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  1. If you're a student learning AutoCAD and are following a course of study such as those at Penn Foster, you can get help with your project work by posting here.

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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Using Associative Dimensions

    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...

    Started by irneb‎, 22nd Jul 2011 04:07 pm
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Beginner FAQ

    Before Posting 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...

    Started by Mr T‎, 6th Apr 2004 09:53 am
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  3. FAQ Article Sticky Thread Sticky: Autodesk Student Software

    Student Software 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...

    Started by CADTutor‎, 7th May 2008 07:41 pm
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  1. Title block text

    Attached is the start of a title block, which I hacked up from a title block I found on this forum. If you use ddedit to change the text you can only ever type one line of text, the return key...

    Started by tails‎, 28th Feb 2011 05:02 pm
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  2. Lagging

    Hi, I'm new to the forum, and joined mainly because of a huge problem I've been having lately. My AutoCAD is REALLY laggy, whenever I try to draw a line and I move the mouse around the screen...

    Started by gigi11‎, 5th Nov 2010 12:51 pm
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  3. Graphics Card

    I am considering a new pc for LT2005 and am in the process of ugrading to LT2008. The new pc is a Dell Inspiron 530 with an Intel Graphics Media Accelerator X3100 on-board card. Will this be...

    Started by donovat‎, 20th Feb 2008 10:09 am
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  4. Question Question about Wall professionalism

    In AutoCAD 2007 I have drawn an entire floor plan. For some reason I can't seem to get the walls to a solid, thick, black line to look "professional" like in many pro. floor plans. It would help...

    Started by CadDan‎, 11th Aug 2009 07:23 pm
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  5. how to solve this question for my homework

    hello how can i solve this question please help me before sunday because this is my h.w i need ur help fastly

    Started by cute eng‎, 12th Nov 2009 10:03 pm
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  6. Units

    HI,I am new in using autocad. I am very confuse about setting units,Basically I have to draw floor plans and section of building as I belong to civil engineering field. Is it compulsory to set...

    Started by MemberX‎, 27th Jan 2012 09:25 am
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  7. Exclamation Can somenoe please help me. Will pay

    Its my 2nd week of autocad, and my prof gave me this assignment but we haven't covered it in class. Please guide me and teach me how to finish this. If you have skype or any sort of instant...

    Started by Dartz‎, 23rd Jan 2013 10:55 pm
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  8. Drawing Orientation of holes on a PCD in Isometric

    You can control the orientation of holes on a PCD while working in Isometric, but it's an intricate and tedious piece of projection.:( Here is an easier way:o. I hope this helps someone.

    Started by Vagulus‎, 14th Sep 2013 12:39 am
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  9. Question Student Needs Help!

    For part of my civil engineering course we have to complete a Autocad drawing. We were given notes but they are less than useful at this moment in time. I have a hand drawing which i have to turn...

    Started by f6096548‎, 10th Mar 2009 12:31 pm
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  10. Blocks-Dynamic

    I wanted to know about Blocks which are predefined in tool pallets.If I want to change height of door in section drawing (aluminium door) as 2.1 m how can I change it. I used block editor but it...

    Started by MemberX‎, 6th Feb 2012 05:32 pm
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  11. Plot to PDF EXACTLY as I see it? (no color changes)

    I am wanting to plot a file to PDF exactly as I see it. Every time I try to plot something it changes a few colors to make it easier to print. I would take a screenshot, but the file is too large too...

    Started by djbeatsent‎, 2nd Feb 2012 05:55 pm
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  12. New to AutoCad and Confused

    Hey there, I am completely new to AutoCad and I barely know the basics. I am here trying to duplicate this design which seem's to be fairly simple. To my understanding you can draw a...

    Started by Njprince94‎, 23rd Sep 2012 07:05 pm
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  13. The AutoCAD 1 minute challenge!

    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! ...

    Started by nathanjh13‎, 11th Oct 2014 04:00 pm
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  14. Millwork Draftsman

    I am a week away from starting my new job as a draftsman at a local Millwork company in my area. What I am looking for is advice as to I should really be putting the most effort in to learning at...

    Started by PaulMacAD89‎, 24th Jan 2015 05:44 pm
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  15. changing design of hatch

    I'm stuck on changing a polyline into a different design, I'm posting a attachment to this post so you can see what I'm working with thx.

    Started by thorobred‎, 6th Jul 2010 05:49 pm
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  16. What software should a beginner buy to get started?

    I am still drawing by hand! My work is mainly residential design, new homes and additions, plus occasional small commercial projects. I want to generate clear, simple drawings that are easy to read...

    Started by mountain girl‎, 14th Dec 2010 07:36 pm
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  17. Help me. Newbie. Layers!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Every time i have to create a new drawing for class i have to put in all the layers, line types, color, etc. The layers are the same for every drawing my professor want us to do. Is there a way to...

    Started by LOST NEWBIE‎, 20th Sep 2011 08:27 pm
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  18. Block vs. wblock

    Quick question here. What is the dirrerence between a regular block and a wblock? Or is wblock just a command?

    Started by Memnon‎, 2nd Feb 2009 09:06 pm
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  19. Question Help I dont know how to do this.. :S

    How do i do this??

    Started by mrmanagerr‎, 6th Apr 2011 02:33 pm
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  20. Question Copying Floor Plans (paper) to an AutoCAD dwg

    Hello! My dad has given me floor plans in blueprint paper and he wants me to draw / copy them in AutoCAD. I've have learnt here that you should always draw 1:1 in model space and adjust the scale...

    Started by bluepepper‎, 29th Nov 2010 07:57 am
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  21. Question How to draw a site plan in Autocad 2010

    Can somebody please tell me how to go about drawing up a site plan

    Started by Robert M‎, 8th Feb 2011 05:27 am
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  22. Seemingly basic drafting question

    Hey, all, this may be stupid-simple but I cannot figure it out (I'm a builder, not a draftsman...so far). If I need to post this somewhere else, please let me know. Attached is a file. I'm...

    Started by HCb‎, 28th Nov 2011 05:18 am
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  23. Changing Linetype

    Hello all, I'm brand new here, and very new to AutoCAD. I used it in college, but now I'm using LT 2014, and I'm trying to familiarize myself with it. I'm trying to change my linetype from...

    Started by Evelynn‎, 6th Jan 2014 03:27 pm
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  24. How To Draw This In AutoCAD?

    How to draw the polygon in AutoCAD such as the picture? Thank you

    Started by basty‎, 19th Sep 2014 12:00 pm
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  25. Question Need Help With Drawings

    Hi guys, I'm new to the forums and new to autocad, only ever used pro desktop so this is very new to me, I don't understand how I am meant to draw these drawings for my assignment due in, I don't...

    Started by Bluey‎, 24th Nov 2011 01:13 pm
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