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Contact:                     Ralph Grabowski (604) 859-9597

Email:                          editor @ upfrontezine.com



Customization for Bricscad V8 Users

upFront.eZine Publishing updates reference book for Bricscad V8 with emphasis on customization and programming.


Abbotsford, BC Canada, January 8, 2008 — upFront.eZine Publishing, Ltd. announces  Customizing Bricscad V8, the only reference book for Bricscad customers using the new version 8. The 400-page e-book contains step-by-step tutorials for learning how to customize and program the popular computer-aided software.

The e-book written by Ralph Grabowski, who covers these tutorial subjects:

·  Customizing the Bricscad user interface.

·  Modifying toolbars and menus.

·  Creating keyboard shortcuts and command aliases.

·  Designing linetypes, hatch patterns, shapes, and fonts.

·  Writing scripts and LISP programs.

·  Understanding the DXF format.


New subjects include:


·  Updated for Bricscad V8.

·  Using the new Settings dialog box.

·  Working with the new Customize dialog box.

·  LISP function summary.

·  Dabbling in Visual Basic for Applications, coding and forms.

·  Creating dialog boxes with DCL, with complete DCL reference.

·  Writing DIESEL code.



Availability and Price

The Customizing Bricscad V8 reference book is available now as an Adobe Acrobat file for delivery via email, ftp, or Web browser. (The free Acrobat Reader is required to view and print the e-book.) It is also available on CD. In addition, the e-book is being bundled with the Bricscad V8 Professional software package.


The e-book features:

·  Color text and illustrations.

·  Formatted for printing on standard 8.5x11 paper.

·  Margin designed for three-hole punching and other methods of binding.

·  Immediate availability.


Price is $41.20 with electronic delivery; $46.20 on CD, shipping included. Payment can be made instantly through PayPal, the international Internet payment system or by check. More information from www.upfrontezine.com/bc8.


About upFront.eZine Publishing

Founded in 1991, upFront.eZine Publishing, Ltd. publishes e-newsletters and e-books on computer-aided design. Its flagship e-newsletter, upFront.eZine, is the premier weekly CAD newsletter with 8,000 subscribers in 70 countries and three languages. The company publishes dozens of CAD reference books under the eBooks.onLine imprint, including:

                   What's Inside? AutoCAD

                   Inside Visio

                   Inside AutoCAD LT

                   Inside IntelliCAD

                   Inside General CADD Pro

                   Inside Generic CADD

                   Tailoring AutoCAD

                   Tailoring IntelliCAD

                   Tailoring Visio

Information about all books is at www.upfrontezine.com/ebooks.


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