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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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    7th Jan 2016 06:11 am Go to last post
  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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    11th Feb 2009 10:20 pm Go to last post
  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. How to add a centerline?

    Hi, I tried to add a centerline to the center of a drawing I created but got lost when the help menu said for "step 4. In the Size box, enter the length of the centerline overshoot. Click OK."...

    Started by SFG13‎, 10th Mar 2010 05:39 am
    • Replies: 7
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    27th Jan 2015 11:58 am Go to last post
  2. Career Change

    I am 46 year old thinking about changing careers. Working with CAD seems be the most interesting option seen that I have an very esthetic and technical kind of intelligence. However, my knowledge...

    Started by APL4444‎, 17th Jan 2015 09:59 pm
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    begginer, training, work market
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    27th Jan 2015 10:55 am Go to last post
  3. Properties

    I'm just starting to use AutoCad 2011 and have a question. A screenshot is attached showing a highlighted rectangle and the properties box. It doesn't show the length and width of the rectangle, am I...

    Started by doncwe‎, 25th Jan 2015 07:28 pm
    • Replies: 4
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    26th Jan 2015 08:52 am Go to last post
  4. Open file tabs

    Seems I somehow turned of the display for tabs when multiple files are opened :unsure: I need them back fast Help guys :)

    Started by byk3bep‎, 24th Jan 2015 08:04 pm
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    24th Jan 2015 10:17 pm Go to last post
  5. What's the differences between drawing in "Model" view and drawing in "Layout" view?

    What's the differences between drawing in "Model" view and drawing in "Layout" view in AutoCAD? I have been drawing in Layout view but I see there is a black background "Model" view too for each...

    Started by junehe‎, 22nd Jan 2015 07:41 pm
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    23rd Jan 2015 05:26 pm Go to last post
  6. Question How to change tangency of vertex in AutoCAD

    Hey, I have one vertex not smooth on my drawing. How can I change its tangency? It also shows a "+" sign near it, which I don't know what it means. I attached the drawing here for your reference....

    Started by junehe‎, 22nd Jan 2015 12:26 am
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    22nd Jan 2015 05:09 pm Go to last post
  7. Default drawing opened when starting AutoCAD

    I know how to set my default drawing for QNEW in the files tab in the options. However, that is NOT the same drawing that opens when I just open AutoCAD for the first time that day. Is there another...

    Started by maliakuhl‎, 21st Jan 2015 11:45 pm
    • Replies: 6
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    22nd Jan 2015 03:43 pm Go to last post
  8. Is this possible?

    Hi there, I have been approached regarding a project, and I'd like to understand whether it's feasible or not. The client is looking for a mobile app (native app or web) that would allow them to:...

    Started by asafari‎, 13th Jan 2015 05:41 pm
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    21st Jan 2015 08:52 am Go to last post
  9. Topographical survey on bridge ,help needed to create elevation

    Hi all, many thanks for all articles posted, it really does help us plebs! I could do with some advice as to how to create an elevation survey from a survey I did on a bridge, I have all data,...

    Started by leicaman‎, 19th Jan 2015 12:29 pm
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    20th Jan 2015 06:12 pm Go to last post
  10. Degree of Ellipse

    There are 45 deg, 60 deg, and so on, of an ellipse. What is this degree mean? Can somebody tell me how to construct a 60 deg ellipse in autocad?

    Started by basty‎, 14th Jan 2015 06:29 am
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    20th Jan 2015 04:42 pm Go to last post
  11. Triangle Question

    First, I draw an oblique red line. Next, I draw a blue line that is perpendicular to the red line intersecting at point 1 and end at point 2. How do I draw the magenta line (B line) that...

    Started by basty‎, 16th Jan 2015 10:13 pm
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    17th Jan 2015 10:41 pm Go to last post
  12. Zoom to scale

    Hi. I know when in the layout sheet I can go into model space and zoom in on the drawing to an exact scale but unsure how I do this. Can anyone help. Cheers.

    Started by IJ31‎, 30th Sep 2008 09:48 am
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    16th Jan 2015 03:26 pm Go to last post
  13. Items copied loose definition & colour

    Hi All, When I copy an item in Cad 2011 it looses its definition. So for example I copy a row of filing cabinets which all have definition lines to show how many there are and when I paste it in...

    Started by Frannym‎, 15th Jan 2015 03:40 pm
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    15th Jan 2015 06:05 pm Go to last post
  14. Peparuka

    Hey guys got another problem.... I was told to get a program called Pepakura for unfolding 3D models. I have created to basic model in ACAD and saved it a a .DXF file. However when i try to...

    Started by Zoobz‎, 11th May 2010 08:28 am
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    15th Jan 2015 01:33 pm Go to last post
  15. Unhappy Batch import .dgn

    Hi, I have been asked to take several (a few thousand) .dgn-files and output as one merged .dwg-file. This is something that I will have to to on a regular basis. I know that I can use the...

    Started by Onyxalis‎, 9th Jan 2015 02:19 pm
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    14th Jan 2015 11:55 am Go to last post
  16. Long sweep steel pipe fitting schedule standard reference sheet

    Hi, Simple question, I tried to draw long 48" steel pipe sweep in autocad, i could not find any reference sheet for standard size for long pipe sweep. Does anyone have any to share for ref, do i...

    Started by Sengna‎, 9th Jan 2015 01:24 am
    • Replies: 4
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    13th Jan 2015 08:06 pm Go to last post
  17. Do I need to take a drafting course before l get into AutoCad?

    hie guys am starting my Auto CAD course this week so l was wondering if l can start with a drafting course before l get into Auto Cad !!! THANKS IN ADVANCE

    Started by malvern‎, 7th Jan 2015 09:48 am
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    12th Jan 2015 08:53 pm Go to last post
  18. Wipeout curved blocks

    I'm trying to create a block witch when moved over another element (lets say a hatch) obscures it. Not a problem with blocks composed with closed straight polylines. However... Not all blocks have...

    Started by byk3bep‎, 10th Jan 2015 09:13 am
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    11th Jan 2015 12:56 am Go to last post
  19. Question Error: cannot offset that object

    Hi Guys, I am trying to offset a very simple Spline I just drew. But there is error saying " cannot offset that object". I am using autoCAD 2015. Please help me with this. I am very frustrated...

    Started by junehe‎, 5th Jan 2015 11:15 pm
    • Replies: 4
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    9th Jan 2015 04:00 am Go to last post
  20. Global weight vs lineweight

    Hey forum! I don't really understand global weight thing. I usually use lineweight by layer if I need some lines to be thicker or simply give lineweights for certain lines in properties. ...

    Started by Demtor‎, 8th Jan 2015 09:38 am
    • Replies: 1
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    8th Jan 2015 11:38 am Go to last post
  21. Creating dynamic drawings, driven by user defined variables

    Using Autocad 2015. I want to create a drawing that can be updated by changing a user-defined variable. For Example: I draw a few polylines I draw a few offsets, assigning each a distance of...

    Started by Norsak‎, 4th Jan 2015 09:21 pm
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    5th Jan 2015 03:26 am Go to last post
  22. Can u please help me with the second drawing the flush top one

    I cant understand what to do with this please help me .. Thank you so much

    Started by helpme‎, 3rd Jan 2015 01:42 pm
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  23. Rotating a View Port to a Line

    I have a drawing with a parcel. I want one of the lines to be straight across with no angle. On the older version of cadd I was able to align a view port to a line. Is there a way to do this with...

    Started by MillerMG‎, 30th Dec 2014 07:51 pm
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    line, rotate, rotating, view port
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    31st Dec 2014 08:42 pm Go to last post
  24. ALIGNSPACE Weirdness

    I have no actual AutoCAD training, so please forgive any made up terms on my part. I am attempting to align my paperspace with the viewport in model space. My understanding of viewports is quite...

    Started by goaliegrrl‎, 30th Dec 2014 06:55 pm
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    31st Dec 2014 12:13 am Go to last post
  25. Converting PDF's into DWG Files?

    Is this possible? I would like to edit the appearance of a logo and text. Ultimately this file will be converted to a DXF and used on a CNC machine. If so, is there a tutorial available? ...

    Started by Burner‎, 26th Dec 2014 03:46 pm
    • Replies: 5
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    28th Dec 2014 09:38 pm Go to last post

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