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16th Apr 2014 11:07 am
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...
LISP Programming Language?While using AutoCAD I came to know that there is a language exist LISP.
I searched about it and got many information.
But I want to ask that " Is there any logic to use...
During searching about the .LSP file I came across the files having extensions VLX and DCL.
I want to know a little about these extension. Are there also exits other extensions which the AutoCAD...
Hello, well i need your help for a college project.. i have a map from an abandoned camp in the suburbs of the city and i have to make a 'digitization' (maybe through Raster Image??!!) into AutoCAD...
When using the explode command then there is a message comes in the command line "Dimension disassociated".
My question regarding this is that "are the lengths remain the same or changed?".
I am using the AutoCAD2014 and here I select the similar object by selecting the object and then right click to pop-up menu then click on select similar.
But in someone else computer having...
Need to change the background colour of a drawing that will not change the colour of the objects in the drawing.
I currently use the "3 point". Can anyone tell me where I can find info on how to use the rest of these?
If I try and insert a simple Dimension, it does not show, the dimension line and number is invisible.
Thanks for the help
I am just starting out in AutoCad and I am looking for a recommended publication as reference for AutoCad 2015. I have looked on Amazon and they have quite a selection, but there are times that...
Hi, all. I have to plot in matlab bending moment and shear force diagrams but there are some problems. I can draw them on paper by hand but how can I plot them in matlab. Do you know any source...
Here's an example:
You'll notice at the top, there are numbered circles 1, 2, 3, etc.
What are their purposes on a floor plan?
I can't find "STANDARD" on dimension style manager.
how do i make it appear?
help on this please.
Hi I'm just wondering how I can draw this? I only got part of the drawing though I don't know how to do the rest. Thank you.
I have a layer with a lot of closed polylines.is there a way for me to sum up all those polyline's areas?Thank you
I am new to Autocad and learning by trial & error....I am trying to reposition desks in autocad 2011, most of the time when I copy the whole object i.e. all 3 layers copies over,...
I am working the drawing in the 3D environment. I want to put the point in the intersection between line and 3D Polyline. I can't find the intersection point with a mouse pointer and seed...
So I just started using autocad today and I unknowingly created a drawing in inches when i thought I was drawing cm. I know how convert the dimensions from inches to cm so 1 inch will be 2.54 cm, but...
Recently i joined company who normally used title block sizes A0, A1. This was created by someone years ago.
Now i am asked per customer request to provide dwgs in size 11x17, D and E.
First of all, I am new and learning AutoCAD. I mainly draw simple handrails for fabrication company I work for. The drawing are sent to the shop where the are then built.
I'm looking for an option to keep master or source blocks together in one file that when changes need to be made I can just update them once and those changes reflect immediately in drawings...
How much has it grown? I'm after numbers such as:
1982 autocad install disk was 500 KB
2013 Autocad install disk in 2 GB
The install disk is about 4000 times the size
How do I insert a raster image that is drawn at 1/8" to a drawing at full scale 1:1.
How do I set the display of distance inquiry to be in feet not inches?
Hello I have a Final Exam for an online class I'm taking. Part of the Final Exam is Multiple Choice the rest is a drawing I have to produce. I'm wondering if there is a website for AutoCAD Assignents...
I'm very new to AutoCAD. I have to make a floor plan. It's going well, except for the line thickness. When I'm zoomed in in model space, I set the thickness to say 1 mm, but when I zoom out...
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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