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Introduction to AutoCAD® 2015: A Modern Perspective by Paul Richard, Jim Fitzgerald

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Chapter 18. Drawing Management Tools and Utilities

Chapter Objectives

Understand the backup and autosave settings

Fix a corrupt drawing

Purge a drawing of unused data

Import and export different drawing file types

Copy and paste information between different software applications

Use object linking and embedding objects in AutoCAD drawings

Automate repetitive tasks using the Action Recorder

Use the Measure tools

Use the QuickCalc calculator

Delete duplicate objects

Use web-based collaboration tools

Introduction

Successful AutoCAD drawing management requires thorough attention to drawing file creation, maintenance, saving, and naming conventions. Drawing management also includes addressing corrupt drawing files, importing ...

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