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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...
This is my first ever attempt at learning AutoCAD and I'm having some issues.
After I've chosen the starting points for a line, a box shows up and I'm not able to access the command line unless I...
Using AutoCAD 2000 and would like to move my cursor around to different positions on a drawing and know what world coordinate each position is. Can this be done using a grid or snap so the cursor...
is it possible to export landxml file from autocad arc or autocad map????
i have a dwg file and i need landxml..
When I double pick on a mtext in my drawing I get the full "In Line Text Editor" however when I double pick on an attribute in a block and the attribute is a mtext, I have to pick the little box at...
Is there anything similar to the DrawingCompare app, but for 2008?
I had a survey drawing. I fixed all the problems in it and set it up for our project, and then the surveyor unexpectedly sends...
So I had 3 shortcuts for 2013 on my desktop and figuring i needed only 1 I deleted the other two and with them it seems, all my personalised workspace settings :oops: Please someone tell me how to...
I have obtained a spline after joining some points. There is a random line. I need to draw tangent to the spline which must be parallel to the given line.
Thanks a lot for the kind help!:)
Sigh. I had written a much longer post but the forum seems to have eaten it.
Here's my issue. Autocad crashed on me, and when I start it up again, all of my toolbars are gone. Is there a quick...
Anyone seen their UCS icon get a little contorted after some time using AutoCAD?
Here's an image i'm seeing from time to time along with other peculiar behaviour, such as the UCS icon unable to be...
"Describe different communicating areas on screen in Autocad" This question was asked in final exam of diploma level of autocad..... I m confused what the exact answer is... I need a help.....:)
I've heard that Autodesk has purchased Cad-mech. Can anyone tell me what the their solid piping program is called. I'm looking for a demo of their program. Thanks, Lou
I am a beginner in Autocad development and i have a task of storing a template in oracle(Not any high end Oracle Spatial and all). I Simply have a drawing template which consists of...
Could anybody please give me an easy example of how to create a 2D drawing (standard mechanical engineering drawing) of one tooth of gear such as below image?
I have a coordinate: 23.7dn 47.4dw
How can I draw a simple line from 0,0,0 at any length to that point (23.7dn 47.4dw)?
Simple huh? For the life of me I can't seem to make this work. HELP!
What is the difference between hatch and bhatch?? i want in detail plz... thanks in advance....:)
Hi, I need the examples of drawing used in manufacturing for example cross-section
of molding, patterns ... Have a nice day.
I was wondering if there is any standard reference sheet for Radius or Dia for the curved conveyor with pulleys. I am designing an 18" curved conveyor to connect to my two existing conveyors. but i...
When i save as its a small dialog box, and some of my file names are long. Is there a way to save the size once i stretch it larger?
First off I want to say I hope that this is an acceptable place to put this thread. (I appologize in advance if it is not boss men/ladies :) )
Sometimes, and only sometimes when I open up a sheet...
How can I draw lines which are tangential to an spline or an arc?
I drew this manually just like that by intuition...
I have used AutoCAD in the past to design mechanical parts. For my new position, I will be drawing site plans: laying out buildings, drawing metes and bounds (N 88d57'27"E 258.25'), importing...
Hope someone can help me. I am trying to reconfigure an office. I know that by using the XL command I can create construction lines (?) I want to be able to increase decrease the metres...
Which program was used to create this? how do i create something like this for a pv system design?
This is possibly a stupid question, but is there any AutoCAD command that can do what the Stretch command does without having to select the entirety of what you want to stretch?
I have a large...
Q1: The Environment drop down menu doesn't seem to have 3D options. Should it?
Q2: I want to get up to speed quickly as a novice, is Lynda.com worth it?
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