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AutoCAD Platform Customization: User Interface, AutoLISP, VBA, and Beyond by Lee Ambrosius

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Establishing the Foundation for Drawing Standards

Drawing standards, also known as CAD standards, are guidelines that help you name the files that are created inside or outside of the Autodesk® AutoCAD® software for a project, the named objects that are used within a drawing file, and the file formats that you might accept. Much like the marketing or management teams use the same logos and memo templates, all drafters or professionals using AutoCAD software in your company should follow a set of company standards.

Without having a well-defined set of standards, you will find it harder to share and output files within a company, and in turn this ...

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