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    COLORS IN CAD DRAFTING

    All current CAD packages give you the freedom to use many colors in a drawing. Whereas CAD systems of yesteryear limited you to 255 or even just fifteen colors, today's CAD systems support the 16.7 million colors. That leaves new CAD users in a quandary: What color coding system? Why use colors at all?

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    CHIEF AT SEA RANCH

    On the rugged Northern California coast stands a unique, decades-old development called Sea Ranch. Buildings there have always been designed according to strict design guidelines that keep development clustered and rooflines compatible with the wind-swept bluffs.

    Architects who continue the Sea Ranch creative tradition accept these restrictions. One of them, Michael Wike, AIA, has learned to make his CAD software of choice, Chief Architect, from ART, Inc., adapt to his design style.

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    LightWorks Previews Sketch Rendering Technology — Architosh, 2001.0815

    eDrawings 2 Software Review — Cadallyst, 2001.08 Edition

    Using External References To Better Manage Multiple Drawings — Element K Journals, 2001.09 Edition

    OpenGL Architecture Review Board Releases Latest Version — Hoover's Online, 2001.0814

    Sun Showcases 24" LCD Monitor at SIGGRAPH — Sun Press Release, 2001.0813

    3D for Notebooks - The Next Big Thing, or Not Necessary? — Tech Extreme, 2001.0810

    3D Cards for CAD — Cadence, 2001.0801 Edition

    Lost in Paper Space - Again! — Cadence, 2001.0801 Edition

    Vendor Views on Major Issues For The Rest Of 2001 — CAD Spaghetti, 2001.08 Edition

    The Name Game — CAD Spaghetti, 2001.08 Edition

    Orthodox Views — C3, 2001.0806

    Objects Online Ships New ArchiCAD Plug-in for Tiling — Press Release at Ten Links, 2001.0806

    BOA To Be OS X Only In Version 3.0 — Architosh, 2001.0803

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