#012 – AutoCAD 2023 – REVIEW

(NOTE: new blog numbering sequence – ties into the Not Just CAD! LinkedIn newsletter here). Some of you may have noticed a lack of my annual write-up of the newest version of AutoCAD upon its release. In this case, AutoCAD 2023. Due to the big house move, March was an insane month involving classroom training […]

#015 – It’s All About The View (And The Viewers)

Welcome to another issue of Not Just CAD!, published in numerous forms; on the CADFMconsultants website, in the Not Just CAD! LinkedIn newsletter and on the Autodesk Community Voices page. I’ve been away from social media for some time, purely for personal reasons, but I’m happy to say that I’m back with the Not Just […]

Terrific Tuesday #006 | AutoCAD 2022

Well, it’s that time of year again. Another year, another AutoCAD. And it has been quite a year. I do hope you and yours are all safe and well, in what has been probably the most difficult year in all our lives to date. After my little COVID ride, I feel blessed to still be […]

Motivation Monday #010 | Revit – THE Open Letter to Autodesk

Welcome to Motivation Monday #010 from Not Just CAD! It is a serious one this week, but before I start, I MUST apologise for being off the radar for some time. I have had some personal matters to deal with and I needed to take the necessary time to heal, reflect and move forward. Those […]

Terrific Tuesday #005 | FM & COVID-19

I want to refer you back to last week’s Terrific Tuesday #004, where I talked you through a simple COVID-19 classroom drawing I created in AutoCAD. Imagine that scene in a classroom, back in 1918, with the Spanish flu pandemic. According to Wikipedia, it killed 500 million worldwide. There were no computers, no AI to […]

Terrific Tuesday #004 | AutoCAD – A simple COVID 19 classroom

I took a Monday out yesterday. Within the current climate, you must deal with personal stuff, and yesterday was one of those days. Right now, I see the lockdown as a way to be flexible. OK, so you might not get all the things done you want to in a day. Relax. You WILL get […]

Motivation Monday #009 | Revit – Simple Roof Discipline

Welcome to the Motivation Monday series from Not Just CAD! Here we go, Motivation Monday #009! It’s the start of another week in lockdown for me here in the UK, and I’m sure most of you are currently working from home due to this nasty Coronavirus (COVID-19), and I sincerely hope you and all your […]

Fantastic Friday #010 | AutoCAD – Customizing Your Crosshairs & Pickbox

Another Fantastic Friday. Fantastic Friday #010, in fact! As you start to enjoy the new features in AutoCAD 2021, did you know that you do not have to just use AutoCAD ‘out of the box’? You can customize the AutoCAD interface to fulfil your needs around what you are designing. I am going to cover […]

Fantastic Friday #009 AutoCAD | Creating a title block (YouTube)

So, here we are again. Fantastic Friday #009. I am making the foray into the wilds of YouTube this week, to extend the reach of the blog and to give you even MORE knowledge. Plus, being at home, due to the coronavirus situation, gives me more time to give YOU more things to learn too! […]

Terrific Tuesday #002 | AutoCAD Quick Tip – Measuring Areas – Part 4

So, here’s Terrific Tuesday #002. Our last Terrific Tuesday was caused by my brain not functioning well in isolation, as I forgot what day bin day was. This time, it’s because it was Easter Monday yesterday in the UK, and I decided to enjoy the public holiday we have here, even though I was only […]