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*Jeffrey, Dennis
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12-14-2003 12:26 AM in reply to: Wogz
Actually, Drew has posted it to http://www.mymcad.com Tip 9802!

Dennis

Dennis Jeffrey wrote:

> Can't come up with a single page, but my paper on projects will be available
> after Autodesk University. I'll see what I can do about posting it
> earlier..... The doc on the CD is copyrighted, but should be available soon as
> well. I'll check into the legalities of posting it soon.
>
> Dennis
>
> Kent Keller wrote:
>
> > Phil
> >
> > If you can explain projects in a one page or so document I will be happy to
> > add it to my site. Unfortunately to be honest I am not as knowledgeable on
> > Projects as I would like to be. But the trouble I see with projects is there
> > is so many different sizes of organizations and each with different data
> > structures or needs, that it becomes a little more complicated explaining
> > what is good for each.
> >
> > For me I am leaning towards getting rid of library paths, but that wouldn't
> > be right for everyone, and I am not even positive it is right for me to be
> > honest.
> >
> > Actually probably the best document on the subject I have seen is a pretty
> > large one that comes on the R6 CD. I hesitated to mention it because I
> > don't know the legalities concerning publicly posting it.
> > --
> > Kent Keller
> > Member of the Autodesk Discussion Forum Moderator Program
> >
> > http://www.MyMcad.com/KWiK/Mcad.htm
> >
> > "pquenzi" wrote in message
> > news:f123eb8.1@WebX.maYIadrTaRb...
> >
> > > Kent, this is an invitation to you guys too. Maybe with my attempts at
> > explaining it in English and your corrections on procedure, we could come up
> > with a simple one page insturction you could post on a web site to handle
> > such questions.
> > > Best regards,
> > > Phil Quenzi
> > > pquenzi@up.net
> > > Kent,
> > >
>
> --
> Dennis Jeffrey
> CAD Associates - Fort Wayne
> Autodesk ASC
> (260-432-9695 x 221
*Yeandle, Laurence
Message 11 of 12 (40 Views)

Re:

12-14-2003 12:26 AM in reply to: Wogz
IV 6.0 I recon does smooth things out better OK if
your on 6.0    If you messed with 5.3 you needed several paths to
the same directory, 6.0 needs just one for your files I think.


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Laurence,
  
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Kent,

I have no argument with what you say, but some of the basic stuff like
what exactly do you include in a project is not at all clear, or what do you
put in "local" versus "workgoup" versus "workspace" etc.

I think I can explain that nicely by using a real world example and walking
through it.

When the tutorials use examples they might talk about a "widget" or
something. By definition you don't know what a "widget" is or what it is
composed of, so how can you get a feel for how to set up a project for it?

If you use a real world example such as a building, bridge, telephone,
automobile, tractor, etc. it is something that people can relate to. I design
specialized mobile equipment, and would describe how I'd set up the project
for a new machine and some of the mistakes I've made along the way. You, or
others in your group could make improvements to what I suggest.

I know there are all sorts of working enivronments out there and wouldn't
pretend to have answers for those individual needs, but I think a simple,
brief explanation of the basics using a real world example would be ueful for
new users.

I'll try to write something up and send it to you. It may take a day or
two.

Phil

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