CAD-Lisp: configuration file syntax

There are plenty of ways to create configuration files. They all have pros and cons. What are the possibilities for CAD-Lisp? Choosing a configuration file syntax Win.ini is nice because of its simple structure. The downside is that it is limited, lacking array functionality for example. On the other side of the spectrum there is […]

The Linux BricsCAD pages, part 4: Tuning Linux

Optimizing your Linux CAD environment. A proper work space means increased speed and optimized working pleasure… THIS ARTICLE IS UNDER CONSTRUCTION. YOUR POSITIVE INPUT IS APPRECIATED. All related parts: 1: Introduction 2: Linux base install 3: More user software 4: Tuning Linux 5: Tuning your software 6: Getting BricsCAD working 7: Publishing your drawings GUI […]

The Linux BricsCAD pages, part 2: Linux base install

So Xubuntu it is. Ready to install? THIS ARTICLE IS UNDER CONSTRUCTION. YOUR POSITIVE INPUT IS APPRECIATED. All related parts: 1: Introduction 2: Linux base install 3: More user software 4: Tuning Linux 5: Tuning your software 6: Getting BricsCAD working 7: Publishing your drawings Preparation You need partitions, free disk space. Assumed is an […]

The Linux BricsCAD pages, part 1: Introduction

Linux is about choice, freedom and security. Great news but it looks hard to deploy a professional CAD environment in Linux. BricsCAD is the key to it and these pages are to help unlock it, from A to Z. THIS ARTICLE IS UNDER CONSTRUCTION. YOUR POSITIVE INPUT IS APPRECIATED. All related parts: 1: Introduction 2: […]

The Linux BricsCAD pages, part 5: Tuning your software

THIS ARTICLE IS UNDER CONSTRUCTION. YOUR POSITIVE INPUT IS APPRECIATED. All related parts: 1: Introduction 2: Linux base install 3: More user software 4: Tuning Linux 5: Tuning your software 6: Getting BricsCAD working 7: Publishing your drawings LibreOffice Sometimes LibreOffice (LO) tries to be too smart. If you type MHz, you don’t want Mhz […]

CAD: An approach to mathematical curves for engineering, part 0, just hackish.

Part 0: Drawing mathematical functions in BricsCAD and AutoCAD. Calculating x and y values with a spreadsheet and drawing the curve in BricsCAD (and AutoCAD, ZWCAD). Post-processing: smoothing and exporting as SVG for LibreOffice, PDF. This is a series about creating mathematical curves in BricsCAD (and AutoCAD).Part 0, just hackish with a spreadsheet, result driven.Part […]