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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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  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
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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. How to determine what files an x-ref is referenced into?

    Is there an easy way to check what drawing files a particular x-ref is referenced into, without going through a series of drawing files which I think the x-ref may be referenced into ? In other...

    Started by NBC‎, 1st May 2008 10:32 am
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  2. Question Client wants DWG files...

    Ok so I have a client who wants the DWG files of our project, but my boss is hesitant about sending them it as he does not want them to be able to just manipulate it and use for their own stuff. ...

    Started by sonnyamorales‎, 10th Jun 2014 04:22 pm
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  3. Poll Poll: DIMENSIONING DEBATE: MODEL OR PAPER SPACE?!

    hi guys, my colleagues and i have been discussing the amazingly interesting and highly controversial topic of whether dimensioning in model or paperspace is best. i for one, am an old fashioned...

    Started by jt6572‎, 1st Mar 2005 05:39 am
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  4. Very frustrated with trying to save a dwg as a dxf.

    I have an architects drawing that was sent to me as a DWG and I am trying to save it as a R12 DXF for uploading to a pocketGIS application on a PDA. When I try to save the file I get an pop up...

    Started by Treehugger‎, 15th Feb 2012 09:42 pm
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    10th May 2012 02:00 pm Go to last post
  5. Unhappy Scales, viewports, millimetres, m, plottinc confusion.

    Hi. I was up to 4am tryin to fathom this out and have deadlines looming. Despite having the manuals and other books I cant work out what settings I need. Simply put I want to draw some...

    Started by Miniver‎, 4th May 2011 11:19 am
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  6. Exclamation Participation Required: Post up your "weird" custom setups

    Lets see who all participates. Post up anything regarding your own personal setup in AutoCAD, mainly alterations to the PGP File, any Toolbars/Tool Palettes, or even post up screenshots of your...

    Started by tzframpton‎, 23rd Jan 2007 05:03 pm
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    10th Nov 2010 06:04 am Go to last post
  7. Angry CAN SOMEONE HELP ME CREATE THIS 3D image using viewports in AutoCAD?? PLEASE?

    can someone PLEASE help me make this using viewports?? its for my final tomorrow. i have to use three right viewport and it has to have those dimensions

    Started by frankenstein19‎, 19th May 2015 02:18 am
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  8. Cool Can't delete viewport frame to make custom one

    Hi I am having issues with creating viewports in the attached file. When I open the layout, say layout 3, it shows the viewport frame but I cannot highlight it in order to delete it. This is a...

    Started by NarkDuffy‎, 20th Sep 2012 12:45 pm
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  9. AutoCAD 2013 Increasing File Sizes

    So I have this drawing file that has suddenly been growing larger and larger in size. There has not been enough information added to justify such a large increase: Any ideas? (will post more...

    Started by DashaB‎, 8th Nov 2012 05:34 pm
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  10. Pen Plotters with Autocad

    Hi, New to the group. Our office is currently using Autocad 2006 with Windows XP. We would like to purchase a pen plotter (thinking about an HP7475A) to plot presentation drawings on mylar or...

    Started by kindergartenchats‎, 6th Jun 2009 12:04 am
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    28th Aug 2009 11:46 pm Go to last post
  11. permanently close the $@$#% ribbon

    I'm working with developer that uses acad 2012. I am used older releases. Q: how can you close that blasted ribbon forever. I hate the thing ! Thanks -David

    Started by David Bethel‎, 18th Aug 2015 08:17 pm
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  12. Plot to PDF Scale Wrong

    Hi all! I'm new to AutoCad, having only done a few small jobs over the last year. Mainly floor plans for planning permission. I've finished the plan and I'm tearing my hair out trying to get it to...

    Started by billydavies21‎, 12th Jul 2016 12:03 pm
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  13. AutoCAD Pricing CAD Drawings

    How do you as a draftsman usually charge to do CAD drawings And how do you figure out the price? What are the steps?

    Started by Skilla‎, 9th Mar 2007 04:21 pm
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  14. Unable to select viewport

    We have a drawing with multiple layouts and active viewports in them. For some reason we are unable to select some of the viewports so that we can resize them. we can see them we just can not...

    Started by wsucad‎, 24th Jul 2008 08:04 pm
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  15. 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
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  16. *.ctb vs *.stb: Which do you prefer, and why?

    I have always used *.ctb files, and have always plotted by color. It just makes infinite sense to me. However, a recent client of mine used *.stb files, so I had to use them for the first time. ...

    Started by howitzer‎, 15th Dec 2012 12:10 pm
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    ctb, hatch, stb
    • Replies: 50
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  17. Xref Lag

    First time poster, but long time AutoCAD user... Version: AutoCAD 2004 Problem: When working with an xref background, we are experiencing really bad lag, and delays when working with objects...

    Started by TRhoads‎, 10th May 2012 06:21 pm
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  18. Saving old revisions

    I need help. Here at work we have multiple files, each file may consist of anywhere from 1-15 revisions thus far. My question is, does anyone know if there is a way to have all my revisions under (1)...

    Started by bgietzen‎, 31st Oct 2011 03:22 pm
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  19. Dimensioning in Paper Space

    I am attempting -- without much success -- to put my dimensions in paperspace. The problem is that sometimes (almost always) the dimension value is in paperspace. That is, when I do a Linear...

    Started by twrfte‎, 20th Jan 2012 12:17 am
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  20. Question how to make the drawing bigger when converting to pdf

    Hi there , I've made a drawing on AutoCAD LT 2015 with a small dimensions , when converting to pdf it looks like a dot :( so how can I make it clearer ? is there anyway to draw in an A4 size , I...

    Started by Malak Al-Hroot‎, 16th Jul 2014 02:20 pm
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  21. Question Unlocking Viewports

    I am using AutoCAD 2010. Recently there are commands that I have used in the past but now are not able to attain through mouse clicking. I used to be able to right click on a viewport and a...

    Started by Catcall‎, 18th Jun 2012 03:47 pm
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  22. Locked Viewports

    Hi all! This site is so amazingly useful, and I can't believe I'm finally just registering. First post! ------------------------------ Okay, so there are two parts to my question: 1. I know...

    Started by veeSix‎, 26th Sep 2012 05:51 pm
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  23. Where do I put in the gasoline?

    Running Autocad 2010 in trial mode and did something that created a vertical dotted line giving me an unusable area on the right side of my workspace. I've attached a pic, if I did it right.

    Started by Yorel‎, 14th May 2012 03:24 am
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  24. Mtext and Polylines Won't Plot

    I'm trying to plot a large poster (108" long) onto a 36" wide roll of paper. The image, texts, and leader plotted fine; the polylines and mtext did not. Everything shows up in the preview, but the...

    Started by bachrock‎, 12th Jul 2012 10:27 pm
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  25. 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
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    28th Mar 2015 01:21 am Go to last post

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