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Question about a draftting...
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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...
I am new to the forum so thanks in advance.
My problem is this I have been asked to create an artistic cube drawing which is 1 metre square, then I have to insert 100 separate holes...
Hello all, I'm completely new to CAD in general so I'll list what my goals are and hopefully you can guide me to the correct software to use.
My goal is to eventually 3D print a steering column...
Beginner CAD user here.
I've used AutoCAD 2000 a little bit and now have AutoCAD 2009.
When I draw a straight line in '09 with snap and grid on the line does not fall on the grid properly. If...
Hey everyone im new here and in the process of learning autocad. I have a newbie question that concerns this paragraph---The area is located in a state that bases all surveys on
the intersection of...
Am using Autocad 2016.
When I change to mode Drafting & Annotation, a Create New Post window always opens.
I know that the command _DESIGNFEEDCLOSE command closes it.
How can I prevent it...
When I draw lines I can make them horizontal by pressing Shift (or turning on Ortho). But when I try to make a horizontal Arc, neither method works. When I press Shift I get the "Constrain to Ortho"...
hey guys and gals!
Im new to this whole gig and defiantly want to start!
I am slowly starting my own Business as a metal fabricator and im only 16. i have already built 2 2.4m electric driveway...
Anybody come across one of these? I'm interested in shipping container architecture and would like to use a decent container component to start out. Thanks.
Hi all, John here.A little backstory is in order I suppose as to why i'm here.
I'm a recent graduate with an associates in applied sciences. Was recently hired to run the network of a small...
I am using a digitizer to copy patterns into autocad so we can print them on our cnc machine. I am cutting fabrics and fabric patterns. When I put my piece on the digitizer I have a bunch of room...
I seem to lose the outer line definition in simple shapes when hatching - please help
This is a weird question relative to Autocad, for which I apologize upfront.
Periodically, when emptying the Recycle Bin, I notice that the amount of files
needing to be emptied in my Windows XP...
Hi all, I'm using AutoCAD 2015 and have problems getting the right size layout and inserting my own title block. I never actually print my floor plans just print them as a PDF file so I can email...
The company I work for installed a newer version of AutoCAD on my computer...AutoCAD2016.
I've forgotten how to dock the properties bar on the left side of the screen, where is that...
How to create a line and Perpendicular or Parallel or Aligned to this one point that I create before. Without do move those both of that point ?
I attach my result file of dwg so far this time til...
I'm looking for a way to draw a polyline, where i enter the points with mouse clicking and when i click the final point and enter button, it writes in text the total lenght of polyline.
Do we can use "MVIEW" command in ModelSpace work? If can't be done. Is there any command to instead of it???
How different id AutoCAD from Windows and MAC if any?
For instance, If I knew how to use AutoCAD for Windows, but then I had to use it on MAC. Is there any difference in the user interface? ...
When I open up a new project I want the ribbon to be across the top of the page but it'a only letting me move it to the right and left. Is this something that can be fixed. See images for examples I...
How do you break multiple lines along a line?
I.e. you have ten horizontal lines 3m long and one vertical line running down the centre of the 3m lines. I need...
Well the title says it all.
I want to export all of my keyboard shortcuts from Autocad 2011 to version 2016 thats instaled on another computer.
How to do this?
Can we do zoom (in/out) with scroll and pan (left/right/top/bottom) with holding Ctrl and using scroll?
Firt of all, great site!
I found some routines that will grab attributes, etc
from cad to excel but I can't seem to find one that
can take an entire dwg (with text and lines only -...
Use this control to limit the display of threads to those newer than the specified time frame.
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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