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problem for changes view in...
17th May 2013 07:55 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...
Can someone please tell me how to create a NURBS circle in AutoCAD?
I WAS JUST USING MVSETUP COMMAND TO ROTATE A VIEW PORT NAD NOT MY RIGHT CLICK WONT WORK?? ANY THOUGHTS OR SUGGESTIONS??:shock:
What is the concept and differences between associative and non associative hatch, dimension etc?
AutoCAD 2010. Created a footer for a log home, 30'x37'-4". Footer is 24"x12" w/ 6 rebars. zoomed in to do cross section view of the footer. scaled it up so you could see it and read the dims from the...
How can I select more than one line at a time? Until recently every line I selected would stay selected, now for some reason, I can only select one line at a time. If I select a line say to delete...
as above.....desperately trying to find them.
still got dashboard, palettes, design center and properties but absolutely NO toolbars.
can anyone help, i need to be working!
I was asked at work if you can you install two versions of autocad (mech & elect etc) on the same PC and then select what version you want to run ? can anyone answer this question please
Could someone please help me how to draw the 2D curve such as the attached image?
Anyone any ideas why we're getting the above message?
We have two floor plans in separate DWG files. We just want to either combine them or copy our key to the other.
I have dwg drawing sent to me with archstyle font or text. The archstyle is missing on my text format autocad 2012. How to downoad or import archstyle to my autocad 2012
Hi, I have an issue with a file when I plot only.
The black 'mask' appears only after plotting. It does not show up in print preview.
There are no frozen layers or switched off through...
Is there a way to find out if the drawing was in a scale other than 1:1 when it was originally drawn?
Simple Question, for which I do not have an answer for:
1. I draw a simple 5.0" circle
2. I convert the circle to a block
3. I open the circle in block editor
4. Under Block...
Hi everyone, Im new to autoCAD 2010 and new in here.
I´m studying to be an interior designer, and now I have to make an elevation of a closet, with clothes in it.
I have tried seaching this forum...
Iv been in the Scaffolding Industry since 1972, I have a keen interest in Scaffolding Desing...however I would like to learn to use C.A.D. and hope to progress into 3d/solid modeling,can...
Ok, obviously a newbie question. I want to create a trapezoid and be able to specify things like the angle at the right and left bottom base, the bottom base and the leg lengths. Trying to be...
I'm having a weird resolution problem with TRUE VIEW and AUTOCAD 2012.
I'm using Windows 7 ultimate 32 bits, i have a graphics card with 1900 x 1200 resolution.
As you can see below, the upper...
I was wondering the best way to draw a circle that passes through an endpoint of a line and then is tangent to another circle above it? I need to create a radius of 3.5 between the two points. I...
Hopefully somebody can help me quickly as i have a deadline tomorrow and I'm quite stressed given that AutoCAD is still fairly new to me.
I am looking at how much space an office of lawyers would...
I havent been using autocad for long and i am still learning. Im interested in finding out the process from start to finish, with the finishing product being in autocad. Would a...
Just got this question,excuse me if i sound silly!
for some reason my cad is not popping save as window when
i select Save As. It shows me options on command bar at bottom for version, file...
Hi. I have an old hand drawn drawing, that I'm drawing into autocad. I'm drawing it 1 to 1 in model space. In the layout I was wanting to make a custom scale. The original drawing was drawn...
I'm absolutely brand new to AutoCad, running AutoCad 2013 for Mac. I've been working on this for 2.5 hours and I can't understand how this is so hard!
I have drawn 2 shapes that look like the...
There was a command in 2008 called Dim Text Edit that allowed one to move dimesions - is there an equivilent in 2013? There was another one called Dim Update; is there one in 2013?
I am attempting to draw a cable tray layout in Autocad 2010. I am very much new to Autocad so please pardon if my question seems to be too basic.
Basically, i want to draw a cable tray...
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