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*Laimer, Leo
Message 21 of 25 (41 Views)

Re:

11-02-2002 05:13 PM in reply to: *Purge
Joe,

Simply because my dialect is that rough nobody
outside of my hometown would ever understand it, so I have to speak in foreign
languages anyway <g>

 

Have a goo time!
--
Leo
Laimer
Maschinen- und Fertigungstechnik
A-4820 Bad Ischl - Austria

 

BTW: Measuring in MDT/ACAD without entities is
really nice!

 


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the way I was born near Salzburg and went to school in Traunstein. How did a
Oesterreicher get to write so well in english.

Joe
*Laimer, Leo
Message 22 of 25 (41 Views)

Re:

11-02-2002 05:16 PM in reply to: *Purge
Ron,

We finally ended up going the pdf
route.

It's a pitty that the Great IV6 needs a second
package to get basic CAD work (read: printouts) done.

 

Regards,
--
Leo Laimer
Maschinen-
und Fertigungstechnik
A-4820 Bad Ischl - Austria


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Have you ever heard of PDF files?  They seem
to be pretty universal these days - kind of like a jpg file.  You see,
you just print using the PDF printer and voila, you have a PDF file that even
your mother could open and print out.  Costs a whole lot less than buying
a new computer and IV copy./

 


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But seriously, the main reason that we stopped using IDW's was the lack
of a good viewing/printing utility. The guys on the assembly line need to be
able to view and print the assembly drawings of what they are building.

*Laimer, Leo
Message 23 of 25 (41 Views)

Re:

11-02-2002 05:18 PM in reply to: *Purge
Just a dark rumor:

Not IV will get a ACAD like interface, but ACAD
will get a IV like one.

 

Regards,
--
Leo Laimer
Maschinen-
und Fertigungstechnik
A-4820 Bad Ischl - Austria


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This
works for us.

Design in IV
Detail in idw.
Plot and check.
Make changes &
convert to acad.
Clean up dims and layers.
Back check and ship.

I agree that Acad produces better 2d drawings and is easier to work with.
There are some cool things though that idw's can do that acad cannot. Iso.
views, easy section generation. Center lines are a brease etc.
As far as
assembly's go if there big dont even bother with idws. Get the views you need
and work in Acad. Unless you like to watch paint dry.

Rumor. Maybe better idw or acad link or acad like interface in 7?

One thing I can say. If they would have left the 2d side associative to
acad they would rule the world right now.

*Crain, Ron
Message 24 of 25 (41 Views)

Re:

11-03-2002 02:39 AM in reply to: *Purge
You guys can always try "Print to PDF" or
"iBatchPrint" from Charles.


 

It's free!  

 

I still prefer to use the full Acrobat package so I
can edit and mark-up and add links to the PDF files.


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Ron,

We finally ended up going the pdf
route.

It's a pitty that the Great IV6 needs a second
package to get basic CAD work (read: printouts) done.

 

Regards,
--
Leo
Laimer
Maschinen- und Fertigungstechnik
A-4820 Bad Ischl - Austria


style="PADDING-RIGHT: 0px; PADDING-LEFT: 5px; MARGIN-LEFT: 5px; BORDER-LEFT: #000000 2px solid; MARGIN-RIGHT: 0px">

Have you ever heard of PDF files?  They
seem to be pretty universal these days - kind of like a jpg file.  You
see, you just print using the PDF printer and voila, you have a PDF file
that even your mother could open and print out.  Costs a whole lot less
than buying a new computer and IV copy./

 


style="PADDING-RIGHT: 0px; PADDING-LEFT: 5px; MARGIN-LEFT: 5px; BORDER-LEFT: #000000 2px solid; MARGIN-RIGHT: 0px">

But seriously, the main reason that we stopped using IDW's was the lack
of a good viewing/printing utility. The guys on the assembly line need to
be able to view and print the assembly drawings of what they are building.

Valued Contributor
joemang
Posts: 69
Registered: ‎11-04-2003
Message 25 of 25 (41 Views)

Re:

11-03-2002 11:21 PM in reply to: *Purge
Leo
Forgot to mention that I now reside near Chicago.

Joe
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