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4th Nov 2014 12:00 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 would like to set up and save a series of templates for different sizes and units but am not sure of the steps.
How to select overwrite dimensions? (dimensions with the amended text)
Is there a command to unblock a blocked object?
I want to modify a blocked object, change the length of a line in a block and I can't do it.
I have extensive experience with AutoCAD - but I would like to start learning/using Revit. The majority of use would be for residential applications.
From my understanding, Revit is mainly used...
How can I remove an unwanted dimension style from my drawing?:)
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!
Newbie here,forgive me if this has been answered elsewhere, however, I am trying to alter, unsuccessfully, an xref which has been sent to me.
When I double click on an item I just get that this is a...
I've been having trouble with my layout, and my page size. I made my annotative drawing in model space, and when I'd go to paper space, the drawing would be wayyy too small on the page....
I'm suppose to be doing the front and top view for this drawing. I'm currently stuck on the front view. All I got so far is the base.
I am looking for circle command such as Tan, Tan, Radius but it is not 100% what I was looking for. I am looking for Point of corner, Tan, Radius.
See the picture here for example. Can you help me...
What is the dimension of h shown in the image?
Any standard of it?
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?
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 :)
Please can you provide any guidance, I am completely new and would like to know whether AutoCad or CorelDraw is best suited for me.
I have a laser engraver/cutting machine and currently engrave...
In AutoCad 2006, when I want to open a new or existing drawing or template, instead of regular dialog box I receive only a prompter dialog which is present in the command line also,...
I'm a beginner to both AutoCAD and Rhino and am just experimenting at the moment. However, I'm slightly more confident on AutoCAD than Rhino and was wondering if it's possible to...
I need to copy graphics to CAD. Is that possible? It needs to be exact. Im hoping there might be a simple way to do this, something like a copy machine. Can anyone advise me on such a process or...
Project for this weekend learn a thing or 2 about .lsp files.
Started down the tutorial
Lots of new language, most of it...
i have 2500 points that i want to import, i have them in an excel file in the right way, and i can import them using multiple>point copy/paste. but i alsoo need to label them, up or...
I have 2 contours that vary in distance between them. Is it possible for me somehow hook to both lines, maybe with the distance tool, and then move along the lines staying hooked so i...
I have an xref drawing I have copy and pasted to the side, added an xclip to draw a section with.
I now have a new xref drawing I would like to add into the xclip....any way to do that?
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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