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Forum: AutoCAD Drawing Management & Output

Problems with layer management, layouts, viewports, printing/plotting, x-refs, dynamic blocks, images, e-transmit...? We're all ears.

  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Comments on the FAQ.

    Everyone, just a little bit about comments posted on the FAQ. This has not been discussed before, so I wish to take this opportunity to clarify the situation with posting comments on the FAQ. ...

    Started by Alan Cullen‎, 19th Mar 2008 12:37 pm
    • Replies: 4
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    29th Dec 2014 11:51 am Go to last post
  2. Poll Sticky Thread Sticky: Poll: Autodesk FREE Training Events

    Country by Country - Mainly FREE Events. http://www.autodesk.co.uk/adsk/servlet/event/search?siteID=452932&id=6664037 UK Based FREE Events http://www.imass-ids.co.uk/news/EventsCalendar.php ...

    Started by Mr T‎, 21st Mar 2007 08:37 pm
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    26th Sep 2013 11:27 am Go to last post
  3. Wink Sticky Thread Sticky: What version PLEASE

    Please add your version in your profile or post, makes life easier for those willing/wanting to help and post a reply. Thanks. Nick

    Started by Mr T‎, 30th Sep 2006 07:50 pm
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  1. Moved: Unable to press SHIFT to unselect

    Started by Hardney‎, 15th Dec 2006 09:36 pm
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    Yesterday 07:26 pm Go to last post
  2. Batch plotting to hard copy and pdf help!

    hey everyone, i have just today finished plotting out 134 drawings as both pdfs and hard copies. i started out by trying to use the Sheet set manager, but found it slowed my pc down a lot....

    Started by jt6572‎, 23rd Nov 2015 05:57 am
    • Replies: 5
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    24th Nov 2015 05:22 am Go to last post
  3. CAD 2014 Copyclip lagging

    Hello everybody, Got problem with copyclip, it laggs for a long time when copying/ pasting. Wasnt like this in the begging though, copied some stuff from other drawing and I think it might has...

    Started by vaida‎, 23rd Nov 2015 09:40 am
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    copycplip, lagging
    • Replies: 10
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    24th Nov 2015 02:47 am Go to last post
  4. How do to make such drawings in AutoCAD?

    Hey everyone ! I really need to know what CAD software is use to make such plans. While it appears to be made in AutoCAD, I can't figure out as to how it has taken this form from the conventional...

    Started by Mir Ali‎, 19th Nov 2015 06:59 am
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    • Replies: 13
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    23rd Nov 2015 08:45 pm Go to last post
  5. Overkill Command unable to delete overlapped line

    Dear Users, Please find attached drawing, it has some fittings and each fitting has one above another line, (it means line overlapping) overkill command should delete overlapped lines. but it's...

    Started by CAD USER‎, 19th Nov 2015 09:04 am
    • Replies: 5
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    20th Nov 2015 05:10 am Go to last post
  6. Layer filter question: multiple criteria

    I already have a layer properties filter that doesn't show x-ref layers in the layer dialog box (~*|**). I want a filter that does that PLUS doesn't show layers that start with DT-*, EX-*, FU-*,...

    Started by howitzer‎, 19th Nov 2015 05:33 pm
    layer filters
    • Replies: 0
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    19th Nov 2015 05:33 pm Go to last post
  7. Why this attached blank drawing file is so heavy (9.2mb)???

    I deleted everything, purged drawing but still file size is 9mb? What does it contains still and how can I reduce file size? File can be downloaded from Below link- Download link ...

    Started by Ashishs‎, 27th Oct 2015 08:44 am
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    19th Nov 2015 02:32 pm Go to last post
  8. Copy block with new name

    How can I copy selected blocks with new name? or one by one but in fast way? I am doing that using BEDIT but doing one by one and talks long time. is there another way for doing that? thanx

    Started by asos2000‎, 21st Aug 2008 10:03 am
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    • Replies: 11
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    19th Nov 2015 01:51 pm Go to last post
  9. Error IFC export

    Hi guys, I have a problem with making an export to ifc. In autocad architecture i get an error on export tot ifc (does anyone know whats wrong?): EXPORT STARTED: 19-11-2015 11:31:27 ...

    Started by dcokken‎, 19th Nov 2015 11:44 am
    • Replies: 0
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    19th Nov 2015 11:44 am Go to last post
  10. Sheets Missing or Hiding from sheetset...

    Hi Guys, Autocad was working perfectly… But today morning when I opened a project, Sheet set shows only the name but no sheets shown ( Every project is similar without sheets)… How can I get the...

    Started by MOORADAN‎, 16th Nov 2015 01:06 am
    • Replies: 7
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    18th Nov 2015 01:32 pm Go to last post
  11. printing an municipal drawing :

    hello everyone, i am trying to print a municipal drawing and the problem is i dont have any printer that can print on paper size other than A4 in my locality. the only solution is to print it in A4...

    Started by ayushbhandari‎, 10th Nov 2015 09:12 pm
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    16th Nov 2015 03:06 pm Go to last post
  12. Cannot Title Block or Viewport

    Hello, I cannot view anything in print preview unless I use the window option for some reason that I cannot figure out. Both titleblock and model are xrefs. See if anyone can figure out why. I...

    Started by bjenk8100‎, 12th Nov 2015 11:02 pm
    • Replies: 9
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    14th Nov 2015 01:59 pm Go to last post
  13. Dataextraction

    Hello all, I tried looking this up and did not quite find what I needed. I have hundred of rooms that I have created closed polylines. The rooms also have single line text with the room number. I...

    Started by artrain‎, 7th Nov 2015 03:07 pm
    dataextraction, lisp, polylines, room names
    • Replies: 5
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    13th Nov 2015 03:58 pm Go to last post
  14. Creating a master revision schedule?

    Hi all. I have a project with multiple files and my titleblock is a block, as I work in model space. I was wondering if there's a way to create one sort of 'master' revision schedule inside my block...

    Started by mkisno4‎, 11th Nov 2015 04:56 pm
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    13th Nov 2015 03:41 pm Go to last post
  15. viewports zoom variable?

    hello everyone, i keep getting this thing happen whenever i go into a viewport, get the MS to the right scale, then go back to PS its fine. i'll lock the VP, and no biggie, but then whenver i click...

    Started by jt6572‎, 13th Nov 2015 04:09 am
    • Replies: 8
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    13th Nov 2015 02:33 pm Go to last post
  16. "Drawing not found" Publish command

    Hi again everyone. I had a sheet list set up with the publish command with all my sheets/drawings. However, unfortunately, I had to move the files to a different location last week. Today I opened up...

    Started by mkisno4‎, 12th Nov 2015 10:33 pm
    • Replies: 0
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    12th Nov 2015 10:33 pm Go to last post
  17. Wink Text box that will increase or decrease in length with text

    I want to be able to create a dynamic block that I can insert into my architectural drawings. This block will contain text with a box around it. The box will lengthen or shrink depending upon the...

    Started by JamFam‎, 12th Nov 2015 09:03 am
    box, dynamic, text
    • Replies: 2
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    12th Nov 2015 01:28 pm Go to last post
  18. dynamic block : visibility grip

    Hi guys , here is a big question : Is it possible to don't export( attout ) the other visibility states in dynamic block ??? or to export them with blank values

    Started by sergiu_ciuhnenco‎, 12th Nov 2015 10:30 am
    • Replies: 0
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    12th Nov 2015 10:30 am Go to last post
  19. Question Draw a Lot using Latitude and Longitude from Google Earth

    Hi. I'm a beginner in CAD, I'm going to ask how to draft a lot using the coordinates(latitude and longitude) from google earth. Example: Point A. Latitude: 11 Degree 18'2.22"N Longitude: 124...

    Started by Subiran‎, 10th Nov 2015 01:32 pm
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 10
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    10th Nov 2015 08:20 pm Go to last post
  20. Unhappy Trouble polylines displayed different

    Hello. Autodesk AutoCad 2016. Did use Rastertools, imported an image that I drew upon. When printing the plan the lines are displayed differently, how come? Its on the same layer and nothing is...

    Started by SuperJonas‎, 9th Nov 2015 11:22 pm
    • Replies: 2
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    10th Nov 2015 01:02 pm Go to last post
  21. xrefs

    Hello, I know the basics of xrefs. I saw something today and am trying to figure it out and am just looking for a hint on this particular action. I did XR command, then top left button drop down...

    Started by bjenk8100‎, 24th Oct 2015 05:15 am
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 12
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    10th Nov 2015 12:51 pm Go to last post
  22. batch plot wrong orientation!

    hey all, every time i do a batch plot, the drawing orientation is the wrong way! it gets printed out as portrait, but the page setup i apply to them all is definitely landscape, and if i print them...

    Started by jt6572‎, 9th Nov 2015 11:34 pm
    • Replies: 5
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    10th Nov 2015 05:08 am Go to last post
  23. Apartment building unit plan xref's

    I am working on a new project that is a multi-story apartment building. I am familiar with xref's and use them for most of my projects. However, I have not done an apartment building yet and am...

    Started by FloridaCAD‎, 3rd Nov 2015 07:22 pm
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 373
    8th Nov 2015 01:10 am Go to last post
  24. AutoCAD 2005 freezes for 10 minutes during loading

    Does anybody know why AutoCAD 2005 seems to freeze for 10 minutes while loading ?? Help !! If you wait long enough the program will complete loading and works fine with good performace even with...

    Started by nurquhar‎, 16th Aug 2005 12:31 pm
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 16
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    8th Nov 2015 12:46 am Go to last post
  25. Dynamic block and viewport

    Is it possible to use a DB with viewports? The attached file contains the DB with notes indicating what I would like to do with the DB. Basically I made a stretchable box that would be used on our...

    Started by DRBJR45‎, 4th Nov 2015 10:11 pm
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 300
    6th Nov 2015 11:31 pm Go to last post

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