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JCTER

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Re: Signs of an Untrained CAD Person
« Reply #15 on: October 20, 2010, 03:53:37 PM »
creating blocks with really BAD insertion points
and stupid names

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Re: Signs of an Untrained CAD Person
« Reply #16 on: October 20, 2010, 03:55:22 PM »
I don't like when I get client titleblocks that need multiple TT fonts installed just to get it to look right.
Must of gotten one of our drawings.  I can not get the bosses to buy into playing nice with others.
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Re: Signs of an Untrained CAD Person
« Reply #17 on: October 20, 2010, 04:20:06 PM »
oh, my personal favorite..
and entire electrical plan done on one layer.......

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Re: Signs of an Untrained CAD Person
« Reply #18 on: October 20, 2010, 04:39:02 PM »
Changing BASE to 30,0 instead of leaving it alone.   :roll:
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Re: Signs of an Untrained CAD Person
« Reply #19 on: October 20, 2010, 04:40:12 PM »
Rotating entire drawing instead of rotating view.
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Re: Signs of an Untrained CAD Person
« Reply #20 on: October 20, 2010, 04:47:15 PM »
Creating anonymus blocks through copying and pasting to new files and perpetuating the problem over a ten year period.
Argh!!

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Re: Signs of an Untrained CAD Person
« Reply #21 on: October 20, 2010, 04:54:00 PM »
Changing BASE to 30,0 instead of leaving it alone.   :roll:
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Re: Signs of an Untrained CAD Person
« Reply #22 on: October 20, 2010, 05:02:15 PM »
Getting a drawing with 20 different text and dimension styles with names like "Dave1" and "Roger13".

Users who when told "Move the solid so the center is at the WCS origin" respond with "How do I move it?" and "Where do I move it to?"
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Re: Signs of an Untrained CAD Person
« Reply #23 on: October 20, 2010, 05:05:32 PM »
not using the 'fillet' command to create fillets

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Re: Signs of an Untrained CAD Person
« Reply #24 on: October 20, 2010, 08:49:23 PM »
Just had a 'trained' user 'correct' base to be 0,0 except they didn't know they were in local UCS...

another user - hey where did the RCP go?

Changing BASE to 30,0 instead of leaving it alone.   :roll:

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Re: Signs of an Untrained CAD Person
« Reply #25 on: October 21, 2010, 04:47:10 AM »
When a user decides to delete objects from model space, put them in paperspace, and try (and not be able to) figure out why when it gets inserted as a block, no objects appear
Thanks for explaining the word "many" to me, it means a lot.

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Re: Signs of an Untrained CAD Person
« Reply #26 on: October 21, 2010, 07:12:11 AM »
I give all our CAD recruits a quick draughting test immediately after their interviews, to date 75% fail this very simple test for many of the reasons already given, plus a few more.

1. Draughting by eye; I've been amazed by the number of applicants who can't draw a line of an exact length, instead they watch the coordinates in the taskbar until they get it almost right.  They usually fudge dimensions to cover-up.

2. Failing to use snaps correctly; a real pain when trying to hatch boundaries or dimension.

3. Not inserting mapping xrefs at 0,0.

4. And in 3D modelling terms, copying objects within a drawing rather than blocking & re-inserting them.

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Re: Signs of an Untrained CAD Person
« Reply #27 on: October 21, 2010, 08:21:10 AM »
not using the 'fillet' command to create fillets


when dealing with large coordinates and polyines, a lot of the time I have found the fillet command does not fillet the segments, so I must use a circle, with a couple of lines from center to perpendicular and then trim.
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Re: Signs of an Untrained CAD Person
« Reply #28 on: October 21, 2010, 08:57:24 AM »
We work with an arcitect that is still putting their title blocks in model space and using part plans.
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Re: Signs of an Untrained CAD Person
« Reply #29 on: October 21, 2010, 09:15:52 AM »
At my previous job, it was the initials "LNB" or "KNB" on the Drawn By line of the title block.