Jewelry webinar About six months ago, Australian jeweler Chris Botha started playing with T-Splines for Rhino and posting his results in the T-Splines forum. His gallery thread has turned into the most prolific on our forum, with 161 posts and over 12000 views, and is filled with dozens of jewelry pieces that are distinctively organic. On Friday, October 28, 2011 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM EDT, Chris will present at a free T-Splines webinar, “How T-Splines changed my approach to making jewelry in CAD.” There are still spots available — register now for this free webinar. You won’t want to miss this chance to get candid insights from a T-Splines pro about how he uses T-Splines in his design process. Jewelry by Chris Botha
Vasari Project Set New Project To open a new Vasari project, Click New » Project. It is important to check if Vasari is set on the correct Metric Units, like millimeters and square meters. Project Units Alt Codes - How to make those Smiley Faces For those who would like to know how to do the copyright symbol © or the Registered Trademark symbol ® or other things like funny faces etc. For all of these you press the ALT key and while the ALT key is pressed down you put in the numbers from your NUMBER PAD on your keyboard- (it won't work using the numbers at the top of the keyboard) make sure your NUM LOCK is ON. There are all different kinds of codes, from those drivers use in a truckers report forum to Alt codes like those found here. Of course when truckers report in on a truckers report forum their codes are very different from those found below, they don't comment on copyright codes but rather codes of the road...even still codes are extremely important in various occupations.
Downtown Master Plan Process The first step in the Downtown Master Plan Process was the preparation of a Terms of Reference. A Terms of Reference is intended to specify the requirements, expectations, methodology and products which will be necessary for the recommendation of a final Downtown Master Plan, Downtown Heritage Conservation District Plan and Downtown Design Guidelines to City Council for approval. The Terms of Reference were reviewed through a public consultation process prior to their adoption by Municipal Council on February 2, 2009. Following completion of the Terms of Reference and a Background Study was prepared which provided the policy, statistical and analytical basis for the future Downtown Master Plan, Downtown Heritage Conservation District Plan and Downtown Design Guidelines.
Gizmo's Freeware 2010 Product of the Year Here at Gizmo's Freeware we have been selecting an annual freeware product of the year for the last six years. Normally we make the selection ourselves but this year we asked our readers to nominate their choice for the best freeware product of 2010. The voting results are in; we have a winner. Site Plan Approval The City of London utilizes site plan control to ensure safe, functional and high quality developments are constructed throughout the City. To initiate the Site Plan Approval (SPA) process (apply for a site plan) applicants are encouraged to contact Development Services staff to arrange an informal discussion. This is the potential applicant's opportunity to discuss their proposal, generally: Subsequent to this meeting, a submission may be made for site plan consultation. All site plans are processed internally by multi-disciplinary teams of planners, engineers, site plan officers, landscape architects and technicians, not to mention the various departments and agencies that provide feedback throughout the consultation and application process(es). The "Consultation phase" (Stage 1 below) is required to establish baseline requirements and lay out the parameters for making a "complete" application for site plan approval. Expand All
Booting and Installing Windows 7 from a USB memory stick In this blog post I am documenting the procedure of how to install Windows 7 on a PC that doesn’t have a DVD drive, but a USB port using a USB memory stick. The blog post describes how to prepare the USB stick and boot from it. Once booted from the USB stick, the procedure of installing Windows 7 is exactly the same as installing it from DVD.
Guidance publications Planning Aid Wales has produced two general guidance handbooks which are available for sale, and a range of guidance booklets on specific aspects of the planning system. The guidance booklets are available for you to download from this website at no cost: A public guide to the land use planning system in Wales ‘A public guide to the land use planning system in Wales‘explains in plain language how the main parts of the planning system work. It also gives advice on the best ways to present public views and opinions to planning decision makers.
ISTC - International Standard Text Code The International Standard Text Code (ISTC) is a numbering system for the unique identification of text-based works; the term “work” can refer to any content appearing in conventional printed books, audio-books, static e-books or enhanced digital books, as well as content which might appear in a newspaper or journal. The ISTC provides sales analysis systems, retail websites, library catalogues and other bibliographic systems with a method of automatically linking together publications of the “same content” and/or “related content”, thus improving discoverability of products and efficiencies. An ISTC number is the link between a user’s search for a piece of content and the ultimate sale or loan of a publication.