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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. 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
  2. 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: 2
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    16th Sep 2009 01:36 pm 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. "Edit Block Definition" Dialogue Box Confusion

    I'm wondering why the different blocks shown in the attached photo are named in such a way. Is this a code, or string for something, does anyone know? I just started with a new company and have to...

    Started by KrashVegas‎, Yesterday 11:30 pm
    • Replies: 2
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    Today 09:55 am Go to last post
  2. Removing an xref clip along with objects outside of boundary

    I have some drawings with multiple xref clips that I need removed. I use the xclipframe command and set the value to "1" which makes the boundary line visible. Then I generate a polyline from that...

    Started by nikolai‎, 12th Apr 2006 04:02 pm
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    Yesterday 08:32 pm Go to last post
  3. Plot Multiple Layouts to one Sheet

    I am looking for an easy way to plot multiple layout to one sheet. I currently have all my layouts set up to plot to 24x36 sheets. But sometimes 24x36 is too large to carry around, and 11x17 is too...

    Started by mansjasont‎, 29th Sep 2014 03:59 pm
    • Replies: 5
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    Yesterday 01:22 pm Go to last post
  4. Turning multiple, similar (exploded) objects into separated, equal blocks

    Hello everyone, I've been trying to solve this problem for a while now but still couldn't find any solution, I know we can vI ain't sure if Autocad 2014 is capable of doing it, but I hope some of you...

    Started by Frei‎, 30th Sep 2014 03:12 pm
    unexplode equal objects
    • Replies: 2
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    Yesterday 04:02 am Go to last post
  5. Paper Space

    How do you create multiple Paper Space layouts?

    Started by Damon :)‎, 29th Sep 2014 11:10 am
    beginner
    • Replies: 5
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    30th Sep 2014 10:33 am Go to last post
  6. Lock a layer "visibility on" in a viewport

    Hello, all, Did a search and didn't find anything, what I would like to know is it possible to lock a layer "ON" exactly the opposite of "Freeze" so no matter what the layer setting is in model...

    Started by albroswift‎, 14th Sep 2014 06:02 pm
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    29th Sep 2014 03:30 pm Go to last post
  7. Moved: Code help please for tidy up pre drawing close

    Started by JADT‎, 29th Sep 2014 10:14 am
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    29th Sep 2014 11:40 am Go to last post
  8. More than 1 visibility state

    Hello, This is my first time here. I am working to create a dynamic block of a dresser, this is a simple drawing. the problem is that i want to change the worktop and the plinth with the...

    Started by Jeroen1991‎, 27th Sep 2014 02:25 pm
    • Replies: 3
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    27th Sep 2014 06:37 pm Go to last post
  9. Moved: Updating a door schedule

    Started by sentino‎, 26th Sep 2014 02:01 pm
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  10. How to spilt drawing into 2 ?

    May I know how to split my drawing into 2 ? Example as below image... Thank ...

    Started by noobpro70‎, 26th Sep 2014 10:19 am
    • Replies: 3
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    26th Sep 2014 01:34 pm Go to last post
  11. Adding something to every layout

    Hi all, I have about 140 layouts and I've just been asked to add a piece of information (some mtext) to every other layout, any ideas? Any help is appreciated, Dave

    Started by MiningDave‎, 15th Sep 2014 04:52 pm
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    apply to all, layout, layouts, mtext
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    26th Sep 2014 12:55 pm Go to last post
  12. Pen Settings Disapeared

    Ok, I have an interesting problem. Let me start by saying this is another computer in my company, and I don't have direct access to it. But since I'm the CAD Manager, I need to solve the following...

    Started by resullins‎, 25th Sep 2014 02:43 pm
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    25th Sep 2014 08:12 pm Go to last post
  13. Understanding Scales

    You must bear with me as I'm pretty much self taught on CAD. One thing which I've never understood is the scaling of linetypes and in my new job I have to use it lots. I draw highways, so the...

    Started by 1989hf‎, 24th Sep 2014 03:53 pm
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    • Replies: 13
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    25th Sep 2014 05:19 pm Go to last post
  14. Viewports

    the paperspace in all of my viewports are like rotated to 45 degrees. . how to fix it?

    Started by imiiiat‎, 26th Apr 2014 12:51 am
    • Replies: 7
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    25th Sep 2014 04:09 am Go to last post
  15. Autocad 2015 64 bit Office 32bit - File/Send button Greyed Out

    I think the button is greyed out because of AutoCAD being 64bit and my office software is 32bit. Does anybody else have this problem? Not sure why I'm having to program around something AutoCAD...

    Started by Grant‎, 25th Sep 2014 03:00 am
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    25th Sep 2014 03:00 am Go to last post
  16. Moved: Shift+Left Click=Image Select

    Started by Hardney‎, 24th Feb 2006 03:22 pm
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    24th Sep 2014 10:17 pm Go to last post
  17. Idea How to import IGES entity to the cad ?

    How to import IGES(or STEP) entity to the cad ? Who has seen such a free program?

    Started by DuanJinHui‎, 22nd Sep 2014 12:17 pm
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    23rd Sep 2014 08:21 pm Go to last post
  18. cannot modify drawing

    i received a set of drawings to produce an as-built copy, when i was done with the first drawing i changed the plot properties under page set up manager and now non of the drawings cannot be edited....

    Started by myron_try‎, 22nd Sep 2014 09:00 pm
    • Replies: 1
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    23rd Sep 2014 05:39 pm Go to last post
  19. OLE not Plotting

    Hi jdavid10 I know this is an Old Post but i hope i may be of some Help to you . I deal a lot with Maps for land registry, building sites, planning permission etc. General they are smaller scale...

    Started by Worsel‎, 20th Sep 2014 09:05 pm
    • Replies: 4
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    23rd Sep 2014 03:53 pm Go to last post
  20. Trouble Editing a Block

    I am working on some As-built drawings and I need to edit a block in the model. The block contains the demo hatching for the asphalt area & some routing of utilities. When I go to edit the block,...

    Started by MrAllen‎, 23rd Sep 2014 01:29 am
    • Replies: 2
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    23rd Sep 2014 03:19 pm Go to last post
  21. Question Dynamic block Array numbering

    hi i"m trying to create a dynamic plan-staircase with step numbers, the stairs are added by an array command and i could count the total number of stairs by dividing the total distance by width of...

    Started by amosweing‎, 18th Sep 2014 12:29 pm
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    22nd Sep 2014 09:00 am Go to last post
  22. Blocks

    What is the difference between attaching an XRef and inserting a Block into an AutoCADdrawing?

    Started by Damon :)‎, 18th Sep 2014 11:14 am
    • Replies: 7
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    19th Sep 2014 02:43 pm Go to last post
  23. Smile i have multi hatch in drawing how to get hatch area?

    i have multi hatch in drawing how to get hatch area? i have all hatches are not separate layer all hatches r have same layer so i need to find out area separately please help me any one

    Started by mhmnibras‎, 17th Sep 2014 11:49 am
    area calculatio, hatch
    • Replies: 2
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    17th Sep 2014 12:20 pm Go to last post
  24. trim problem

    I have been having problems when triming to a line. When i trim the line that i am trimming seems to break instead of trimming and always leaves a section of line above the trim point. Did...

    Started by amanda phillips‎, 6th Jul 2007 02:20 pm
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    17th Sep 2014 12:15 pm Go to last post
  25. Dim empty when 0

    Quick question, is there any variable that can set the dim-text to not show when the dimension is 0? thnx

    Started by Marco1979‎, 16th Sep 2014 08:56 am
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    • Replies: 28
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    17th Sep 2014 08:48 am Go to last post

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