+ Post New Thread
Page 1 of 6 1 2 3 ... LastLast
Threads 1 to 25 of 139

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
    • Views: 15,007
    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
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 31,309
    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
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 18,494
    30th Sep 2006 07:50 pm Go to last post
  1. Printing to scale

    Hi people I'm very new to Autocad been using it at work to read drawings so I thought I would draw my own plans for my extension. So far so good till I get to printing them out to scale!. I set the...

    Started by neilg81‎, 22nd Mar 2015 10:32 pm
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 5
    • Replies: 40
    • Views: 817
    Today 07:26 pm Go to last post
  2. Editing Titleblock Attributes

    Hi, I'm "newish" to this site, I use it a lot but this is the first time I actually post something I have a problem; The company I work for has a title block set up, they have a personalised...

    Started by MOD‎, Today 04:21 pm
    attributes, titleblock
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 69
    Today 04:58 pm Go to last post
  3. Converting AutoCAD Solids to a Image Stack

    Hi Everyone, The recent craze has been to convert DICOM image data to STL or CAD files. To investigate how a product is going to work for a project I am working on I want to do the exact opposite....

    Started by crazywill32‎, 25th Mar 2015 11:50 pm
    autocad, dicom, image, slice
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 190
    Today 11:34 am Go to last post
  4. "The solid does not lie in the positive XYZ octant"

    Hi there. I found CADTutor Forums via Google. It was the first autocad related forum to pop up, so I know this place must be good. I'm not that new to Autocad. I took an Autocad class 2 years ago,...

    Started by noboost4you‎, 10th Sep 2005 10:08 pm
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 10,670
    Yesterday 08:02 pm Go to last post
  5. 2015 Publish Not Prompting for File Name

    Ok, so I just upgraded to 2015 from 2012, and I'm having a problem with publishing. I have always had a template file that holds all my page setups, I then import into publish. So previously,...

    Started by resullins‎, 28th Apr 2014 04:18 pm
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 4
    • Replies: 32
    • Views: 1,624
    Yesterday 12:29 pm Go to last post
  6. How to match viewports?

    I have found a major bug in an AutoCAD drawing to do with the viewports. All the existing viewports cause a crash when running export to dwg from paper space. Anyway, I have found that adding...

    Started by Andrew1979‎, 25th Mar 2015 06:24 am
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 314
    Yesterday 12:22 pm Go to last post
  7. How can I upload a pdf into autocad as a background?

    Hello, I'm wondering how can I upload a pdf file into autocad to display the pdf as a background into the viewport? Thank you.

    Started by prime333‎, 23rd Mar 2015 07:06 pm
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 365
    25th Mar 2015 11:21 pm Go to last post
  8. How to xclip and External Reference with an image xref'd into the original

    Hey folks: I've got a drawing that has an image xref'd into it as a background. I've got another drawing that xref's this whole drawing into it and I want to XCLIP it, but that only clips the...

    Started by ColinPearson‎, 25th Mar 2015 10:15 pm
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 160
    25th Mar 2015 10:15 pm Go to last post
  9. Block Editor: Basepoint

    I've read many articles and threads about how to insert a basepoint, but none have answered the question I have. My question is how do I (easily) REDEFINE a block's basepoint? I know how to put in a...

    Started by Beeftimer‎, 25th Mar 2015 01:40 pm
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 272
    25th Mar 2015 09:26 pm Go to last post
  10. Unable to print 2010 drawings in 2015 AutoCAD

    Once upon a time, in 2005, a basic map of our local communitty college was created as an AutoCAD drawing. The map included buildings, sidewalks and parking areas. As a student in 2010 I made copies...

    Started by amy vancho‎, 24th Mar 2015 08:44 pm
    older to latest version, print problem
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 285
    25th Mar 2015 04:54 pm Go to last post
  11. Dynamic Title Block of Sorts

    Some of the projects I work on contain 50+ sheets, its very time consuming to alter the title block on each separate layout when either a new amendment is made or a new sheet is added etc. Is it...

    Started by Calc‎, 20th Nov 2013 11:08 pm
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 1,082
    25th Mar 2015 04:39 pm Go to last post
  12. Plotting standard failing

    Hi All, Recently I have noticed an error in our plotting setup. All our computer are setup to use .ctb and .pc3 files from the network, and our drawings all contain page setups that reference...

    Started by GSK‎, 23rd Mar 2015 09:23 am
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 406
    25th Mar 2015 02:48 pm Go to last post
  13. crosshair rotated by mistake

    Hi! The cursor cross hair has been rotated by mistake and I don't know how I could put it back straight (as default). What is the command to rotate the cross hair? If I want to draw an object...

    Started by jmchl‎, 7th Sep 2007 05:19 am
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 15,624
    25th Mar 2015 03:06 am Go to last post
  14. Layer Manager Default Linetype Doesn't Hold

    In the layer manager, trying to set the default linetype for a layer. Clicking on the linetype opens the select linetype dialog. I can pick another linetype but the setting for the layer doesn't...

    Started by Schumi‎, 24th Feb 2015 04:29 pm
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 490
    24th Mar 2015 03:33 pm Go to last post
  15. Scaling objects in model space - updating viewports

    Hi all, I've been given a task of revising drawings made by another draftsman. I hate doing this for obvious reasons as they are usually incompetent. I could use some help trying to figure out a...

    Started by Denimoth‎, 23rd Mar 2015 11:07 pm
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 236
    24th Mar 2015 03:11 pm Go to last post
  16. ACAD 2015 Layer state changes very slowly

    Hi there, just since yesterday we (at our office) all upgraded from ACAD12 to ACAD15(SP2) (including a brand new computer HP Z440). All good and well, but one thing keeps annoying me; when i change...

    Started by Marco1979‎, 24th Mar 2015 01:35 pm
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 209
    24th Mar 2015 01:52 pm Go to last post
  17. How to export "Properties Filter" in layer manager from 1 dwg to another dwg?

    How to export "Properties Filter" in layer manager from 1 dwg to another dwg? Thanks

    Started by vernonlee‎, 19th Mar 2015 06:16 am
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 528
    24th Mar 2015 12:38 pm Go to last post
  18. Viewing Frozen Layers in AutoCAD 2008

    Hello, I am operating in AutoCAD 2008 and am looking for a way to go to my Layer Properties Manager and listing only the layers that are frozen in the current viewport. Is there a way (easy I...

    Started by David Devitt‎, 23rd Mar 2015 08:16 pm
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 225
    23rd Mar 2015 08:44 pm Go to last post
  19. Bizarre problem with zoom extents

    At my work we have templates for the three types of drawings that we do (mechanical, electrical, and P&ID). The templates are only for the layout sheets. They give us an already set-up border, the...

    Started by Feyd313‎, 28th May 2014 03:36 pm
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 552
    23rd Mar 2015 03:08 pm Go to last post
  20. Excel Copy Issue

    Hi, While i try to copy from excel to cad unwanted cells coming as per the attached image where i cloded in red color.it's a filterd excel.please help me...... Regards, Shibu

    Started by Shibuboss‎, 21st Mar 2015 08:28 am
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 211
    23rd Mar 2015 02:43 pm Go to last post
  21. 2014 paper space /viewports in metric cant scale correctly !

    Hello Having some issue with AutoCAD 20014 scaling my view ports correctly my first metric drawing (drawn 1:1) Im try to create 1:100 scale viewport on 8"x10" paper .... when I plot my...

    Started by eloid‎, 13th Mar 2015 07:55 pm
    6 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 6
    • Replies: 52
    • Views: 1,358
    23rd Mar 2015 01:44 pm Go to last post
  22. Flip action problem in a block

    Hello, I have a problem with a flip action in a block. I have attached cad file, so its easier to understand the problem. The more I ''flip'' the block, the more distorted it gets. Could...

    Started by vaida‎, 18th Mar 2015 03:58 pm
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 343
    23rd Mar 2015 09:53 am Go to last post
  23. Question A question of possibility

    Hello all! I've been working in autocad for about 5 years now, but am posting in the beginners' area because I've never had the slightest bit of formal training. :unsure: Lately, the inefficiency...

    Started by Minandreas‎, 19th Feb 2015 11:54 pm
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 855
    20th Mar 2015 05:14 pm Go to last post
  24. Creating Electrical drawings from 3-D piping and Civil structure drawings.

    My company is are starting to create Electrical plan drawings in 3-D models created by the Civil and Piping Departments. Most of the steel structures created in Civil and piping need to be use as...

    Started by muck‎, 19th Mar 2015 03:38 pm
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 266
    20th Mar 2015 02:19 pm Go to last post
  25. How to use publish command in model space?

    Greetings to all I made one dwg for SLD. All entities has been done in Model space, Totally 10 No. of sheets came (10 Title blocks has been used). I want to use publish command to generate each...

    Started by RRS1987‎, 18th Mar 2015 11:25 am
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 256
    20th Mar 2015 03:25 am Go to last post

Thread Display Options

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.

Icon Legend

Contains unread posts
Contains unread posts
Contains no unread posts
Contains no unread posts
More than 15 replies or 250 views
Hot thread with unread posts
More than 15 replies or 250 views
Hot thread with no unread posts
Closed Thread
Thread is closed
Thread Contains a Message Written By You
You have posted in this thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts