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Drawing on the Internet

In This Chapter

arrow Understanding AutoCAD’s Internet features

arrow Exchanging drawing files via e-mail and FTP

arrow Fixing file dependencies with Reference Manager

arrow Viewing drawings with Design Web Format

arrow Protecting drawings with passwords and digital signatures

arrow Sharing and collaborating with AutoCAD WS and Autodesk 360

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past 20 years, you know that the Internet is causing major changes in the way people work. Because of the ’Net, most of us communicate differently, exchange files more rapidly, and phone out for pizza less frequently. (Well, ordering pizza over the Internet is very easy, but they still have to work out a few of the details to be able to deliver it that way.)

In this chapter, we show you how and when to use AutoCAD Internet features. We also cover how the Internet features can connect with traditional CAD tasks, ...

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