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Geometric shape construction...
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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...
Need some help on drawing the soffit of a staircase with winders to platform. Any hints would be much appreciated. Have been struggling with this for very long and I have to...
how can I get the modelspace and paperspace tabs at bottom left of the drawing screen back?
they have vanished for some reason!
many thanks to someone with the answer
See attachment. How do I access the drop down arrow next to the word "or?"
AutoCAD 2015, command line is gone after I restart AutoCAD. I can type COMMANDLINE to get it back, but it will be gone when I open another drawing. Even saving a custom workspace didn't help :x
As I understand auto save feature only triggers when user is idle for specified amount of time. Is there a way trigger auto save at specified interval, regardless if user is idle or active?...
I toggled grid but it did not create a grid big enough to fill my model space...how do I make it so that the grid is everywhere in the model space?
How can i convert 3d dwg files to obj or 3ds ? I am not very good at using the program so is it easy to do it?
Please see image above iam not creating any point but when iam clicking any where there are points appearing and if i pan the space they disappear. how to get rid of this problem?
My question is simply: how do I dictate what is produced when I press this button?
Right now I'm working off my own Standard.dwt file, where the first layout is set to an Arch D size, but...
I am new to this forum, I have never used AUTOCAD and I am looking to advance my career in the Cable plant field by advancing to Cable Plant Design/engineer, which I am...
Using Autocad LT 2016 Mac.
Normally when drawing rectangle you get live box next to it showing how big it is as you are drawing it.
On my version of autocad when I draw the...
I have this object in my cad file, but i don't know what is this.
how to make it and break it?
help me pleaseeeee!
Just had the following problem manifest itself recently that I've not had previously.
Whenever I draw a line by specifying length & orientation the line is Locked - it does not show to be locked (or...
I finished my drawing but I made a mistake by selecting wrong unit.
I know centimeter is (1 m=100 cm) but actually I draw as 1 m equal 10 cm so when I tried to put dimension the dimension...
Please help someone ... I've been trawling for days trying to figure this out.... here goes...
I have a CAD map that I have been working on (AutoCAD 07) of which I have changed all the z values...
Hello, I have a problem- recently I haven't been able to select more than one object and I don't know why. A few weeks ago, if I drew two separate lines in my workspace, I could use my pointer to...
I truly believe that there are more things i need to learn in AutoCad. Doy you have any tips you can share with me? Don't be shy and let's be cad buddies! 8)
Hi all and hope you are well :)
I'm very much a beginner to AutoCAD but have worked through the basics and would like some ideas about beginner projects?
I have some experience in utilities...
I am just interested in what you guys use to create small .GIFs that are uploaded with a post where you are trying to show a demonstration of something. Thanks.
I've never done anything with any type of CAD program but would like to learn the basics of how to draw some simple architectural things, and things like tool sheds, and work chests. I'd like...
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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.
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