Identifying the owner of a drawing


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Identifying the owner of a drawing

In a production environment, a large CAD project can involve many drawings, each being worked on by the members of a project team. With multiple people getting in and sometimes not getting out of the drawings, you may have trouble accessing some of the files. In this lesson we'll learn how to identify which team member has possession of a drawing. On my screen I've a drawing that represents a proposed parking lot in my overall CAD project. Let's say that several of the other project drawings I have tried to open have been coming up in a read-only state. This usually means that someone else is currently working on those files.

If I'd like to identify the owner of a specific drawing, I'll use the command whohas. This command works just like the Open command, except its job is to tell me who has possession of a file. I'm going to navigate into the Exercise Files folder, I'll jump into Chapter 8, and I'm going to select the current drawing. Now this a little ant...

Identifying the owner of a drawing
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Identifying the owner of a drawing provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by Jeff Bartels as part of the AutoCAD: Tips, Tricks, and Industry Secrets

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