeff Kowalski on history of design and challenges involved, Christine Furstoss on 3rd industrial revolution, Autodesk FormIt announced, Shaan Hurley of Autodesk, Between the Lines, Nov 28, 2012

Autodesk Reports Bumpy Q3 - flat revenue of $548 million generated, license revenue down 4% y/y, revenue from suites up 10% y/y but flat sequentially, Monica Schnitger, Schnitger Corporation Hot Topics, Nov 24, 2012

Simulation - Showcase Export - Autodesk Simulation transfer utility exports results visualizations as models that can be rendered in Autodesk Showcase, John Evans, Design and Motion, Nov 21, 2012

Showcase Tips and Tricks: How to Create and Use Showcase Accent Lights - accent lights are independent sources of illumination in scene, You Tube, Nov 14, 2012

Create 3D Models with MAP-21 Requirements Using Autodesk Infrastructure Modeler - use terrain model as base, add imagery, roads, buildings, Justin Lokitz, CADspeed, Nov 20, 2012

Essential Apps to Survive Autodesk University 2012 - consider apps for Autodesk University, networking, note taking, social networking, AUGI beer bust, Donnie Gladfelter, The CAD Geek, Nov 19, 2012

Autodesk Is or Is Not Going Cloud-Exclusive - Q&A with Autodesk executives on moving desktop programs to cloud, Autodesk's pages on Facebook, Twitter, DesignFeed technology, Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, Nov 19, 2012

Autodesk Net Income Drops 59% on Flat 3rd Quarter Sales - net income was $29.3 million, down from $72.8 million last year, AEC up 7%, manufacturing down for 3rd straight quarter, Randall Newton, Graphic Speak, Nov 15, 2012

Making Sense of Data Interoperability in the BIM World - discussing interoperability among Autodesk products, David Butts, AUGI Library, Nov 15, 2012

Autodesk Acquires HSMWorks - What It Means to You - Autodesk needs to bring quality, discipline to HSMWorks product release to make deal worth, Aaron Goldberg, CAD/CAM Performance, Nov 14, 2012

From Concept to 'Augmented Reality' in Autodesk Showcase 2013 - use mobile device to host marker, use image created from scene instead of markers provided with plug-in, Jonathan Landeros, Inventor Tales, Nov 11, 2012

Why Autodesk's Cloud Push Will Fail, Pt 1 - Failure Defined - 52% of respondents definite about not using cloud-based CAD in 5 years, Steve Johnson, blog nauseam, Nov 6, 2012

Simulation Mechanical - Export Image and Data to File - export results graph in variety of formats, send to 3 destinations: clipboard, file, printer, John Evans, Design and Motion, Nov 2, 2012

Happy Halloween & Flipping Normals in Autodesk Showcase - choose 'visual styles library' from 'appearance' pull down menu, expand 'diagnostics' section, reverse normals, Jonathan Landeros, YouTube, Oct 31, 2012

Simulation CFD - 2013 Settings Template File - stores settings used on design study, distributes settings to other files in single action, John Evans, Design and Motion, Oct 28, 2012

Software App Developers Constantly Challenged to Keep Up with Mobile Technology - Chris Cheung of Autodesk on supporting retina display technology, mobile app development, Randall Newton, Graphic Speak, Oct 22, 2012

Simulation CFD - Cloud Solver Notifications - system emails status of cloud calculations, John Evans, Design and Motion, Oct 17, 2012

Seat Height - using transformer rig to modify STL data in Autodesk Alias, Barry Kimball, YouTube, Oct 5, 2012

HSMWorks Sold to Autodesk: What Do SolidWorks Users - CAM, SolidWorks' users not happy with acquisition, speculating over support in future, Bob Warfield, CNCCookbook, Oct 3, 2012

Autodesk Acquires a CAM Maker - HSMWorks - Finally - SolidWorks users comment, discuss acquisition, letter by HSMWorks on handling sale to Autodesk, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Oct 1, 2012

How to Get Notified When an Autodesk Product Update is Released - red download symbol at get connected icon in AutoCAD 2013 notifies user about available update, Edwin Prakoso, Between the Lines, Oct 1, 2012

Autodesk Acquires HSMWorks Technology - Tom Mortensen of HSMWorks answers FAQs about acquisition, SPAR Point Group, Oct 1, 2012

Autodesk Manufacturing Acquires HSMWorks to Fill CAM 'Missing Link' - intends to integrate HSMWorks technology into existing local, cloud products for manufacturing, Randall Newton, Graphic Speak, Oct 1, 2012

Autodesk Snatches Up HSMWorks, Paves the Way for Cloud-Powered CAM - HSMWorks has network processing function, can take advantage of computing cores distributed across entire network, Kenneth Wong's Virtual Desktop, Oct 1, 2012

Autodesk Gets On the CAM Track, Acquires HSMWorks Technology - perspective of CAM on cloud, Josh Mings, SolidSmack, Oct 1, 2012

Autodesk Acquires HSMWorks, CAM on the Cloud? - intends to make current HSMWorks products available for sale, continue to support SolidWorks customers, offer HSMXpress for free download, John Evans, Design and Motion, Oct 1, 2012

Sketchbook Speed Sketch - Speed Pod Tutorial - Bernie Walsh, DrawOn, Sep 18, 2012

Creation Engine: Autodesk Wants to Help Anyone, Anywhere, Make Anything - 123D series of software fell flat, free ForceField app is not doing well, Bob Parks, Wired, Sep 21, 2012

Autodesk Unveils Cloud-y Simulation - cloud-based CAE solution Simulation 360 is available, early adopters are happy, no issues of security, Monica Schnitger, Schnitger Corporation Hot Topics, Sep 24, 2012

Recommended Hardware for CAD, Pt 1: AutoCAD, Inventor, Revit and Other Autodesk Applications - certified vs. recommended rating, understand common terms related to graphics, system for getting right results, CADspeed, Sep 19, 2012

Heads Up - June 2012 - updates, service packs, top known issues from product pages at Autodesk.com, AUGI Library, Sep 17, 2012

Here's Why Autodesk Makes the First 3 Licenses of PLM 360 Free - SolidWorks has average of 3 licenses per customer but majority of users don't have PLM, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Sep 14, 2012

Autodesk Trims One Area, Grows Another - Autodesk cuts more than 500 jobs, acquires cloud-hosted product data management system, Inforbix, Kenneth Wong's Virtual Desktop, Aug 28, 2012

Colorize Showcase Environment to Allow Model to Standout - give environment monochrome effect, Micro Concepts, Aug 27, 2012

What Caused Autodesk's Biggest Share Price plunge (in 3 Years)? - Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, Aug 27, 2012

Autodesk Grew 4% in FQ2, Accelerating to the Cloud - $569 million of revenue earned, revenue from new commercial licenses grew 8%, PLM 360 had nice start, Monica Schnitger, Schnitger Corporation Hot Topics, Aug 24, 2012

Real Time Mobile Social Video Added to Autodesk - Autodesk app will have immediate ability to link video, to tag, add information to video clip through Socialcam acquisition, Susan Smith, AECCafe, Aug 20, 2012

Recently Patented by Autodesk: '973 'Click to Accept As-Built Modeling' - method to augment as-built model, idea is to coordinate field scenario with drawings of project, WorldCAD Access, Aug 17, 2012

Augmented Reality Plug-in for Autodesk Showcase 2013 - Because I Want a Car on My Desk - use 'Environment' with infinite background, Loren Welch, Manufacturing Toolbox, Aug 14, 2012

A Closer Look At Autodesk Product Design Suite 2013 - value for money, 3 tabs in launch pad contain shortcuts to automate tasks, Deelip Menezes, Deelip.com, Aug 7, 2012

Simulation CFD - Getting Up to Speed Fast - understanding basic setup workflow, reviewing results, John Evans, Design and Motion, Aug 6, 2012

Why a High-End Software Maker Pursues App Companies - Autodesk buying small apps to broaden user base, making main products more collaborative, mobile, Jessica Leber, Technology Review, Aug 2, 2012

Simulation CFD - Adding Traces to Results - creating analysis plane, adding traces to set, John Evans, Design and Motion, July 30, 2012

Autodesk Throws Rocks at PTC, Siemens PLM, think 3, Dassault - Autodesk announces competitive wins over other CAD vendors to tone down logic expressed regularly by PTC management at quarterly conference calls, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, July 30, 201

Using the Organizer in Autodesk Showcase - organizer tool list parts by in list type of format making it easy to select, move, hide, change materials, Jonathan Landeros, Inventor Tales, July 29, 2012

Autodesk Project Simulus - Simulation for All - free simulation technology, integrated with Autodesk 360, to set up simulation, edit model, interpret results, Loren Welch, Manufacturing Toolbox, July 18, 2012

Autodesk Showcase - Create New Faces for New Colors - using 'Extract Patches as New Objects' tool, Jonathan Landeros, Inventor Tales, July 22, 2012

Autodesk Grows Socially - acquires Socialcam for $60 million, maker of iPhone, Android app that captures, edits shares videos via cloud technology, Monica Schnitger, Schnitger Corporation Hot Topics, July 20, 2012

Autodesk, Socialcam CEOs Discuss Combination - Carl Bass, Michael Seibel on Autodesk $60 million acquisition of Socialcam, Bloomberg TV, July 17, 2012

ForceEffect - Version 2.2 Improvements - shear force, moment diagram reporting, improved access to set diagram background, John Evans, Design and Motion, July 19, 2012

Autodesk 360: Cloud Units Update - 5 CU per rendered image, 5 CU per optimization run, 3 CU per analysis run, Sherry Pittman, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, July 13, 2012

Heads Up: Updates, Service Packs and Top Known Issues - helpful links for Autodesk 2013 products, David Harrington, AUGI Library, July 11, 2012

Favorite Uses for Raster Design: Merging Tiled Images - Merge Images command to paste together tiled orthophotos, Dana Probert, BIM on the Rocks, Jun 26, 2012

Squeezing the License Pool - manage stand alone, networked licenses, use viewers, leverage options file, Todd Shackelford, The Lazy Drafter, June 25, 2012

Latest Autodesk Products Target the Cloud - Autodesk 2013 design suites integrate with Autodesk 360 for better collaboration, offer one-click workflows, Paul Fanning, EUREKA, June 14, 2012

Sharing Autodesk Materials Throughout an Organization - create library, add materials to company library, have other users access company library, Doug Bowers, Applying Technology to Architecture, June 15, 2012

Construction is Hot, ADSK + Vela - Vela combines cloud, mobile with BIM to offer field management software, Monica Schnitger, Schnitger Corporation Hot Topics, June 8, 2012

Autodesk Goes Deeper Into Construction Management with Vela Systems Acquisition - web, mobile apps by Vela give on-site construction workers access to BIM models, Randall Newton, Graphic Speak, June 8, 2012

An Interview with Autodesk's Ananda Arasu - role at Autodesk, background, challenges as new employee, role at AU, 'Systems Design' blog, AUGI Library, June 1, 2012

Until It's Over. Or At Least, Over Until the Next DWG Appeal - USPTO shoots down all of arguments by Autodesk on registering untrademarkable DWG, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, May 30, 2012

Autodesk 2013 - Autodesk 360 service updated, 123D Catch is in greater use, Revit 2013 Architecture/MEP, Structures are merged into single product, Martyn Day, AEC Magazine, May 30, 2012

Cloud Concerns - Security - Autodesk Puts Its Arguments On Line - author finds white paper on Autodesk 360 superficially reassuring, contradictory parts; readers worry about security aspects of cloud, Steve Johnson, blog nauseam, May 30, 2012

Autodesk Debuts SketchBook Ink for iPad with New Graphics Engine - ability to export, print large, high-quality images directly from iPad, can save drawings of 100 megapixels in size to PNG format, Randall Newton, Graphic Speak, May 25, 2012

SketchBook Designer: Creating a Canvas in AutoCAD, Pt 2 - AutoCAD Exchange, May 2012

Carl Bass - Think of Computing as Though it Were Infinite - talk about relevancy of Autodesk, John Evans, Design and Motion, May 23, 2012

Autodesk's Q1 'Solid, Uneven' - Autodesk needs to accelerate sales of product suites, emphasizing on services to achieve targeted sales for rest of year, Monica Schnitger, Schnitger Corporation Hot Topics, May 18, 2012

Autodesk CEO Carl Bass Talks About Europe - emphasize on areas with business potential instead of Southern Europe showing weaker sales, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, May 20, 2012

Autodesk Reports 11% First Quarter Revenue Growth - $589 million revenue, Americas revenue was $208 million, up 14%, revenue from flagship products was $336 million, Randall Newton, Graphic Speak, May 17, 2012

Product Design Suite: Large Assembly Review with Navisworks Simulate - advanced tools for simulation, real-time navigation, review toolset to support collaboration, Mark Flayler, IMAGINiT Manufacturing Solutions Blog, May 11, 2012

Product Design Suite: Conceptualize Design - Sketchbook Designer to create conceptual visuals of design, Mark Flayler, IMAGINiT Manufacturing Solutions Blog, May 10, 2012

Trebling Upgrade Prices Was Not Enough for Autodesk - high upgrade prices forcing users to go on subscription, Steve Johnson, blog nauseam, May 10, 2012

Autodesk Mobile Apps: Force Effect and Sketchbook Mobile - Force Effect, Force Effect Motion helps performing simulation anywhere for free body diagrams, Mark Flayler, IMAGINiT Manufacturing Solutions Blog, May 9, 2012

San Rafael Based Autodesk Celebrates 30 Years in Business - and In Marin - history of Autodesk, from a $60K startup and 13 programmers to $2 billion company, Jessica Bernstein-Wax, Marin IJ, May 2, 2012

Autodesk Edges Towards Taking Money for Cloud Services - Autodesk 360 Cloud service being metered, each rendering costs 5 units, Steve Johnson, blog nauseam, May 4, 2012

Spring Release: New Autodesk Software - tips to make transition smoother: evaluate functionality, usability of new features, test, retest, deploy software to all stations at once or over short period of time, Scott Chatterton, AUGI Library, May 3, 2012

Simulus - Select Components by Size - access from right-click context menu, highlights components fitting into selected range, John Evans, Design and Motion, May 1, 2012

Using Camera Properties in Autodesk Showcase 2013 - settings to adjust appearance, quality of scene: compensation, highlights, midtones, shadows, saturation, color filter, Jonathan Landeros, Inventor Tales, Apr 29, 2012

Simulation - Convection Coefficient Calculator - spreadsheet compliments Autodesk format of units, displays equations for each factor in individual sections, John Evans, Design and Motion, Apr 27, 2012

SketchBook Designer: Creating Fills with Texture - AutoCAD Exchange, Apr 2012

Autodesk Project Simulus: Prepare Locally; Solve Remotely - option to run linear stress, model frequency, thermal, or thermal-stress analysis, manually select feature, suppress it, direct-editing tools, Kenneth Wong's Virtual Desktop, Apr 24, 2012

Autodesk Simulation Mechanical - What's New for 2013 - meshing geometry improvements, parallelized solid meshing, improved Inventor interoperability, entity grouping, John Evans, Design and Motion, Apr 23, 2012

How to Perform an Automated Uninstallation of the AutoCAD Design Suite 2013 Family of Products - uninstall tool detects, uninstalls 32- or 64-bit versions of AutoCAD Design Suite 2013, Autodesk, Apr 18, 2012

How to Find the Product Key for Autodesk 2013 - through physical media, subscription center, Autodesk education community, online Autodesk store, Sunith Babu, CAD Professor, Apr 19, 2012

Autodesk Strives for Consistency, Cloud-Centricity in 2013 Product Lineup - Autodesk 2013 suites feature customizable, one-click workflows, improved interoperability; overcoming with barriers of hardware requirements, financial outlay with cloud services, Cyrena Respini-Irwin, Cadalyst, Apr 19, 2012

Project Simulus - Autodesk Unreal New Simulation Environment - UI is broken into 6 functional containers; multiple studies, configurations can be created, stored, analyzed in single .SIM file structure, John Evans, Design and Motion, Apr 19, 2012

14 Questions with Autodesk's Brian Haines - role at Autodesk, challenges at work, planning for AU, blogging for structural engineering industry, AUGI Library, Apr 18, 2012

Installing the Building Design Suite - download archives, run installer, accept default location, double-click setup.exe file, finish installing, Paul F. Aubin, Apr 14, 2012

Change Light and Decal Grip Size in Showcase 2013 - change locator grips from user settings, Micro Concepts, Apr 18, 2012

Think Computing - Mobile, Social and Cloud - 12 billion legal users of Autodesk software, mobile apps users increasing rapidly, product suites offer easy to use, cloud-centric workflows, Susan Smith, AECCafe, Apr 16, 2012

The POV Interview: Scott Borduin on Autodesk, Then and Now - Autodesk executive on rejoining company, changes taken place, cloud services, releasing consumer products, Scott Sheppard, It's Alive in the Lab, Apr 16, 2012

Autodesk Bets Big on the Cloud - 2013 software portfolio offer one-click workflows for simulating, navigating engineering design process, Beth Stackpole, Design News, Apr 13, 2012

Downloading Your Autodesk 2013 Software - Byte by Byte - Autodesk Download Manager provides option to pause download, resume later, Jonathan Landeros, Inventor Tales, Apr 15, 2012

ForceEffect Motion - Autodesk Announces the Next Cool Tool - simulates completed model motion, develops report containing coordinate locations, acceleration, velocity at each reporting station, tied into Autodesk 360, John Evans, Design and Motion, Apr 13, 2012

The Bass Effect - Autodesk CEO Carl Bass on design, hosting service, omnipresence of data, computational, optimization benefits of cloud, Martyn Day, AEC Magazine, Apr 9, 2012

Autodesk's 2013 Product Launch and AEC Portfolio - 2013 products more evolutionary than revolutionary, little visionary qualities, Lachmi Khemlani, AECbytes, Apr 11, 2012

Autodesk Simulation CFD 2013 Improvements - 2x faster hyper-threaded meshing, 26x faster radiation clustering results, added to Autodesk Wiki help system, additional CAD models can be opened directly, John Evans, Design and Motion, Apr 9, 2012

Autodesk Showcase 2013 - A Preview of a New Interface - task UI added, hidden pulldown menus, Jonathan Landeros, Inventor Tales, Apr 8, 2012

Something to Watch With Autodesk - Autodesk has intangible assets ratio of 26%, tangible book value is $1.1 billion, Rex Moore, The Motley Fool, Apr 9, 2012

Autodesk Homestyler - ability to generate high quality, 360 degree panoramic renderings, huge library of objects, option to export to 3D solid model file in AutoCAD, ARCHIdigm, Apr 2012

Uninstall Tool for AutoCAD and Autodesk Design Suite - PSEB uninstall tool to uninstall Autodesk Design Suite 2012, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, Apr 2, 2012

Autodesk Quick Uninstall Tool - uninstalling Autodesk Product Design Suite 2012, Edward Winter, Civil 3D Peanuts, Mar 31, 2012

Autodesk Media Summit 2012 in San Francisco - reporting on general session, design trends, industry breakouts, tours, John Evans, Design and Motion, Apr 2, 2012

Launching the Autodesk 2013 Products - Autodesk Media Summit report, RK McSwain, CAD Panacea, Apr 2, 2012

PLM 360 - It's Up to You - partially open sourced to allow users to completely redefine templates, free to user teams of 3 or fewer, John Evans, Design and Motion, Mar 30, 2012

PLM 360 - Can't Find a Tab or Workspace in PLM 360? - check if user permissions are set-up correctly within workspaces role or user hasn't been added to correct group, John Evans, Design and Motion, Mar 30, 2012

Autodesk 2013 Product Launch - Scott Reese of Autodesk discusses Autodesk's efforts in simulation technology, YouTube, Mar 28, 2012

Autodesk Introduces Engineering Software, Cloud Platform - majority of software to be delivered via cloud within 5 years, giving more computing power to engineers, Aaron Ricadela, Bloomberg, Mar 27, 2012

What Really Matters for 2013? - new file format, Autodesk Exchange Apps, 3D design, documentation environment in AutoCAD 2013, Joe Eichenseer, IMAGINiT Building Solutions Blog, Mar 27, 2012

Product Design Suite 2013 - Suite Enhancements - Inventor added to standard version, assembly constraints support, large assembly review feature added, Mark Flayler, IMAGINiT Manufacturing Solutions Blog, Mar 27, 2012

Live Blogging the Autodesk Media Summit 2012 - force effect announced for free body diagrams, analysis on iPad, Q&A on linking products in bundles, expansion plans, cloud services, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Mar 27, 2012

Live Blogging Industry Breakouts at AMS12 - standard level of product design suite now includes Inventor, demo of ForceEffect on iPad, adaptive meshing, adjusting meshing between simulations, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Mar 27, 2012

Autodesk's Upcoming iPad Apps Bring 3D Modeling & Printing to the Masses - free 123D Make, 123D Catch apps convert images of object into 3D model or into cardboard slices, cut and assembled, Harrison Weber, Insider, Mar 22, 2012

Filtering the Autodesk Showcase Material Library - A Quick Tip - type text string into filter to search material or copy commonly used materials to custom library, Jonathan Landeros, Inventor Tales, Mar 20, 2012

Showcase Decals with Image Color Information - changing display of decal, Micro Concepts, Mar 20, 2012

The KCL Difference - huge symbol library, can open symbol from site directly in AutoCAD, AutoCAD LT, while Autodesk has been not updating its similar technology, Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, Mar 20, 2012

AUGI Talks With Autodesk’s Paul Sullivan - role at Autodesk, challenges at work, involvement in planning for future releases of software, AUGI Library, Mar 15, 2012

Are You Using the Autodesk Exchange Apps Tab? - one-stop shop for performance enhancement, offers apps, plug-ins, learning tools, Bill Martin-Otto, CAD/CAM Performance, Mar 15, 2012

CAD on the Go - mobile apps by Autodesk: AutoCAD WS, Sketchbook, Design Review Mobile, Autodesk Inventor Publisher Mobile Viewer, Buzzsaw Mobile, ForceEffect, 123D Sculpt, Brian Benton, AUGI Library, Mar 8, 2012

Autodesk Crack or Keygen - Autodesk software available free to student, no need for pirating, Shaan Hurley, Between the Lines, Mar 8, 2012

Autodesk Product Design Suite 2013 - list of software included in each package, Jamie Ditsworth, Inventor Topix, Mar 2012

Autodesk, the Simulation Company - right simulation tool for each person at right time: mobile simulation, 'always-on' simulation, cloud computing, Vince Adams, Desktop Engineering, Mar 2012

SketchBook Designer: Creating a Canvas in AutoCAD - AutoCAD Exchange, Feb 2012

A Guest Video - Sketchbook Designer, to Alias Design, to Project Falcon - conceptualizing truck cab in Sketchbook Designer, expanding in Alias, analyzing in CFD to explore aerodynamic capabilities, Mike Prom, Inventor Tales, Feb 29, 2012

Is Autodesk Going to Burn You? - plotting, analyzing revenue growth against AR growth, DSO, Seth Jayson, The Motley Fool, Mar 1, 2012

A Little Update on Autodesk Cloud and PLM - huge development is directed towards cloud, includes high performance computing, PLM, commentary on Seeking Alpha transcript, Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, Feb 28, 2012

Pitney Bowes Software CEO O'Hara Discusses Autodesk Relationship and Software Strategy - PB to sell Autodesk software through their channel, Autodesk partners will resell MapInfo through theirs, Joe Francica, Directions Magazine, Feb 16, 2012

TEDx Berkeley: Carl Bass on the New Rules of Innovation - 5 trends of innovation: age of access and experience, business un-usual, digital fabrication, rise of information, infinite computing, Scott Sheppard, It's Alive in the Lab, Feb 27, 2012

Autodesk Closes Fiscal Year with 12% Fourth Quarter Revenue Increase - $592 million of revenues generated in Q4, net income for year was up 35%, Randall Newton, Graphic Speak, Feb 24, 2012

How to Create an Interactive Presentation with Autodesk Showcase - general workflow applicable to all supported CAD file formats, importing Inventor design to Showcase, Sergio Duran, Canadian Manufacturing, Feb 23, 2012

Assembly Document Differences Between FDS and PrDS - default viewrep in Factory Design Suite is writeable, while it is locked in Product Design Suite, Being Inventive, Feb 21, 2012

13 Questions with Katie Langan - role at Autodesk, challenges involved, involvement in planning for future releases of software, AUGI Library, Feb 8, 2012

How to Cleanup Background Color from Logo Images - using SketchBook Designer to remove background color, exporting to PNG files, Micro Concepts, Feb 6, 2012

The 6 Questions That Lead to New Innovations - Autodesk partners with Granta Design to develop Eco Materials Advisor, Sarah Krasley, Co.Exist, Feb 2012

Autodesk Cloud - easy to use, free to sign up, provides 1GB of space on cloud, files can be uploaded, shared, viewed/edited in AutoCAD WS, Martyn Day, AEC Magazine, Jan 30, 2012

Autodesk Infrastructure Modeler 2012 - easy to use conceptual design tool helps visualize entire town or cities, has built-in proposal management tool, basic building design tools, Greg Corke, AEC Magazine, Jan 30, 2012

What's Up with T-Splines and Autodesk? Matt Sederberg Speaks - T-Splines executive gives brief overview of technology, on being acquired by Autodesk, support for Rhino, SolidWorks, Josh Mings, SolidSmack, Jan 31, 2012

Autodesk University 2011 - Autodesk 360 Nexus announced, Project Spark Project Storm were launched, design computation symposium organized, Martyn Day, AEC Magazine, Jan 30, 2012

Interview: A Dozen Questions with Autodesk Labs VP Brian Mathews, Pt 1 - background, role at Autodesk, corporate responsibility, encouraging STEM education in US, Curt Moreno, The Kung Fu Drafter, Jan 26, 2012

Getting Extensive Performance Improvements from AIM - setting model extent in Autodesk Infrastructure Modeler to reduce regen times significantly, Eric Chappell's Blog, Jan 24, 2012

You're Not a Failure No Matter What AIM Says - adding raster image in Autodesk Infrastructure Modeler, Eric Chappell's Blog, Jan 20, 2012

KETIV's 2011 Autodesk Manufacturing Academy Recordings are Out - importing Inventor files, changing environments, assigning, changing materials, adding lights to Autodesk Showcase environment, Jonathan Landeros, Inventor Tales, Jan 19, 2012

Autodesk, Pitney Bowes Partner for AEC - initial target markets are local governments, transportation, natural resources companies, Monica Schnitger, Schnitger Corporation Hot Topics, Jan 11, 2012

Autodesk Supports T-Splines for Rhino/SolidWorks - Autodesk assures Rhino, SolidWorks users after acquisition of T-Splines, Monica Schnitger, Schnitger Corporation Hot Topics, Jan 5, 2012

ForceEffect at Autodesk University - free 2D static engineering calculation tool for iPad has simple, sketch-like interface, calculations are updated in real-time, results can be printed, John Evans, Design and Motion, Jan 6, 2012

11 Questions with Rob Cohee, Autodesk Manufacturing Evangelist - role at Autodesk, related events, connecting with readers, challenges at work, favorite blogs, AUGI Library, Dec 26, 2011

Autodesk Acquires T-Splines Modeling Technology - technology acquisition to strengthen Autodesk portfolio with more flexible free-form modeling, fate of T-Splines plug-ins for Rhino, SolidWorks is uncertain, Randall Newton, Graphic Speak, Dec 22, 2011

T-Splines Acquired by Autodesk. The Details - Autodesk to bridges gap between conceptual surface modeling and mechanical CAD design through T-Splines, Josh Mings, SolidSmack, Dec 8, 2011

Autodesk University 2011 - Software Everywhere - Autodesk acquiring Horizontal Systems for cloud-hosted BIM, acquisition helps address some major technology trends in AEC industry, Kenneth Wong, Architecture Week, Dec 14, 2011

Autodesk University 2011 Las Vegas Weather: Partly Cloudy - Autodesk will be offering cloud computing in appropriate fields only, Autodesk 360 for PLM announced, Bill Fane, DPN, Dec 13, 2011

AEC Exhibitor Highlights from Autodesk University 2011 - products showcased: Trelligence Affinity, FM:Mobile, e-SPECS v7.0, VIMtrek, ProductivityNOW portal, SITEOPS, Solibri Model Checker v7, Lachmi Khemlani, AECbytes, Dec 15, 2011

The Devil Must Be Cold: Autodesk Launches PLM Product Nexus - cloud-based Autodesk 360 Nexus focuses on processes on business information about products, offers integrated project management, Chad Jackson, engineering-matters.com, Dec 13, 2011

Autodesk 360 Nexus - insanely configurable, comes with 147 pre-installed apps, offers AppStore approach to PLM, Deelip Menezes, Deelip.com, Dec 14, 2011

Fly Into a Wind Tunnel with Autodesk Project Falcon - wind tunnel simulation to study wind velocity around airplane displays results in real time, Kenneth Wong's Virtual Desktop, Dec 13, 2011

Autodesk University 2011: General Session and Innovation Forums - highlights of general session keynote, innovation forums on cloud, social networking, sustainability, AEC industry technology highlights, Lachmi Khemlani, AECbytes, Dec 12, 2011

Autodesk to Enter PLM Market - easy-to-configure web based interface, PLM apps to be available via cloud-based subscription service, Justin Cunningham, EUREKA, Dec 9, 2011

Autodesk University 2011 Report - 5 waves of complexity discussed, CEO Carl Bass on sketching in 3D, Autodesk 360 for PLM unveiled, Susan Smith, AECCafe, Dec 12, 2011

Autodesk University 2011, Pt 4: Autodesk Takes the Plunge into PLM - cloud-based 360 Nexus will be available on any platform, any browser, any hardware device, Inventor Fusion for Mac announced, Nancy Spurling Johnson, Cadalyst, Dec 8, 2011

Autodesk Introduces Cloud-Based PLM - unique hybrid approach, Autodesk 360 for PLM is supposed to be less costly, risky than traditional PLM systems, Jeff Rowe, MCADCafe, Dec 12, 2011

AU 2011: Interview with Concept Designer Daniel Simon, Pt 3 - Advice for Design Students - manufacturing limitations in entertainment design, question everything to start designing, core77, Dec 8, 2011

Autodesk - Services & Support - How to Download Advantage Packs from Subscription Center - Autodesk, Dec 8, 2011

Autodesk University 2011, Pt 1: Surfing the Waves of Disruption - Autodesk 360 for BIM showcased, cloud possibilities, waves of disruption discussed, Cyrena Respini-Irwin & Nancy Spurling Johnson, Cadalyst, Dec 8, 2011

Autodesk University 2011, Pt 2: The Promise of the Cloud - myths about cloud busted, areas where cloud can make significant difference, Cyrena Respini-Irwin, Cadalyst, Dec 8, 2011

Autodesk University 2011, Pt 3: BIM is Everywhere - cloud-based Autodesk 360 for BIM announced, AEC apps introduced, cloud printing capability for AutoCAD WS by HP available, Cyrena Respini-Irwin, Cadalyst, Dec 8, 2011

Autodesk Puts PLM in the Cloud - cloud-based Autodesk 360 offers range of PLM capabilities: set of phase/gate processes to serve new product introduction (NPI) aspect of product development, Beth Stackpole, Design News, Dec 6, 2011

Autodesk, Aras and Integrated PDM/PLM Story - Autodesk PLM offering includes on-premise PDM (Autodesk Vault), cloud-based Nexus PLM, promising to deliver solutions similar with Aras EPLM Solution, Oleg Shilovitsky, PLM Think Tank, Dec 7, 2011

How Autodesk Disrupted Itself With an App - Autodesk reaching fast-growing audience that uses tablets, phones, launching consumer apps for free or at low-cost, Brian Bergstein, Technology Review, Dec 7, 2011

Pieces of BIM - Autodesk acquiring Horizontal Systems for Glue Platform, to become part of Autodesk 360, helpful in solving compatibility issues between disparate software platforms, Constructech, Dec 6, 2011

Simulation - A Preview of the Future on the Cloud - single interface concept provides direct modeling capabilities, methods to improve visualization of study results are under development, John Evans, Design and Motion, Dec 6, 2011

Autodesk University 2011 Day 1 - Innovation Explosion AU2011 - general session keynote by Chris Anderson, CEO Carl Bass, innovation forums on cloud, future of managing innovation, RobiNZ CAD Blog, Dec 1, 2011

Autodesk Intends PLM Global Domination with Nexus - reasons for not realizing true value in PLM, Nexus to be shipped initially with 5 modules, could be game changer, Randall Newton, Graphic Speak, Dec 5, 2011

Do Engineers Have Appetite for Mobile Apps? - Teamcenter Mobility app, Autodesk Cloud apps, Turbo Viewer are launched seeing growing demand for mobility across all industries, Beth Stackpole, Design News, Dec 2, 2011

Quick Notes from Autodesk University - Autodesk 360 for PLM announced, Horizontal Systems acquisition for cloud-based BIM collaboration, embracing makers, Monica Schnitger, Schnitger Corporation Hot Topics, Nov 30, 2011

Autodesk PLM 1.0: Not Perfect - But a Great Start - cloud-based Autodesk 360 Nexus apps are series of specialized templates with customizable workflow logic, will be sold on per user subscription basis, Raykurland's Blog, Dec 2, 2011

Autodesk PLM Nexus - First Hands On Demo - understanding Nexus PLM Architecture, apps using Nexus PLM platform, Oleg Shilovitsky, PLM Think Tank, Dec 4, 2011

Autodesk Enters PLM: Everything Changes for Autodesk - Autodesk learning from mistakes made by PLM providers, understanding conceptual view of PLM, Oleg Shilovitsky, PLM Think Tank, Dec 2, 2011

Autodesk to Enter the Enterprise PLM Arena - Autodesk 360 for PLM offers hybrid approach pairing Autodesk 360 Nexus app with on-premises Autodesk Vault, Buzzsaw software, Stephanie Neil, Managing Automation, Nov 30, 2011

Jay Bhatt Leaves Autodesk, Becomes AEC Maker Progress' CEO - surprise move put AEC division under unscripted spotlight at last week’s Autodesk University, Kathleen Maher, Dec 4, 2011

AU 2011: Autodesk's 180 Turn with 360 - PLM offering for manufacturing, building industries: 360 for PLM, 360 for BIM, comprises of Autodesk Nexus, Vault, Buzzsaw, Kenneth Wong's Virtual Desktop, Dec 1, 2011

Autodesk University 2011 Wednesday Highlights - visit to manufacturing lounge, presentations on Autodesk Simulation 2012, John Evans, Design and Motion, Dec 1, 2011

Are You Ready to Ride the Waves of Disruption? - waves of digital fabrication, infinite computing can be faced with right mindset, skill sets; Autodesk software amplify capabilities, AU BLAUG, Nov 29, 2011

Autodesk 360 - cloud based PLM solution comprises of Autodesk 360 Nexus, Vault, Buzzsaw, Thomas Rambach, CADToolbox.com, Nov 29, 2011

Carl Bass Discusses Technology at Autodesk University 2011 - YouTube, Nov 28, 2011

Autodesk University 2011, Pt 1 - presentation on 'five common pitfalls of digital fabrication' by Jeffery McGrew, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Nov 29, 2011

How Autodesk Uses Cloud Computing to Revolutionize Sustainable Design - cloud provides flexibility, mobility, power of infinite computing, enhancing collaboration between customer and company, Leslie Guevarra, GreenBiz.com, Nov 29, 2011

Live from AU: Autodesk and NVIDIA Deliver Cloud-Based GPU Rendering in 3ds Max with Project Pandora - using mental images iRay technology, Greg Corke, DEVELOP 3D, Nov 30, 2011

Autodesk Dazzles - Q3 revenues up by 15%, earned $549 million, 28% revenue increase in Asia-Pacific region, 12% in Americas, Keki Fatakia, The Motley Fool, Nov 29, 2011

Autodesk Acquires Horizontal Systems for Cloud BIM Technology - Horizontal Glue allows use of BIM data from competing products, taking care of interoperability in BIM, Randall Newton, GraphicSpeak, Nov 30, 2011

Project Falcon Update Reads All STL Files - Project Falcon installs as stand-alone software, can run stereolithography (STL) files from any source, Randall Newton, GraphicSpeak, Nov 29, 2011

AU 2011: Betting on Cloud, Mobile, and Mac - Autodesk providing software with augmented services, Inventor Fusion for Mac to be released, Autodesk ForceEffect mobile app available, Kenneth Wong's Virtual Desktop, Nov 29, 2011

Autodesk University 2011 Day 0 - The Media Day #AU2011 - Autodesk's approach to traditional markets, emergence of cloud, consumer markets, infinite computing, cloud apps, RobiNZ CAD Blog, Nov 29, 2011

Autodesk University Day One: Presenting Heroes of the New Revolution - main stage presentation featuring heroes of ' Internet of Things' revolution, Randall Newton, GraphicSpeak, Nov 29, 2011

Autodesk Strategy is No Strategy: Autodesk University 2011 - Hits and Misses, Pt 4 - Autodesk intended to invest heavily in R&D of products for consumers, targeting customer base for professional products, Roopinder Tara, CAD Insider, Nov 29, 2011

Autodesk CEO Carl Bass Talks About 3D and More - talks about Project Pandora, shifting to cloud, investing in R&D, potential of cloud for CAD, free 3D apps, James Temple, SFGate, Nov 27, 2011

How Autodesk Uses Cloud Computing to Revolutionize Sustainable Design - report from Autodesk University media session, emphasis on mobile apps, consumers, Leslie Guevarra, Sustainable Design, Nov 29, 2011

Live From Autodesk University: Autodesk & PLM. Strap Your Boots On. It’s Coming - coverage of keynote, Autodesk 360 Nexus could be game changer, smart use of cloud, DEVELOP3D, Nov 29, 2011

Project Falcon: A Fresh New Look at CFD - visualizing design profoundly, helping out inexperienced users, more productive to Alias users, The Virtual Engineer, Nov 25, 2011

Moldflow Insight WS - Cloud Plastic Injection Analysis Subscription - complete service from Autodesk with different price models offers savings up to 33%, John Evans, Design and Motion, Nov 22, 2011

The Autodesk Cloud Strategy - use cloud for what it is good for without replacing desktop apps; being used in real projects, becoming revenue source, Deelip Menezes, Deelip.com, Nov 21, 2011

A Geek's Gadget Guide to Autodesk University - essentials for navigating halls of AU: Livescribe Echo Smartpen, Smartphone (iOS/Android), QR code reader, AU mobile app, Evernote, camera, Donnie Gladfelter, The CAD Geek, Nov 21, 2011

Carl Bass on the Immediate Future for Autodesk Customers - PLM product to be unveiled at AU, more computing power, viewing, sharing capabilities for Autodesk Cloud, Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, Nov 22, 2011

Cloud Concerns - Security Again - even deleted design data can exist on cloud servers as multiple backups, can be stolen, Steve Johnson, blog nauseam, Nov 18, 2011

Autodesk WikiHelp: A Socially-Enabled Support Community That's Changing the Way Autodesk Helps Its Customers - Autodesk executive on creating WikiHelp while Autodesk help products and documentation exists, efforts to encourage user participation, changes to be made in future, Scott Abel, The Content Wrangler, Oct 25, 2011

Autodesk Revenue Up 15% in Third Quarter - prepares to launch PLM product soon, $90 million spent on 10 acquisitions in Q3, Americas generated revenues of $200 million, Randall Newton, Graphic Speak, Nov 16, 2011

How You Feel About CAD in the Cloud? - 15% of respondents are excited, but numbers of cloud-positive people comes down as compared to last year's results, Steve Johnson, blog nauseam, Nov 17, 2011

Autodesk Cloud-Based Structural Engineering Software Review - Project Storm not finished, cloud computing not up to hype, Steve Johnson, blog nauseam, Nov 16, 2011

Autodesk Cloud - Pay Per Rendering - How Much Would You Pay? - $84/month for user to keep desktop up-to-date, rendering diligently, The Revit Kid, Oct 8, 2011

Autodesk ForceEffect - draw, constrain, using free body diagrams, simply tapping objects to select, move, rotate and scale, real time solving, immediate feedback, Steve Bedder, Autodesk Manufacturing Northern Europe, Nov 14, 2011

Cloud Concerns - Trust - Autodesk needs to earn trust to win its customers over to cloud, Steve Johnson, blog nauseam, Nov 15, 2011

Autodesk University Survival Tips - The Whole Enchilada - tips on attending event, networking, keeping up with comfort, health, technology, Shaan Hurley, Between the Lines, Nov 11, 2011

Autodesk Cloud Interview May 2010 - Pt 3 - lack of customization in cloud-based environments, support for limited number of DWG object types, round-tripping, Steve Johnson, blog nauseam, Nov 11, 2011

The Broader Applications of Autodesk Factory Design Suite - common design assets to lay out floor plans for supermarket, control centers, Rusty Belcher, Cadalyst, Nov 10, 2011

Update: Product Design Suite Launchpad - product/industrial design focused workflow panel added, plastic part design workflows available in technology preview update, Steve Bedder, Autodesk Manufacturing Northern Europe, Nov 9, 2011

CAD on the Cloud According to Autodesk's Jim Quanci - Autodesk is convinced about CAD on cloud, but convincing customers is most important, Steve Johnson, blog nauseam, Nov 10, 2011

123D Apps from Autodesk - Create, Make and Play - turning images to 3D objects, 3D objects into 2D slices, managing iPad sculpting app, Stefan Boeykens, CAD & 3D, Nov 8, 2011

Autodesk Expands the 123D Family - 123D Catch (formerly Photofly) creates 3D model from 2D photos; 123D Make can divide model into layers to create low-cost 3D model, Kathleen Maher, Graphic Speak, Sep 26, 2011

Autodesk Expands 123D Product Line for Marker Market - looking beyond professional customer pool, Autodesk is offering 123D Catch, 123D Make to create low-cost 3D models, Kenneth Wong's Virtual Desktop, Nov 7, 2011

Autodesk Cloud Interview May 2010 - Pt 2 - charging cloud-based services, users' reaction on moving CAD on cloud, data concerns, limitation of selecting more than 30 objects, Steve Johnson, blog nauseam, Nov 8, 2011

Unblock Technology Previews Before Installing for 2012 Design Applications - unblock DLL by right-clicking on it in Explorer, Scott Sheppard, It's Alive in the Lab, Nov 4, 2011

Autodesk Cloud Interview May 2010 - Pt 1 - Autodesk executives on cloud-based offerings, Project Butterfly (now AutoCAD WS), future directions of product, Steve Johnson, blog nauseam, Nov 4, 2011

All Major Autodesk Products on the Cloud by 2014? - readers comment on subsidizing move of software tools to cloud, Steve Johnson, blog nauseam, Nov 2, 2011

Autodesk Shifts Industry-Leading R&D Budget Toward Cloud-Computing Market - Autodesk spent 25% of net sales on R&D in last fiscal year, Rachael King, Bloomberg, Nov 1, 2011

The Road Train - axles having 21.5" of lift may slope left most axels of roadway, importing step files from axles/steering linkages from European vendor to Inventor, Deelip Menezes, Deelip.com, Nov 1, 2011

Cloud Concerns - Tie-In - considering impermanence, price ramping, unwelcome terms, conditions, technical changes, 'ignoreware,' Steve Johnson, blog nauseam, Oct 31, 2011

How to Prepare Your System Before Installing Autodesk Software - installing Autodesk software consists of 3 main steps - checking system requirements, administrator permission, reviewing documentation in AutoCAD 2012, Autodesk, Oct 31, 2011

How to Find Your Product Request Code - launching Autodesk product in trial mode up for 30 days will help in activating license code, Autodesk, Oct 31, 2011

How to Host PDM/PLM Database on the Cloud? - installing database service, administrating it, Oleg Shilovitsky, Beyond PLM, Oct 30, 2011

Cloud Concerns - Security - major worries include safety of data, unauthorized access, Steve Johnson, blog nauseam, Oct 26, 2011

Step 1 - Get Your Autodesk ID - link to create ID for using Autodesk Cloud storage service, Ursula Sadiq, In the Pipes, Oct 25, 2011

Lynelle Cameron on the Power of Sustainability Tools - Autodesk executive on strategic collaboration with Granta Design, offering best design tools, educating people, Chrissy Coughlin, GreenBiz.com, Oct 23, 2011

Can't We All Just Get Along? Sharing AutoCAD Drawings - advantages of following good drafting practices, procedures, Ted Goulet, AUGI Library, Oct 2011

Autodesk Invests in Otoy to Advance Rendering, Compression, and Cloud Use - real-time rendering solutions developer to offer path tracing technology for Autodesk products, Randall Newton, Graphic Speak, Oct 21, 2011

Cloud Benefits - Processing Power - private cloud will get more acceptance for tasks sharing processing load, Steve Johnson, blog nauseam, Oct 21, 2011

Autodesk Buys Into Frank Gehry's CATIA-Powered Think Tank - 'strategic relationship' with Gehry Technologies provides Autodesk with world-class consulting, GT with money, training to expand business, Randall Newton, Graphic Speak, Oct 19, 2011

The Autodesk Exchange Apps Store - usefulness, free apps - COINS Translate, DWF/PDF Batch Publish, DotSoft OrderByLayer, publishing personal apps, AUGI Library, Oct 2011

CAD, PLM and Visual Reporting - HD3D support in NX 8, visual data management in Autodesk products indicate improvements in reporting capabilities, Oleg Shilovitsky, PLM Think Tank, Oct 17, 2011

Cloud Concerns - Terms and Conditions - legalese of Autodesk copyright clauses interpreted for users, Steve Johnson, blog nauseam, Oct 14, 2011

Autodesk Cloud Debuts - users of Autodesk cloud can enjoy free level of initiative related to storage, easy access to certain types of sharing/viewing services, collaborating/simulating data, Susan Smith, AECCafe, Oct 17, 2011

Another Disruptive Autodesk Cloud: Moldflow Insight WS for On-Call Injection Molding Simulation - on-demand cloud-based app to validate, optimize design of plastic parts, injection molds, Randall Newton, GraphicSpeak, Oct 13, 2011

The Digital Classroom - Autodesk invited brightest engineering students from Europe at WoodStEx event to show off their skills using modeling, simulation tools, Professional Engineering, Oct 3, 2011

How do You Feel About CAD in the Cloud? - over half of people surveyed were concerned or frightened of cloud, Steve Johnson, blog nauseam, Sep 30, 2011

3 Key Cloud Principles: Will CAD/PLM Follow? - discussing oracle public cloud, efficiency of portable logic, portable data, open API, Oleg Shilovitsky, PLM Think Tank, Oct 7, 2011

Autodesk Cloud and 'Business as Usual' Question - different opinions about Autodesk cloud, views of bloggers, Oleg Shilovitsky, PLM Think Tank, Oct 6, 2011

Supreme Court Decides Software Law by Not Deciding - US Supreme Court declines petition for certiorari in Vernor vs Autodesk case, Christopher Faille, Forbes, Oct 4, 2011

System Requirements for Autodesk Cloud Rendering - Revit 3D, Oct 6, 2011

Moldflow Insight WS on the Autodesk Cloud - plastic part injection, mild simulation, optimization tools, cloud unit allocations to be based on hours per year, price as per purchase models, John Evans, Design and Motion, Oct 4, 2011

Top Questions - and Answers - About Autodesk Cloud - advantage for Autodesk subscription customers, Cloud units, limits on use of Autodesk Cloud services, Autodesk, Sep 30, 2011

The Cloud Provides Mobility for Construction - web-based products, services by Autodesk offer mobility, subscription customers to be benefitted most, Constructech, Sep 28, 2011

Autodesk Product Design Suite Launchpad - get access to tools based on task to be completed, view list of recently used files, Steve Bedder, Autodesk Manufacturing Northern Europe, Oct 1, 2011

Autodesk's Investment in Simulation Technology: What Does It Mean for Joe Inventor? - $500M invested in acquisitions, R&D to bring impressive manufacturing simulation technology in Autodesk products, Loren Welch, Manufacturing Toolbox, Sep 23, 2011

Autodesk Cloud - Don't Panic, Business as Usual - Autodesk's effort to generate revenues from subscriptions by offering few cloud-based services free for subscription customers, Steve Johnson, blog nauseam, Sep 30, 2011

Autodesk Takes a Big Step Into the Cloud - web services to improve desktop capabilities, beneficial for Suite customers, high-performance computing apps to be allocated to subscribers in units, Randall Newton, Graphic Speak, Aug 19, 2011

Autodesk Cloud - How CAD (and You) Will Be Consolidate Online - cloud apps offer online storage, rendering capabilities, energy analysis, simulation, data management to aid collaboration, Josh Mings, SolidSmack, Sep 12, 2011

An Overview of Web Addresses for Autodesk Cloud Services - individual web services include: Cloud Documents, Cloud Rendering, AutoCAD WS, Green Building Studio, Conceptual Energy Analysis, Autodesk Buzzsaw, CADforum, Sep 29, 2011

Now This is How to Do the App Internet Right - Autodesk Cloud offers storage, rendering, collaboration capabilities, identifying customer workflows, improving work experience, James Staten, ZDNet, Sep 28, 2011

Autodesk Increases Cloud Capability to Include Powerful Simulation - Autodesk Inventor Optimization service gives different optimized variables, better results quickly, Justin Cunningham, EUREKA, Sep 29, 2011

Autodesk Subscribers Get Cloud Club Membership for Free - cloud-hosted apps with 3 GB of storage space, list of initial web services available for Autodesk subscribers, Kenneth Wong's Virtual Desktop, Sep 27, 2011

Autodesk Offers Sustainable Design Tools in the Cloud - incorporating early-stage energy modeling into building designs, seeing impact of materials chosen will be faster, more collaborative in cloud, Leslie Guevarra, GreenBiz.com, Sep 27, 2011

Taking BIM to the Cloud - cloud rendering app can produce compelling, photorealistic visualizations in cloud, Mike Massey, Knowing What You Don't Know About CAD, Sep 27, 2011

Autodesk Cloud Computing is Here - analysis of 1st cloud initiative by Autodesk, some features available only to subscription customers, favors Revit subscribers,  Inventor optimization with but only 100 'cloud units,' John Evans, Design & Motion, Sep 27, 2011

Already the Leader in CloudCAD, Autodesk Goes Just About Whole Hog - DesignReview for iOS devices limited to 2D/3D DWF files with no DWG support, 3GB storage, optimization for Inventor, used of now-decade-old Buzzsaw, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Sep 27, 2011

Autodesk Aims to Take 3D Design, Engineering to the Cloud - interview with Autodesk VP Andrew Anagnost, Rachel King, ZDNet, Sep 23, 2011

Autodesk Cloud - Collaborate More and Output Faster - cloud utilities: Project Nitrous, Design Review mobile app, Project Neon; advantage for subscription customers, Mark Flayler, IMAGINiT Manufacturing Solutions Blog, Sep 27, 2011

Autodesk, Russia and Local PLM - partnership with Aras PLM, pre-announcement of cloud PLM offering indicate Autodesk's interest in PLM, Oleg Shilovitsky, Beyond PLM, Sep 26, 2011

Autodesk Turns to PLM and Demonstrates Its Leadership in Cloud/Mobile Technologies - PLM implementation issues, Autodesk strategy on mobile apps discussed, Dmitry Ushakov, isicad, Sep 27, 2011

Autodesk Shifts Design Apps to the Cloud - company plans to take bulk of its software onto cloud services over next 3 years, Iain Thomson, The Register, Sep 22, 2011

Does Autodesk Smell PLM? First Impression from Moscow Forum - presentations on PDM, Vault collaboration in AEC, AutoCAD WS, cloud computing, Oleg Shilovitsky, Beyond PLM, Sep 22, 2011

Autodesk CEO on Mobile Technology, Software - Carl Bass on company's growth strategy, increasing attraction of customers for Internet apps, cloud computing, impact on traditional desktop computing, Bloomberg, Sep 19, 2011

Showcase - Setting Alternative Materials - Autodesk Showcase allows users to set up different visual scenarios, John Evans, Design and Motion, Sep 8, 2011

Autodesk Showcase Triggers - Turning on the Action in Your Product Visualization - associate behaviors, environments, alternatives to some geometry in Showcase, Loren Welch, Manufacturing Toolbox, Sep 2, 2011

September's Plug-in of the Month Live on Autodesk Labs: TransTips - customer, technology perspectives of TransTips for AutoCAD, Inventor, Revit, 3ds Max, Kean Walmsley, Through the Interface, Sep 2, 2011

Back to School with Cool Free Software - software available in Autodesk Student Community, free software include: 123D, 123 Sculpt, AutoCAD WS, Sketchbook Mobile Express, Project Photofly, Shaan Hurley, Between the Lines, Aug 22, 2011

Autodesk's CEO Talks About the Double-Dip Recession, and We Listen In - lessons learned from last recession, customers, companies are adopting pro-active approach, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Aug 19, 2011

Autodesk Revenue Up 16% in Second Quarter; Manufacturing Unit has Best Quarter Ever - $546 million of revenues generated in Q2, manufacturing division earned $136 million of revenues, Randall Newton, Graphic Speak, Aug 18, 2011

What Were They Thinking? Autodesk Buys Instructables - Instructables acquisition of questionable value to Autodesk, buying ad space would have been preferable, Roopinder Tara, CAD Insider, Aug 16, 2011

What is Tomorrow's DE8.16N? We Speculate Openly - Bill Fane, Ralph Grabowski guess what Autodesk will announce, WorldCAD Access, Aug 15, 2011

Drag-and-Drop Factory Mockup: Autodesk Factory Design Suite Ultimate 2012 - create standard factory components from AutoCAD blocks; thoughtful, specialized features address entire factory design workflow, Kenneth Wong's Virtual Desktop, Aug 10, 2011

Autodesk Debuts CFD Simulation Tool - Autodesk Simulation CFD includes Fusion to make changes, manipulate geometry, de-feature models for simulation, Beth Stackpole, Design News, Aug 9, 2011

Autodesk Acquires Instructables: What It Means for Makers - maker communities have become more valuable, which is inspiring people in bigger communities, Phillip Torrone, MAKE, Aug 5, 2011

Autodesk Insider: 15 Questions with Steve Bedder - role at Autodesk, introduction to AutoCAD, challenges at work, blogging, getting feedbacks from readers, AUGI Library, Aug 4, 2011

Autodesk Building Design Suite Premium 2012 - impressive set of software offers cost savings to those planning BIM transition, using Revit, working on network licenses, highly praised by Patrick Davis, Cadalyst, Aug 4, 2011

imulation CFD 2012 - CFdesign Adopted Into the Simulation Family - standard ribbon interface, integrated with Autodesk Fusion, Autodesk Licensing Manager with flexible licensing opportunities adopted, John Evans, Design and Motion, Aug 2, 2011

PTC CEO on ADSK's PLM - Autodesk's channel, distribution mechanism is not for selling PLM, not helpful for companies to transform business processes, Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, Aug 2, 2011

Autodesk Launches Its Own CFD Package - Autodesk Simulation CFD offers one-click simulation, has design study automation, remote solving features, Kenneth Wong's Virtual Desktop, Aug 1, 2011

Autodesk Product Design Suite Ultimate 2012 - easy to install single-seat license through portable USB drive, offers software for 2D sketching, direct editing, sustainable designing, simulation analysis, animation, rendering, Kenneth Wong, Desktop Engineering, Aug 1, 2011

Makers, the New Super Geeks? - Autodesk's fascination with 'makers' make it purchase Instructables, website allowing people to share their DIY project ideas, Monica Schnitger, Schnitger Corporation Hot Topics, Aug 1, 2011

Going Mobile with Autodesk Mobile Apps - SketchBook, Buzzsaw Mobile, Inventor Publisher Mobile Viewer, Bluestreak, AutoCAD WS are available, Gil Cordle, CAD Clues, July 28, 2011

Dynamic Licensing Behavior of Autodesk Manufacturing Products and Suites - start with lower license available, automatically elevate to higher licenses on demand, Autodesk, July 25, 2011

How to Get a Previous Version Use on Your Autodesk Software - software need to be on subscription in order to get previous release, Cherisse Biddulph, IMAGINiT Manufacturing Solutions Blog, July 18, 2011

Autodesk Does About-Face on PLM - Autodesk working on cloud-based product for product data management, work processes management, Randall Newton, Graphic Speak, July 13, 2011

Autodesk Design and Product Design Suite Review - designing wireless desktop speaker using powerful, comprehensive suite of tools, Benjamin Lloyd, core77, July 12, 2011

Testing Autodesk Lab's Latest 'CAD in the Cloud' Solution - Project Quickshare - takes HTML 5 DWF viewer from Project Nitrous, uploads DWF file without downloading any software, Paul Munford, CAD Setter Out, July 13, 2011

Autodesk PLM: Fast Second? - Autodesk is opting for 2nd mover approach in case of PLM development, Oleg Shilovitsky, PLM Think Tank, July 11, 2011

Citrix-Ready Autodesk Applications - Autodesk executives on company vision for Citrix embrace, products tuned for Citrix, profile for end user, handling license, AUGI Library, July 2011

Final: No Joy for Autodesk as USPTO Continues to Agree that DWG is Not Registerable - DWG is description of file type only, Autodesk doesn't control use of DWG by others, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, July 6, 2011

Autodesk and SharePoint: Collaboration with No Compromises? - Autodesk announces Vault-SharePoint collaboration, trying to find alternative to PLM collaboration, Oleg Shilovitsky, PLM Think Tank, July 6, 2011

SharePoint, Social and the Enterprise - SocialLink tools allow to kick off conversation; SharePoint users have direct access to engineering data within Vault 2012, Al Dean, DEVELOP 3D, June 30, 2011

Interview: A Dozen Question's with Autodesk's Karen Mason - designing AutoCAD, skills needed, challenges during design development, benefits of annual release cycle, The Kung Fu Drafter, June 26, 2011

Autodesk Consumer Group - technology for consumer level, 123D, SketchBook, HomeStyler, Android, iPad apps, Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, June 28, 2011

Autodesk Suites are More Than the Sum of Their Parts - suites offer additional capabilities, not provided if software are bought separately, Bill Fane, Cadalyst, June 23, 2011

Autodesk SketchBook Designer: Concept Sketches in DWG - easy-to-use, 2D curve-based sketching program, has symmetry command to create identical geometry on opposite sides of canvass, Kenneth Wong, Desktop Engineering, June 23, 2011

Autodesk Mudbox - Where CAD is Not Enough - component of Autodesk Design Suites for modeling from textures, Vladimir Michl, CAD Studio Blog, May 31, 2011

Autodesk's Inter Suite Interoperability - Chris Hall of Autodesk on FBX file format, Factory Suite more sophisticated with interoperability, Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, June 14, 2011

Autodesk Seek: Get Real World BIM Models for Free - AutoCAD blocks, Revit families available, multiple file formats available, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, June 2011

How to Prepare an ADMS Console Backup to Send to Autodesk or a Reseller for Analysis - Richard Rankin, Cracking the Vault, June 7, 2011

School is Not Out for Autodesk - A HotNews Interview with Alissa Perlstein Sykes - Autodesk executive on software for students, Autodesk education community, connection between corporate clients, educational institutions, AUGI Library, June 2011

Autodesk Suites: USB to DVD - procedure for ordering DVD of Autodesk Suites, David Lau, Up and Ready, June 3, 2011

Autodesk Homestyler - free software to design room, sometimes slow to load content from cloud, fails to save floor plan, Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, June 7, 2011

Autodesk for Mac Facecast 2 Notes - mental ray rendering engine fully incorporated into AutoCAD for Mac, Anthony Frausto-Robledo, Architosh, June 6, 2011

Autodesk Product Design Suite 2012 Install - configuration is easy, one install path root, easy to install, John Evans, Design and Motion, June 3, 2011

Up-Front CAE - Autodesk Scores - gauges in Autodesk Moldflow Adviser Design plug-in provide instant readouts of manufacturability, cost, environmental impact, Roopinder Tara, CAD Insider, June 1, 2011

Autodesk Software Shows How Materials Can Lead to Greener Designs - Eco Materials Adviser helps analyze impacts of different design options on lifecycle sustainability, Virginia Terry, GreenBiz.com, May 31, 2011

Carl Bass and IDEAS - avid user of 3D printing technique, Autodesk CEO attends event on reimaging manufacturing, Terry Wohlers, Wohlers Associates, May 28, 2011

How to Perform an Automated Uninstallation of AutoCAD 2012 and Autodesk Design Suite 2012 Family Products - uninstall tool detects, uninstalls 32-bit or 64-bit versions of software, Autodesk Knowledge Base, May 26, 2011

Autodesk Enhances Customer-VAR Experience Through New Initiatives - investing in manufacturing, education, Autodesk Platinum Tier certification introduced, Rita Stange, Revit Community, May 23, 2011

Excerpts from Autodesk's Q1 Conference Call - AutoCAD platform division grew 15%, cash holdings are $1.5 billion, Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, May 31, 2011

13 Autodesk Trademarks That Have Died - Autodesk Envision, Autodesk Map, Autodesk University, Autodesk 3D Concepts, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, May 27, 2011

Autodesk BIM 360 and a Huge Freebee - understanding components of BIM 360: Vault Collaboration AEC, Buzzsaw, integrated mobile applications, John Evans, Design and Motion, May 26, 2011

Autodesk SIM Squad - Serious About CAE - group formed to educate, facilitate CAE for users, sales channel, Autodesk employees, Roopinder Tara, CAD Insider, May 26, 2011

Autodesk Simulation Products for 2012 - Vault, Fusion Integration, CFdesign, Moldflow Adviser, Moldflow Insight, John Evans, Design and Motion, Apr 25, 2011

Autodesk Net Income Up 170% in First Quarter - net income is $99.7 million, highest quarterly net income since October 2008, reclassifies product categories, Randall Newton, GraphicSpeak, May 23, 2011

16 Autodesk Applications That You Can Get for Free - DWG TrueView, Inventor Viewer, Project Vasari, Photofly, Autodesk 123D, Sketchbook Mobile Express, AutoCAD WS, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, May 2011

How to Transfer Stand-Alone Licenses in Autodesk Products - removing license transfer utility from installations, deployments, Luke Johnson, What Revit Wants, May 24, 2011

Autodesk Ups Ante with Partner Specializations, Software Suites - Autodesk offering product suites, Platinum designation to recognize, differentiate partners, Heather Clancy, SearchITChannel.com, May 19, 2011

Unblock ZIP Files Before Installing Plug Ins of the Month for 2012 Applications - Scott Sheppard, Autodesk Labs, May 20, 2011

Project Photofly 2.0 Preview in London - ability to get corresponding 3D wireframe from photos of building, Scott Sheppard, It's Alive in the Lab, May 19, 2011

What Subscription Customers Need to Know About 2012 Product Release - notification about upgrade, changing delivery preference, first customer ship date, Revit Community, May 9, 2011

Illegal Server Host Name - license server name with more than 15 characters shows error while configuring network deployment for Autodesk software, Avto Chachava, Up and Ready, May 13, 2011

Autodesk, Dassault and Free CAD Options - 2D CAD tool 'DraftSight' by Dassault, 3D design tool '123D' by Autodesk, Oleg Shilovitsky, PLM Think Tank, May 14, 2011

Autodesk 123D, Pt 2: A Maker Resurgence - Autodesk hopes to tap into what might be groundswell in custom made products, inventions, Roopinder Tara, CAD Insider, May 16, 2011

Autodesk 123D, Pt 1 - with free Windows desktop application for design targeted towards consumers, Autodesk seems to join maker movement, Roopinder Tara, CAD Insider, May 13, 2011

Autodesk's 2012 Line-Up - Autodesk product suites include mature, professional software that need expertise, skill, training to use them efficiently, Martyn Day, AEC Magazine, May 14, 2011

Wrong Product Key - finding associated product key for downloaded Autodesk product, Being Inventive, May 12, 2011

How to Remove All Autodesk Products from a Windows System - Autodesk Knowledge Base, May 10, 2011

AutoCAD 2012 + Citrix XenApp - FAQs on benefits of Citrix implementation, impact on client deployment environments, Citrix/XenApp approach, risks, David Stein, Between the Lines, May 9, 2011

Big News for Makers, Kids - Autodesk Launching 123D Absolutely Free - Windows desktop 3D modeling app to play, explore, learn, create highly precise 3D models, Josh Mings, SolidSmack, May 9, 2011

Autodesk Discusses Makers and New Industrial Revolution at Wired Business Conference - free 3D modeling application 'Autodesk 123D' to be launched, Autodesk, May 3, 2011

How Prior Version Support Affects License Usage in Autodesk 2012 Suite Products - subscription benefit allows to run current version of Autodesk product plus 3 previous versions of same product, Autodesk, Apr 29, 2011

Notes from 'Facecast' AutoCAD on Mac Facebook Event - users asked about integration between WS, both OS platforms of AutoCAD, 3rd party developer support for AutoCAD on Mac, Mac app store, Anthony Frausto-Robledo, Architosh, Apr 29, 2011

Autodesk's AEC Media Day 2011 Report - BIM 360 tool for AEC collaboration, contents of Building Design Suite 2012, Susan Smith, AECCafe, May 2, 2011

Is the European Commission Investigating Autodesk? - Autodesk's monopoly in 2D design software market might send it under regulatory scrutiny, Randall Newton, Graphic Speak, Apr 28, 2011

Sustainability and Design: The Key to Efficiency - Autodesk's CEO Carl Bass on sustainability decisions, digital prototypes, Autodesk initiatives, Mathew Ingram, GigaOM, Apr 21, 2011

8 Autodesk Products Verified as Citrix Ready - customers get benefits of centralized computing through Citrix XenApp on demand, Randall Newton, Graphic Speak, Apr 18, 2011

2012: Preparing for Installation of Autodesk Products and Suites - introduction, reviewing documentation, downloading language packs, Autodesk Knowledge Base, Apr 15, 2011

Here's How Autodesk is Making You So Much Cash - Autodesk turned 26% of revenue into free cash flow, Seth Jayson, The Motley Fool, Apr 18, 2010

Designing Autodesk's Growth - Autodesk outperforming Google, Microsoft, Oracle, CNBC, Apr 12, 2011

Project Galileo Media Day Overview Video - infrastructure conceptual design technology preview, link to videos, Scott Sheppard, Autodesk Labs, Apr 11, 2011

What's New for Autodesk University 2011 - 90 minute classes, 'seminar' added as class type, monthly AU virtual events planned, Autodesk, Apr 2011

Failure Creating Deployment for Autodesk Building Design Suite Ultimate 2012 on Windows 7 x64 or Vista x64 Editions - workaround is creating deployment from machine running Windows XP Professional x64 or x32 bit version, Autodesk, Apr 11, 2011

System Requirements for Autodesk Citrix Ready Products - Autodesk Knowledge Base, Apr 4, 2011

The CAD Cloud. Finally. Citrix and AutoCAD 2012 - 9 Autodesk products certified for use with Citrix, XenApp, Skatterbrainz Blog, Apr 6, 2011

Manufacturing Tech Day Highlights - Inventor 2012 features, Fusion included in Autodesk 2012 Suites, eco-materials library, John Evans, Design and Motion, Apr 5, 2011

Autodesk Tempts Users with Suite Deals for 2012 - bundle pricing much lower than individual product buying, providing workflow-specific interoperability, additional features, Kenneth Wong's Virtual Desktop, Apr 4, 2011

Autodesk Manufacturing Press Day 2011 - pros, cons of Autodesk product suites, Rhino mentioned as competition, Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, Apr 5, 2011

The Problem with the Autodesk 2012 Product Suites - Autodesk product suites announced before getting ready, improper marketing shadows value added to products, Deelip Menezes, Deelip.com, Apr 4, 2011

Autodesk Manufacturing Tech Day - Product Demonstrations - Sketchbook Designer demo, Alias Design 2012, Factory Design Suite discussed, Q&A, Mark Flayler, IMAGINiT Manufacturing Solutions Blog, Apr 1, 2011

The Wengerd Report: AutoCAD 2012's EULA is Now 60,000+ characters. Be Sure to Read Them All - fixed term/limited duration/rental license, session specific network license terms added, Owen Wengerd, WorldCAD Access, Apr 1, 2011

Live Blog: Autodesk Manufacturing Press Day 2011 (Updated) - SketchBook Designer demo, Autodesk Factory Design Suite details, simulation session, Q&A, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Mar 30, 2011

Breaking Down Autodesk's Vision for Simulation - Autodesk still needs to add more collaborative capabilities to its simulation suite to enable simulation driven designing, Chad Jackson, engineering-matters.com, Mar 9, 2011

Autodesk Software 2012 Webcast - eco material advisor in Inventor, integrated hydraulic, hydrologic utilities, Revit supports large work teams via central Revit server, Q&A, Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, Mar 29, 2011

Autodesk: 'We're No Longer a CAD Company' - Autodesk product suites provide users capabilities to work beyond typical CAD domain, Monica Schnitger, Schnitger Corporation Hot Topics, Mar 24, 2011

Autodesk: From PDM to MLP? - Autodesk Vault, other data management products need continuous improvements to meet Autodesk customers' demands, Oleg Shilovitsky, PLM Think Tank, Mar 28, 2011

Autodesk 2012 Product Launch - Bloggers Event, Pt 2 - construction modeling enhancements, visualization upgrades, point clouds in Revit, 3D Connexion support, Revit Space, Mar 22, 2011

Autodesk: Suites Strategy Underway - great sources of revenues, Autodesk launches more products suites in standard, premium, ultimate segments, Gerson Lehrman Group, Mar 23, 2011

Autodesk Unveils 2012 Product Line - product suites to ship on USB thumb drive, Inventor Fusion integrated in 2012 product line, direct connectivity to AutoCAD WS, Nancy Spurling Johnson, Cadalyst, Mar 21, 2011

What's Not Inside? Autodesk Press Releases - 8GB RAM recommended for 3D, Fusion included for free, 3D CAD translation from competitors also free, more, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Mar 22, 2010

Autodesk Media Webcast - more robust set of 3D modeling tools in AutoCAD 2012 family, AutoCAD Architecture 2012 offers faster startup, drawing load times, Steve Bennett, 2D or Not 2D, Mar 21, 2011

Autodesk 2012 Product Webcast Highlights - design suites to ship on USB key, Inventor Fusion included with AutoCAD 2012, RK McSwain, CAD Panacea, Mar 21, 2011

Should You Get Out of Autodesk Before Next Quarter? - noticing 'days sales outstanding' growth trend, Seth Jayson, The Motley Fool, Mar 17, 2011

Driving into 2014: Presidio Parkway's Future Envisioned in 3D - computer game engine incorporated into simulator setup at Autodesk Gallery offers driving pleasure through Presidio Parkway, Kenneth Wong's Virtual Desktop, Mar 16, 2011

Doyle Drive Project - Autodesk Gallery offers simulated drive on Doyle Drive approach to Golden Gate Bridge, Michael Cabanatuan, SFGate, Mar 15, 2011

Autodesk Aims for the Cloud - Autodesk Labs offers apps like Photofly, Photo Scene Editor, Neon, Project Vasari as cloud-hosted services to lighten computational burden, Kenneth Wong, Architecture Week, Mar 2, 2011

Point Clouds: No Longer Just a Bunch of Dots - Autodesk using photogrammetry, shape extraction, point cloud technology permits AutoCAD users to import point cloud, extract geometry, John Evans, Design and Motion, Mar 9, 2011

Autodesk's CEO Discusses Q4 2011 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - 16% growth in total revenue, record total billings, strong growth in cash flow from operating activities, Seeking Alpha, Feb 24, 2011

Autodesk Up 16% in 4th Quarter - net income for quarter was $61.6 million, record increase in manufacturing, however revenue still not up to pre-recession level, Randall Newton, Graphic Speak, Feb 15, 2011 

What Effect of Autodesk's Registration of DWG as Trademark Means - Autodesk expected to succeed in attempt to trademark DWG, users may benefit with less confusion, more effects on industry, Owen Wengerd, WorldCAD Access, March 4, 2011 

Method 7 of 100 - Claims Analysis - how Autodesk documents impact of new features or different designs on product usability,  user experience, Chauncey Wilson, Designing the User Experience at Autodesk, Mar 3, 2011

Autodesk on Pending Acquisition of Blue Ridge Numerics - products can be used with NX, Solid Edge, CATIA, SolidWorks, Autodesk’s Inventor, Revit modeling packages, available to Autodesk’s architecture, construction software users, Kenneth Wong, Desktop Engineering, Mar 3, 2011

Autodesk Acquiring Blue Ridge Numerics - increases stake in fluid flow analysis, a complicated, specialized niche, Autodesk already acquired Algor, PlassoTech, Jeff Rowe, MCADCafe, Feb 28, 2011

Autodesk to Acquire Blue Ridge Numerics for CFD Technology - specialized tools give fluid flow, heat transfer focused users high level CAD integration, SIMULIA to develop own flow solver as part of Abaqus toolset, Al Dean, DEVELOP 3D, Feb 17, 2011

Autodesk Adds CFDesign to Its Quiver - computational fluid dynamics software, new simulation capabilities for effective design process, tools to improve quality, accelerate time-to-market, drive profitability, Monica Schnitger, Schnitger Corporation Hot Topics, Feb 17, 2011

Autodesk to Acquire CFD Vendor Blue Ridge Numerics for $39 Million - Autodesk adding to simulation offering, reaches PTC customers, Randall Newton, GraphicSpeak, Feb 17, 2011

Battle Over DWG Ends Next Week, Thursday - Autodesk attempt to register file extension as trademark in USA, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Feb 15, 2011

The Carl Bass Interview - wide-ranging conversation with Autodesk CEO, includes design on the cloud, PLM, CAM, love for Sudoku, great lengths make his PC run silently, Martyn Day, DEVELOP 3D, Feb 1, 2011

Marketing to Fanatics - Autodesk use of social media to publicize AutoCAD for Mac, Karen Bannan, BtoB, Jan 11, 2011

Media Q&A with Carl Bass at AU2010 - Autodesk CEO discusses recent launches, realistic models, cloud storage, Revit for Mac proposal, RobiNZ CAD Blog, Dec 23, 2010

AutoCAD’s Fateful Return to the Mac - interview with Autodesk's Rob Maguire, product manager for AutoCAD for Mac, Anthony Frausto-Robledo, Architosh, Dec 17, 2010

Using the Cloud for Simulation and Analysis - Autodesk building ability to use clouds into Inventor so analysis can occur in high performance computing environment in the cloud, white paper by CIMdata on Autodesk site, Dec 15, 2010

Book Review: David Stein's 'The AutoCAD Network Administrator's Bible' - well written, a wealth of information from an expert, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Dec 14, 2010

Busy Autodesk Looks Wistfully to the Clouds - report from Autodesk University, new technologies include Homestyler.com, Project Photofly, infinite computing, new subscription strategy, more, Randall Newton, GraphicSpeak, Dec 9, 2010

Autodesk University 2010, Pt 1 - 7,000 attendees hear about consumer, mobile, sustainable design, cloud computing, Spurling Johnson, Cadalyst, Dec 9, 2010

Autodesk University 2010: General Session and AEC Industry Highlights - infinite power of cloud computing, Project Photofly, Project Neon, Project Vasari, Project Galileo, Project Dasher, notable innovators, AEC initiatives, Lachmi Khemlani, AECbytes, Dec 9, 2010

Tech Driving Behavioral Change: Talking with Autodesk's Emma Stewart - interview, discussion of sustainability efforts in Autodesk's AEC division, Tom Schueneman, Triple Pundit, Dec 9, 2010

AU 2010 - Day 3 - civil, infrastructure keynote from Autodesk University, RK McSwain, CAD Panacea, Dec 5, 2010

Autodesk BIM Conference Report - full of customer presentation, a 'roaring success', UK government getting involved as 20% BIM adoption in UK trails 60% adoption in US, Martyn Day, AEC Magazine, Dec 5, 2010

Autodesk University 2010: The Beginning of the Era of Infinite Computing - Project Photofly, Autodesk offers cloud technology to users, Kenneth Wong, Desktop Engineering, Dec 3, 2010

Observations on the AU 2010 User Conference - Autodesk suites, comparison to Adobe, 3D coexisting with 2D, interoperability of products, revenue and channel, more, Jay Vleeschhouwer, The Vleeschhouwer Report (published on WorldCAD Access), Dec 5, 2010

Autodesk University 2010: The Interesting Things To Know - 'infinite computing,' cloud security, software delivery, AutoCAD WS, open source, Inventor Fusion, Autodesk growth and revenue, Revit on Mac, more, Josh Mings, SolidSmack, Dec 1, 2010

A Conversation With Carl Bass - Pt 2 - Autodesk CEO discusses college, rise to top from having a desk in the hallway, running a big company, Deelip Menezes, Deelip.com, Dec 5, 2010

A Conversation With Carl Bass - Autodesk CEO shifts on PLM, critical of Dassault entering AEC, sees Dassault as 'killing' SolidWorks, Inventor for do-it-yourselfers, 'infinite computing,' more, Deelip Menezes, Deelip.com, Dec 1, 2010

AU 2010 Manufacturing Keynote: Digital Prototyping - It’s Not Just Pretty Pictures - digital prototyping, Manufacturing Community Award, customer presentations from Itamco, Balzer Pacific, Pi Bicycles, more, Sunith Babu, CAD Professor, Dec 2, 2010

Autodesk and Infinite Computing - coins new term for cloud computing, price uncertain, Deelip Menezes, Deelip.com, Dec 1, 2010

AU: Day 0, or Media and Their Briefs - Brian Mathews with his '7 Technology Trends,' Buzz Kross with TinkerBox,' Kung Fu Drafter, Nov 29, 2010

Live from Autodesk Media Day - Autodesk embracing Apple hardware & approach, what's coming out of Autodesk Labs, Tinkerbox, PhotoFly becoming part of AutoCAD, presentations by Amar Hanspal & Jay Bhatt, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Nov 30, 2010

Mathews of Autodesk Labs Updates His Seven Trends - leader of Autodesk Labs gives  media briefing, updates Seven Technology Trends lecture with example projects, Matt Ball, Spatial Sustain, Nov 29, 2010

Live from Autodesk University 2010 - Design Computation Symposium, DesignScript, CEO Carl Bass on complexity, craftsmanship, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Nov 29, 2010

Live from Carl Bass Q&A - Autodesk CEO fields questions from media after his keynote at AU2010, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Nov 30, 2010

AU Tuesday Afternoon - coverage of Tuesday's keynote, presentations by Autodesk CTO, Tesla Motors, Studio-H, Escape Dynamics, more, Aaron Phillips, BIM Reality, Nov 30, 2010

Autodesk University 2010 - Virtual Washout  - nice graphics, but plagued with problems, Alan Wooldridge,  Revit Structure Learning Curve, Nov 30, 2010

Autodesk University - Autodesk University 2010 General Session - Autodesk, Nov 30, 2010

Autodesk University 2010: 5 Programs Rockin’ the Future of Design - Project Photofly, Project Galileo, Project Neon, Autodesk Tinkerbox, Autodesk Tinkerbox, Josh Mings, SolidSmack, Nov 30, 2010

Autodesk Labs Technology Previews and Seven Technology Trends - overview, major projects, Scott Sheppard, YouTube, Nov 22, 2010

ADSK: First Read of 3QFY11 Results and Outlook - analysis of Autodesk's quarterly results, Jay Vleeschhouwer, WorldCAD Access, Nov 19, 2010

Autodesk Letting Out Teasers About New Architectural Concept Modeler - hints of architectural concept modeler from Autodesk appearing online, Project Vasari appears to be Revit technology stripped down for initial conceptual modeling, site analysis, Randall Newton, Graphic Speak, Nov 12, 2010

Autodesk QTO Backout Tool: A Few Cool Things About It - 4 associated tools, using for area backout/linear line break, Jason Dodds, dODDS and Ends, Oct 27, 2010

Eureka! - conceptual design, traditional parametric 3D CAD tools, Autodesk Alias software, digital sketching, scan/photo-to-model, Develop 3D, Oct 27, 2010

McAfee and Autodesk Products Performance Issues and Solution - steps to reduce impact of anti-virus software on Autodesk product performance, JTB World, Oct 27, 2010

Autodesk-Granta Partnership to Spawn a New Sustainability Solution - Granta MI controlling/accessing/analyzing/applying data related to materials, integrating Granta's eco design methods into Autodesk software, Project Krypton, Kenneth Wong's Virtual Desktop, Oct 19, 2010

The Future of the ITC and the AutoCAD Clone Market - IntelliCAD 7 Beta 2 made available to members, ITC size dwindling, Dassault Systemes launching free DraftSight on Windows, Mac and Linux, Deelip Menezes, Deelip.com, Oct 7, 2010

Photo Scene Editor: Can I Delete a Photo? - setting selection filter to Camera/All, deleting camera to remove its associated photo, Scott Sheppard, It's Alive in the Lab, Oct 6, 2010

Building a Hospital Out of Bits and Bricks - San Francisco hospital built virtually before actual construction, used Autodesk's 3D modeling tools, Kerry Dolan, Forbes, Sep 9 , 2010

How the Business Press Pissed Over Autodesk's Embargo - AutoCAD for Mac, Autodesk PR sending press release to journalists/bloggers apologizing that news was made public ahead of time, Deelip Menezes, Deelip.com, Aug 31, 2010

Autodesk, Data Management and Why PLM? Question - Autodesk and PLM, connecting customer's demands to have scope of data management functions, integration, Autodesk Inventor, Oleg Shilovitsky, Daily PLM Think Tank, Aug 26, 2010

Marketing 101 - Score 2 for Autodesk - Autodesk hiring experts to report on Inventor vs SolidWorks, productivity increases from updating AutoCAD, raises ire in some camps, but overall scoring major marketing points, Kathleen Maher, Vektorrum, Aug 12, 2010

Who Needs PLM? - Autodesk's recent quarter sales shows applications selling briskly, company sees no need for PLM software, Steve Wolfe, Vektorrum, Aug 13, 2010

Technology Preview from Autodesk Labs: Construct 3D Scenes with 2D Photos - Photo Scene editor, completed scene comprising point clouds, ease of use, speed, efficiency, Kenneth Wong’s Virtual Desktop, Aug 13, 2010

Photo Scene Editor on Autodesk Labs- building, visualizing, editing, analyzing scenes from sets of photographs, Photofly, installation, usage, Kean Walmsley, Through the Interface, July 22, 2010

Seven Technology Trends for Design  - analog to digital, cloud computing, human-centered design, digital reality, Scott Sheppard, It’s Alive in the Lab, July 13, 2010

Autodesk Factory Design Suites - better design decisions, integrating 2D layout data with out-of-the-box 3D models, Sunith Babu, CAD Professor, June 25, 2010

Autodesk Design Review on the iPad Feedback - Internet connection required, storing designs in cloud, Scott Sheppard, Autodesk Labs, Jun 9, 2010

A Tale of Two Translators - Project Snap, indexing all data inside designs, using Yahoo Babelfish/Google translator, Scott Sheppard, Autodesk Labs, May 28, 2010

Autodesk Subscription Numbers in Its Own Words - educational/commercial users, 4 financial quarters, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, May 27, 2010

Rob's Twitching - testing applications without downloading/installing, running AutoCAD, Revit, Maya, Inventor on Twitch, Rob Cohee, Ellipsis, May 26, 2010

Autodesk's 'Clumsy' Upgrade Policy - adding to Autodesk's existing financial troubles, customers who are refusing to join subscription bandwagon, Deelip Menezes, May 24, 2010

Choosing Computer OS/Hardware to Run Autodesk Products - ensuring hardware, software runs on Windows 7 64-bit OS, determining size of AutoCAD drawings, Revit files, Steve Bennett, 2D or not 2D, May 21, 2010

Interview with Callan Carpenter - Autodesk's VP of subscription discusses Simplified Upgrade Pricing policy, Deelip Menezes, May 4, 2010

AutoCAD 2011 and Other Autodesk Product Help - On the Go - viewing AutoCAD documentation from any smartphone, Shaan Hurley, Between the Lines, May 4, 2010

How to Prepare an ADMS Console Backup to Autodesk or a Reseller for Analysis - steps to sending backup to Autodesk or your Reseller without letting Filestore give away sensitive data, Richard Rankin, Cracking the Vault, Apr 30, 2010

Autodesk AEC Tech Preview - AutoCAD Architecture and AutoCAD MEP, Revit MEP, product releases addressing customers' needs, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Apr 7, 2010

Autodesk Shows Dassault How to Treat Customers - Autodesk's distribution of bug fixes to its customers, Blog Nauseum, Apr 30, 2010

AutoCAD for Mac - Autodesk getting a Mac version ready? acedinpt.h file reveals a clue,  Owen Wengerd, Outside The Box, Apr 10, 2010

Corporate CAD Caveats exclusive - recognizing ways to increase profitability, understanding issues, value of digital design products, Emlyn Altman, Autodesk University 2009

Making Design Patterns Work in Practice - defining user experience design patterns, example showing pattern with 3 variations, Tom Vollaro, Designing the User Experience at Autodesk, Mar 19, 2010

Project Butterfly Review - ability to view, review, mark-up, share, co-edit drawing files uploaded on web, Martyn Day, Experienc Building, Mar 5, 2010

Autodesk's Sure Thing - CEO Carl Bass talks about being fired by Carol Bartz, open source, piracy, Press:Here, Mar 2010

Outdated Perceptions About Design Technology are Hampering Growth According to New Survey - Autodesk survey identifies cost, market conditions as biggest barriers to business growth, dpa, Mar 8, 2010

Publishing DWG Data to Google Earth exclusive video or audio - importing image, terrain data into AutoCAD-based products, publishing DWG-based models to Google Earth for presentation to wider audiences, Thomas Inzinga, Autodesk University 2009

Best of What's Free in the Bay Area - Autodesk gallery, now open to public, showcases work of its broad base of customers, Peter Hartlaub, SFGate, Mar 7, 2010

AutoCAD Does a Cheshire Cat - change your subscription setting to 'box' to receive actual disc containing software, Steve Johnson, blog nauseam, Feb 19, 2010

An Entomologist's View of Project Butterfly - understanding typical Butterfly session, technology decisions behind Butterfly's architecture, Kean Walmsley, Through the Interface, Feb 10, 2010

How will You React to Autodesk's New Upgrade Pricing? - Autodesk discouraging user to upgrade, might change its subscription policies in future, Steve Johnson, blog nauseam, Feb 8, 2010

Autodesk Visit - Meeting with Carl Bass - CAD in the cloud, SolidWorks to use CATIA V6 technology, AutoCAD clones, ODA, Deelip Menezes, Deelip.com, Feb 5, 2010

Autodesk Project Butterfly: Shifting from Desktop to Web - online drawing review, collaboration tool can be used in 2D only, not fast like desktop application, Roopinder Tara, CAD Insider, Jan 30, 2010

Test Flight in Autodesk Project Butterfly video or audio - web-based 2D annotation, markup, editing technology preview, Kenneth Wong, YouTube, Jan 23, 2010

More Technology Previews Bolster Autodesk Labs - Project Butterfly, Autodesk Alias Sketch for AutoCAD technologies available for test drive, Kenneth Wong, Desktop Engineering, Feb 1, 2010

Autodesk Project Butterfly

CAD International Acquires Intellectual Property of DRCAuto - author puzzles over how AutoCAD reseller can maintain relations with Autodesk since it  recommends competing products and now owns LT LISP enabler, which Autodesk prohibits, Deelip Menezes, Deelip.com, Jan 26, 2010

Autodesk University 09 - CEO Carl Bass keynote on managing complexity, key points on point-cloud, analysis, content, Mac, AutoCAD, Martyn Day, AEC Magazine, Jan 26, 2010

Autodesk University 2009 - The Exhibition Hall - trends in 3D laser scanning, printing, visualization technologies, Martyn Day, AEC Magazine, Jan 26, 2010

Making the Most with Autodesk Quantity Takeoff: Connecting Take Offs to Industry Estimating Software exclusive video or audio - setting up Quantity Takeoff project, multiple ways of reporting on items with built-in reporting tools, exporting functions, Stephen Komisarek, Autodesk University 2009

Autodesk Evaluating SaaS Model: Offers Real Time 2D DWG Collaboration Online with Project Butterfly - based on streaming technology, uses Adobe's Flash web engine, sends accurate vectors, metadata using optimized compression, Martyn Day, Develop 3D, Jan 21, 2010

SolidWorks Bows Out; DWG Goes to Autodesk - SolidWorks withdraws application for DWG trademarks filed at USPTO, Kenneth Wong's Virtual Desktop, Jan 20, 2010

Autodesk Effects CAD on Web Future with Project 'Butterfly' - share, review, simultaneously edit DWG files over web, Josh Mings, SolidSmack, Jan 19, 2010

Facilities Management: Beyond Buildings - customer support to continue for Autodesk FMDesktop, option to migrate to FM:Interact Workplace Management, Susan Smith, AECCafe, Jan 18, 2010

Autodesk University 2009 - CEO Carl Bass on technology, BIM tools, Cloud computing, Susan Smith, Architecture Week, Jan 13, 2010

EULA Showdown - Autodesk strikes back at critic R Paul Waddington for sustained criticism of end user license agreement (EULA), Matt Lombard, Dezignstuff SolidWorks Blog, Jan 18, 2010

Trust - CAD blogger denied Inventor subscription renewal for objecting to Autodesk EULA, Deelip.com, Jan 13, 2010

With Just 16 days to Go, Autodesk Anoints FM:Systems Facilities Managers Stop Sweating - Autodesk abandoned its FM Desktop, championing FM:Systems, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Jan 14, 2010

Autodesk University 2009 - Alias Sketch for AutoCAD announced, Inventor Publisher Technology Preview available, Moldflow demo, Al Dean, Develop 3D, Jan 13, 2010

A Lap Around Autodesk Quantity Takeoff exclusive video or audio - preparing datasets, organizing takeoff, assemblies, generating cost estimates, publishing estimates for use in other applications, Mark Webb, Autodesk University 2009

Bluestreak and the Birth of a Collaboration Kernel - using collaboration kernel to integrate collaboration interactions, seven principles of project information cloud, David, StressFree, Jan 7, 2010

Autodesk and SolidWorks Settle Lawsuit Over DWG - court forces Autodesk to disavow any claims against functional uses of .dwg, Kenneth Wong's Virtual Desktop, Jan 7, 2010

Autodesk, Graphisoft and 3D News - Autodesk acquires Dynamite VSP, SIM Products, AIA reports increased use of BIM, architosh, Jan 6, 2010

What's Next for Autodesk vs DWG? - fight might go to USPTO territory, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Jan 5, 2010

Update: What the Court's Decision Means - Autodesk, SolidWorks can't file same claims against each other, can file same claims against others, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Jan 5, 2010

Memorandum Opinion on the Use of 'DWG' as a File Extension and Autodesk's Disavowal Thereof -  judge records opinion for the record for court case, William Alsup, Dec 31, 2009

SolidWorks Accuses Autodesk of Attempting to Monopolize Use of .DWG as File Extension - Autodesk wants to consider use of DWG by competitors as trademark infringement, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Dec 31, 2009

Autodesk Chuckles at SolidWorks' Fear-Mongering - Autodesk, SolidWorks argue over use of DWG format, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Dec 31, 2009

Judge Rules Autodesk's Anti-'SolidWorks' Cartoons A-OK - nonactionable puffery by Autodesk about reading, writing DWG data, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Jan 1, 2010

Judge Agrees that Orange Rectangles are Generic - Autodesk failed to produce sufficient evidence to prove trade dress distinctive, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Dec 30, 2009

Judge Undecided on Use of Puffery by SolidWorks - possible overuse of Autodesk brands by SolidWorks, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Dec 31, 2009

#AU2009 Day 3 - Thursday - presentation on Revit for film and stage, session focused on using MEP BIM, Bluestreak application from Autodesk Labs for collaboration, RobiNZ CAD Blog, Dec 9, 2009

Event Report: Autodesk University 2009 - CEO Carl Bass' keynote on continuum of successful technology, talk about future developments at Autodesk, Inventor Publisher introduced, Autodesk Seek web service being expanded, Cyrena Respini-Irwin & Nancy Spurling Johnson, Cadalyst, Dec 17, 2009

Autodesk University 2009: AEC Keynote and Design Computation Symposium - keynote lacking depth, substance, design computation symposium, Lachmi Khemlani, AECbytes, Dec 17, 2009

Autodesk Users Still Ask 'Bentley Who?' - Bentley's aspires to growth but cannot catch Autodesk, Randall Newton, CADCAMNet.com, Dec 10, 2009

Autodesk's New Upgrade Pricing Policy - all upgrades will cost 50% of new license, customers might opt for subscription, Deelip.com, Dec 15, 2009

Interview: Patrick Aragon, Group Project Manager, Project Dragonfly, Autodesk video or audio - AECCafe, Dec 14, 2009

Autodesk University 2009 AEC Report - keynote of CEO Carl Bass focused on technology continuum, sustainability presentation by Amory Lovins, 7 tech trends of design presentation, Susan Smith, AECCafe, Dec 14, 2009

Sustainable Experts Poised to Reshape Autodesk University's Future - Autodesk's C-FACT focuses on corporate standards for carbon emissions, Kenneth Wong, Turning Green, Dec 4, 2009

Postmortem on Autodesk University 2009 - HP SkyRoom videoconferencing demo, NVIDIA RealityServer showcased, Project Twitch for trying Autodesk software online, Kenneth Wong, Desktop Engineering, Dec 10, 2009

Autodesk University 2009 Roundup video or audio  - technology preview of Inventor Publisher, Autodesk Twitch, cloud computing, Josh Mings at AU, Kenneth Wong, YouTube, Dec 8, 2009

Autodesk University 2009: General Session Keynote - CEO Carl Bass presentation on technology as continuum, fascinating 'Avatar' presentation, Amory Lovins keynote on energy efficiency, Lachmi Khemlani, AECbytes, Dec 10, 2009

#AU2009 Day 2 - Industry Keynote Wednesday - AEC industry keynote on point clouds, BIM; manufacturing industry keynote showing Invetor's use in projects, RobiNZ CAD Blog, Dec 9, 2009

Autodesk CEO Carl Bass Describes Key Technology Initiatives - talk about exploration, analysis, storytelling, access, collaboration capabilities during design process, Karen Field, Design News, Dec 2, 2009

#AU2009 Day 1 - Tuesday - presentation by Amory Lovins, CEO Carl Bass keynote on technology evolution, industry keynote on AutoCAD, media & entertainment, RobiNZ CAD Blog, Dec 8, 2009

Thoughts on the AU Keynote - keynote on digital design tool synergies, talk on sustainability by Amory Lovins, integrated workflows within Revit, Revit 2010 API explained, Sean Burke, sdb consulting, Dec 3, 2009

AU 2009 Report - Pt 1 - Autodesk certification exams - associate, professional - being offered in 5 core applications, Kevin, Land Development Engineering, Dec 7, 2009

AU 2009: Manufacturing Keynote Round Up video or audio - SketchBook-AutoCAD integration, demo of direct editing tools in Inventor, 3D printing, moldflow visualization, simulation tools discussed, Al Dean, Develop 3D, Dec 4, 2009

Q&A with Autodesk's Carl Bass - talk about advantages of web-based computing, Apple Mac, Autodesk marketshare in AEC, Susan Smith, AECCafe, Dec 4, 2009

New Autodesk Seek Integration Aimed at Consumer Market - Autodesk Seek to be integrated with Project Dragonfly, Project Showroom generating opportunities for building product manufacturers, Nancy Spurling Johnson, Cadalyst, Dec 3, 2009

Autodesk University 2009, Pt 2: Whispered Future - Inventor Publisher Technology Preview available at Autodesk Labs, Kenneth Wong's Virtual Desktop, Dec 4, 2009

Autodesk University Day 2 - Zebra's color holographic prints, Alioscopy's 3D monitor, Faro's laser scanner were among products on exhibit floor, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Dec 2, 2009

Autodesk University 2009 Quick Fact, Photo Smack-up #AU2009 - quick overview of event, some random photos, Josh Mings, SolidSmack, Dec 2, 2009

AU Bite #6: The Long Cord - Autodesk hints at making all its software available over the Web, Roopinder Tara, CAD Insider, Dec 2, 2009

Day 1: Autodesk University 2009 - CEO Carl Bass talks about surviving recession, five stages of technology, unannounced 'Share Design' add-on software, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Dec 1, 2009

Autodesk University 2009, Pt I: Cloudy with a Chance of Twitch - CEO Carl Bass talked about web-based Project Twitch, cloud computing, AutoCAD on Mac, Kenneth Wong's Virtual Desktop, Dec 2, 2009

Autodesk University 2009 Day 1 - Elvis sings legal disclaimers for event, CEO Carl Bass talks about design, Autodesk customers, keynote by Amory Lovins, Shaan Hurley, Between The Lines, Dec 1, 2009

Live From AU: Inventor Publisher Launches on Labs video or audio - 3D product documentation application for creating assembly/disassembly instructions, manufacturing process instructions, Al Dean, Develop 3D, Dec 1, 2009

Undercover SolidWorks Geek - Autodesk University Day 1 - SolidWorks user gets feel of AU 2009, Alex Ruiz, SolidWorks Geek, Dec 1, 2009

Carl Bass on Digital Prototyping - talk about digital prototyping in AutoCAD, differentiating from from competitors, engineering tool for profound, mundane tasks, Deelip.com, Nov 24, 2009

Steve Wolfe Asks: Is Autodesk a Bubble Stock? - Autodesk sales strongly tied to architecture and construction, leading to performance below that of its competitors in last 12 months, Steve Wolfe, CADCAMNet, Nov 19, 2009

Wall Street Not Impressed with Autodesk Third Quarter; Revenue Down 31% from Last Year - Autodesk still claims to be in solid financial condition, Randall Newton, CADCAMNet, Nov 19, 2009

Buzz Kross on Inventor - Autodesk's MCAD leader tries to clarify stance on automotive clients, but analyst comments ignite controversy, Deelip.com, Nov 22, 2009

Analyst Meeting Highlights Breadth and Future Reach of Autodesk Inventor - Autodesk offering AutoCAD-Navisworks combo, challenging offerings by competitors, Ray Kurland's Blog, Nov 16, 2009

Autodesk and Intergraph Shock Plant Design Sector - Autodesk's announcement to license Intergraph Isogen a surprise to those who saw companies as competitors, Martyn Day, Experience Manufacturing, Nov 12, 2009

Software Resale on eBay: Court Sided with Reseller - court's decision on Vernor/Autodesk case challenges software vendors about ownership of software, Kenneth Wong's Virtual Desktop, Oct 13, 2009

In Autodesk Case, Judge Rules Secondhand Sales Ok - with sale, software ownership is transferred to end-users, Nancy Gohring, PC World, Oct 1, 2009

Autodesk Product Development - Autodesk CEO Carl Bass talks about past, present, future of company, Martyn Day, Experience Building, Sep 22, 2009

US Court Says Software is Owned, Not Licensed - court concludes that transfer of AutoCAD copies via license is transfer of ownership, Out-Law.com, Oct 5, 2009

Vernor Wins; Customers Win - judge asks Autodesk to stop harassing eBay seller, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Oct 1, 2009

Autodesk Continues to Embrace the Mac - Autodesk partners with Parallels to make Parallels Desktop its Mac virtualization software, architosh, Sep 24, 2009

Autodesk Twitching in the Cloud - Autodesk Labs offers AutoCAD, Inventor, Revit, Maya for use from browser window, while installing thin client, Kenneth Wong's Virtual Desktop, Sep 21, 2009

Tap, Sketch, ROCK. Autodesk SketchBook Mobile Hits the iPhone - comparing drawing applications for iPhone: brushes, layers, Sketchbook Mobile, Josh Mings, SolidSmack, Sep 17, 2009

Autodesk App Hits iPhone: Sketchbook in Your Pocket - professional application has transparent interface, marking/radial menu, brush presets, control, more, Al Dean, Experience Manufacturing, Sep 17, 2009

AU Keynote for General Session - Autodesk customers using design innovation to stay competitive, embrace sustainable design, showcasing exciting customer projects illustrating power of experiencing ideas before they are real, Carl Bass, Autodesk University 2008

AU Keynote: Design Innovation in Government - design innovation in government across multiple disciplines, Bill Goodson, Autodesk University 2008

AU Keynote: 3December: A Collaboration of Creative Minds in Design Visualization and Entertainment - unique opportunity to get insider's glimpse of future technology, Marc Petit, Autodesk University 2008

Autodesk Puts the Fun in Your Pocket: Introducing Sketchbook Mobile - available for US $2.99, sleek interface with simple marking menu for tool, but poor layer control of brushes, learning curve, Carl Alviani, core77, Sep 16, 2009

Autodesk's Shut-Down-the-ODA Campaign Continues, Unabated - Autodesk wants to monopolize DWG format, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Sep 16, 2009

Autodesk Showcase: Advanced Visualization - improve your presentation using real time visualization, optimizing presentations for real time, Severin Wille, Autodesk University 2008

How to Integrate Digital Sketching Into Your Daily Work - SketchBook Pro basics, advantages of early digital pipeline, communication with images, snapshots, online collaboration, David Bentley, Autodesk University 2008

Can Autodesk Make Green Building Accessible to the Masses? - Ariel Schwartz, Fast Company, Sep 1, 2009

Autodesk Reports a Bruising Second Quarter; Revenue Down 33% From One Year Earlier - net profit down 88%, maintenance revenue resumes steady slow climb, Randall Newton, CADCAMNet.com, Aug 20, 2009 pdf

Five Free Tools to Make Your Job Easier - Web-enable drawings with single click from AutoCAD, modeling simple part in Inventor LT, running drawing cleanup utility to ensure DWGs meet department standards, Benjamin Cochran, Autodesk University 2008

AutoCAD 3D Conceptual Design 115 - moving, resizing sphere, checking sphere properties for correctness, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, Aug 26, 2009

Tune Into the Design Discovery Channel - technologies Autodesk Labs is currently exploring, advantage of collaborative web services for shared client meetings, understanding cross-platform solutions, Douglas Look, Autodesk University 2008

Digitally Complete - Autodesk's 2010 manufacturing software like Autodesk Inventor, Mechanical, Electrical, Vault, Showcase provide solutions for digital prototyping, David Chadwick, CAD User.com, Jun/Jul 2009

Managing Your Standards and Reusable Content with AutoCAD Tool Palettes - Revealed - creating, editing, locking tool palettes, palette tools from blocks, controlling palette display, roll-up speed, Matt Murphy, Autodesk University 2008

Pictures in the Cloud - Autodesk's Project Showroom, Dragonfly delivered as software as service (SaaS) offer high-quality rendering, visualization through cloud computing, Kenneth Wong, Computer Graphics World, Jul 2009

Autodesk: Not Out of the Woods Yet, Despite Earnings Call Optimism - analysis of recent  quarters focuses on downward trend in gross profits and forecasts trouble for Autodesk, Naveen Selvaraj, Seeking Alpha, Aug 17, 2009

Secrets to Passing the AutoCAD Certification Exams - Revealed - certification exam structure, advantages of certification, key exam performance objectives, top strategies for preparing to take on-line certification exam, Matt Murphy, Autodesk University 2008

Autodesk Facility Manager: Beyond the Basics - understanding alias table in Facility Manager, modifying to create custom buttons, exporting data to Microsoft Excel, Stephen Komisarek, Autodesk University 2008

It's Official - Autodesk FMDesktop can Make Your Practice More Profitable - building FM inventory for customer, linking FMDesktop seamlessly with existing Autodesk design products, Shaun Bryant, Autodesk University 2008

Blue Line to Bottom Line with Autodesk FMDesktop: The Real World - learning facility management, defining main stages for successful FMDesktop implementation, key factors for successful rollout, Matthew Davoren, Autodesk University 2008

Revit, AutoCAD Architectural and AutoCAD Drawings to DWF for FMDesktop - understanding connect vs. disconnect mode, when to use each, importing your DWF files into FMDesktop, Arthur Franz, Autodesk University 2008

As Software Subscriptions Lapse in Down Economy, Autodesk Clarifies Policies - options to consider: adopting 3D solution, network licensing, Autodesk Assistance Program, Nancy Spurling Johnson, Cadalyst, Jul 30, 2009

What's New in Autodesk Patents - Autodesk applies for patent for navigation wheel, 'presumptive drafting' patent may signal touch-based CAD product, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Jul 28, 2009

Autodesk Provides Drivers with a 3D Preview of Rebuilt Doyle Drive - Autodesk software help find, fix problems using actual design models, Mark Prado, Marin Independent Journal, Jul 26, 2009

Five Minute Interview: Lynn Allen - talk about good, bad things, digital design-related project, philosophy of life, Caron Beesley, Acronym Online, Jul 2009

Autodesk Moldflow 2010 Communication - video, free, stand-alone application enhances collaboration across globe for solving digital prototyping problem, Autodesk, YouTube, Jul 13, 2009

Autodesk Introduces 2010 - Autodesk rolls out products for design, analysis, simulation: Alias, Inventor, Navisworks Manufacturing 2010, Autodesk Vault, Gary Vasilash, Automotive Design & Production, Jun 2, 2009

ODA Cracks DWG 2010 - Autodesk changes DWG format every 3 years to avoid troubling customers, Deelip.com, Jul 15, 2009

Autodesk on its Mac Maneuvers - Thomas Heermann of Autodesk talks about move to Mac platform, plans about Inventor, Design Review for Mac, moving Alias Design to fully Cocoa-based user interface, Al Dean, Mac Design, Jun 30, 2009

Autodesk Heads to the Cloud - Amar Hanspal of Autodesk talks about Autodesk Dragonfly, move towards 'software as a service' approach, Steve Evans, CBR, Jun 30, 2009

Inventor Fusion Pt I: Inventor Fusion - Getting Started and Creating Geometry - minimal UI, dynamic user experience, material definition, texturing control for parts, multi purpose press/pull command, Al Dean, Develop3D, Jun 25, 2009

Autodesk Takes Lead in Harnessing Graphics Power for CPU Tasks - Autodesk speeding up simulation of plastic flow in injection molded components using GPU acceleration in its Moldflow Insight 2010, Greg Corke, Develop3D, Jun 24, 2009

Autodesk: We're Kewl with Macheads - Autodesk marketing itself as 'we-are-Mac' company, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Jun 23, 2009

My Big, Autodesk Solutions, Day Out - demo of Autodesk 2010 products, Autodesk corporate session discussed industry solutions, digital prototyping, RobiNZ CAD Blog, Jun 19, 2009

Grand Designs: Digital Cities - digital cities provide sustainable, economic, intelligent solutions to construction industry, Martyn Day, Experience Building, Jun 9, 2009

CAD Beyond Compare - it is difficult to compare technicalities of 2 CAD software like SolidWorks and AutoCAD, Evan on Engineering Software, Jun 2, 2009

Autodesk Brings Multiple Improvements to CAD - Inventor 2010 has progressive tool tips, Shrinkwrap feature, sheet metal tools, ability to automatically generate patching surface, Tom Shelley, Manufacturing Computer Solutions, May 14, 2009

DS SolidWorks Extends Subs - Autodesk plans to charge 50% penalty on comeback of subscription customers; SolidWorks extends subscription by 12 months, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, May 11, 2009

New and Improved - roundup of recent software: Autodesk 2010 products for AEC, SketchUp 7.0, Newforma Project Center, BIM Review, PDF Revu v7.0, ARCHITECT Magazine, Apr 1, 2009

Review: Autodesk 2010 - Inventor 2010 adopts ribbon, FEA introduced to core product, plastic part design technology included, Alias integrated, Al Dean, MCAD Online, May 6, 2009

TenLinks Visits Autodesk Customer Research - focus group session in usability labs, plus impressive product gallery, Roopinder Tara, CAD Insider, May 1, 2009 exclusive

2010 Cascading and the PLIST Increment - PLIST increment stored in external file named ProductInformation.pit for Autodesk 2010 products, Tom Stoeckel, Without a Net, Apr 28, 2009

Five Minute Interview: Shaan Hurley - talk on personal life, career, interests, [acronym] Online, Spring 2009

VBA in AutoCAD 2010 - VBA not installed by default, still supported in AutoCAD 2010-based products, Tom Stoeckel, Without a Net, Apr 23, 2009

Autodesk Proceeding with Acquisitions - recent acquisition in the context of failing economy, company still strong, Sramana Mitra, Seeking Alpha, Mar 8, 2009

When Agreements Bite You in the... - Autodesk license agreement says bankrupt customers automatically lose their licenses, Evan Yares, Evan on Engineering Software, Apr 21, 2009

Autodesk Product Manager Updates - installing Autodesk CAD manager tools, Tom Stoeckel, Without a Net, Apr 17, 2009

Free AutoCAD 2010 Software for Students - Autodesk means to inspire next generation of professionals, Mark Fletcher, MCAD Online, Apr 15, 2009

Interview with Lynn Allen, Autodesk Blogger and Evangelist - approach to blogging, AutoCAD 2010 for designing, receiving and sharing feedback, Franco Folini, Novedge, Apr 15, 2009

WAN Solutions Shootout - sharing AutoCAD files in multi-office environment, Ray Sirois, Autodesk University 2008

Bridging MCAD Quadrants with 2010 - plastic part design and tooling, part and assembly simulation, AEC exchange feature in Inventor Professional 2010, Kenneth Wong's Virtual Desktop, Apr 8, 2009

What Sustainable Design Means to the Bottom Line - video, interview with Lynelle Cameron, director of sustainability at Autodesk, Sumi Das, bnet.com, Apr 2009

3D CAD News and Tips: Special Autodesk Tech Day Edition - Alias runs on Mac, interoperability improved, Moldflow analysis tools incorporated in Inventor, digital sketching tools under development, Carl Alviani, core77, Apr 8, 2009

Digital-Prototyping Software a Highlight at Autodesk Confab - Autodesk exchange file format for better interoperability between Autodesk 2010 products, Leslie Gordon, CADdigest.com, Apr 13, 2009

Inventor Tech Day at Autodesk - 2 new levels of Vault, Product Stream renamed as Vault Manufacturing, demo on importing blocks from AutoCAD, converting to Inventor blocks, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Apr 7, 2009

Inventor Tech Day at Autodesk - II - overview of Alias 2010 running on Mac, preview of  sketching software Project Bauhaus, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Apr 7, 2009

Autodesk Software Now Free to All - Autodesk assistance program offers selected Autodesk software free for 13 months, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Apr 6, 2009

AutoCAD and DWG Viruses Made in VBA or AutoLISP -  VBA is not installed as default in AutoCAD 2010, minimizing virus infection, Jimmy Bergmark, JTB World, Apr 5, 2009

Tangible View Cube - small, wireless hand held device used for controlling orientation of on-screen 3D model in Autodesk products, Sunith Babu, CAD Professor, Mar 28, 2009

What's New in the AutoCAD 2010 EULA - oddities and substantive changes in end user license agreement, including some that author takes exception to, Owen Wengerd, Outside the Box, Mar 25, 2009

Antz on Your AutoCAD 2010 Screen - undocumented command ANTZ partially controls ViewCube, SteeringWheel, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Mar 25, 2009

What is 'Project Dragonfly' - easy-to-use floor planning tool on web, Volker Joseph, Beyond the Paper, Mar 23, 2009

Introducing Autodesk Navisworks Freedom 2010 - free viewer for NWD files, features, UI, ViewCube, SteeringWheel, button menus, Volker Joseph, Beyond the Paper, Mar 20, 2009

Will Autodesk Activate a Retired Product? - yes, according to Autodesk site, Deelip Menezes, Deelip.com, Mar 22, 2009

The Foundation of a Great User Experience - user experience goals, methods employed by Autodesk, Chauncey Wilson, Designing the User Experience at Autodesk, Mar 18, 2009

Autodesk Project Dragonfly Reviewed - easy to use technology for floor planning using web browser, Jimmy Bergmark, JTB World, Mar 19, 2009

Autodesk Dragonfly Emerges From Its Larvae - Project Dragonfly is web-based architectural layout tool with Flash-based model editor, visual dimensioning aids, more, David, StressFree, Mar 13, 2009

Autodesk Impression 3 Details - improvements, tool to convert precision drawings to visually attractive design illustrations, Shaan Hurley, Between the Lines, Mar 10, 2009

Enhancements to Autodesk's 2010 Manufacturing Portfolio - data management, digital factory, industrial design products, enhancements, Lauren Browne, Inventor Connections, Feb 23, 2009 may require free registration

LT-Extender vs. drcauto - legal issues with Autodesk for 3rd party AutoCAD LT add-ons, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Mar 10, 2009

Autodesk Introduces 2010 Manufacturing Product Line - usability, productivity enhancements, features, Jeffrey Rowe, MCADCafe, Mar 9, 2009

Software Licensing: Who's On First - copyright laws, understanding agreement, Vernor vs. Autodesk lawsuit, Owen Wengerd, Outside The Box, Mar 1, 2009

Software Firms See User Needs Driving New Development - Autodesk, Bentley's customer oriented software development approach for better performance, constructability, data interoperability, more, Tom Sawyer, ENR.com, Feb 25, 2009

Acad 2010 on Netbooks - install/uninstall dialog boxes too big for netbook screens, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Feb 18, 2009

Point Cloud for Bricscad - companies trying to attract AutoCAD users with clones, alternatives and 'workalike' products, Deelip Menezes, Deelip.com, Feb 18, 2009

Autodesk Products Customer Error Reporting (CER) Now Does a Roundtrip - overview on CER, customer involvement program to resolve product crash problems immediately, Shaan Hurley, Between the Lines, Feb 18, 2009

REVERSE - Now a 'Real' AutoCAD Command - AutoCAD 2010 comes with REVERSE command along with IMO, Donnie Gladfelter, The CAD Geek, Feb 9, 2009

Behind the Scenes at the AutoCAD 2010 Webcast Launch - about bloggers meeting, discussing AutoCAD 2010, Product Manager, more, Brian Benton, CAD-a-blog, Feb 9, 2009

AutoCAD Architecture 2010 - themes for AutoCAD Architecture, functionalities like structural members, project navigator, stairs, Shaan Hurley, Between the Lines, Feb 9, 2009

Some Lesser Known New Features in AutoCAD 2010 (and a very Berry Pie!) - exploring new features, Lynn Allen's Blog, Feb 9, 2009

AutoCAD 2010 - A Closer Look at Initial Setup - Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, Feb 9, 2009

AutoCAD 2010 New Features - menu browser becomes application button and menu, better PURGE, Parametric constraints, more, Ellen Finkelstein.com, Feb 8, 2009

Autodesk not istening? The Response, pt 1 - video, interview of Autodesk's Eric Stover, Jon Page, Shaan Hurley on listening to customers, Steve Johnson, Blog Nauseam, Feb 6, 2009

Autodesk not Listening? The Response, pt 2 - video, interview of Autodesk's Eric Stover, Jon Page, Shaan Hurley on listening to customers, Steve Johnson, Blog Nauseam, Feb 8, 2009

King Carl, Prince Amal, and the Fat Lady: Dark Nights of Intrigue at Castle Autodesk - a humorous look into the 'court' of Autodesk, completive threats, resurgence of AutoCAD, more, Randall Newton, CADCAMNet, Feb 5, 2009

A Wide-Moat Firm That Thrives on Complexity - Autodesk remains stronger, competitive, well positioned in world economic crisis, Michael Porter's framework to analyze company's moat, Rafael Garcia, Yahoo Finance, Feb 2, 2009

Morningsta Declares Autodesk as 'Wide Moat' Firm - highlights, commentary on above article by Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Feb 3, 2009

Do You Really Have to be 'Certified' to use Autodesk Software? - about various Autodesk Certification Programs, Shaun Bryant's CAD Blog, Jan 29, 2009

Hidden, Free Drawing Software by Autodesk - Design Review contains toolset of simple shapes, texts, polylines, freehand drawing, dimensioning tools, color selection, transparency settings, grip editing, more, Vladimir Michl, Budweiser Blog, Jan 28, 2009

No Cost CAD - Project Draw - Autodesk 's online product PROJECT DRAW is better option to draw simple sketches, features, Brian Benton, CAD-a-Blog, Jan 30, 2009

ObjectDRX - Chinese developer ZWSOFT going for ObjectARX clone attracting AutoCAD plug-in developers, users, Deelip Menezes, Deelip.com, Jan 22, 2009

Sharing Kitchen and Bathroom Designs on Facebook from Project Showroom - Scott Sheppard, It's Alive in the Lab, Jan 22, 2009

FAQ: What Are Key Benefits of Project Newport? - allows architects to convey design intent to stakeholders, improves 3D visualization, maximize design time, convey design intent, Scott Sheppard, It's Alive in the Lab, Jan 21, 2009

FAQ: How is Project Newport Different From 3ds Max Design? - Scott Sheppard, It's Alive in the Lab, Jan 21, 2009

How to Downgrade AutoCAD, Inventor or Revit? - Autodesk subscription program for using 3 older versions, CADforum Tips, Jan 13, 2009

DWFx and DWF - What's the Difference? - DWFx is Microsoft XPS compliant format, with XPS extensions, viewable in Windows Explorer, future for publishing, John Evans, From Civil to Inventor, Dec 13, 2008

The Battle Over DWG Continues (Autodesk versus SolidWorks) - the orange square is unclear, says judge, but will not dismiss case, Kenneth Wong, Cadalyst, Jan 8, 2009

MindManager 8 and Integrated Autodesk Design Review - review, mark-up Autodesk DWF documents using MindManager, Robin Capper, RobiNZ CAD Blog, Dec 16, 2008

Autodesk University 2008 - highlights of general, building industry sessions including  keynote by Tom Kelley of IDEO on innovation, various presentations featuring upcoming technological advances in Autodesk products such as algorithmic design, more futuristic ideas such as generative design, Lachmi Khemlani, AECbytes, Dec 9, 2008

ODA to Autodesk: Suspend Us, Too - ODA asks court for relief to use 'DWG,' Autodesk's numerous pending court cases, Ralph Grabowski, World CAD Access, Dec 11, 2008

Change Default Size of Clash Images in NavisWorks - changing image height, width to pixels, Jason Pratt, Connected Blog, Dec 10, 2008

Autodesk Acquires Rules-Based Design Automation Technology - commentary on recent technology acquisition by Jeff Rowe, MCADCafe, Dec 8, 2008

Autodesk Productstream - data management for manufacturing solutions with Productstream, interview with Autodesk director of data management, Jim White, Jim Romeo, Desktop Engineering, Dec 1, 2008

Differences Between Autodesk Freewheel and Project Freewheel - comparison based on strategy, monitoring, emphasis, features, more, Scott Sheppard, It's Alive in the Lab, Dec 5, 2008

AU2008 Wednesday - AutoCAD Wish List - official 2008 AUGI AutoCAD Wish List, Shaan Hurley, Between the Lines, Dec 3, 2008

Dispatches from Autodesk University 2008: Day One - main stage keynotes by CEO Carl Bass, IDEO's Tom Kelly, CTO Jeff Kowalski, Kenneth Wong Blog, Dec 3, 2008

General Session Informs, Impresses, Inspires - keynotes from Carl Bass, Tom Kelly, Jeff Kowalski at the general session, AU Daily, Dec 3, 2008

AEC Round Table w. Jay Bhatt and Jim Lynch - Autodesk's upcoming suites/bundles, data interoperability, Revit seats, more, Roopinder Tara, CAD Insider, Dec 3, 2008

'Twas the Night Before AU - poem, Lynn Allen's Blog, Nov 30, 2008

Scenes from Autodesk University 2008 - list of videos from Monday, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, Dec 2, 2008

AU Exhibit Hall Opening Night: Perceptive Pixel Multi-Touch Wall - video showing set up process of Perceptive Pixel Multi-touch Wall, Scott Sheppard, It's Alive in the Lab, Dec 3, 2008

Carl Bass Takes On A Roomful of Journalists - Autodesk CEO's views on economy, effect on Autodesk, interoperability, acquisitions, more, Roopinder Tara, CAD Insider, Dec 2, 2008

AU2008: Future Tech and the Next Inventor UI? - Jeff Kowalski revealing new modeling technology, Al Dean, Develop3D, Dec 2, 2008 

Autodesk University: Opening Session - keynotes from Carl Bass, Tom Kelley, Jeff Kowalski, Mark Gerhard, IMAGINiT Technologies, Dec 3, 2008

AU 2008-First Official Day Review - sessions of manufacturer, overview of MEP content, blogger social event, more, Beth Powell, Beth's CAD Blog, Dec 3, 2008

CAD at the Venetian Resort - ideas on innovation by Tom Kelly, Leslie Gordon, Machine Design, Dec 2, 2008

It's Back: AutoSketch - Autodesk's re-introduced AutoSketch includes elementary 2D drafting with basic CAD tools, saving in DWG 2004-8 formats, limited customization, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Nov 24, 2008

No End in Sight: Autodesk CEO - Carl Bass on ending economic crisis, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Nov 24, 2008

The Analyst Problem & Aberdeen's New Digital Prototyping Tool - survey tool showing product development challenges, design practices, performance of tool used, recommends packages from Autodesk according to results, Al Dean, Develop3D, Nov 24, 2008

AutoCAD 2010 - author predicts 2010 version will have 3D direct modeling capabilities equivalent, better then other CAD packages, Deelip Menezes Blog, Nov 13, 2008

First Day of Autodesk University China 08 - presentations include CEO Carl Bass, CTO Jeff Kowalski, Amar Hanspal, Aldous Wong, Shaan Hurley, Between the Lines, Nov 5, 2008

Software Resale on eBay - court verdict on Vernor-Autodesk issue makes way for eBay sellers to resell CAD software, Kenneth Wong, Cadalyst, Nov 4, 2008

If You Haven't Seen All Autodesk Labs Videos - an inventory of past videos by technology area, Scott Sheppard, It is Alive in the Lab, Oct 24, 2008

SolidWorks, Siemens and Their AutoCAD Strategies - both vendors offer free 2D CAD, but only one will work in luring AutoCAD users, Deelip Menezes Blog, Oct 21, 2008

Autodesk to SolidWorks: Play Fair - accusing SolidWorks for unfair competition using DWG, logo design confusing consumers, Kenneth Wong on CAD, Oct 1, 2008

Autodesk Accuses SolidWorks of Unfair Competition - ongoing court battle for false designation of origin, trademark dress infringement, unfair business practices, misleading advertising, misrepresenting products between two CAD giants, Kenneth Wong, Oct 1, 2008

An Interview With John Walker - Pt 4 - Autodesk abandoned AutoSketch, could have made a hit with web browser and CD technology, Kean Walmsley, Through the Interface, Oct 3, 2008

An Interview With John Walker - Pt 3 - Autodesk's eco-system and strategy, AutoCAD's early architecture, dealers success, hardware locks, ongoing products success, Kean Walmsley, Through the Interface, Sep 26, 2008

Autodesk vs SolidWorks: Comments - discussion, views of bloggers over Autodesk lawsuit against SolidWorks, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Sep 25, 2008

Autodesk Has No Trademark on DWG - company has little chance in lawsuit against SolidWorks as previous attempts to trademark DWG have been unsuccessful, SolidWorks Legion, Sep 26, 2008

Autodesk's San Francisco Gallery Takes Viewer Inside Design Process - exhibits show stages of Autodesk's technology, meeting place for design professionals, students, Nancy Isles Nation, Marin Independent Journal, Sep 23, 2008

Natural Surfacing Pt 1 - exploring a variety of surfacing techniques using Autodesk AliasStudio, example, Joshua Maruska, AliasDesign, Sep 10, 2008

An Interview With John Walker - Pt 2 - an Autodesk founder and former CEO on architectural evolution, APIs of AutoCAD, Kean Walmsley, Through the Interface, Sep 19, 2008

An interview with John Walker - Pt 1 - an Autodesk founder and former CEO on historical tidbits and forward-looking insights into the CAD industry, Kean Walmsley, Through the Interface, Sep 12, 2008

ADSK: Seats Sales Unimportant - the real important measure is the adoption of software not seats sales, says Autodesk's Carl Bass on declining unit count of Inventor, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Sep 8, 2008

Genie Out of the Bottle - recent court ruling in Vernor vs. Autodesk case a blow to software vendors who claim they license software, not sell it, Kenneth Wong, Cadalyst, Sep 1, 2008

AutoCAD P&ID Productivity Study - study reveals that transition from AutoCAD to AutoCAD P&ID is straightforward with good productivity gains, Tony Christian & Mike Evans, Cambashi, Autodesk, June 2008  pdf

Bricsys Takes a Slice - Bricsys-Kemper deal might affect Autodesk's market share, Deelip Menezes Blog, Sep 1, 2008

Autodesk Introduces Flexible Software Delivery - new method delivers updates as subscription bonus packs and automatic product updates, Kenneth Wong, Cadalyst, Aug 22, 2008

Setting Up & Configuring a Distributed License Server - getting license file, configuring and operating license server for Autodesk product, Donnie Gladfelter The CAD Geek, Aug 26, 2008

Got Design Tools? - Autodesk believes in selling design tools and sees PLM as mere money making tool, John Dodge, Design News, Aug 22, 2008

Flexible Software Delivery Becomes Autodesk's Buzzword of the Week - Autodesk offers earlier access to new features that can be delivered when desired by user, Stephen Holmes, Develop3D, Aug 21 ,2008

Autodesk Beyond Desktop CAD & BIM - Autodesk's Internet and software+services strategy is for getting competitive edge in market, David, StressFree

Right-Click Editing: Tables - insert Excel-like formulas, merge cells in AutoCAD tables, Lazy Drafter, Josh Jones, Aug 19, 2008

Change the Status of an Existing Markup - changing  markup properties in Autodesk Design Review 2009, Volker Joseph, Beyond the Paper, Aug 18, 2008

Main Toolbar Disabled or Removed? - workaround is to restore  main toolbar in Autodesk Design Review 2009, Joseph Volker, Beyond the Paper, Aug 14, 2008

AutoCAD UI - Best of Both Worlds is Flexible With Traditional Menus or New Ribbon+Plus+AutoCAD UI Retro Mod'ing Fun - bringing classic menus back in AutoCAD 2009, Shaan Hurley, Between The Lines, Aug 13, 2008

Batch Plot Your Designs With Autodesk Productstream - using PLOT command, Brian Schanen, Manufacturing Community, Aug 11, 2008

AutoCAD Architecture + Revit in the Same Box - FAQs on AutoCAD Revit Architecture Suite 2009.1, RobinNZ Blog, Aug 10, 2008

The Bentley/Autodesk Agreement - What Does it Mean for Bentley Users? - users will get confident about DWG support, DGN support in AutoCAD plus reciprocal support agreement, Keith Bentley, On the Platform, July 31, 2008

The Fight Over DWG Heats Up - Autodesk disputes ODA's trademarks, servicemarks, Deelip Menezes, July 6, 2008

RasterDWG - Autodesk takeover softtelec's trademark, agreement, what RasterDWG is?

RasterDWG - author registers rasterdwg.com domain after it is neglected by Autodesk, Deelip Menezes, July 5, 2008

Missing ShareNow Icons for AutoCAD 2009? Perhaps You Migrated... -  using ShareNow icon add-ins to publish designs from Autodesk products, migrating AutoCAD 2008 CUI settings, more, Autodesk Labs, July 2, 2008

One Little Item for Today - Autodesk team looking forward to further developing tools, like Revit, Green Building Studio, ECOTECT, Loadsoft, streamlining workflow between system of tools, Kyle Bernhardt, Inside the System, June 26, 2008

Multiple Instances of Autoloader - create farm of Autoloader machines to save time during Vault or Productstream implementation, Brian Schanen, Manufacturing Community, Autodesk, June 11, 2008

Sniping Continues Between Autodesk and ODA - details of ongoing court battle, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, June 20, 2008

The Ribbon Man, Part 2 - interview with Autodesk's Matt Stein about AutoCAD 2009 ribbon interface, Steve Johnson, Cadalyst, June 10, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 - Changes Vol.1 - features of AutoCAD 2009, ribbon interface, home tab, tools tab, action recorder, more, L Sims, CommTech CAD Cafe, June 19, 2008

Displaying Duct and Duct Fittings Only at Various Elevations in AutoCAD MEP 2009 - setting global cut plane and display range, overriding global cut plane for ducts and fittings, Scott Brisk, AutoCAD MEP, June 19, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 and Buzzsaw Are Playing Nicer Together - files now automatically locked, provides users flexibility to work directly from AutoCAD on Buzzsaw files without going back into Buzzsaw and manually select edit or lock feature, Jason Pratt, Connected, June 18, 2008

NVIDIA Quadro FX and AutoCAD 2009 - performance boost using NVIDIA performance driver for combination, JTB World, June 19, 2008

Waddington's EULA Showdown - AutoCAD user rejects end user license agreement, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, June 16, 2008

Tracking a CAD Giant - founding of Autodesk to its present day dominance, David Weisberg, Cadalyst, June, 2007

Autodesk Design Review + Project Freewheel = Ubiquitous Reach - installing ShareNow add-in, Autodesk Design Review publishes design to Project Freewheel, invokes browser and navigates Project Freewheel where you can see your design and share with others, Autodesk Labs, June 10, 2008

How to Stay Up to Date With AutoCAD - basic learning resources, books, discussion groups, user groups, events, newsletters, more, Brian Benton, CAD-a-Blog, June 9, 2008

Windows Temp Directory Clean-Up - as large drive gets fragmented, AutoCAD search gets harder, Lloyd Beachy, Cadalyst, June 9, 2008

Do You Believe in SaaS After UNIVAC? - Autodesk Labs, Project Draw, Project Freewheel, Project Showroom, three SaaS technology previews for browser, Frederic Loranger, Autodesk Labs, June 5, 2008

Why the Ribbon is Wrong - ribbon interface in AutoCAD is confusing and inconsistent, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, May 29, 2008

Autodesk's Digital Dreams - CEO Carl Bass talks about Autodesk's evolution, digital prototyping, collaboration through CAD tools, more, Matt Vella, Business Week, May 23, 2008

Garage Sale Genius Juices Software-hawking eBayers - court favors eBay seller Timothy Vernor as resale of AutoCAD is not copyright violation, Cade Metz, Channel Register, May 23, 2008

Export to Layout Now in AutoCAD 2009 - ability to export paperspace layout to modelspace DWG file, Shaan Hurley, Between the Lines, May 19, 2008

Is Autodesk Outfoxing the ITC? - Autodesk may be patenting new features to thwart the IntelliCAD Technology Consortium, Deelip Menezes, May 13, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 Brings Some Good Scale List News - workaround to osnaps not working on polylines and ribbon minimize options, Steve Johnson, Cadalyst, May 1, 2008

Share Holders Not Happy With Moldflow Acquisition? - Levi and Korsinsky LLP lawyers are investigating if Moldflow acquisition at $22 per share is worthy, Randall Newton, 3D CAD News, May 9, 2008

AutoCAD Crashes While Saving, Closing or Plotting a Drawing - workaround is to unload drawing tabs utility, Autodesk, May 1, 2008

Cue the Cue Cards, Enter Stage Left - available as hardcopy and electronic versions, Cue Cards provide information about new features of AutoCAD 2009, Lee Ambrosius, Hyperpics, May 5, 2008

Foreign DWG File - hidden message settings in AutoCAD 2009 has option to show/block foreign DWG file, JTB World, Apr 28, 2008

Different Ways to Display Balloon Notifications in AutoCAD Using .NET - Kean Walmsley, Through the Interface, Apr 28, 2008

Scale List Cleanup Utility For AutoCAD 2008 and AutoCAD 2009 - installing utility and repairing affected files, Shaan Hurley, Between the Lines, Apr 24, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 - Extended Tooltips - turning tooltips off, Brian Benton, CAD-a-Blog, Apr 23, 2008

Should I Upgrade to AutoCAD 2009? - upgrading for AutoCAD 2008 is of questionable value but a good idea for users of AutoCAD 2007 or earlier, Brian Benton, CAD-a-Blog, Apr 22, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 Tutorial Videos Published on YouTube - links to 13 video tutorials, Shaan Hurley, Between the Lines, Apr 21, 2008

Promoting Education, Part 1: Autodesk - Autodesk is offering DesignKids, Design Academy, and more for STEM education of future generations, Jeffrey Rowe, Cadalyst, Apr 17, 2008

Rearrange the Ribbon Tab Order in AutoCAD 2009 - drag and drop tab or use CUI, JTB World, Apr 18, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 - Interface Issues - exploring basic user interface, Melanie Perry, AUGI, Apr 2008 (may require free registration

'Driving' AutoCAD 2009 - accessing steering wheel tool, types of navigation wheels, system variables for steering wheels, more, Sunith Babu, AUGI, Apr 2008 (may require free registration)

AutoCAD 2009 - Tooltips are Bad For My Sanity - large text content of tooltips takes lot of screenspace, Steve Johnson, blog nauseam, Apr 16, 2008

New Look and Icons in AutoCAD 2009 - install folder contains new icons being used for commands, Lee Ambrosius, Hyperpics, Apr 16, 2008

The Ghost of Releases Past Haunts AutoCAD 2009 - pointing out similarities and differences between AutoCAD 2009 and Release 13, Steve Johnson, Cadalyst, Apr 1, 2008

Showing a Balloon Notification Using the InfoCenter API in AutoCAD 2009 - Kean Walmsley, Through the Interface, Apr 16, 2008

Evolutionary Enhancements in AutoCAD 2009 - improved UI, enhanced toolbar and menu system, more, Susan Smith, AEC Weekly, Apr 14, 2008

Package License File Introduced With AutoCAD 2009 - prior version support is possible through package license file, JTB World, Apr 11, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 - Automatic Spell Checker - new feature neither works with attributes nor auto-correct words, Steve Johnson, blog nauseam, Apr 11, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 - ViewCube Problems? - issues with WCS and visual style, Steve Johnson, blog nauseam, Apr 12, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 - SnagIt Window Capture Tip - Shaan Hurley, Between the Lines, Apr 7, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 - Layer Palette and Performance - editing viewports and applying layer changes take time and slow down performance, Steve Johnson, blog nauseam, Apr 10, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 - Action Recorder Needs Action - long awaited feature needs to be editable, Steve Johnson, blog nauseam, Apr 9, 2008

Acrobat PDFMaker 8.0 Toolbar in AutoCAD 2009 and CUI Bugs - JTB World, Apr 7, 2008

Introduction to AutoCAD 2009: 5 - View Cube - using NAVCUBE command in 3D modeling workspace, Erhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, Apr 7, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 New, Changed, Removed Commands and System Variables - reference table, Shaan Hurley, Between the Lines, Apr 7, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 - Like it? Then Pin it - keep file listed in menu browser and keep quick view drawings open using pin option, Brian Benton, CAD-a-Blog, Apr 7, 2008

AutoCAD v2.5 - things that were new and improved in AutoCAD 22 years ago, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Apr 7, 2008

PUBLISHCOLLATE Bugs in AutoCAD 2009 - some characters are not plotted correctly when creating multi-page PDF, JTB World, Apr 3, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 Tips and Tricks Booklet - new user interface, new viewing tools, more, 31 pages, well illustrated, Lynn Allen's Blog, Apr 2, 2008 5.8 Mb pdf

New FINDTEXT Toolbar in AutoCAD 2009 - quick search of text through documents, Lynn Allen's Blog, Apr 1, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 Drawing Tool Buttons - restore text buttons format of drawing tools, RK McSwain, CAD Panacea, Apr 1, 2008

Introduction to AutoCAD 2009: 4 - Layer Management and XREF Clipping - new layer management window and using system variable XCLIPFRAME, Erhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, Apr 1, 2008

Free AutoCAD Information For All - links to AutoCAD white papers, AU screencasts and training material, Lynn Allen's Blog, Mar 31, 2008

Applied Software Acquisition Brings in New Autodesk Sales and Support Division - Richard Burroughs of Applied Software talks about effects of acquisition, Susan Smith, AEC Weekly, Mar 24, 2008

Installing AutoCAD 2009 - step-by-step overview of installation process, Kevin McWhirter, Arch Blocks.com Blog, Mar 30, 2008

Introduction to AutoCAD 2009: 3 - Action Recorder - using _ACTRECORD command, Erhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, Mar 31, 2008

XCLIPFRAME No Plot Tip For AutoCAD 2009 - using named plot styles to make XCLIPFRAME controls visible but not plotted, JTB World, Mar 30, 2008

Embedding AutoCAD 2009 in a Standalone Dialog - using ActiveX control, Kean Walmsley, Through the Interface, Mar 27, 2008

Clip it With AutoCAD 2009 - new invert clip grips for updating clipped external references, Lynn Allen's Blog, Mar 28, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 - Visualization - new show motion feature for navigating through file views plus new view dialog box, Brian Benton, CAD-a-Blog, Mar 28, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 - Fit and Finish (Continued) - support for nonrectangular viewports, DGN support and layer control, more, Brian Benton, CAD-a-Blog, Mar 27, 2008

Introduction to AutoCAD 2009: 2 - Quick Properties & Quick View - ability to view properties of selected objects and preview layouts and models, Erhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, Mar 27, 2008

Customizing the AutoCAD 2009 Ribbon - Donnie Gladfelter, The CAD Geek Blog, Mar 26, 2008

More AutoCAD 2009 Treats For MicroStation Users - new DGNMAPPING command for remapping levels to layers, DGN-format linestyles to linetypes, lineweights and colors, Lynn Allen's Blog, Mar 26, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 - Putting Things Back to 'Normal' - making AutoCAD 2009 look and work like previous version, including switching workspaces, working with Dashboard, setting black background, using classic commands, Steve Johnson, blog nauseam, Mar 27, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 - Fit and Finish - automatic MTEXT spell checking, ETransmit, dynamic Xclip updates, export layouts, more, Brian Benton, CAD-a-Blog, Mar 26, 2008

Introduction to AutoCAD 2009: 1 - New User Interface - ribbon, menu browser, file preview feature, more, Erhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, Mar 26, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 Software Family of Products - UI enhancements and productivity tools added, JTB World, Mar 25, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 - Find and Replace - improved functionality with more options and filters plus automatic zoom to entity before replacing, Brian Benton, CAD-a-Blog, Mar 25, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 - Interactive Array Preview - pan, zoom, and navigate drawing before accepting ARRAY command, Brian Benton, CAD-a-Blog, Mar 25, 2008

Calling All Ye Express Tool Fans (and More AutoCAD 2009) - enhanced FIND command can now search for blocks and Xrefs, Lynn Allen's Blog, Mar 24, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 - Design Drafting Enhancements - better layer management, MicroStation DGN files support, DWFx support, Xref clipping, Brian Benton, CAD-a-Blog, Mar 24, 2008

AutoCAD History From Version 1 to Release 2009 Which is the 23rd Release - version history of AutoCAD with dates, Shaan Hurley, Between the Lines, Mar 21, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 - Tooltips - customizable tooltips now show more information and examples on AutoCAD commands, Brian Benton, CAD-a-Blog, Mar 21, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 - The Prequel Part 22 - Open Documents - ability to switch between currently opened drawings, Steve Johnson, blog nauseam, Mar 21, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 - The Prequel Part 23 - Recent Actions - Steve Johnson, blog nauseam, Mar 21, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 - The Prequel Part 24 - Menu Browser Keyboard Access - list of Alt-key combinations while working with pull-down menus or Menu Browser, Steve Johnson, blog nauseam, Mar 22, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 - Quick View Drawings - displays images of currently opened drawings, Brian Benton, CAD-a-Blog, Mar 20, 2008

Update on Plant and Process - Part 2 of 2 - Autodesk is supposed to release Plant 3D product later this year, Susan Smith, AEC Weekly, Mar 10, 2008

AutoCAD Team Tip: AutoCAD 2009 QVDRAWING and QVLAYOUT - QVDRAWING for switching between drawings, QVLAYOUT for switching between layouts of active drawing, Shaan Hurley, Between the Lines, Mar 19, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 Wants to Help You Save Your Text - warning message box helps you when accidentally escaping MTEXT, Lynn Allen's Blog, Mar 19, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 - The Prequel Part 21 - Recent Documents - recent document list shows useful document information, more, Steve Johnson, blog nauseam, Mar 19, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 - Quick View Layouts - ability to display image of layout tabs of file, Brian Benton, CAD-a-Blog, Mar 19, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 - A Closer Look at the Ribbon - undocked ribbon behaves like dashboard, can control display of specific tabs and panels, customizable, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, Mar 18, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 - Quick Properties - ability to show set of properties of selected item, to choose location setting, more, Brian Benton, CAD-a-Blog, Mar 18, 2008

Resene Paints Color Books For AutoCAD 2009, Including LT - AutoCAD 2009 has layer palette and color book selector, RobiNZ CAD Blog, Mar 18, 2008

Vista File Copy Error 0x8007045D or Error 0x800704C8 - workaround to solve error while installing AutoCAD 2009, JTB World, Mar 18, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 - The Prequel Part 20 - Menu Browser Search - searching menus to get appropriate commands, Steve Johnson, blog nauseam, Mar 18, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 - The Prequel Part 18 - Another Interface Option - screen-based UI mechanism is context-sensitive, can be docked on side, reacts comparatively quickly, more, Steve Johnson, blog nauseam, Mar 17, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 - The Prequel Part 19 - Menu Browser - video on browsing menus, Steve Johnson, blog nauseam, Mar 18, 2008

Latest List of AutoCAD Support Hot Issues - common user problems and their solution, Shaan Hurley, Between the Lines, Mar 15, 2008

AutoCAD Team Tip: AutoCAD 2009 - Tag Your It - creating user tags for better search of commands in Menu browser, Shaan Hurley, Between the Lines, Mar 15, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 - A Closer Look at Tooltips - controlling content displayed in tooltips, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, Mar 14, 2008

A Quick Turnaround Weekend and New AutoCAD 2009 Features - new Menu Browser and hidden message settings option, Lynn Allen's Blog, Mar 14, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 - Status Bar - Brian Benton, CAD-a-Blog, Mar 14, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 - The Prequel Part 16 - Ribbon Performance 1 - your hardware can affect Ribbon tab switching performance, Steve Johnson, blog nauseam, Mar 15, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 - The Prequel Part 17 - Ribbon Performance 2 - Ribbon tab switching performance improves in Vista, Steve Johnson, blog nauseam, Mar 15, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 - Infocenter Enhancements - expandable search field, advance search for selected documents, RSS feeds for Infocenter, Brian Benton, CAD-a-Blog, Mar 13, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 - The Prequel Part 15 - Background - paper space, model space and block editor have white, pale cream, and darker cream backgrounds, Steve Johnson, blog nauseam, Mar 13, 2008

Getting the Full Path of the Active Drawing in AutoCAD Using .NET - Kean Walmsley, Through the Interface, Mar 13, 2008

AutoCAD 2009, Explode, Gone? - 'Explode' function exists but exploding dynamite icon has been replaced, editing AutoCAD Architecture multiview block components, RobiNZ CAD Blog, Mar 13, 2008

More AutoCAD 2009 Features From Vegas - in-place spell checking in MTEXT is better than SPELL command, Lynn Allen's Blog, Mar 12, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 - Quick Access Toolbar - customizing quick access toolbar, Brian Benton, CAD-a-Blog, Mar 12, 2008

Potential For Reduced Write Performance For Riverbed WAN Links When Working With AutoCAD 2007 DWG Files - Autodesk, Mar 12, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 - A Closer Look at Quick View Drawings - ability to preview images of open drawing, save/close any open drawing, more, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, Mar 10, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 Application Window - ribbon interface, toolbars in pull down menus, no dashboard, more, Brian Benton, CAD-a-Blog, Mar 11, 2008

AutoCAD Team Tip: Anatomy of an AutoCAD 2009 Tooltip - creating user extended tooltips, Shaan Hurley, Between the Lines, Mar 10, 2008

Using AutoCAD 2009's New Transient Graphics API to Show Point Clouds From F# - Kean Walmsley, Through the Interface, Mar 10, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 New Features - customizable ribbon interface, quick access toolbar, View Cube and SteeringWheel, action recorder, more, Ellen Finkelstein.com, Mar 10, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 - The Prequel Part 13 - ViewCube - ViewCube doesn't work in 2D wireframe mode and runs slowly in complex drawings, Steve Johnson, blog nauseam, Mar 10, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 - A Closer Look at Quick View Layouts - new feature displays horizontal row of layout images for easy plotting and publishing, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, Mar 7, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 - The Prequel Part 12 - Controlling Screen Elements - using keyboard to turn screen elements on/off, Steve Johnson, blog nauseam, Mar 7, 2008

Switching Workspaces in AutoCAD 2009 - animation showing new tool in action, CAD Panacea, Mar 4, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 - The Prequel Part 10 - Dude, Where's My Dashboard? - Dashboard is replaced by Dashboard-like floating vertical Ribbon, Steve Johnson, blog nauseam, Mar 6, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 - The Prequel Part 11 - Docked Vertical Ribbon - video showing Ribbon docked on one side, Steve Johnson, blog nauseam, Mar 6, 2008

New APIs in AutoCAD 2009 - transient graphics, data extraction option, in-place ActiveX control, new AutoCAD .NET reference, more, Kean Walmsley, Through the Interface, Mar 5, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 - The Prequel Part 9 - Docked Toolbars - docked toolbars use 99% of space used in AutoCAD 2008, can be decreased to 80%, Steve Johnson, blog nauseam, Mar 5, 2008

Some More Cool New Features in AutoCAD 2009 - new customizable Quick Access toolbar, Lynn Allen's Blog, Mar 3, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 - A Closer Look at Quick Properties - customizable Quick Properties functionality saves screen space and helps view and modify object properties for selected object, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, Mar 3, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 - The Prequel Part 6 - First Startup Time - AutoCAD 2009 takes 28.9 seconds to start, double of time taken by AutoCAD 2008, Steve Johnson, blog nauseam, Mar 3, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 - The Prequel Part 7 - Subsequent Startup Time - subsequent startups are much slower in AutoCAD 2009, Steve Johnson, blog nauseam, Mar 4, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 - The Prequel Part 8 - Vista Startup Times - AutoCAD 2009 startup time in Vista is double of that in previous release, Steve Johnson, blog nauseam, Mar 4, 2008

Invalid Display of Polyline With Negative Thickness in AutoCAD - bug still present in AutoCAD 2009, JTB World, Mar 4, 2008

How to Create Vicinity Maps in AutoCAD - Kevin McWhirter, Arch Blocks.com Blog, Mar 3, 2008

Quick Xref Tip - using REFEDIT command and shortcut menu option in AutoCAD, Brian Benton, CAD-a-Blog, Mar 4, 2008

AutoCAD 2008 Layer Isolate Settings Tip by Michael Beall - using Fade control feature and LAYISO command, Shaan Hurley, Between the Lines, Mar 4, 2008

TIPS: Adorable Toolbars - access toolbars using Quick Access toolbar or use classic UI in AutoCAD 2009, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Mar 3, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 Menu Browser - recent actions option, ability to pin particular drawing, customizable preview guide, more, Brian Benton, CAD-a-Blog, Mar 3, 2008

Autodesk Tops $2 Billion For Year, But Lower Profits Sends Wall Street Scurrying - stock went down 15.6%, largest drop in over 2 years, Randall Newton, CADdigest.com, Mar 3, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 - The Prequel Part 5 - Floating Toolbars - floating toolbars in new UI make AutoCAD 2009 more space efficient, Steve Johnson, blog nauseam, Mar 2, 2008

Video Text Tips and More Cool AutoCAD 2009 Features - new modeless layer properties manager, Lynn Allen's Blog, Feb 28, 2008

You Learn Something Everyday - Offset - Through - AutoCAD 2009 has ability to offset objects to specific point, Brian Benton, CAD-a-Blog, Feb 28, 2008

360 of CAD - SpaceClaim 2007+, IronCAD v10, browser-based CAD 'Aftercad Online,' Kubotek Validation Tool, ViaCAD Pro, SolidWorks 2008, CATIA V5R18, NX 5, Solid Edge v20, Autodesk products, Lawrence Gould, Automotive Design & Production, Mar 2008

Autodesk Unveils 2009 Lineup, Part 1 - AutoCAD 2009 has new customizable Ribbon interface, action recorder, more for CAD managers, Robert Green, Cadalyst, Feb 27, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 - A Closer Look at the Status Bar - Grid, Osnap and Dynamic Input and new Quick Properties toggle buttons, more, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, Feb 27, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 - Rollover Tool Tips for Object Properties - customizable rollover tool tips for seeing common object properties, Shaan Hurley, Between the Lines, Feb 27, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 - The Prequel Part 4 - More on the Status Bar and Layouts - switching from quick view layouts to traditional layout tabs, Steve Johnson, blog nauseam, Feb 27, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 Action Recorder - recording, saving and sharing user inputs to complete repetitive tasks, Brian Benton, CAD-a-Blog, Feb 25, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 Team Tip - User Tags, a Productivity Enhancer - adding user tag in CUI and searching in menu browser, Shaan Hurley, Between the Lines, Feb 25, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 - A Closer Look at the Quick Access Toolbar - customizing quick access toolbar, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, Feb 25, 2008

The Famous Cell Phone Story and More On AutoCAD 2009 - ShowMotion tools for playing views quickly in presentation, Lynn Allen's Blog, Feb 25, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 System Requirements - hardware and software requirements, Shaan Hurley, Between the Lines, Feb 22, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 - The Prequel Part 3 - Status Bar Right - animation showing status bar icons for model/paper space layout, new Quick View Layout feature, Steering Wheel, more, Steve Johnson, blog nauseam, Feb 24, 2008

Tip: Skins for AutoCAD 2009 - color scheme feature for dark and light options, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Feb 22, 2008

Hide the InfoCenter, If You Prefer - AutoCAD 2009 - ability to hide title bar search entry box, RobiNZ CAD Blog, Feb 21, 2008

Back at Home and More AutoCAD 2009 News - new steering wheel view control to navigate in 2D and 3D environments, Lynn Allen's Blog, Feb 20, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 Quick View Layouts and Drawings - icons in status bar help you preview layouts and open drawings, Shaan Hurley, Between the Lines, Feb 20, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 - The Prequel Part 2 - Status Bar Left - animation showing status bar icons and right-click menu, Steve Johnson, blog nauseam, Feb 19, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 - QUICK VIEW DRAWINGS - ability to preview each currently open drawing, CAD Panacea, Feb 19, 2008

Autodesk Unveils AutoCAD 2009 - new ribbon interface, action recorder, Windows Vista certification, 3D navigation tools, more, Cadalyst, Feb 19, 2008

Tips: AutoCAD 2009 Shortcut Keystrokes - shortcut to toggle HidePalettes command and quick properties, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Feb 20, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 - A Closer Look at the Menu Browser - vertical list of menus items, ability to search CUI file, displaying document names with icons, more, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, Feb 19, 2008

Network License News in AutoCAD 2009 - AutoCAD 2009-based products support prior versions, JTB World, Feb 19, 2008

Autodesk World Press Day 2008 Coverage - four macroeconomic trends discussed, Autodesk 2009 products announced, more, Susan Smith, AECWeekly, Feb 11, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 - A Closer Look at the Action Recorder - link to demo of action recorder feature, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, Feb 14, 2008

The New AutoCAD 2009 Action Recorder for Valentines Day - recording drawing steps plus tips for action macros, Lynn Allen's Blog, Feb 14, 2008

Round Two - More AutoCAD 2009 and Other Autodesk 2009 Product Links & Autodesk World Press Day - links to news and posts related to Autodesk 2009 products, Shaan Hurley, Between the Lines, Feb 14, 2008

Lynn Allen Interview - talk about Inventor LT, sales contribution from Autodesk vertical products, effects of Autodesk acquisitions on UI, John Marchant, AEC Magazine, Feb 8, 2008

Autodesk Pushes Interdisciplinary Application - architects should use use MCAD tools for more advanced shapes, says Autodesk, Roopinder Tara, CAD Insider, Feb 13, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 - modeless layer manager, new ViewCube and SteeringWheels tools, more, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Feb 12, 2008

Autodesk World Press Days 2008 -- Day 2.75 - not all Autodesk products but AutoCAD 2009 has unified UI and ShowMotion for animation, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Feb 13, 2008

Introduction to the AutoCAD 2009 Ribbon - video on using new Ribbon functionality, Donnie Gladfelter, The CAD Geek Blog, Feb 13, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 - What's New - new Ribbon UI, Tooltips, menu browser, interactive array preview, John Benstead, CADit, Feb 13, 2008

Some AutoCAD 2009 Thoughts - Ribbon interface, modeless layer dialog, live preview of arrays, DGN support, macro recorder, more, Melanie (Stone) Perry, Mistress of the Dorkness, Feb 13, 2008

More AutoCAD 2009 Features - new Quick Properties tool for viewing and modifying object properties, Lynn Allen's Blog, Feb 13, 2008

Learn More About AutoCAD 2009 - links to preview guides for AutoCAD 2009 and some old versions, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, Feb 13, 2008

Time Flies, It's Autodesk 2009 - AutoCAD 2009 has 3D ViewCube and SteeringWheel controls while AutoCAD Architecture 2009 has improved walls, spaces and Project Navigator, RobiNZ CAD Blog, Feb 14, 2008

Autodesk 2009 Product Links - links to news and posts related to Autodesk 2009 products, Shaan Hurley, Between the Lines, Feb 13, 2008

The 2009 Products Including AutoCAD 2009 - AutoCAD 2009 has menu browser, ribbon in user interface, view cube and steering wheel capabilities, action recorder, more, Shaan Hurley, Between the Lines, Feb 12, 2008

The Word is Out - AutoCAD 2009 - certified for Windows Vista, modern UI, quick properties, improved tooltips, Microstation DGN support, more, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, Feb 12, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 is Knocking at the Door - Quick View Layouts for display of layout images, Lynn Allen's Blog, Feb 12, 2008

Autodesk World Press Days 2008 -- Day 1 - Autodesk announced AutoCAD 2009 and related software with improved UI, new 3D navigational tools, more, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Feb 12, 2008

Autodesk World Press Days 2008 -- Day 1.5 - VIZ is being discontinued, Autodesk is acquiring Carmel Software and Green Building Studio, more, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Feb 12, 2008

AutoCAD 2009 in 2 Minutes - ribbon functionality in UI, menu browser, quick properties, floating layer properties manager, more, CAD Panacea, Feb 12, 2008

Is Autodesk's EULA Enforceable? - NIMO - author considers Autodesk end user license agreement unacceptable, R Paul Waddington, Caveat Emptor, Feb 3, 2008

Revit and AutoCAD's Visual Styles - A SketchUp Alternative? - Revit model can be imported into AutoCAD for quick visual styles, RobiNZ CAD Blog, Jan 30, 2008

Autodesk University #15 - highlights of Autodesk University event held at Las Vegas in Nov 2007, Susan Smith, Architecture Week, Jan 30, 2008

Autodesk Takes Big Plunge - Autodesk's customer briefing center will inspire designers to be more creative in high-tech environment, Cliff Newell, The Lake Oswego Review, Jan 31, 2008

Autodesk: Billy Hinners, CIO - Autodesk customer base, focus of company, green design, more, Dan Farber, CNET News.com, Jan 15, 2008

Autodesk's Manufacturing Aspirations - through development and acquisitions, Autodesk's manufacturing division is to broaden product offering to even high-end market, Martyn Day, MCAD Online, Jan 21, 2008

Design Viz Roadshow - Autodesk events in UK to showcase rendering, animation techniques, details by guest speakers, AEC Magazine, Jan 22, 2008

A Tale of Two Events - recently inaugurated Autodesk's Customer Briefing Center provides high tech environment to designers and engineers, Jeffrey Rowe, Cadalyst, Jan 17, 2008

A Closer Look at Autodesk Labs - exploring technologies being developed at Autodesk Labs: Project Draw, Content Search and Visual Search, plus touch-based navigation of 3D models on large screen display, Lachmi Khemlani, AECbytes, Jan 14, 2008

OpenDWG Supports Many, Many, Many Operating Systems - Open Design Alliance DWG API supports Linux X86, Macintosh, IBM AIX, HP and more OS, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Jan 14, 2008

Autodesk Unveils Customer Briefing Center - Autodesk software will be demonstrated in high tech environment, Roopinder Tara, CAD Insider, Jan 10, 2008

Free Autodesk Software for Students - schools and educators can use Autodesk design software for different age group students, Mark Kiker, CADD Manager.com Blog, Jan 8, 2008

CCNtv Jan 7 Newscast - Autodesk's Civil 3D product and Bentley PowerCivil details, Cimatron to acquire Gibbs Systems, debut of ParaCloud Modeler v 1, more, CADCAMNet, Jan 7, 2008

RobiNZ @ Autodesk University 2007 - The Technology Mainstage - Carl Bass' vision of future, Intel's nano technology, HP blade workstation solution for CAD/BIM applications, RobiNZ CAD Blog, Jan 9, 2008

Autodesk University 2007: General Session Behind the Scenes Video - Shaan Hurley, Between the Lines, Jan 8, 2008

Digital Signatures: Practical Guidelines - hurdles in using digital signatures in CAD model and some suggestions, Owen Wengerd, Outside The Box, Dec 10, 2007

Financial One-Stop Shopping - Autodesk is offering financing options on multi-year subscriptions, Brent Broussard, AUGI, Dec 2007 (may require free registration)

Autodesk University 2007 - keynote by Autodesk CEO Carl Bass, demo of Metropolis application, new Quantity Takeoff tool, products displayed: Capturx, WebAxis, ProjectControl, more, Lachmi Khemlani, AECbytes, Dec 26, 2007

Who Owns DWG? - Autodesk's fight for registering DWG may technically impact users working with DWG, Martyn Day, MCAD Online, Dec 13, 2007

AU 2008 Kick-off Meeting - topics like scanning, handouts, scheduling assistant, and international AU were discussed, Autodesk University, Dec 2007

DWG: The Registration Attempts & Successes - Softelec, ODA and SolidWorks have been successful while Autodesk is still waiting to get registered, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Dec 18, 2007

What Bloggers Have Had to Say About AU 2007 So Far, Part IV - links to post covering AU 2007, Mike Perry, BLAUGI, Dec 19, 2007

AutoCAD Support - Up & Ready - installation and configuration support conditions for AutoCAD, Mark Kiker, CADD Manager.com Blog, Dec 18, 2007

Apple is Buying Autodesk. Yeah Right! - author dismisses idea as 'ridiculous speculation,' pioterzurek.net, Dec 19, 2007

USPTO Refuses DWG - Again - Autodesk's ongoing attempt to register DWG questioned by US Patent and Trademark Office, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Dec 18, 2007

Autodesk's Designs on Green - video of Autodesk CIO Billy Hinners on designing a 'hot' computer to lower energy costs of data centers, zdNet, Oct 23, 2007

Autodesk University 2007 Report - GreenBuild presentation, products displayed: InteliSum, Adapx, Green Building Studio, 2BOT, more, Susan Smith, AECWeekly, Dec 3, 2007

Autodesk University 2007 - great opportunity to learn about ongoing developments, attend classes, labs plus networking at AU, Ellen Finkelstein.com, Dec 12, 2007

AU 2007, Overview - over hyped AU left author disappointed, Laura Handler, (BIM)x, Dec 10, 2007

Autodesk University 2007, Part 3 - Ray Kurzweil presentation on future of design, technology preview of 'Metropolis,' more, Kenneth Wong, Cadalyst, Dec 10, 2007

EULA, EULA, EULA - End User Licensing Agreement conditions for AutoCAD & MicroStation, Eat Your CAD, Dec 7, 2007 (may require free registration)

Scan/Modify/Print - An Insider's Perspective - Autodesk rapid prototyping workflow was demonstrated using 3D scanners and printers at AU, Frederic Loranger, It's Alive in the Lab, Dec 7, 2007

What Bloggers Have Had to Say About AU 2007 So Far, Part III - links to post covering AU 2007, Mike Perry, BLAUGI, Dec 10, 2007

Autodesk and Windows Vista - official Autodesk stance on its products running on Vista, Autodesk Labs, Dec 2007 pdf

Autodesk University 2007, Part 1 - CEO Carl Bass discussed digital life, globalization, infrastructure boom and rising cost of energy, Kenneth Wong, Cadalyst, Dec 3, 2007

Episode 86 - Autodesk Software - video explaining Autodesk's contribution to FIRST competition, Engineering TV, Nov 8, 2007

Autodesk University 2007, Part 1 - Carl Bass discussed digital life, globalization, infrastructure boom and rising cost of energy, plus presentation by Autodesk CTO Jeff Kowalski, more, Kenneth Wong, Cadalyst, Dec 3, 2007

Autodesk University Special Report - video interview with executives from Spheron, cadworks for architects, and NextEngine, CADCAMNETtv, Dec 2007

Autodesk Gets Digital - digital prototyping will not replace but add to effectiveness and success rate of physical prototypes, Kenneth Wong, Cadalyst, Dec 1, 2007

Nerf Bats - AU 2007 highlights include general session, Revit MEP feedback luncheon, AEC lounge, more, Kyle Bernhardt, Inside the System, Dec 2, 2007

Autodesk University 2007 is Over - AU 2007 was great but food, some instructors and entertainment could have been better, James Estep, Sr, Loft Haven ACADemy, Dec 1, 2007

AU 2007 Has Come and Gone - technology previews of 'Newport' and 'Metropolis,' demo on daylight analysis tools, more, Ken's Blog, Dec 2, 2007

What Bloggers Have Had to Say About AU 2007 So Far, Part II - links to post covering AU 2007, Mike Perry, BLAUGI, Dec 2, 2007

AU 2007 - Friday Goodbye AU 2007, Start Planning for AU 2008 - links to AU 2007 blog posts, Shaan Hurley, Between the Lines, Dec 1, 2007

AU Revoir. Autodesk University, Thursday & Friday - "Go Green" themed AU 2007 was organized in city that consumes electricity badly, Nigel Davies, Eat Your CAD, Nov 30, 2007 (may require free registration)

AU Online Screencasts Now Available - audio and slides from a few presentations about Revit, AutoCAD, civil/survey, more, Autodesk University Blog, Dec 1, 2007

AU Video Booth - Fun Things Come in Small Packages - videos of attendees and reasons to attend AU, Autodesk University Blog, Nov 29, 2007

Manufacturing Media Summit - event was focused on digital prototyping concept plus some conceptualization tools were also demonstrated, Al Dean, MCAD Online, Nov 19, 2007

Interview with Buzz Kross - talk on digital prototyping, Inventor and Alias in market, PTC performance, going green, more, Al Dean & Martyn Day, MCAD Online, Nov 23, 2007

AU - It's a Wrap, For the Vendors At Least - Adapx's Capturx digital pen and 2Bot's CNC machine for architects were displayed on show floor, 3D CAD News, Nov 29, 2007

AU Really? How Interesting. Autodesk University, Wednesday - presentations on green design and CAD management, display of NextEngine 3D scanner, more, Nigel Davies, Eat Your CAD, Nov 29, 2007 (may require free registration)

What Bloggers Have Had to Say About AU 2007 So Far - links to post covering AU 2007, Mike Perry, BLAUGI, Nov 29, 2007

AU 2007 Day 3: Autodesk Labs Has the Neatest Technology - Autodesk Labs is offering applications like ProjectDraw, 'multi-touch' screen, metadata and visual searches, Roopinder Tara, CAD Insider, Nov 29, 2007

Autodesk University Special Report - 11/28/07 - video interview with executives from RDV systems, SolidCAM, and NVIDIA, CADCAMNETtv, Nov 28, 2007

Autodesk University Special Report - 11/27/07 - video of Carl Bass keynote, talk with executives from Adapx, 2Bot ModelMaker, and HP, CADCAMNETtv, Nov 27, 2007

 AU Day 1 - The Kick-Off - Carl Bass' keynote on future, energy issues, sustainability of designs, more, 3D CAD News, Nov 27, 2007

AU 2007 Day 2: It's Tough to Hire a Good Keynote Speaker - though many speakers are available for hire, not all can inspire, Roopinder Tara, CAD Insider, Nov 28, 2007

My Remote Control Closes the Curtains - An Update from AU - Autodesk CEO is concerned with energy conservation in a hotel in which a remote control is needed to operate curtains, 3D CAD News, Nov 28, 2007

AU My God, Autodesk University, Tuesday - main stage presentation was good but Revit presentations disappoint, Nigel Davies, Eat Your CAD, Nov 28, 2007 (may require free registration)

Autodesk University Main Stage: In the Round - the technology behind the dazzling display featured 20 computers, Autodesk Labs, Nov 28, 2007

Tips, Tricks and Discussions on AutoCAD Architecture (and Other Extraneous Blatherings) - highlights from AU from an architect's view, Steve Bennett, 2D or Not 2D, Nov 27, 2007

AU 2007 Day 1, Main Keynote - Autodesk CEO Carl Bass talked about 4 important trends plus presentation on concept to production, more, Roopinder Tara, CAD Insider, Nov 27, 2007

AU 2007, Extensive Blog Coverage - links to blogs containing photos, videos and other information about AU 2007, Roopinder Tara, CAD Insider, Nov 27, 2007

Autodesk University - Day One Main Stage - keynote by Autodesk CEO Carl Bass, glimpse of new Autodesk tools being developed, plus Metropolis product to build digital 3D models, David Cohn, CADman Do, Nov 27, 2007

RobiNZ @ Autodesk University 2007 - "Designing the Future" Main-stage - presentation on green design by Yves Behar, MudBox product, conceptual applications, RobiNZ CAD Blog, Nov 28, 2007

Autodesk University 2007 Opens at The Venetian, Las Vegas - keynote speech by Autodesk CEO and Yves Behar, presentation on sustainability and Revit, arZan, news views and analysis, Nov 27, 2007

Au 2007 - Tuesday Afternoon...Photos, Certification Guide, and R14 Flip Flops - high definition screens with HD projectors have been used to create 360 degrees screen for attendees, Shaan Hurley, Between the Lines, Nov 27, 2007

Helpful and Useful Information for Those Attending Autodesk University 2007 - links to useful blog entries, Mike Perry, BLAUGI, Nov 23, 2007

Autodesk University - Day One - manufacturing, infrastructure and AEC was focus of keynote and presentations, Mark W. Kiker, CADD Manager.com Blog, Nov 27, 2007

AU 2007 Day 0, Off to Las Vegas - number of users attending events has reached over 10,000, Roopinder Tara, CAD Insider, Nov 27, 2007

Getting Noticed - SpaceClaim will get media attention even after being de-listed from AU 2007, Deelip Menezes, Nov 21, 2007

Autodesk Aims to Look Good in Green - Autodesk presents its sustainability analysis 'dashboard' concept, Green Index results, more at Greenbuild 2007 event, Heather Livingston, Cadalyst, Nov 19, 2007

Designers, Architects Celebrate 25 Years of Computer Aided Design - AutoCAD revolutionized CAD industry 25 years ago, providing freedom to design, Bryan Gardiner, Wired.com, Nov 14, 2007

Autodesk Product Manager Update - BIN file is XML file in Autodesk Product Manager, Shaan Hurley, Between the Lines, Nov 19, 2007

Tips for Autodesk University - ten tips to make best of AU 2007 event, Elise Moss, CADdigest.com, Nov 13, 2007

Attack of the Clones -  IntelliCAD 'crawls' on outdated development platform while AutoCAD has moved on to ObjectARX, clone vendors should band together, Deelip Menezes, Oct 29, 2007

Autodesk Claims the High Ground on Sustainability - Autodesk is taking initiatives and developing tools for sustainable green building, Randall S. Newton, CADdigest.com, October 29, 2007

Autodesk Digital Prototyping Presentation From Paris - CCNTv, Oct 2007

Autodesk CIO: Billy Hinners - Transcript - Billy Hinners talks about focus of Autodesk, his experience of developing products, Autodesk's going green strategy, more, Dan Farber, ZDNet, Oct 2007

CCNtv Oct 22 Newscast - editors at Autodesk's Paris event side with digital prototyping and downplay PLM, Bentley's industry survey on BIM, CADCAMNet, Oct 22, 2007

Selecting a Finance Partner: Let Autodesk Help - benefits that Autodesk's selected finance company provides, Brent Broussard, AUGI, Oct 2007 (may require free registration)

Autodesk Offers Peek into Future of MCAD - technology previews of Productstream, AliasStudio and Autodesk Inventor were highlight of Manufacturing Media Summit 2007, Bill Fane, Cadalyst, Oct 15, 2007

CCNtv Oct 15 Newscast - Autodesk Manufacturing Media Summit report, more, CADCAMNet, Oct 15, 2007

Autodesk Labs Moves Development Closer to Users: An Interview with Brian Mathews - motivation behind Autodesk Labs, transparency through Labs, reaction within Autodesk, more Randall S. Newton, CADdigest.com, Oct 15, 2007

Autodesk Needs to Lead in Technology, Too - Autodesk should invest in R&D of leading edge technologies like haptics and nanotechnology, Roopinder Tara, CAD Insider, Oct 8, 2007

Autodesk Gets the Press Thinking - Autodesk presented concept of digital prototyping effectively through presentations and demos, Rachael Taggart, PR, Marketing and the Business of CAD, Oct 7, 2007

The Greening of Autodesk - CEO Carl Bass discussed reuseable bag option and Autodesk sponsored PBS program for running wind mills, Roopinder Tara, CAD Insider, Oct 3, 2007

Autodesk Bangs 'Digital Prototyping' Drum...Loudly - report of Autodesk Mechanical Media Summit in Paris, Rachael Dalton-Taggart, 3D CAD News, Oct 2, 2007

Autodesk Manufacturing Media Summit, Paris: Day 1 - preview of Inventor conceptual design, presentation from European kitchen equipment manufacturer Franke, wish list for CAD vendors, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Oct 2, 2007

Autodesk Manufacturing Media Summit, Paris: Day 2 - digital prototyping is best way for green designing, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Oct 3, 2007

Autodesk Manufacturing Media Summit, Paris: Day 2.5 - Autodesk ProductStream to integrate with Microsoft Sharepoint, Opticore real-time demo, plastic part designing in Inventor, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Oct 3, 2007

eBay Seller's Lawsuit Against Autodesk May Impact Software Licensing Case Law - history of case and involvement of Public Citizen, more, Randall S. Newton, CADdigest.com, Sep 28, 2007

Vernor No Longer In It Just For the Money - Public Citizen will fight against misuse of Digital Millennium Copyright Act, Randall S. Newton, 3D CAD News, Sep 26, 2007

Oops... I Guess it isn't Subject to a License Anymore - poking fun at Autodesk's software license agreements, Evan Yares, The CAD Industry, Sep 22, 2007

The Man Who Dared to Sell AutoCAD R14 on eBay - sequence of incidents that led Timothy Vernor to sue Autodesk, 3D CAD News, Sep 12, 2007

An Interview with George Omura, AutoCAD Writer - talk about changes in AutoCAD in 20 years, approach to explain complex concept, his latest AutoCAD book, Franco Folini, Novedge Blog, Sep 19, 2007

CCNtv Sep 17 Newscast - interview of eBay seller Timothy S. Vernor, who is suing Autodesk, CADCAMNet, Sep 17, 2007

Old Copies of AutoCAD - comments on Vernor vs Autodesk case, Evan Yares, The CAD Industry, Sep 13, 2007

slash.dot & Others Discuss Vernor vs Autodesk - links to posts about Vernor vs Autodesk case, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Sep 13, 2007

Autodesk Lawsuit by eBay Seller Takes Website Hits to New Levels - Tim Vernor is expecting settlement, Rachael Taggart, PR, Marketing and the Business of CAD, Sep 16, 2007

Autodesk Sued for $10 Million After Invoking DMCA to Stop eBay Resales - argument is continued between the sale of first doctrine and Autodesk's end user license agreement, Jacqui Cheng, Ars Technica, Sep 13, 2007

NavisWorks Acquired by Autodesk - Autodesk-NavisWorks acquisition will help Revit users better simulate, visualize and analyze designs, Susan Smith, AECCafe.com, Aug 20-24, 2007

An Interview with Jimmy Bergmark, AutoCAD Guru - talk about problems of CAD users, AutoCAD evolution, features lacking in AutoCAD, more, Franco Folini, Novedge Blog, Aug 28, 2007

Quarter-Billion Line of Credit -- What For? - Autodesk might use line of credit for growth, expansion, or acquisition, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Aug 25, 2007

Autodesk Sets Another Revenue Record, Gets No Respect - Autodesk earned over-expected net income of $92 million in second fiscal quarter of 2008, Randall S. Newton, CADdigest.com, Aug 24, 2007 

EULA Paranoia - users may be overreacting to Autodesk end user license agreement which could be essential to nab thieves, Deelip Menezes, Aug 20, 2007

First-Use Date: Trips Up DWG Registration - Autodesk's application for registering DWG contradicts its statements, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Aug 21, 2007

A Letter to the Directors and Chief Executive Officers of Autodesk, Cadgroup, and Scholastic Australia Pty. Ltd. - user takes exception to Autodesk's end user license agreement that allows on site and/or electronic audits, R. Paul Waddington, Caveat Emptor, Aug 17, 2007

Digital Prototyping Trumps PLM: An Interview with Autodesk VP Andrew Anagnost - defining digital prototyping and importance of PDM tools, Rachael Dalton-Taggart, CADdigest.com, Aug 20, 2007

Name Changes and Future Decisions - new names for Autodesk AEC products, the Mad Cadder, August 8, 2007

PLIST Increment in Autodesk License Files - PLIST increments help to get a network license for Autodesk products, JTB World, July 18, 2007

Shortcut Links to Autodesk Pages - JTB World, July 7, 2007

Autodesk Buying NavisWorks, But Questions Linger - users comment on if Autodesk will keep the neutral format of NavisWorks, Nadine M. Post & Tom Sawyer, Architectural Record, June 6, 2007

Autodesk Usability Feedback - More Ways to be Involved - Autodesk collects direct feedback from users, Mark W. Kiker, CADD Manager.com Blog, June 7, 200

Autodesk's Potential Lay Hidden Under Raft of Iffy Numbers - after ups and down in stock market, Autodesk now sails smooth, Christina Wise, Investors.com, June 1, 2007 (

AutoCAD for 3D? - users seem to be content with 3D applications of AutoCAD, Mike Hudspeth, Cadalyst, June 1, 2007

Autodesk Customer Involvement Program - types of information collected by anonymous CIP system, Mark W. Kiker, CADD Manager.com Blog, June 4, 2007

Five Things to Know About Carl Bass - skilled at building furniture, Carl Bass has been with Autodesk for about 12 years, Mercury News, May 27, 2007 (requires free registration)

Autodesk CEO Cultivates the In-house Critics - Q&A session with Autodesk CEO, Carl Bass, Ryan Blitstein, Mercury News, May 27, 2007 (requires free registration)

Trademarks of Autodesk - Part Deux - laughable restrictions abound on the Autodesk website, including one that forbids children under the age of 13 using the website, Mark W. Kiker, CADD Manager.com Blog, May 28, 2007

One Million Or? - Autodesk counts 1 million 3D users, a number that is simultaneously too high and too low, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, May 21, 2007)

Autodesk has Designs on Growth - Inventor, Revit, and Civil 3D products have helped Autodesk increase sales up to 19%, Tom Taulli, The Motley Fool, May 21, 2007

Parametric Modeling in AutoCAD - defining parametric modeling using some examples done with AutoCAD, Neil C. Katz, AECbytes, May 16, 2007

How to Learn More About Your Autodesk Product - AU website and AUGI training program can give you the best study materials, Beth Powell, Beth's CAD Blog, May 16, 2007

Trademarks of Autodesk - list of trademarks being used by Autodesk, Mark W. Kiker, CADD Manager.com Blog, May 14, 2007

System Variables - defining and classifying the system variables in AutoCAD 2007, Muharrem Kocyigit, Daily AutoCAD, May 10, 2007

Autodesk Sees Emerging Markets, 3D as Growth Keys - Autodesk CEO Carl Bass sees double-digit growth in China and Eastern Europe markets, Michael Kahn, NDTVprofit.com, May 10, 2007

Tech Trends -- New Playgrounds for the Engineers - Autodesk and SolidWorks have launched public sites to get feedback on features in development for upcoming releases, Kenneth Wong, Cadalyst, May 1, 2007

Autodesk Pays Unconscionably... - Autodesk faulted for paying ex-CEO Carol Bartz $80 million a year - 5 times the average of the S&P 500 companies, Bill Cara, April 13, 2007

AUGI AutoCAD Wish List February 2007 Voting Results - wishes include extend a HATCH, PDF overlay, convert a spline to a pline, Shaan Hurley, Between the Lines, April 10, 2007 (

Free and Updated Autodesk Products - links to Autodesk utility products: Design Review, DWG True View, units converter, ScriptPro, AutoLISP compatibility analyzer, Melanie (Stone) Perry, Mistress of the Dorkness, April 8, 2007

Autodesk World Press Day - highlights included: functional design technology, touch screen LCD, AutoCAD 2008, renamed Autodesk products, more, Martyn Day, AEC Magazine, April 3, 2007

How Old Can You Go with AutoCAD? - DWG file when opened in Notepad can tell the AutoCAD version it was created in, Beth Powell, Beth's CAD Blog, March 21, 2007

Autodesk University 2006 Video - Shaan Hurley, Between the Lines, March 22, 2007

Agents of Change - AU 2006 event report, Angus W Stocking, The American Surveyor, March 2007 pdf

Autodesk Reports Record Quarterly Revenues of $497 Million - fiscal year revenue earned is $1.84 billion; model-based 3D products did well, Randall S. Newton, CADdigest.com, March 1, 2007

Autodesk CEO Trots Out BSA Line on Software Piracy - Carl Bass of Autodesk agrees that piracy causes loss in sale of original software, Mike, Techdirt, February 26, 2007

New Autodesk Maxim: Experience it Before it's Real - Carl Bass talks about Autodesk's vision of digital prototyping, PLM; Autodesk Revit BIM solution in sustainable AEC market; 2008 version products unveiled, more, Kenneth Wong, Cadalyst, February 20, 2007

Autodesk CEO Takes a Verbal Baseball Bat to PLM - Carl Bass calls PLM a marketing slogan used by Dassault, PTC, and UGS, Randall S. Newton, CADdigest.com, February 15, 2007

Interesting Facts from Autodesk  - 100% of 'Fortune 100' firms are Autodesk customers, Mark W. Kiker, CADD Manager.com Blog, February 19, 2007

Autodesk Reorganization - Follow-up - John Sanders is now VP of Business Development, Roopinder Tara, CAD Insider, February 15, 2007

Autodesk World Press Day 07 - AutoCAD 2008 and other Autodesk products previewed, more, Susan Smith, AEC Weekly, February 12-16, 2007

Autodesk Tells All - Day Two - Autodesk next release versions standardized, many Autodesk products renamed, features of Inventor 12, more, David Cohn, CADman Do, February 15, 2007

Autodesk Moves into Plant Design - Autodesk introduces 3D piping and instrumentation-diagramming tool aiming at power plant sector presently, Loralee Stevens, North Bay Business Journal, February 12, 2007

Not Quite All, But More Tomorrow - according to Autodesk CEO Carl Bass, the only companies with a PLM problem are Dassault, PTC and UGS, more notes from Autodesk press day, David Cohn, CADman Do, February 12, 2007

Autodesk World Press Day '07 Day 1 - the highlights included Q&A with CEO Carl Bass about PLM, inconsistent UI, integrated services from a reseller, plus future hardware, more, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, February 12, 2007

Carl Bass - Remaking Autodesk in His Image - new leadership may lead to technological innovation, also some reorganization at Autodesk, Roopinder Tara, CAD Insider, February 12, 2007

ADSK Press Day: Press Questions - Q&A about selling products horizontally, geospatial at Autodesk, and why PLM is not on Autodesk's list, Adena Schutzberg, All Points Blog, February 12, 2007

Autodesk Shows off Hardware - a large touch screen that can zoom a 3D model, plus Boom Cam, an easy 3D interface, Adena Schutzberg, All Points Blog, February 12, 2007

Ever Wonder What Carol's Been Up To? - Carol Bartz of Autodesk receives McGill Management Achievement Award for her contribution to CAD industry, Mike Gemmell, Connected, February 12, 2007

Putting a Face on Autodesk - Autodesk CEO Carl Bass talks about his career journey and how he enjoys being creative, H. Edward Goldberg of AIA, Cadalyst, February 5, 2007

Some Constructive Criticism - Autodesk does not bother to reply to online group questions, rumors, Deelip Menezes, January 31, 2007

Design Tools to Get a Second Life Online? - Autodesk's Carl Bass discusses Second Life and 3D prototypes and renderings created by Autodesk 3D applications, The Utility Belt, Jon Fortt, January 29, 2007

AutoCAD on Mac - Autodesk product teams are developing on Mac, but Windows platform still dominates CAD industry, Deelip Menezes, January 30, 2007

Vista: Where are the Killer Apps? - Autodesk applications are compatible with Vista only after applying patches, Mary Jo Foley, ZDnet, January 29, 2007

Autodesk's Official Statement on DWG and ODA - Autodesk wants to inform its customers through TrustedDWG trademark that source of files is genuine, Deelip Menezes, January 25, 2007

Autodesk, ODA and DWF - Autodesk links to ODA, an organization it is currently suing, RL McSwain, CAD Panacea,  January 23, 2007

The Red Asterix - Dr. DWG, which reverse engineers the DWG format and provides libraries similar to ODA, is a DWF partner of Autodesk, Deelip Menezes, January 24, 2007

Is Autodesk Promoting IntelliCAD? - Autodesk employee's blog mentions IntelliCAD, Deelip Menezes, January 23, 2007

Carl Bass Interview: Pt II - Autodesk CEO talks about Alias, Autodesk Labs and globalization of business, Martyn Day, MCAD Online, January 15, 2007

Another Way to Look at it - ODA is counter-suing Autodesk just to defend itself, Deelip Menezes, January 16, 2007

The Question is Still Open - companies should be willing to open their formats before asking Autodesk to do so, Deelip Menezes, January 16, 2007

Adsk vs ODA: Abhijit Oak Speaks - Autodesk speaks on the reliability of DWG files, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, January 12, 2007

Adsk vs ODA: Law Suit Runs Out of Purpose - Autodesk's wording for TrustedDWG notification is partly misleading whereas ODA has not promised yet to remove TrustedDWG code forever, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, January 12, 2007

Autodesk vs ODA - A Conversation - Deelip Menezes, January 13, 2007

An Open Question to All Autodesk Bashers - readers call ODA as a "hacker's group", Deelip Menezes, January 15, 2007

Blatant Profiteering? - Autodesk keeps software prices low in developing countries like India and China because of low income levels there, Deelip Menezes, January 8, 2007

Who are the Lawyers Autodesk and ODA have Arrayed Against Each Other? - Morrison & Foerster represents Autodesk while Fenwick & West represents ODA, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, January 3, 2007

Whiplash! ODA Countersues Autodesk 9 Times - ODA accuses Autodesk of false advertising, monopoly, unfair competition, intentional interference, and more, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, December 30, 2006

AutoCAD 2007 for $130 Only!! - a company claims to provide high quality software including AutoCAD 2007 for cheap prices, Deelip Menezes, December 29, 2006

AutoCAD License Types - three license types and their features, Mark W. Kiker, CADD Manager.com Blog, December 25, 2006

CAD Vendors Autodesk and PTC Bury the Hatchet - Autodesk-PTC interoperability agreement aims to facilitate manufacturers working in multi-CAD environments, Computer Business Review Online, December 21, 2006

Researching DwgCheck - setting DwgCheck variable in AutoCAD 2007 to 0 or 2 changes the warning of non Autodesk DWG, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, December 21, 2006

ASDK vs ODA: The Judge's Comments - judge seems like a character, ODA accuses Autodesk of "unclean hands," Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, December 20, 2006

Autodesk University 2007 - demo of tools related to Functional Design, discussion on future of AliasStudio products, a sneak peak of AutoCAD 2008, more, Martyn Day, MCAD Online, December 12, 2006

Trap Indeed - comments on Autodesk-ODA lawsuit, Deelip Menezes, December 20, 2006

Autodesk University from 37,000 Feet - IT managers, BIM/Revit users, civil engineers, Mechanical users, and programmers attended AU in large numbers this year, Robert Green, Cadalyst, December 14, 2006

Autodesk Home Use - More Than Just AutoCAD - list of Autodesk software that can be installed twice, while on subscription, Mark W. Kiker, CADD Manager.com Blog, December 19, 2006

Soon To Be? ADSK Hearts UGS - after Autodesk/PTC agreement for direct interoperability, Autodesk/UGS may be next, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, December 15, 2006

AutoCAD Home Use - Autodesk allows second install under certain conditions if you are under subscription, Mark W. Kiker, CADD Manager.com Blog, December 14, 2006

Exhibit Hall Highlights from Autodesk University 2006 - the important exhibitors were IES, Architectural Data Systems, Ameri-CAD Inc., Synergis Adept, CADzation, 3Dconnexion, more, Lachmi Khemlani, AECbytes, December 14, 2006

Autodesk 3.0 is a Rocket; Carl Bass is the Pilot - CEO Bass calls the next era Autodesk 3.0 and aims for design and engineering market, Randall S. Newton, CADdigest.com, December 7, 2006

 Autodesk Sets Quarterly Revenue Record - company expects to make $2 billion next fiscal year, Randall S. Newton, CADdigest.com, December 7, 2006

Unnecessary: Adsk vs ODA - ODA updates its DWG API and ODA members release services packs removing offending code, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, December 11, 2006

The DWG Conundrum - Autodesk CEO Carl Bass willing to open DWG if other CAD vendors open their formats, Martyn Day, AEC Magazine, December 7, 2006

The Long and Short of AutoCAD's PolyFace Mesh - unlike other CAD systems, AutoCAD's polyface mesh entity is limited to 32,767 vertices, Deelip Menezes, December 11, 2006

Rumors to be Dispelled on Autodesk Products Checking Over the Internet - AutoCAD sends data to Autodesk only in case of product activation, error reporting, and communication center processing, Shaan Hurley, Between the Lines, December 8, 2006

Using Trademark to Stymie Interoperability? - Autodesk spreads words of fear and uncertainty on opening files created by unauthorized applications, Fred von Lohmann, EFF, December 6, 2006

Using Trademark to Prevent Interoperability - Autodesk misuses trademark law to avoid competition and interoperability with non-Autodesk software generated files, Mike, techdirt, December 6, 2006

Autodesk University 2006 - highlights were presentations by CEO Carl Bass, GMJ Design, Parsons Brinckerhoff, Cresendo Design, classes and hands-on labs, more, Lachmi Khemlani, AECbytes, December 7, 2006

Autodesk University 2006 - My 'Impressions' - experiences of a first time attendee of AU, Dave Dixon, DCA to Civil 3D, December 6, 2006

Agents of Change - Autodesk University 2006 - a glimpse at the event, David Koch, The Architect's Desktop, December 3, 2006

Event Report: Autodesk University 2006, Part 4 - products from Avatech, ADS, US Cost, AmeriCAD, COINS Framing, more, Sara Ferris, Cadalyst, December 5, 2006

Event Report: Autodesk University 2006, Part 3 - exhibitors included: 3Dconnexion, NextCom, L.A. CAD, 4D Technologies, Docupoint, CADzation and more, Sara Ferris, Cadalyst, December 4, 2006

Autodesk University - Day Three - DWF Executive Customer Council discussion, classes on managing large projects using Revit Building and expanding BIM with the Revit API, more, James Van, All Thing BIM, December 4, 2006

Autodesk University - Day Two - CEO keynote, class on basics of the Revit API, informative session on BuildingSMART, more, James Van, All Thing BIM, December 1, 2006

Autodesk University 2006 - not able to attend? Here are audio and slides from several presentations, Autodesk, November 29, 200

AU 2006: Podcast and Vodcast Recap of AU Main Stage Presentation from Second Life - Shaan Hurley, Between the Lines, December 2, 2006

Autodesk Gets Platform-Neutral DWF Viewing into Vista - recently launched Windows Vista facilitates DWF file viewing using in-built XPS viewer, Sara Ferris, Cadalyst, December 1, 2006

What to Expect in the Next AutoCAD - Maybe - dimensioning in model space, customizable 2D commands, association with Excel, 64 bit and multi-core support, more, Roopinder Tara, CAD Insider, November 30, 2006

Welcome General Session at AU 2006 - screencast of Carl Bass's welcome session, Autodesk, November 2006

AU2006 Keys to Successful CAFM Implementation - important factors are well defined needs, data management, training, responsibility and justified benefits, Melanie (Stone) Perry, Mistress of the Dorkness, November 30, 2006

Pricing for Foreign Markets - Autodesk Gets It - Autodesk follows 'geography-based' pricing for selling products in countries like India, Roopinder Tara, CAD Insider, November 30, 2006

Friends, Romans, Countrymen, Lend Me Your Ears - lawsuit brings to light data ownership and may even work against Autodesk, Alibre CEO Blog, November 30, 2006

Event Report: Autodesk University 2006, Part 2 - Jim Lynch of Autodesk talked about increasing BIM awareness, Autodesk's efforts to enhance Revit applications, more, Sara Ferris, Cadalyst, November 30, 2006

On the Floor Autodesk University 2006 Key Note Speech - CEO Carl Bass considers education and networking the main purpose of AU, plus customer presentations using Autodesk products, Rita Stange & John Myers, Inventor Connections, November 29, 2006 (requires free registration)

AU 2006 - From the Show Floor - model of central London by GMJ using Max, demo of Impression for architectural rendering and coloring, more, Mark W. Kiker, CADD Manager.com Blog, November 28, 2006

Autodesk University - 2006 From the Exhibit Hall Floor - exhibitors include PARTSolutions, Z Corporation, Avatech Solutions, Z+F, ProSoft, 3DConnexion, iKnowledge Solutions, NVIDIA, more, Rita Stange & John Myers, Inventor Connections, November 30, 2006 (requires free registration)

Autodesk University 2006 Day 2 - Wednesday 29th - James Van's (SOM) presentation on managing large Revit projects and Beau Turner class on use of Phasing and Design Options in Revit, RobiNZ CAD Blog, November 30, 2006

Autodesk University 2006 Day 3 - Thursday 30th - schedule of events at AU, RobiNZ CAD Blog, November 30, 2006

Autodesk University 2006 Day 4 - Friday 1st - schedule events at AU, RobiNZ CAD Blog, November 30, 2006

It's Not Just About Entertainment Anymore! - explore the vision of Autodesk on design visualization in AU, Curtis Garton, Motion Builder, November 27, 2006

AU Day 1 - Autodesk is on the way to make you experience the things before it is real, Keeping the Wheels On, November 28, 2006

AU 2006: AUGI Wish Lists 2005 & 2006 - Shaan Hurley, Between the Lines, November 29, 2006

Autodesk University 2006, Day 1 -- CEO Keynote - CEO presentation included 3D applications of Revit, Inventor, 3ds Max forcing 2D users to think seriously about 3D, Roopinder Tara, CAD Insider, November 28, 2006

Event Report: Autodesk University 2006, Part 1 - CEO Carl Bass mentions digital prototyping software as Autodesk's mission plus some presentations by customers using Autodesk products, Sara Ferris, Cadalyst, November 29, 2006

AU 2006: Autodesk University Day 1 Tuesday 11/28/06 - highlights included keynote by CEO Carl Bass, DWF files in Freewheel project, and more, Shaan Hurley, Between the Lines, November 28, 2006

Autodesk Goes After ODA for Trademark Infringement - a summary of events in the Autodesk/ODA case, Cadalyst, November 29, 2006

Autodesk vs ODA Lawsuit Report - Open Drawing Alliance posts court order restraining use of Autodesk's TrustedDWG, opendesign.com, November 2006, pdf

News Analysis for Mac Pros - Beware 'End User' Microsoft and Autodesk Both Seek Innovation by Lawsuits - Microsoft threatens to sue Linux end users, while Autodesk has already sued ODA for DWG infringement, Anthony Frausto-Robledo, architosh, November 22, 2006

Autodesk University 2006, Day 0 - Why Las Vegas? - CAD user meetings take place too often in the unlikely setting, Roopinder Tara, CAD Insider, November 27, 2006

ADSK vs ODA: Yes, Maybe, No - analysis of Autodesk/ODA papers uncovers errors, misstatements and spin, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, November 26, 2006

Drawings, Rolexes, and Unclean Hands: Autodesk and the Open Design Alliance Face Off in Federal Court - Autodesk gets a temporary restraining order against ODA while judge seemed to be dissatisfied with ODA's justifications, Dave Culbertson, AECnews, November 24, 2006

Autodesk Sues the Open Design Alliance - Autodesk attempts to convince users only its own DWG files are to be trusted yet many are corrupted, David Harrison, StressFree, November 27, 2006

Backlash! Is DWG 2007 in Danger of Isolation? - companies may be treating ODA's DWG files like a 'hot potato,' Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, November 23, 2006

After ODA, Who's Next on Autodesk's Radar? - Dr. DWG division of California Software Labs also offers DWGdirect libraries for support up to DWG 2006, Deelip Menezes, November 23, 2006

AU 2006 Schedule of Events - Rita Stange, Inventor Connections, November 21, 2006 (requires free registration)

Autodesk Zeroes in On Open Drawing Alliance - Autodesk sues ODA for using watermark, Roopinder Tara, CAD Insider, November 21, 2006

Did the Open Design Alliance Walk Into a Trap? - Autodesk may have left no choice for ODA but to copy the TrustedDWG feature, Deelip Menezes, November 22, 2006

Autodesk Posts Record Gains for Q3 - 3D products yield strong revenues as well as 2D users base keeps on growing, Sara Ferris, Cadalyst, November 21, 2006

Sneak Peek of Autodesk's Largest User Event - Autodesk University 2006 is all set to kick off for users interactions, classes, exhibits, and more, Rita Stange, Inventor Connections, November 21, 2006 (requires free registration)

Another Model Quarter for Autodesk - Autodesk earns $457 million in third quarter though net income is not revealed, Tom Taulli, Motley Fool, November 20, 2006

Fool, Indeed - critique of Motley Fool article (above) by Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, November 20, 2006

Female Execs: Life in Top Jobs Worth the Effort - Carol Bartz, executive chairman of the board of Autodesk, says balance is unattainable and searching for it just makes women guilt ridden, Carol Hymowitz, The Wall Street Journal, November 21, 2006

Autodesk Q3 Conference Call Q&A - Autodesk downplays PLM, maintains 2D is still strong, comments on growth of Inventor, LT and Revit, Ralph Grabowski, CADdigest.com, November 21, 2006

Executive Compensation, Average Age Decrease - Autodesk ex-CEO Carol Bartz received $2.7 million in 2005, while Carl Bass was ranked 5th in California's North Bay companies with compensation of $1.2 million, Lindsay Riddell, North Bay Business Journal, November 20, 2006

Interview with Carl Bass: Part 1 - Autodesk CEO discussed business industry trends, CAD file format issues and views on Open Drawing Alliance, Martyn Day, MCAD Online, November 6, 2006

New Autodesk Initiative Sets Sights on Plant Design - Autodesk enters plant design market with AutoCAD P&ID 2007, Randall Newton, CADdigest.com, October 27, 2006

Autodesk Expands Rapidly in China Software Market - instead of high piracy rate, Autodesk aims to raise sales with long-term investments in China, Kirby Chien, Reuters, November 2, 2006

Autodesk Labs Moves Development Closer to Users: An Interview with Brian Mathews - the Autodesk Labs website offers, the motivation behind it and transparency in information sharing, Randall S. Newton, AECnews.com, October 15, 2006

CEO Pay Up Big - But Not Performance  - Autodesk's Carol Bartz was 12th highest paid CEO in 2005, Jeanne Sahadi, CNNMoney.com, October 4, 2006

Hotfix - Plotting to Raster Files Performance Improvement - Autodesk, September 25, 2006

Which Autodesk Products Use the Mental Ray Technology? - AutoCAD 2007, Autodesk 3ds max, VIZ, Maya, ImageStudio and Inventor support Mental Ray technology, CAD Forum, September 2006

Interferences with Autodesk Products - keep yourself aware of installation information posted in discussion and user groups forums, Beth's CAD Blog, September 21, 2006

Autodesk University 2006 Las Vegas Update - MyFeedback Team will be present at exhibit floor, Shaan Hurley, Between the Lines, September 13, 2006

'Bass' and 'Bartz' Might Sound Similar, but the CEOs Differ - while Carol Bartz has quick decision-making ability, Autodesk CEO Carl Bass prefers to consider and think over the issues, J. Bonasia, Yahoo Finance, August 30, 2006

z4 TECHNOLOGIES vs MICROSOFT and AUTODESK - excerpts from 50-page report summing court's decision, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, August 27, 2006

2007 Q2 Earnings Script - transcript of Autodesk Q2 earnings call, including record quarterly revenue of $450M, Autodesk, August 2006, pdf

Options Gamesmanship? - Autodesk stock option filings for the last 2 years show Carol Bartz made $139 million, Carl Bass made $18 million, several others made millions, Evan Yares, The CAD Industry, August 18, 2006

Autodesk Investigation Overshadows Record Quarter - internal investigation prevents disclosure of quarterly profits at Autodesk, marring an otherwise stellar quarter, Roopinder Tara, CAD Insider, August 18, 2006

Queen of AutoCAD Takes a Groom - Lynn Allen's wedding reception in Sonoma, Roopinder Tara, CAD Insider, August 20, 2006

Autodesk Seeks Emerging Market Boost - Autodesk gets 12% of its world wide revenue from Greater China, India, Eastern Europe, Latin America and the Middle East, Judy Hua & Vinicy Chan (Reuters), SignOnSanDiego.com, August 15, 2006

Some Execs Make Leisure Time Inspiring, Useful - includes Carl Bass, CEO of Autodesk, who makes wood and concrete furniture, Carol Hymowitz, The Wall Street Journal, August 15, 2006

New 3D Power in AutoCAD -- and How to Get It - Autodesk 2007 products offer new rendering technology that may require powerful graphics hardware, H. Edward Goldberg of AIA, Cadalyst, August 14, 2006

Discounted Upgrades from AutoCAD R14 - despite popular belief, Autodesk offers discounts up to 40% to upgrade from AutoCAD Release 14 through 2000, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, August 1, 2006

[Commentary] Warning: SolidWorks Puts DWG Data at Risk - Autodesk claim rankles Alibre's CEO, who calls it a "sleazy tactic," Greg Milliken, Alibre CEO Blog, July 26, 2006

Thank You Sir May I Have Another? - Alibre's CEO finds Autodesk's product retirement and subscription tactics "appalling" and users who succumb to it are "part of the problem," Greg Milliken, Alibre CEO Blog, July 7, 2006

Riding The Tiger - multinational corporations like Autodesk count on growth from emerging markets such as China, Tim Doyle, Forbes.com, July 14, 2006

AutoCAD Subscription: Another View - Autodesk's mandatory subscription program in Australia may signal its intent for the rest of the world, Steve Johnson, Cadalyst Management, July 6, 2006

When Geeks Rule Corporations... - Autodesk Labs has beta software like Project Freewheel Technology Preview, Google Earth Extension Beta, and Autodesk DGNV8 Translator Beta, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, July 5, 2006

Cadalyst Readers Balk at Yearly AutoCAD Upgrades - largest number of users (46%) would like to upgrade every 2-4 years, Sara Ferris, Cadalyst, June 30, 2006

FEA for All - Part 3: Autodesk and ANSYS Just Friends? - speculation on Autodesk buying ANSYS, Roopinder Tara, CAD Insider, June 26, 2006

AutoCAD & FM: Implementing a CAFM System, Pt. 2 - highly customizable FMDesktop uses Microsoft Access as database engine and can be linked to AutoCAD with the help of Facility Link module, Shaun Bryant, AUGI, June 2006 (requires free registration)

Autodesk Sees Growth in Outsourced Digital Design Industry - Autodesk Philippines finds potential workforce that can be trained quickly for creative design, Alexander Villafania, INQ7.net, June 8, 2006

AutoCAD - Customer Error Reporting (CER) - users can improve AutoCAD by reporting errors, Shaan Hurley, Between the Lines, June 8, 2006

Real Virtuality - starting his career as a cabinet-maker, Autodesk CEO Carl Bass advices designers to visualize designs before creating it, Economist.com, June 1, 2006

Lifestyles of the Rich: Carol Bartz - ex-CEO of Autodesk buys property in Hawaii, Roopinder Tara, CAD Insider, June 1, 2006

Autodesk Fired Him - Now He's the CEO - the unusual career of Carl Bass started with making furniture and boats, Carla Bova, marinij.com, May 29, 2006

Autodesk Q1 Results - holding stock options can be a part of pay incentive of Autodesk employees, W. Bradley Holtz of Cyon Research, CADwire.net, May 19, 2006

Autodesk Insider Trading Eating into Profits - Carol Bartz leads Autodesk executives who have made millions on stock options, Roopinder Tara, CAD Insider, May 18, 2006

Foolish Forecast: Searching Autodesk's Drawers - sales are up, margins are increasing, yet profits stay flat, Rich Smith, The Motley Fool, May 17, 2006

Autodesk and Bloggers Still Enjoying the Honeymoon - Autodesk takes the high road with independent bloggers, Roopinder Tara, CAD Insider, May 10, 2006

AutoCAD & FM: Implementing a CAFM System - using computer-aided FM to link AutoCAD data to relational database, Shaun Bryant, AUGI, May 2006 (requires free registration)

Autodesk: RP Not Addressing 3D Outsourcing Opportunity - Autodesk Philippines intends to develop 3D design skills, as there are very few firms for 3D outsourcing projects in the country, Melvin G. Calimag, The Manila Bulletin Online, May 7, 2006

Autodesk Lawyers at Work - Autodesk forbids the use of ObjectARX for developing add-ons to AutoCAD LT and applies for trademark on DWG, AutoCADer, April 26, 2006

Design Turns Green, Part I - Autodesk sponsors a PBS series about sustainable architecture, Kenneth Wong, Cadalyst AEC, April 21, 2006

Autodesk Loses Patent Suit - z4 Technologies wins the patent suit even though Autodesk may have been in the right, Evan Yares in The CAD Industry, April 20, 2006

ObjectARX 2007 License Restrictions - license agreement produces contradictory statements, "bombs" in AutoCAD LT, Evan Yares in The CAD Industry, April 20, 2006

The Parts Circle is Squared - IAI, once developed by Autodesk itself, approves IFC data exported by Revit software, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, April 12, 2006

Autodesk Rides the Blog Wave - has the overwhelming number of blogs about Autodesk products caused Autodesk to create an official policy on blogs?, Roopinder Tara, CAD Insider, April 11, 2006

CEO Spotlight: Carl Bass, Pt. I and II - two part video interview of Autodesk next CEO, Carl Bass, Forbes.com, April 2006 (see also: Part II)

Too Skinny and Too Rich - CAD software boxes get smaller as companies leave out printed documentation--and save a lot of money, but what are the hidden costs?, Roopinder Tara, CAD Insider, April 7, 2006

Top Ten Debate - history of first AutoCAD user group formation, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, April 6, 2006

Is There a Point to the AUGI Top Ten? - AUGI wish lists are questioned, especially since linetypes--an age-old user problem--never appears on them, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, April 5, 2006

The Autodesk 10K - Autodesk's annual report contains "glaring omissions and potentially misleading statements," Evan Yares, The CAD Industry, March 31, 2006

2005 Product Discontinuations - Autodesk 2005 line of products will be discontinued effective May 1, 2006 due to legal reasons, Angel Espinoza, Angel's Civil 3D Thoughts, March 31, 2006

TenQuestions with Robert "Buzz" Kross - VP of Autodesk's manufacturing division shares his likings with TenLinks, Roopinder Tara, TenLinks.com, March 28, 2006

Incoming Autodesk CEO Gives His Channel Take - Autodesk COO Carl Bass talks about technology acquisitions and future growing markets for Autodesk, Heather Clancy, CRN, March 24, 2006 (see also, feedback on article on WorldCAD Access)

CAD Giants Make it Big in 2005, Part 3 - Autodesk reports revenue of $1.523 billion, 23% more than the last year, Sara Ferris, Cadalyst Management, March 22, 2006

After a 14-Year Run, a Technology CEO Shares Some Advice - Carol Bartz, CEO of Autodesk, talks about initiatives taken by her to keep the company moving, Carol Hymowitz of The Wall Street Journal (on post-gazette.com), March 20, 2006

Everybody Loves an AutoCAD Customer - millions of AutoCAD users provide fertile ground for rival CAD companies, but Autodesk is watchful, Ralph Grabowski, March 13, 2006

Autodesk CEO Talks Longevity - video interview of Carol Bartz, CEO of Autodesk since 1992, who is now ready to step into different role, Charles Cooper, silicon.com, March 14, 2006

Bosses Find Mentoring Isn't Worth the Time, Risks - article includes views by Carl Bass, COO of Autodesk, on how to handle employees, Carol Hymowitz, Wall Street Journal, published on azcentral.com, March 13, 2006

From the Doghouse to the Corner Office - once dumped by Autodesk, Carl Bass is now heading for the CEO spot, BusinessWeek Online, March 2006

Vespa Improved - the translucent shading feature is improved but still lots of predefined styles are needed to be added, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, February 23, 2006

A Look Back at Autodesk, Pre-Bartz - Autodesk condemned the predictions of its approaching maturity in 1992 by introducing diversity in Autodesk products, Sara Ferris, Cadalyst Management, February 16, 2006

Interview: Shaan Hurley of Autodesk - why a CAD manager should participate in beta program, Scott Durkee, February 12, 2006

Autodesk 3.0 - when Autodesk's next CEO says Autodesk 3.0, does he mean PLM?, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, February 7, 2006

A New Blueprint for Autodesk - Carl Bass, the next CEO of Autodesk, shares his experiences at Autodesk including getting fired by Carol Bartz, Sarah Lacy, Business Week Online, January 24, 2006

Autodesk's Carol Bartz Talks Reinvention - Carol Bartz discusses her journey with Autodesk, where she implemented concept of product diversity, Jason Stamper, Computer Business Review Online, January 31, 2006

Artistic CAD? - Meet Vespa - Autodesk's "application concept" that applies artistic styles to CAD objects and tries to bridge the gap between CAD and concept sketch/illustration, RobiNZ CAD Blog, January 29, 2006

AU at 13: Realizing Ideas - Autodesk announced at AU 2005 to release Vespa, a post-drawing illustration tool, Point of Beginning, January 3, 2006

Want a Friend? Hire a Dog Lover - dogs at Autodesk where barking is called a "pleasant distraction," Dane Golden, Petaluma Argus Courier, January 25, 2006

Pet Friendly Workplaces Just a Click Away - it's no wonder Autodesk, a dog-friendly company, made it into Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For list, K9 Magazine, January 25, 2006

Autodesk CEO Steps Down, COO Succeeds Her - 57-year old Bartz had been grooming her successor, Carl Bass, for several years, Reuters, January 18, 2006

Carol Bartz Stepping Down as Autodesk CEO - one of the most important woman executives in the San Francisco bay area to relinquish her role, Ellen Lee, San Francisco Chronicle, January 18, 2006 

One Giant Step Back for Software Woman-Kind? - with Bartz stepping down, highest ranking woman in software is Safra Catz, president and CFO of Oracle -- Meg Whitman of eBay doesn't count, Sarah Lacy, Business Week Online, January 17, 2006

Bass to Replace Bartz as Autodesk CEO - Carol Bartz to focus on improving the business environment for Autodesk in China, India and Eastern Europe, Cadalyst Management, January 17, 2006

Carl Bass Takes Reins at Autodesk - transition from Bartz to Bass should not have surprised anyone, W. Bradley Holtz, CADwire.net,  January 18, 2006

Autodesk's Bass is 'Well Suited' for CEO Role - no reason for stockholders to worry during this 'changing of the guard,' David Ng, Forbes, January 17, 2006

Autodesk Names Bass as Bartz' Successor - in her 14 year reign, Bartz is credited with transforming Autodesk, Greg Levine, Forbes.com, January 17, 2006

Autodesk Names New CEO - Carol Bartz is sure she is leaving Autodesk better than she found it and in good hands, Dawn Kawamoto, CNET News.com, January 17, 2006

Autodesk Promotes COO to Top Post - Rex Crum, MarketWatch, January 17, 2006

Autodesk Designated-CEO Bass: Direction is Unchanged - Carol Bartz hands over the reins to 'big boy,' Carl Bass, Chris Reiter, thebusinessonline, January 17, 2006

Smooth Transitions at Autodesk: Bass to President and CEO; Bartz to Executive Chairman - Carl Bass takes position of president/CEO of Autodesk effective May 1, 2006, Carol Bartz to serve as Executive Chairman of the Board, Randall S. Newton, AECnews.com, January 17, 2006

The Global Language - 3D design technology can provide a global language to manufacturers, customers and suppliers in today's outsourcing environment, Robert Kross of Autodesk, Industry Week, December 16, 2005

Digital Assets Have to be Shared Too - Carl Bass, COO of Autodesk Inc, talks about Autodesk products market in India, R Edwin Sudhir, The Times of India, January 2006

Autodesk to See Q4 Upside on Surprise Rebate - upgrade promotion on 2002 product can make Autodesk exceed Q4 Street estimates, Maya Roney, Forbes.com, January 3, 2006

Tell Autodesk How Much You Hate SolidWorks - Autodesk runs survey asking about flaws of SolidWorks, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, December 28, 2005

Why Bentley Seems Invisible to AutoCAD Users - Bentley focuses on improving its existing relationships with large companies instead of getting market share, Randall Newton, AECnews.com, December 22, 2005

Additional Highlights from Autodesk University 2005 - AU 2005 showcased products related to AEC, Lachmi Khemlani, AECbytes, December 21, 2005

Autodesk Doesn't Sponsor "DWG on the Mac" - Autodesk is conspicuously absent in Apple's DWG event that features SolidWorks, Graphisoft and Nemetschek, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, December 21, 2005

Report from Autodesk University 2005 - Autodesk's CEO, Carol Bartz, emphasized on improving 3D design world and rendering features, Ellen Finkelstein, CADdigest.com, December 15, 2005

BIM and the Freedom Tower - Skidmore, Owings and Merrill is using Revit Building to create the Freedom Tower, a major coup for Autodesk, Martyn Day, AEC Magazine, November 18, 2005

Show Report: Autodesk University 2005 - Autodesk's CEO, Carol Bartz, is quite sure about the future of 3D at Autodesk but also wants to take care of the 2D customers, Jeffrey Rowe, Cadalyst Manufacturing, December 8, 2005

Autodesk University Exhibitors Showcased Latest Technologies for AutoCAD and More - around 100 exhibitors presented their hardware and software for civil engineering, architectural add-ons, and more, Cadalyst Management, December 12, 2005

Autodesk University 2005 Report - new AEC products, a look at what will appear in future AutoCAD versions, Vespa to rival PhotoShop, more, Martyn Day, AEC Magazine, December 8, 2005

Autodesk University 2005 - AU 2005 focused on products for AEC industry and a move towards 3D, Lachmi Khemlani, AECbytes, December 7, 2005

3000 > 5000 - SolidWorks users are 9 times more likely to sign up for the SolidWorks annual user meeting as Autodesk users for AU, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, December 7, 2005

The Future of AutoCAD - AU 2005 unveils new products, features and aggressive marketing strategy Autodesk will opt in future, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, December 4, 2005

AEC CAD Leaders Say Plethora of File Formats Serve a Purpose - Autodesk and Bentley share their views on different file formats, Randall S. Newton, AECnews.com, December 5, 2005

AUGI Releases Wish List for Features of AutoCAD, Inventor - AUGI handed the wish list to Autodesk at AU 2005 for upcoming AutoCAD and Autodesk Inventor releases, Cadalyst Management, December 5, 2005

Show Report--Autodesk University 2005: Foggy Forecast of Technology to Come - Autodesk prepares for new updates for future AutoCAD versions and improving high-performance hardware, Cadalyst, December 5, 2005 

Autodesk University 2005 - Day 1 - illustration tool 'Vespa' and animation software 'Northland Render' were unveiled, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, November 29, 2005

Autodesk Manufacturing - an interview with Robert Kross, VP of Autodesk's Mechanical Division, on Alias acquisition, Martyn Day, MCAD Online, November 17, 2005

Autodesk to Acquire Alias - industry observers Evan Yares, Robert Green and David Cohn share their view on the acquisition, CADwire.net, October 2005

Autodesk + Alias = Good Deal - the most significant of Autodesk's recent acquisitions, this deal will impact mechanical design and beyond, Jeffrey Rowe, Cadalyst Manufacturing, November 9, 2005

Autodesk Boosts MCAD Holdings - Autodesk acquisition of Solid Dynamics and Engineering Intent bring FEA capability and mass customization to wider market, Jeffrey Rowe, Cadalyst Manufacturing, November 3, 2005

Fighting Over DWG: BricsCad and Autodesk Announcements Prove the Value of OpenDWG - Autodesk launches free DWG products to stay competitive with ODA member companies, Randall Newton, AECnews.com, October 27, 2005

Autodesk's Accidental CEO - Carol Bartz discusses being blunt, being boss and learning to love golf, Victoria Murphy, August 23, 2005

Most Powerful Women in Business - Autodesk's Carol Bartz place 31st, Fortune, November 2005

Early Days of Autodesk - NerdTV talks to Dan Drake, one of the founders of Autodesk, on developments of early AutoCAD program, NerdTV, October 2005

Autodesk Launches Free DWG Viewer - DWG TrueView allows viewing and plotting of DWG and DXF files, Renai LeMay, ZDNet Australia, October 24, 2005

The Deal about the Deal (Interview with Autodesk and Alias) - Dave Wharry of Alias and Marc Petit of Autodesk talk on Maya-Max integration issues in future, Will McCullough, HIGHEND3D, October 2005

Autodesk Announces Buyout of Alias - Autodesk is purchasing Alias, the makers of the popular 3D modeling program Maya, for US$182 million in cash, Jeremy Reimer, ars technica, October 5, 2005

Animated Reaction - users give mixed reactions on Maya-Max integration issues, Frank Moldstad, Digital Game Developer, October 5, 2005

Graphics Heavyweights Merge - Autodesk's strengthens with Alias, but which platform will it support now? Narasu Rebbapragada, PC World, October 5, 2005

Of Autodesk and the Freedom Tower - Skidmore, Owings and Merrill is using Autodesk AutoCAD, Revit and Buzzsaw for the Freedom Tower project, David Norfolk, The Register, September 27, 2005

License Time-out Feature in AutoCAD - saving network licenses using FLEXlm, JTB World, September 15, 2005

Autodesk's Q&A with Analysts, Part 1 - Autodesk finds sources of its increased revenue in future upgrades to 3D, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, August 24, 2005

Autodesk's Q&A with Analysts, Part 2 - Autodesk talks on sensitive issues like market share growth and outsourcing benefits, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, August 25, 2005

Open Design Alliance Philosophy Promotes Proper Ownership of CAD Data to Users, Not Software Companies - unlike Adobe and its PDF standards, Autodesk maintains a closed proprietary systems for DWG standards, Anthony Frausto-Robledo EIC, architosh, August 19, 2005

RealDWG - Autodesk DWG technology was once only for internal use and "close friends' but is now seen as a threat to companies who reverse engineer the DWG format, Martyn Day, MCAD Online, August 8, 2005

CEO's Tenure Rare for Silicon Valley - she may slip on pink fuzzy slippers at a board meeting but Bartz functions as a well respected leader of a major software company, K. Oanh Ha, Seattle Times, August 15, 2005

Safe as Houses - Autodesk has succeeded in having nearly all architecture firms in China adopt AutoCAD, You Nuo, China Daily, July 25, 2005

Autodesk Banks on Asia-Pac Construction Boom for Growth - Autodesk is earning a good share of revenues from Asia-Pacific region because of fast-growing infrastructure there, Roland Lim, Business Times, July 11, 2005

Autodesk CEO Looks for Growth Opportunities - Autodesk CEO Carol Bartz thinks capitalizing on globalization may be the key to growth, Autodesk plans to manufacture 3-D software and products that help businesses better manage data globally, REDNOVA.com, July 10, 2005

Q&A: Autodesk Exec on the Push for Product Life-Cycle Management - interview with Robert Kross of Autodesk on push to sell PLM tools, Jaikumar Vijayan, Computerworld, June 16, 2005

Autodesk Bets on 3D Market - Autodesk pushes 3D for India manufacturers, Shanthi Kannan, The Hindu, June 10, 2005

Shape the Future of Autodesk Products - sign up and be a participant for beta testing and help shape future versions, Shaan Hurley, Between the Lines, June 6, 2005

Going Too Far? Autodesk License Terms - users may be surprised to learn that they are not allowed to use AutoCAD in (or over?) another country, or if they declare bankruptcy. Also, they have to let Autodesk search their office or home -- and pay for the cost of doing so, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, May 25, 2005

Caveat Emptor - are you fully aware of conditions imposed by the end user license agreement (EULA) for the software you use?, Tony Zilles, May 26, 2005

Autodesk's Reply To An Article on the AutoCAD 2006 EULA - Autodesk's initial response to Paul Waddington's article critical of Autodesk user license, CADinfo.NET, May 26, 2005

Buyers Beware of the Fine Print - Autodesk user license agreement turns nasty. With it, Autodesk can access your company physically and electronically, cancel you if you become insolvent and prevent you from using the software in a jurisdiction other than where it was purchased, Paul Waddington, smh.com.au, May 24, 2005

Here's One CAD Investors Love - though Autodesk is doing well, jumping on Autodesk stock may not be a good idea as the software industry in general reports weak sales, Monica Rivituso, Techsmart, May 20, 2005

Autodesk's Profit By Design - factors behind the success reported in Autodesk's last quarter, Tom Taulli, Motley Fool/Yahoo! Finance, May 23, 2005

Fortune Smiles on Autodesk - snippets from Fortune interview with Carol Bartz, referred to reigning queen of tech after Carly Fiorna's departure from HP, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, May 12, 2005

Use Autodesk Products? Think They Could be Improved? Tell Them, Help Them! - improvements you help make may benefit you and your company, RobiNZ CAD Blog, May 18, 2005

Employment Agreement with Carol A. Bartz, Her Pay, Stock & Oddities - chairman, CEO and president of Autodesk paid $863K, gets bonuses of $2.4 million, owns millions in stock and stock options, employs her stepson, and more, Cadville, April 23, 2005

Autodesk Listens to the Voices of its Customers - take part in the beta program and have a say in the next AutoCAD release, Lee Ambrosius, Hyperpics, April 18, 2005

AutoCAD Home Use - advice for using AutoCAD at home, which may technically be prohibited under Autodesk user license, Mark W. Kiker, Caddmanager.com, April 13, 2005

Autodesk Pirate Gets 9 Months - Autodesk has collected over $63 million in piracy fines in the USA alone, but should one go to jail giving a copy to a friend? Evan Yares, CADwire.net, March 29, 2005

Autodesk Design Masters Quiz - Coming Soon - Autodesk retains its game-show format for Zealand release of AutoCAD 2006, Robin Capper, Robin's CAD Blog, March 23, 2005

AutoCAD LT 2006 Packaging Behind the Scenes- unsung heroes at Autodesk's Fremont, California facility ship AutoCAD LT, Shaan Hurley, Between the Scenes

Autodesk Big, Adobe Bigger - Autodesk still has a way to to match Adobe in revenue, market cap, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, March 20, 2005

AutoCAD 2006 Blog Preview - How Did That Happen? - answers to allegations of violation of non disclosure agreement against Autodesk, Robin Capper, Robinz CAD Blog, March 10, 2005

The Costly Indifference of Autodesk - a Conversation with Tony Flynn - Bentley's chief marketing officer offers his opinion on inadequate software interoperability, BE Magazine, March 2005 (see page 15) (more CAD translation articles)

Autodesk Hits $1 Billion Sales Milestone - a blockbuster acquisition might be in Autodesk's near future, Randall S. Newton, AECnews.com, February 23, 2005

Autodesk Is Engineering Growth - the company is getting a nice pocket of growth from its massive upgrade, and also showing significant growth in new users, Tom Taulli, Motley Fool, February 23, 2005

Q&A: JT & DWF - Five Minutes with Autodesk - Autodesk's Carl Bass and Buzz Kross explain that they've been working with UGS for months on the JT/DWF collaboration, Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, February 23, 2005

Will Autodesk Buy UGS? - Autodesk's recent agreement to cooperate over certain file formats with UGS fuels speculation that the publicly held Autodesk might acquire the privately held UGS, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, February 22, 2005

UGS and Autodesk Form Interoperability Alliance - this alliance, said to ensure interoperability between Autodesk's DWF and UGS' JT file formats and associated viewers, raises questions about the degree to which each company will integrate and interact with the other's data format and viewer, Jeffrey Rowe, MCAD Weekly, February 21, 2005

JT Open Merging with DWF - UGS and Autodesk are swapping technology to gang up on 3D XML from Dassault Systemes, Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, February 15, 2005

How High Can Autodesk Push Pricing? - examines how Autodesk is spin doctoring to explain price increases of up to 47 percent in England, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, February 14, 2005

Hitched! JT Open Marries DWF - Autodesk will become a member of the UGS JT Open Program, while UGS will become an Autodesk DWF Developer partner, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, February 14, 2005

Most Valuable CAD Company in the World - Autodesk is currently worth $7.2 billion; see who else is in the billion- and multi-million-dollar club, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, February 7, 2005

Pow! SolidWorks Takes on AutoCAD Upgrade Woes - SolidWorks' free DWGgateway data translation plug-in enables AutoCAD users to open and work with DWG files created with any version of AutoCAD, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, January 31, 2005

From Spatial to PlanetCAD to Avatech to Autodesk - Avatech Solutions today is selling its MCAD quality assurance software Proof Positive and intellectual property to Autodesk for approximately $1.9 million, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, January 28, 2005

From Ideas to Reality - Autodesk CEO Carol Bartz discusses India's potential in the CAD and engineering industries, Economic Times, January 20, 2005

Autodesk Service Packs - provides a list of service packs you need and where you can find them online, Philip Zimmerman, SageCAD Newsletter, January 2005 (pdf)

Adding Another Dimension to CAD - a report from Autodesk University 2004 that focuses on upcoming new features in AutoCAD, Inventor and other Autodesk tools, M. Madhavan, Star Online, January 18, 2005

Participate in Shaping Future AutoCAD and VIZ - information on how to take part in Autodesk software beta testing and other product feedback opportunities, Shaan Hurley, Between the Lines, January 13, 2005

Change When the Going's Good -  Autodesk CEO Carol Bartz spoke at a recent forum in India, where she opined that change must occur when things are at their best rather than managing change during tough times, Economic Times, January 13, 2005

Survey: 82% Still Use Old AutoCAD - a recent survey revealed that 82% of 2,451 respondents use a version of AutoCAD older than the current release, AutoCAD 2005, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, January 11, 2005

Hot on the Trail of the Software Pirate - Autodesk's Piracy Prevention Program educates consumers about software law, helps companies better manage their software use and vigorously pursues software thieves, Nancy Spurling Johnson, MCAD Tech News #136, January 6, 2005

BARTZing in the Glory - a profile of Autodesk CEO Carol Bartz, The Economic Times, January 6, 2005

2004

Bentley Launches AutoCAD Upgrade Program - Do AutoCAD users deserve better, or is Bentley’s indignation motivated by self-interest?, Evan Yares, CADwire.net, December 21, 2004

Annual Holiday Starving Students Product Donation - Not for Resale copies of Autodesk products to go to needy users, Shaan Hurley, Between the Lines, December 20, 2004

Autodesk University and Other Stuff - AutoCAD is showing signs of life again, Inventor is finally taking off on its own path, while Revit seems to be encroaching on Architectural Desktop, Martyn Day, martynday.com, December 7, 2004

Microsoft Sparks Renewed Longhorn Buzz with Conference Plans -  Autodesk CTO Scott Borduin says his company plans to exploit Longhorn's Avalon and Indigo graphics and Web technologies as soon as possible, Erika Morphy, Enterprise Windows I.T., December 9, 2004

Curtain Could Fall on Top Players - Autodesk has performed solidly in 2004, partly because of a renewed commitment to fiscal discipline; operating margins are now heading toward 25%, compared with zero less than two years ago, Rebecca Byrne, TheStreet.com, December 7, 2004

No More Extensions - with AutoCAD coming out once every year in March, the company has suspended its program of between-major-releases updates, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, December 6, 2004

More AU Photos - a look at this year's Autodesk University through the camera lens of several participants, Shaan Hurley, Between the Lines, December 5, 2004

Autodesk University 2004 Plenary - a report from the annual gathering, where CEO Carol Bartz promises "fabulous AutoCADs coming," new technology is previewed and Segway inventor Dean Kamen discusses innovation, Adena Schutzberg, GIS Monitor, December 2, 2004

Autodesk University 2004 Photos - snapshots from this year's gathering, Shaan Hurley, Between the Lines, December 2004

Autodesk University Day 1 - a personal report that includes news from the AEC front, Robin Capper, RobiNZ Blog, December 2, 2004

Financial Report: Autodesk Q3 2005 - Autodesk's recent financial conference call was interesting for the things left unsaid, Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, November 29, 2004

LT Outsells AutoCAD - between 2003 and 2004, AutoCAD LT outsold AutoCAD by an almost three-to-one margin, so it's no wonder that Autodesk keeps raising the price of LT, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, November 19, 2004

From Drawing Board to Autodesk - Jack Gao, Greater China regional director and vice-president of Autodesk, discusses his company's commitment to the Chinese market, China Daily, November 9, 2004

Software Piracy: Why You Should Care, and What You Can Do to Ensure the Software You Use is Legal - Sandy Boulton, Autodesk's Director of Piracy Prevention, discusses why software piracy has become so prevalent and what her company is doing to overcome it, Lynda Rutledge, Pro/E Community, October 21, 2004

Do You Have "AUOS"? - Lynn Allen's tongue in cheek public service announcement for Autodesk University 2004 addresses a newly diagnosed condition known as "Autodesk University Overwhelm Syndrome," Autodesk, September 2004 (requires Windows Media Player)

How to Avoid "AUOS" - Lynn Allen advises how Autodesk University participants can avoid the dreaded "Overwhelm Syndrome," Autodesk, September 2004 (requires Windows Media Player)

Audit Clauses: Adobe vs. Autodesk EULAs - an examination of Autodesk's and Adobe's end user license agreements, Ed Foster, Ed Foster's Gripelog, September 16, 2004

China Guarding Against Software Piracy - troubled by piracy in the world's most populous country, Autodesk recently changed its focus from sales to services to offer an advantage that pirated products lack, People's Daily Online, September 20, 2004

Building Information Modelling Offers Many Competitive Advantages - Autodesk's Richard Rundell discusses India's building industry and his company's BIM strategy, Express Computer, September 17, 2004

CAD Companies Spar Over Translations - Autodesk and SolidWorks are set to square off over the latter's new DWG editor,

Terms of Comparison - evaluates Autodesk's end user license agreement, which the author finds less than acceptable, Ed Foster, InfoWorld, September 11, 2004

Autodesk Aims for More China Licensees - Autodesk released a Chinese-language version of its new Civil 3D 2005 application earlier this year, John Foley, Information Week, September 6, 2004

The Rise and Fall of Autodesk Architectural Studio - a brief overview and history and an analysis of the failure of the recently discontinued Architectural Studio software, Lachmi Khemlani, AECbytes, September 9, 2004

Civil Design Goes 3D by Autodesk - Autodesk's new Civil 3D software, due to ship this fall, will be the company's biggest product launch since the debut of Inventor, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, September 8, 2004

Project Nora Ends - as of September 15, 2004 Autodesk won't license its Architectural Studio software anymore, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, September 8, 2004

Autodesk's Second Quarter 2005 Earnings - Autodesk's emphasis this year is on quick return on investment, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, August 24, 2004

Autodesk Architectural Studio RIP - according to an Autodesk product manager, the company has decided to discontinue the development, sale and distribution of all versions of its Architectural Studio software, Robin Capper, RobiNZ Blog, August 24, 2004

A Fair Software Warranty - discusses the AutoCAD license and how to define what a fair software warranty should say, Ed Foster, InfoWorld, August 15, 2004

More Tech Earnings, More Uncertainty? - Autodesk is among the few major tech companies with good financial news, Jim Kerstetter and Cliff Edwards, Business Week Online, August 16, 2004

CAD Companies Spar Over Translations - commentary on the tussle between Autodesk and SolidWorks over the latter's DWGEditor, David Cohn, CADwire, August 4, 2004

SolidWorks 2D Position Paper - Autodesk's official paper discusses why the company believes the new IntelliCAD-based DWG Editor featured in the upcoming SolidWorks 2005 is a bad idea, Autodesk, August 2004

SolidWorks 2D Position Paper: A Response - an analysis of Autodesk's official position on the new IntelliCAD-based DWG Editor and some possible errors in the company's statements, Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, August 2, 2004

Customer Error Reports - Please Send Them In - Autodesk's Customer Error Report functionality is designed to find and fix crash defects, Shaan Hurley, Between the Lines, July 20, 2004

Autodesk Announces $63 Million in Software Revenue Recoveries - every CAD software company must deal with piracy of its product, but Autodesk has been and continues to be the most visible and vocal in confronting the problem, Jeffrey Rowe, MCAD Weekly, July 12, 2004

Did You Know... - commentary on a report touting Autodesk's current financial success, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, July 5, 2004

After Cutting Waste, Autodesk Enjoying Huge Growth Spurt - last month Autodesk's share price hit its highest levels since the company went public in 1985, and now the company is on track to break the $1 billion revenue mark for the first time this fiscal year, J. Bonasia, July 1, 2004

Autodesk Continues to Seek Subscription-Based Success - the latest incarnation of Autodesk's subscription programs calls for a new release of AutoCAD every 12 to 18 months, but issues such as the cost of these upgrades and the schedule to "retire" older versions seem as yet undecided, Martyn Day, A-E-C Automation, May 2004

Don't Talk Smack... Instead Give Back - discusses various ways to provide feedback to Autodesk, Lee Ambrosius, Beyond the UI, March 14, 2004

2 Heads Better'n 1? - Autodesk has appointed two vice presidents of its Building Solutions Division, which is responsible for Architectural Desktop and Revit, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, May 24, 2004

2 Heads Better'n 1? - Autodesk has appointed two vice presidents of its Building Solutions Division, which is responsible for Architectural Desktop and Revit, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, May 24, 2004

To Autodesk - and Beyond? - a profile of Autodesk CEO Carol Bartz, and her achievements since joining the company in 1992, Olga Kharif, Business Week Online, May 12, 2004

One Billion Smackers - Autodesk is projecting its fiscal year 2005 will boast revenues of more than one billion dollars, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, March 30, 2004

AutoCAD 2005 Now Shipping - for Autodesk, the success or failure of AutoCAD 2005 will be measured by how many users switch from buying upgrades to buying subscriptions, Randall Newton, A-E-C Automation Newsletter (hosted on CADwire.net), March 23, 2004

MCAD Industry - A March 2004 Autodesk Update - a look at Autodesk's achievements and activities during the fourth quarter and what that may portend for the company's future, Russ Henke and Jack Horgan, MCAD Cafe, March 10, 2004

Autodesk Claims Inventor/Inventor Series Reigns For Three Years Running - although Autodesk's claim that its Autodesk Inventor Series is the world's best-selling 3D mechanical design software is true, SolidWorks actually generated $21 million more in revenue last year, Jeffrey Rowe, MCAD Weekly, March 8, 2004

Autodesk Q4 2004 Conference Call - an analysis of Autodesk's fourth quarter, which saw increased revenues, more employee layoffs and a stream of upgrades, Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, March 2, 2004

Autodesk, Inc. On the Record: Carol Bartz - Autodesk's CEO discusses the company's financial situation, how she managed to weather the tech slump, plus a range of topics from off-shoring jobs to Martha Stewart, SFGate.com, February 15, 2004

DWF Writer from Autodesk - stepping up its competition with Adobe's PDF file format, Autodesk has just launched DWF Writer, a printer driver that allows any software package to generate DWF files, and also plans to release DWF Compose, a tool for electronic review and mark-up capabilities, Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, February 10, 2004

Microsoft and Autodesk: What's It All About? - the next release of AutoCAD will include a new version of Autodesk Vault that possesses an XML wrapper to convert the engineering metadata into an XML format, which Microsoft Business Solutions can then use to populate an ERP system, e4engineering, January 22, 2004

IT Industry Should Not Lack Soul: Autodesk Vice President - software will be the key to the IT industry in China in the coming 10 years, according to Autodesk VP Jack Gao, China View, January 2, 2004

2003

Marin's Pay Raise Mystery - employers in Autodesk's home county can't explain why Marin County leads the nation in pay raises - could the answer be Carol Bartz?, Keri Brenner, Marin Independent Journal, December 21, 2003

Impressions of Autodesk University - the author identifies 6 initiatives he believes will drive Autodesk's future: lifecycle management, merging CAD and GIS, visualization and 3D, Oracle, homeland security and DWF files, Hal Reid, Directions Magazine, December 17, 2003

More on Autodesk University - includes a report on a session devoted to Autodesk's Civil 3D software, a civil engineering tool that creates intelligent relationships between objects so that design changes update dynamically, Adena Schutzberg, GIS Monitor, December 11, 2003

Firms Scrambling to Capture Share of Burgeoning China Tech Market - Autodesk is focusing on China as a key location for product development after opening a research and development center in Shanghai earlier this year, Alexei Oreskovic, New York Lawyer, December 10, 2003

Autodesk University 2003 - a report on this year's gathering, including a discussion of the future of Revit, the new DWG Companion and the substance (or lack of) in the keynotes, Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, December 10, 2003

Autodesk University 2003 - a weblog covering the events day by day, with photos, Shaan Hurley, Between the Lines/AutoCAD Weblog, December 2003

Bass Delivers Autodesk University Keynote -  this year's keynote was delivered by Carl Bass, Autodesk Senior VP, Design Solutions Group, who believes that software create a sense of community through being collaborative and supporting interoperability, Hal Reid, Directions Magazine, December 10, 2003

Special Autodesk University Issue - reports on media day, the keynote speakers, the Envision product, Adena Schutzberg, GIS Monitor, December 4, 2003

Meeting in Las Vegas - Autodesk University Attracts 3,300 - highlights of this year's meeting, Susan Smith, AECCafe, December 8, 2003

Autodesk Has Up Quarter, but Cuts Are Ahead - revenues are up, jobs are cut, and the new buzzword is “crossgrade,” Adena Schutzberg, GIS Monitor, November 27, 2003

Investors Taking a Shine to Autodesk - shares of Autodesk soared today as investors cheered third-quarter results that easily beat analyst estimates, Ronna Abramson, TheStreet.com, November 21, 2003

Spatial vs. Autodesk Lawsuit - reflections on the aftermath of the Spatial vs. Autodesk lawsuit that lasted almost two years, Joe Greco, CADENCE MCAD Tech News #108, October 23, 2003

Autodesk Sues LT-Extender - Autodesk aims to stop a third-party developer that promised to "to break through (nearly) all AutoCAD LT limitations," Ralph Grabowski, CADdigest.com, October 22, 2003

Autodesk, AVEVA Form Strategic Alliance - a new partnership forms within a plant design marketplace that's in turmoil, Randall Newton, A-E-C Automation Newsletter, October 16, 2003

Building a Bridge Between AutoCAD and MicroStation - a CAD expert explains how he customized both AutoCAD and MicroStation to display common terminology, icons and menu structures so that users needing to work with both systems could easily move from one to the other, Eric Cooper, CADdigest.com, October 16, 2003

Spatial vs. Autodesk - representatives from both companies discuss Spatial's lawsuit against Autodesk for breach of contract relating to Spatial's ACIS code, Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, September 23, 2003

AutoCAD 2005 - a recent Autodesk survey hints at the nature of the next AutoCAD release, Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, September 16, 2003

AutoCAD 2004 DWG: Not Encrypted, Honest! - Martyn Day explores the controversy over whether 2004's files are truly encrypted, interrogating Autodesk execs and weighing the claims of the OpenDWG Alliance, Martyn Day, CADdigest.com, July 17, 2003

Autodesk Entices Customers to Upgrade, Subscribe - Autodesk is offering large discounts to entice customers in Australia and New Zealand to either upgrade to the latest versions or purchase an annual subscription, Brett Winterford, ARNnet, July 15, 2003

Autodesk on DWF - readers respond to a recent interview given by an Autodesk executive, who discussed why his company abandoned its free DWG/DXF viewer for AutoCAD 2004, Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, July 2, 2003

Autodesk Plan for DWF - Tony Peach, director of viewer strategy at Autodesk, explains why his company abandoned its free DWG/DXF viewer for AutoCAD 2004, Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, June 17, 2003

Autodesk/COADE Partnership Triggers Growth - AutoCAD 2004 as a general design CAD tool complements new partner COADE’s specific design tools for the process industry, Susan Smith, AECCafe, May 8, 2003

Intellectual Property Rights - you own your CAD data now - but will you always be able to access it?, Joe Croser and Robert Downing, CADdigest.com, May 7, 2003

DWG: Encrypted Or Not? - the OpenDWG Alliance says that DWG 2004 employs two forms of encryption, but differing interpretations abound, Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, April 27, 2003

Autodesk Shares Strategic Plans and Goals - a report from Autodesk's Investor Day 2003, where CEO Carol Bartz gave an overview of the company's future plans and details about the subscription program, Amy Rowell, MCADCafe Weekly, April 7, 2003

AutoCAD 2004: Miscellaneous Comments - discusses various concerns and repercussions of Autodesk's new release, Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, March 11, 2003

Good Things Come to Those Who Wait: Autodesk - originally scheduled for a September 2002 release, Autodesk 2004 was held back for further testing and the beta was put into the hands of resellers for their feedback, Patricia Zyska, Channel Business, March 3, 2003

Autodesk Aims to Cut Out Paper - AutoCAD 2004 includes a number of changes aimed at making electronic versions of building plans and other architectural documents easier to store and share and also cheaper as it relies less on paper, David Becker, CNET News.com, March 3, 2003

Changing the World, One Girl at a Time - an interview with Autodesk's CEO, Carol Bartz, on encouraging young girls to succeed in the fields of math and science, Sally Richards, Women In Technology International, January 30, 2003

AutoCAD Time Line - a chronology of AutoCAD releases along with some archived Autodesk homepages dating back to 1996, CSpectrum, January 28, 2003

2002

Autodesk University Addresses the Future of Digital Design - a report from the recent annual gathering, Susan Smith, AECCafe, December 9, 2002

Autodesk University 2002 - a report from last week's gathering, including a look at some of the new products on display, Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, December 10, 2002

AUGI - Autodesk User Group International at AU 2002 - a report from AUGI's 12th annual meeting held at Autodesk University, including members' top 10 most requested wishes for inclusion in Autodesk product updates, Glenn Letham, GeoCommunity, December 9, 2002

Keynote Address by Carol Bartz at Autodesk University - Bartz rallies the users-- and once again claims Autodesk is second only to God in the creation of the universe, Joe Francica , Directions Magazine, Dec 5, 2002

Special Autodesk University Issue - a report from the recently concluded Autodesk user conference, includes Carol Bartz' keynote, by Adena Schutzberg, GIS Monitor, Dec 5, 2002

Special Issue - Autodesk University 2002 - mostly about GIS but includes a peek at the Tablet PC, Joe Francica , Directions Magazine, Dec 5, 2002

Autodesk’s Manufacturing Sales Plumb New Lows - is the slump in Autodesk's manufacturing division just the result of bad timing, or is the company's manufacturing strategy in trouble?, CADCAMNet, November 2002

Autodesk University 2002 - a preview of some of the new technologies, devices and upgrades that will be featured in Las Vegas, December 3-6, Heidi Hill and Kenneth Wong, CADENCE, December 2002

Autodesk's AEC Strategy, Part V - Carl Bass, Autodesk's executive VP of the Design Solutions Division, concludes his discussion of his company's AEC product strategy, Martyn Day, upFront.eZine, November 19, 2002

Autodesk's AEC Strategy, Part IV - Carl Bass, Autodesk's executive VP of the Design Solutions Division, discusses the future of Architecture Desktop and his company's AEC product strategy, Martyn Day, upFront.eZine, November 13, 2002

Autodesk's AEC Strategy, Part III - Carl Bass, Autodesk's executive VP of the Design Solutions Division, discusses his company's AEC product strategy, Martyn Day, upFront.eZine, November 5, 2002

Autodesk's AEC Strategy, Part II - Carl Bass, Autodesk's executive VP of the Design Solutions Division, discusses his company's view on the building industry and its processes, Martyn Day, upFront.eZine.com, October 29, 2002

Autodesk's AEC Strategy, Part I - Autodesk already had a decent AEC tool in Architectural Desktop when it recently bought Revit - so what's the company up to?, Martyn Day, upFront.eZine.com, October 22, 2002

Woes Aside, eRevolution Still Upgrading Foothold - a recent survey reveals that in the building industry AutoCAD owns an average market penetration of 60%, claiming 74% of firms with revenues over $250 million, with MicroStation capturing 13% in that category, Rob McManamy, Building Design & Construction, October 11, 2002

RevitDesk Versus AutoRevit - Autodesk clarifies its plans for Revit, Jerry Laiserin, The LaiserinLetter, August 12, 2002

Redefining AutoCAD's Path - to rekindle Autodesk's technological innovations, it's up to CAD managers to state their needs and make their presence felt, Robert Green, CADENCE, August 2002

Autodesk’s Sales Slip - Autodesk's sales slump strikes the company across the board, CADCAMNet, August 15, 2002

Highlights from Autodesk's Quarterly Conference Call - the company reports sluggish Q2 sales and announces future release dates of AutoCAD and Revit upgrades, Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, August 15, 2002

Autodesk Buys CAiCE - Autodesk is expanding its GIS division by acquiring Florida-based CAiCE Software Corporation, a developer of surveying and engineering applications for transportation agencies and consultants, Adena Schutzberg, GIS Monitor, August 8, 2002

UIA, Part 2-Autodesk in Wonderland - Jerry Laiserin attends the 2002 International Union of Architects gathering in Berlin and muses on Autodesk's European "technology vision," The LAISERINLetter, August 2002

Autodesk Battens Down the Hatches - was it the economy or has Autodesk been its own worst enemy?, Martyn Day, CADserver, July 17, 2002

AutoCAD on Mac OS X Update Report - OS X Version Worth Approx. $55 Million to Autodesk - discusses the results of a survey to determine what AutoCAD on the Macintosh OS might be worth to Autodesk, Architosh, July 12, 2002

An Interview with Carol Bartz, CEO, Autodesk, Inc. - GIS revenue has been up 27% during the last year but what is Autodesk's vision?, Joe Francica, Directions, June 25, 2002

Comparing Revit and Autodesk Architectural Desktop: Part 1 - competitive or complementary?, overview of Revit, conclusions, Lachmi Khemlani, CADENCE AEC Tech News, April, 10, 2002

Autodesk Buys Revit - Frequently Asked Questions - by Autodesk, April 3, 2002 (related stories)

Revit's Acquisition by Autodesk: A Smart Move or a Sell-Out? - Lachmi Khemlani, CADENCE AEC Tech News, March. 28, 2002 (related stories)

A Changing Climate for CAD - executives from SolidWorks, PTC, Autodesk and other leading CAD/CAM companies weigh in on the current state of the industry, NASA Tech Briefs, March 2002

Readers Chime in on Revit Buyout by Autodesk - architosh.com, March 15, 2002 (related stories)

On Autodesk, ADT and Revit - Geoff Harrod casts an opinion on Autodesk's announcement to acquire Revit, CADinfo.NET, March 2002 (related stories)

Autodesk Presents Strategy - a financial analyst's point of view, Jay Vleeschhouwer, Merrill Lynch, CADwire.net, March 6, 2002

Keeping an Eye On Autodesk - technology acquisition trend may have implications for GIS - Adena Schutzberg, GIS (related stories)

Revit Finds a New Home at Autodesk - Autodesk's Phil Bernstein states "It was a simple build vs. buy decision," Heidi Hill, Peter Sheerin, Kenneth Wong, CADENCE, Feb 26, 2002 (related stories)

Autodesk to Acquire Revit - the focus will be on making the Autodesk's current products interoperable with Revit, rather than integrated, Judy Schriener, construction.com, Feb 26, 2002 (related stories)

The Path That Led Autodesk to Revit - Autodesk gets a jump start on its goal to build smarter architectural software with the acquisition of Revit, Geoffrey Moore Langdon, AIA, TenLinks.com, Feb 25, 2002 (related stories)

Revit Wants to be Bought by Autodesk - Ralph Grabowski, editor, upFront.eZine, Feb 25, 2002 (related stories)

Autodesk Is Buying Revit! - looks like Autodesk has bought a successor for its Architectural Desktop, Martyn Day, Cadserver, Feb 21, 2002

Q&A for Revit Customers and Partners - about the planned acquisition by Autodesk, from Revit (related stories)

Autodesk Will No Longer Offer Mechanical Desktop Except With Inventor - customers steered towards Inventor, MDT be discontinued as of Feb 6, Computer Aided Design Reports, Feb 2002

2001

Autodesk's Own Kernel - Autodesk's lack of vision allowed rival Dassault to acquire the ACIS code and development team. Now it has decided to develop its own kernel and while this may help Inventor catch up to its competition, it's a backward step for interoperability, Joe Greco, CADENCE MCAD Tech News, Dec 11, 2001 

Spatial Criticizes Autodesk' s Move to Develop Modeling Kernel - CEO Payne predicts Autodesk will have trouble with complexity of ACIS Code, Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, Dec 11, 2001

Autodesk To Develop Solid Modeling Kernel - reports and analyses collected from various sources by TenLinks Autodesk 'Not Concerned' by Microsoft Motto Mishap - "suddenly everything clicks" being used by Microsoft was once claimed by Autodesk, but Autodesk will let Microsoft have it, Tony Smith, Nov 28, 2001

An Engineering Website in the Comfort of a CAD Program - AutoCAD users get Autodesk's portal site without asking for it, Louise Elliott, Design News, September 17, 2001

Where is Autodesk Heading? - a recently announced AutoCAD 2002 and a move towards a subscription-based model and general emphasis on the company’s marketing output, Martyn Day analyses the future direction of Autodesk, AutoCAD and its other products. Martyn Day, CADserver, May 21, 2001

Autodesk CEO Reaps $57 Million from Stock Trading - Carol Bartz Pockets Stock Options Net $11 Million from Autodesk, by Roopinder Tara, TenLinks.com, April 18, 2001

 You're Going to Like Our Milk Machine. Really. - CADserver editor Martyn Day examines Autodesk’s subscription model to find out whether it’s a boon or a bust for AutoCAD users

Autodesk Internet Investment Hits a Snag - Casey Elston, March 26, 2001

2000

AutoCAD 2000i: i for Irony? - Roopinder Tara, July 19, 2000

StudioDesk to Emerge from Autodesk Metamorphosis - CADserver's Martyn Day goes to Autodesk's HQ in San Rafael, California, to gauge Autodesk's new outlook, May 24, 2000

 

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