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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
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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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  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. Create a No-Plot Color?

    I know you can make a layer no-plot, but I'd like edit my ctb file somehow to make a color no-plot. Screening to 0% isn't exactly what I'm looking for, since that effectively masks anything below it,...

    Started by eyeofnewt555‎, 9th Dec 2016 10:27 pm
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    • Replies: 36
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    Yesterday 10:43 pm Go to last post
  2. Plotting with new printer changes moves my layout sheet

    Hello and thanks a for your help ahead of time. We have a new printer/plotter in our office and Autocad cannot find the old one and so I have to select the new one. Here's the scoop: When I am...

    Started by edoll‎, 31st Oct 2012 05:37 pm
    • Replies: 7
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    Yesterday 10:35 pm Go to last post
  3. Moved: Disfunctional copy/paste in autocad 2016

    Started by JuanPedro‎, Yesterday 03:35 pm
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  4. Unhappy Hiding some unnecessary object

    Hi to all, Need some help again, I wanted to hide object from Viewport #1 to Viewport #2 , I mean two Viewport overlapped each other but need to hide object of Viewport #1 from Viewport #2 , I...

    Started by lulumara‎, 12th Jan 2017 08:55 pm
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    • Replies: 27
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    14th Jan 2017 02:05 pm Go to last post
  5. Block Tool Palette Lag Problem

    Hey folks! Looking to confirm or debunk some assumptions I've developed after creating and testing multiple iterations of different block tool palettes. From what I've seen, user-created block...

    Started by eyeofnewt555‎, 12th Jan 2017 07:48 pm
    block tool palette, lag, wblock
    • Replies: 1
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    12th Jan 2017 09:49 pm Go to last post
  6. xref problems

    I have two xref files in the file that I'm working on. Each xref references the same third xref file. The third xref file only appears in the first xref file but not the second. All relevent layers...

    Started by jrbrown486‎, 5th Jan 2017 10:37 am
    • Replies: 2
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    12th Jan 2017 08:36 pm Go to last post
  7. plotting in modelspace - cuts off part of drawing (only in some drawings)

    HI all, I'm trying to plot in model space and the printer is cutting off part of the drawing. I choose plot-->extents --> center the plot --> fit to paper. The x coord is always 0, however the y...

    Started by GISdude‎, 11th Jan 2017 04:35 pm
    offset, plot
    • Replies: 1
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    12th Jan 2017 03:29 am Go to last post
  8. Select Objects in Multiple Layout Tabs

    I want to be able to select all my viewports in all my layouts at the same time. Is this possible? Qselect only catches objects in the current tab.

    Started by qball‎, 4th Aug 2011 04:56 pm
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    • Replies: 18
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    11th Jan 2017 06:41 pm Go to last post
  9. Dynamic dynamic block

    Hi all, I have 4 dynamic blocks and each has 4 different visibility states. I would like to create a dynamic block which contains the previous 4 dynamic blocks and where I can set the different...

    Started by gegenytibor‎, 11th Jan 2017 06:16 pm
    dynamic block
    • Replies: 0
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    11th Jan 2017 06:16 pm Go to last post
  10. aligning text to a line inside dynamic block

    Hi all, What im trying to achieve is to have the text rotate (or line up) with the diagonal line when i stretch the block horizontally or vertically is there a way? searched and looked...

    Started by Ibanezboy21‎, 10th Jan 2017 03:36 am
    • Replies: 1
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    11th Jan 2017 03:18 am Go to last post
  11. Unhappy page set up manager

    Hi I am switching between two different CTB occasionally and once changing the CTB in one paper space - Autocad have used to pop up a window and offer to make this changes apply for all the...

    Started by GTM‎, 21st Jun 2016 03:24 am
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    11th Jan 2017 03:15 am Go to last post
  12. save dynamic block

    ugh! i am doing something wrong and i cant remember what it is! i have created a dynamic block (scale bar) and i remember seeing somewhere the trick was to use WBlock...somewhere! currently i...

    Started by jt6572‎, 10th Jan 2017 04:38 am
    • Replies: 0
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    10th Jan 2017 04:38 am Go to last post
  13. Change Color by Layer to Color to spesific

    Hi Is there a command where I can select all and change the properties from Color ByLayer to specific color, which is the same color as the color ByLayer. Say there is a layer set to color red...

    Started by ChristopherM‎, 6th Jan 2017 06:09 pm
    • Replies: 4
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    8th Jan 2017 04:08 pm Go to last post
  14. attenuator challenge

    i would like to know how to scale a block posted below i would like to be able to have a drag feature that makes the block bigger in the x axis only this will also scale the spline in the middle of...

    Started by HIRSTY1997‎, 5th Jan 2017 02:33 pm
    • Replies: 2
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    6th Jan 2017 03:00 am Go to last post
  15. JPEG Xrefs as Overlay vs Attachment?

    Hi all! So, lets say I have drawing "A" as an xref in drawing "B". I then want to xref drawing "B" in drawing "C". If I don't want "A" to show up in "C", I simply make sure that it's an overlay...

    Started by eyeofnewt555‎, 5th Jan 2017 04:15 pm
    jpeg, jpg, nested xref, picture, xref
    • Replies: 4
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    5th Jan 2017 05:28 pm Go to last post
  16. Tracking columns from roof to floors below using dynamic blocks

    I would like to get help with tracking post/columns from roof plan to floor plan all the way down to foundation plan. I have created dynamic blocks for wood posts (swan lumber) and I want to create a...

    Started by jaff‎, 27th Dec 2016 05:55 pm
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 307
    5th Jan 2017 01:23 pm Go to last post
  17. AutoCAD Exploding/Flattening Dynamic Block: attribute behavior

    I've created several dynamic blocks that have both visible and invisible attributes. I need to send a .dwg to a collaborator but want to explode my blocks first. For this purpose, I don't need to...

    Started by wwakefield‎, 3rd Jan 2017 08:08 pm
    • Replies: 2
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    4th Jan 2017 11:56 pm Go to last post
  18. Autonumbering Blocks

    Hello everyone, I am trying to create a grid. In doing so, I created a single block that I then used the Array command on in order to create the number of rows and columns necessary for my grid. I...

    Started by EB93‎, 22nd Dec 2016 07:58 pm
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 442
    30th Dec 2016 04:36 am Go to last post
  19. How to change Ribbon appearance in autocad 2015

    My Ribbon used to have different appearance. Now it is smaller with less options. How can I return to previous appearance. I tried ribbonclose, ribbonload but they didn't help.

    Started by khoshravan‎, 22nd Dec 2016 09:33 am
    • Replies: 7
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    30th Dec 2016 12:48 am Go to last post
  20. Annotative Text always bolder then paper space text

    Using 2017. I think it is safe to assume that because I use annotative scaling for my text in viewports (trying to keep all text at 0.1" tall on actual paper) that it is causing this issue... but...

    Started by neondeon298‎, 15th Dec 2016 11:55 pm
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 283
    30th Dec 2016 12:43 am Go to last post
  21. Question Dynamic block ON/OFF printing of the Attribute

    Hello guys, I am trying to increase performance of my work by making some dynamic blocks, unfortunately I have faced a wall :/ I want to make a block with an option to make ONE of it's attribute...

    Started by rusi55‎, 24th Dec 2016 09:34 pm
    • Replies: 2
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    25th Dec 2016 01:26 pm Go to last post
  22. Restoring values of attributes

    hi i've get a block which were pasted from another drawing, the user has pasted it with its default attribute values, when i go inside the block i can see the attributes's original values ...

    Started by samifox‎, 25th Dec 2016 10:27 am
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 269
    25th Dec 2016 10:27 am Go to last post
  23. 'Postmark' block mirror

    Hello, We have a block called 'postmark' that we use quite heavily in our structural drawings. It identifies the size of post we need in wood framing. So when I create the framing plans for...

    Started by bejant‎, 19th Dec 2016 06:12 pm
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 273
    21st Dec 2016 11:29 pm Go to last post
  24. Data Extraction Question

    Hi all I have a question that may sound simple to some, but it is causing me nothing but grief. I wont go into the end use (unless you want me to elaborate if req'd), but what I am looking for a...

    Started by RobboP‎, 16th Dec 2016 05:15 am
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 494
    21st Dec 2016 09:10 am Go to last post
  25. Extremely long file opening and plot times Civil 3D 2013

    I've been having extremely long file opening and plot times for some projects at my company that we use AutoCAD Civil 3D 2013 on (three projects in particular). My computer specs are above the...

    Started by KRoCAD‎, 14th Dec 2016 04:56 pm
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    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 706
    15th Dec 2016 04:10 pm Go to last post

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