This is the best place for AutoCAD beginners to ask basic questions. Please be as specific as you can when describing your problem.AutoCAD Tutorials | Student Software
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I don't completely understand...
22nd Oct 2014 11:31 pm
There are various reasons for using associative dimensions. Previously the DimAssoc setting only had a 0 or 1 value. This meant all dims were either created as "exploded" or as one unit. Very few...
Browse the help file, hit F1 while in Autocad.
Run through the 'Learning Assistance' CD tutorials.
1) I can't draw accurately ?
Use OSNAPS, found in the TOOLS>Drafting...
Q: I'm a student, can I get AutoCAD and other Autodesk software for free?
A: Yes, you can.
You can download free full-working versions of Autodesk software from the...
I am planning to buy a laptop for work with AutoCAD and Inventor for under $1000. I had HP Pavilion with Intel i5, 4GB memory and Nvidia Geforce 512 MB Video card, which worked OK. What could be a...
Every time I open a new drawing all my layers have disappeared (i.e. - center line, construction line, object line, etc.) However, in previous drawings I've made all of my layers are still...
Every time I try to insert a single line text it reverses the text on me. For example, "THRUST" turns into "TSURHT". Not sure why, I haven't changed anything under my settings.
I pick the z as the rotation axis but it rotates on x axis.
How to solve this problem?
I am relatively inexperienced with Autodesk products, so sorry if thisquestion is really simple.
First off, I am working with AutoCAD Civil 3D 2015. I am working on aproject...
Can anyone explain to me the best way to change the size of all existing points and text on a drawing?
I need to make a rectangular viewport a polygonal one but I'm not sure how to use the clip tool. I also need to scale to be the same as the rectangular viewport and be able to see the same amount of...
I've been working on a drawing for a while with no problems, now when I draw anything in the Model space, the objects/shapes are just one vertical line in the Layout view.
Can anyone help?
What is the dimension of h shown in the image?
Any standard of it?
I set students a one minute challenge to draw the component shown (pause the video and try it yourself BEFORE I reveal how it's done).
Great practice to get your drafting skills up to speed!
Hello all. I am trying to draw a screw conveyor which I typically draw with straight lines. I would like to draw it using a helix but when I draw it, it is viewed on the end. I want to be able to...
I have to calculate cut & fill quantities for earth work.
The Final elevation level is 31m. This contour drawing have existing levels. the drawing has divided into 100m x 100m grid boxes.
How do I import True Type fonts into Autocad 2000. I am running it in a virtual machine within my laptop that runs MS 7.
Hi there. I run an Etsy store and I'm looking to start offering laser cut pendants and such. Laser cutters require AutoCAD files, and I have no idea how to use any of the AutoCAD software (I intend...
Greetings all !!
Please see attached photo, I think it explains it all.
AutoCAD 2012, XP.
Thanks in advance :)
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