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Hi, I set up my xref drawing in color 0 which is the white.
BUt when I insert it to a new drawing as an xref it became blue.
How can I change it to another color like gray as most usual practice.
using autocad for 6 years now but never ask that basic question,
im model space i want to
set my scale
make a view
go to layout
create a viewport
using acad 2010 and 2017,
my drawing suddnly switch to snapemode (F9) but the official snap mode is turned off,
only when i close and open the drawing again its ok but after 3 minets the...
When working in the Sheet set manager, if you are in the dialog box to rename and renumber the sheets, it gives you the option to change the layout tab to the sheet title listed in the SSM.
I have two viewports on a layout tab. One will be a front view, the other will be a plan view. To fit them comfortably on the sheet I tried a couple of scales and found that only using a custom scale...
I understand that when I insert block A from drawing B into drawing C it creates a copy of A locally in C.
First question, is there any way to refresh or overwrite the local block C(in B) with...
I am trying to stretch my block of a section from the quarter corner but I need to be able to have different distance multipliers for the x and y values. This is my first attempt at creating a...
The title says it all.
Is this possible?
Sofar Ive managed to do this in 2 steps, strech in X and then in Y direction. I defined distance x and y for a block and then used a strech command for...
I'm printing some 24 x 36 sheets using the BluebeamPDF driver which came with my Bluebeam software. The trouble is when printing the entire layout and I do a Preview, the lines get very muddy. The...
I've got a drawing from a friend who apparently uses a different background color scheme than I do. He uses blue for the text and it makes it almost impossible to read on my model space because I use...
How do you as a draftsman usually charge to do CAD drawings
And how do you figure out the price?
What are the steps?
Please see the attached file.
I have a dynamic block with two visibility state with attributes.
When I burst the block the unwanted information from the otther visibility state appears...
I have searched here, talked in person to folks and googled but I just don't understand dynamic blocks. My goal is to have the upper third of this block move by a user-typed number...
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...
I've created this simple block that allow to draw armor in slab in a faster way.
I'm not able to change the phi.. I've created the user parameter but the _regen doesn't work.. It...
Files are setup with all title blocks, details, dims, everything 100% in model space.
Some files have 1 title block per file, some files have 50, 60, 80, 100 drawings / title blocks per file.
I can plot individual dwgs using my Page Setup and the PDFs look exactly the way they should - shades of grey. When I publish in Sheet Set Manager, using the same Page Setup, the PDFs print my line...
Is it me, or is the way that the sheet set manages imports layouts and the rename/renumber options backassward?
To me, the number field in the sheet set manager should correspond to the layout tab...
Yes I know, I've already googled around and I'm aware that I should edit a block in block editor and have it in layer zero.... still, it doesn't work...
See this attached chart,
I like to use Autocad 2018 program, some days ago I was working in .dwg file and it unexpectedly closed. At opening the file I saw: Non Autodesk DWG. I don’t know how to repair dwg file.
I recently noticed that AutoCAD, besides creating the back up files, it is also creating an AutoCAD LT XREF Log.
Can anyone tell me what is the purpose of this file?
How can I stop AutoCAD from...
I have a vendor drawing that shows nothing in model space, in paper space is geometry and title blocks, but the part geometry is not selectable, yet if I do a DDInsert I can insert each...
using acad 2010,
sometimes changhing the layout scale taking forever,
why is that? is there anithing i can do?
Use this control to limit the display of threads to those newer than the specified time frame.
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