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David's got a 10 foot HD-TV hooked up to a lap to in his conference room for his shop drawing checkers to see the whole sheet at once....forget zooming in and out  :-)

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On Feb 7, 2008 1:44 PM, <Jnapd(--nospam--at)aol.com> wrote:
David
 
How easy is it to draw on the pdf's and how accurate can you draw or correct a detail ?
 
Joe Venuti
Johnson & Nielsen Associates
Palm Springs, CA
 
n a message dated 2/7/2008 1:29:21 PM Pacific Standard Time, dfisher(--nospam--at)fpse.com writes:

We've been experimenting on a couple projects with the following scenario:

 

  • GC posts the drawings on the project website in pdf format
  • Each entity (arch/SE/GC) makes its corrections on the same file in a different color
  • Once corrections are complete, "marked up" pdf files released to the sub-contractor

 

This saves time, money and trees.

 

Funny thing is, some subs actually refuse this option, instead, sending six sets of bluelines; of which

Only one or two are used. The "original" is marked up and the rest are along for the ride.

 

 

 

David L. Fisher SE PE

Senior Director

 

 
 




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