Have you experienced any of these issues with AutoCAD products: slow opening of drawings, crashing, pausing within AutoCAD, and slow plotting? Clients, sub-consultants, and approving agencies often have DWG™ files that get corrupted. This can cause loss of work and missed deadlines. Drawing corruption can range from small annoying issues to being unable to open or print files. This corruption can affect your files and spread across your projects rapidly. In this session, we will explore methodologies and workflows to prevent files from getting corrupted due to internal and external factors. We will review 7 things that cause drawing slowness, and we’ll show how to repair the drawings.
- Learn how to recognize drawing corruption
- Learn how to keep DWG files clean from corruption
- Learn how to use Autodesk tools to keep your files clean
- Learn how to prevent corruption in the first place
Derek Gauer has more than 25 years of CAD Management experience and is currently a Technical Consultant for the AEC industry in Canada. Consultant services offered by Derek Gauer • CAD/BIM Management • Project workflow setup • CAD Standards creation and deployment • Advanced Autodesk license server’s optimization • Deployment creation, Automation of Software installs/uninstalls, using Microsoft PowerShell scripts and Microsoft system center configuration manager, Projectwise, Revit Server, BIM 360, AutoCAD/Civil 3d file cleanup and optimization Derek’s previous position at IBI Group was the Global Manager for the Hardware, Software, Support and IT Liaison in the Design Technology Group. Derek’s experience of CAD/BIM and IT has enabled him to integrate over twenty new firms into the IBI Group of companies over the last ten years. He created the CAD support structure to support 1700 users spread across 50 offices, in seven countries.
Prem holds a Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering and he’s an Autodesk Certified Trainer & Implementation Expert. He brings more than 20 years of combined experience focused on transportation, municipal engineering and land development. Background includes project consulting, design supervision, CAD Co-ordination and Civil BIM Management. In his current role, Prem provides consulting services and training to the clients in addition to customization and advanced technical support. Prem is the Founder of the Ontario Civil Infrastructure Users Group, (www.GBUG.ca) where he is also a frequent presenter. Prem has spoken at Autodesk University and Autodesk User Group International.