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On an HND assignment there is a drawing of a Villa in plan view with outer walls, inner walls and then some attributed blocks created for furniture. Once drawn the second task is as...
I'm working on a fire damaged 4 floor condo project.I have an xref zip folder sent to me from the original architectural firm. It's been unzipped. Now I have multiple drawings. Each with it's own...
even if i personalize the theme to make all my windows bright pink, AutoCAD 2009 just stays very light grey, with barely readable white writing. what simple tip am i missing please?!
This isn't a "how do I get this to work" but more a "why is this working?" question.
In the past I have not managed to get attributes to constantly behave themselves if I applied a visibility...
Just a quick one - hopefully someone will be able to set me straight pretty easily.
When I print PDFs using the AutoCAD PDF creator (DWG to PDF.pc3).... I get a pretty nasty...
Is there any field for the "Number:" box on the attached file so I can use it for my page numbering?
Can we set some rules between parameters in Dynamic blocks?
Please see the attached file.
I want to move the point "A" according to a ratio of the applied stretch. To make it simple,...
Does anyone know if you can background mask dimension text the same way you can with mtext. I know i can explode the dimension and edit the text and give it a background,...
I would like to know if there is a way to make a link between attributes so that text will only need to be entered once to update 2 areas with the same text.
Does this make sense?
So I have this drawing file that has suddenly been growing larger and larger in size. There has not been enough information added to justify such a large increase:
Any ideas? (will post more...
Hi, I am new to AutoCAD and have to export many drawings to PDF format to send them out to clients. I was wondering if their was a Macro or some other way to export drawings into pdf form without...
please can you guide me how to make annotative text also hlep me with some file i do'nt kknow how to use this command what is function thanks
I created a file with all the blocks that I use of horn/strobes and strobes only for fire alarm systems and made a tool pallet. I've had to edit and tweak them until they fit my needs but now when I...
Would it be possible to make a dynamic block for titleblocks with various layouts predefined in it?
To clarify, I currently have several titleblocks set up for the corresponding papersizes that i...
I need some help...:shock:
I'm trying to add dimension with the strech actions.
Anybody can help me out please??
Thank in advance
How do i create a spreadsheet for title blocks. i want to be able to fill in a spreadsheet and automatically fill in the title block....
Please tell me anyone, How can I Draw a line directly centimeter. I Know Inch setting. I want to I select line tool then enter 1, draw 1 centimeter line. I am Use AutoCAD 2007. Regrads.
How do i amend an existing title block to popup so i can fill in the dwg no / contract and fill the date automatically etc...
I am trying to print only in black and white from Autocad, so that only line weights can make a difference, but it does not work. Everything turns out in colour, using the colours I used for...
is there any command to fit or re-size a title block to A drawing in the layout :?
does anyone have a linetype that displays a arrow with a line say for drainage ------->--------? im sure you can make it but i has to change a line a while ago and i found it all a bit hard!
i am wondering if i can use an xref in a dxf saved file and if i do any changes made to the original will be updated on the dxf?
there is a layout of the site and the Trimble machines...
I'm using Autocad LT2012 and I have a problem with the "print to PDF" from the Sheet Set Manager.
The layouts are all set to "publish to a plotter" with the Layout option (not Window,...
Im using AutocadStructural Detailing 2013.
Its is possible to make specific command to star at specific layers?
EX: Breakline ,by default start at "LAYER 88".
Polyline ,by default...
Use this control to limit the display of threads to those newer than the specified time frame.
Allows you to choose the data by which the thread list will be sorted.
Order threads in...
Note: when sorting by date, 'descending order' will show the newest results first.
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