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Sharing Projects Between Offices

We have offices in four states: Utah, Idaho, Texas, and Maryland. All projects originate from our Utah office and are then distributed to the others for the CD stage. The offices are connected to each other via T1 lines. Our current policy is that wh...

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libraries

if I have loaded on AC9 and AC 10 libraries, could I delete the AC 8 library? to libraries of later versions have all the components of the previos versions+ upgrades? what will the consequences of unloading AC 8 library be?

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Libraries on the server

I finally made the switch from putting libraries on every users computer rather than the server. The reason for holding back was my reluctance to monitor and keep the libraries current on everyones computer. I have no relationship with this software ...

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How much backup for user desktops?

This is an IT policy question, but I know for many of us, IT and CAD management overlap a lot. How much desktop backup do you guarantee for your users? I assume all the project data is centrally located and backed up. But you have to back up users as...

Solutions for drafters working at home

Just curious, what solutions others are using to enable an employee to work from home? I have a file serving solution, but would like to know what others are using for employees to access security keys from home on both mac and windows platforms.

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Library location

I'm about to start putting together a custom library to be used alongside the standard archicad 9 library in my office (of 7 Archicad users). Can this new library live on our server, or is it better (in terms of loading speeds + data protection) to h...

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Conversion to 10

I've spent alot of time creating various things specific to the types of projects we do including: Wall composite types Library parts Fills Materials Interactive Schedules Pens sets for various drawing types (plans elevations) Will these have to be r...

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Why Choose Archicad?

In some ways, I'm the 'cad manager, at our office. I also get friends calling me to advise them on which cad system they should use and why. In 1989, I was asked to make a decision for our offices 1st cad package and chose AutoCad. We had no regrets....

The Future of Building Information Modelling - Thesis

Apologies if this thread is in the wrong place... Hi, I'm currently conducting some research on the future of Building Information Modelling and Documentation. I'm gathering information on peoples experiences with BIM and their specific thoughts on w...

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