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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. AutoCAD A little Help Here , Please ?

    Hey Everyone , I've been trying to draw this one right here for about a week and a half , but it seems that i can't manage to draw it the right way or exactly as the same the original one so i...

    Started by TYGA‎, 23rd Feb 2010 09:20 pm
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  2. A new "how do i draw this?"

    Well. I got this image, and I dont know who to do the thing in red. I think something is missing. Its not 60º, 45º, 30º. Ive tried :P Any advice?

    Started by Daniz‎, 8th May 2008 02:58 pm
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  3. how to make a spline to a polyline

    hi guys, im really new at autocad. Im using autocad lt 2004. My plotter does not recognise splines, and I would like to convert them to a polyline. can anyone tell me how to do this, been trying to...

    Started by jafooli‎, 27th Feb 2012 10:59 am
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  4. Requesting a Serial/Keygen for AUTOCAD2004

    Good Day.. May I request a Serial#/Keygen for AUTOCAD 2004? many thanks in advance..

    Started by Bluefox‎, 18th Apr 2008 04:25 am
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  5. Help with layers

    I'm trying to create a catalog for our company. I would like to put my profiles of the different products along the top row and the bottom row will have the 3d perspective of those individual pieces....

    Started by Mason Dixon‎, 31st Mar 2010 01:41 pm
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  6. Some questions that are troubling me.

    Hello,i'm new here i would really like some help in some matters.I'm using Autocad 2007 and i want to find answers for the following. A)How can i get the height (Z coordinate of a point) when i'm...

    Started by therock005‎, 14th Dec 2006 08:39 pm
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  7. How to make Z=0

    Hi all i have new project , we make the shop drawing for it . The problem is all object in the file (line, circle, pline, rectangle ….etc. ) this in all files , I want make every thing (Z=0) I used...

    Started by e.mounir‎, 27th Dec 2009 08:40 am
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  8. Embarrassed In need of Drawing assistance.

    Hi all, ^^ I am doing a Glider drawing for a class, and i am having various issues with it, for 1. the designated grid/snap settings it asks me to use (1/8" snap, 1/4" grid) doesn't allow me to...

    Started by Numerics‎, 12th Apr 2010 12:12 am
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  9. residential: do you draw 4" or 3 1/2" stud walls?

    Which do you draw and why? I have been drawing residential plans for about a year. I have always drawn my stud walls at 3.5" inches. I am a self-taught acad lt user, and I am starting to play...

    Started by slipperypete‎, 9th Mar 2012 07:11 pm
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  10. Unhappy Can anyone help for the school assignment

    Please tomorow is my deadline I can;t finish if anyone will help me. because i do not now how

    Started by kushab‎, 16th Jun 2013 10:39 am
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  11. High School Student, Need all the help I can get asap

    (For starters this needs to be completed by April 21st so help please) Hey Everyone, I am a senior in high school and our school is known for its hard senior project it requires for graduation....

    Started by Bronto‎, 8th Apr 2006 04:36 pm
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  12. Printed Drawing size to fold into A4

    Which size do you use to print off a drawing that can be folded into A4 size?

    Started by Hormell‎, 3rd Mar 2008 11:35 am
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  13. My "AcDbTextStyleTableRecord" file is missing!

    How can I get it back? I cannot insert or xref my Master Copy into other drawings. I have recently wblocked the master copy out along with a purge & audit in an effort to reduce the file size. Might...

    Started by ready2goriding‎, 23rd Mar 2010 09:14 pm
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  14. simple tricks and tips for beginners

    Im looking for some useful tricks to help me start out with autocad. If you know of any helpful links for commands that would be great.

    Started by cabiles1‎, 9th Aug 2013 01:26 am
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  15. Question Help with auxiliary view!

    I can't figure out what's wrong with my auxiliary view, any suggestions? http://imgur.com/a/HDrTc#0

    Started by Autonoob24‎, 27th Oct 2013 04:06 am
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  16. Wink problem with purging block

    I have several problems with block.Firstly, I was trying to purge some of my block but they couldn't be remove even after i have exploded them. They refuse me from explode the block. Secondly, i was...

    Started by sjunior‎, 19th Feb 2014 12:10 pm
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  17. understanding drawing scale and scale factor

    Hi: I am a newbie AutoCADer and am having some problems getting the hang of applying the drawing scale to my assignment. I understand the scale factor that is applicable to the printing only and...

    Started by flyingal‎, 8th Jul 2004 09:51 pm
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  18. File size

    Hi there, I am new to AutoCAD and have been chucked in the deep end at work!!! :x A work collegue has made an AutoCAD drawing of a mask which needs to be sent to a company to be made. The mask...

    Started by tannedsam2004‎, 14th Jan 2008 12:45 pm
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  19. Fast command activaction

    Hello! Is it possible to double-click over a line, or dimesion, or a hatch and instantly start using the tool over wich you have double-clicked. So eg. you have a line thats on a layer 01,with...

    Started by Butch‎, 23rd Jun 2009 04:18 pm
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  20. Change text font in existing table

    I have an existing table that was imported from Excel and has a Calibri font. It is a large table. How can I change the font of all cells at the same time. I can only see how to do it one cell at a...

    Started by EdCycler‎, 12th Oct 2009 05:23 pm
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  21. 3 Points Perspective Drawing Using AutoCAD?

    Hi, I wonder if anyone here master in drawing 3-points perspective using AutoCAD? Thanks Huygen

    Started by huygen‎, 14th Jun 2011 11:02 pm
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  22. Two stupid questions of a total beginner

    Dear all, I'm a total beginner at AutoCad (I've got AutoCad 2000), so I am probably posting two stupid questions, but if you're willing to help me out I'd much appreciate it! (1) How do I...

    Started by Melanie‎, 26th Jun 2007 10:24 pm
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  23. Are the Official (accepted) colours to use for certain things?

    Wondering, are there any (Unofficial) rules of good practice when it comes to what colour to use for what? Talking about a 2D Office Plan, you'd have things like Walls, Doors, Door Swing,...

    Started by Tempest‎, 22nd Oct 2007 12:24 am
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  24. Autocad project - beginner

    What's up guys? Looking for some help with a project I am trying to complete on autocad. Need it done today and our usual autocad tech guy isn't in (OF COURSE!) Trying to draw a very basic...

    Started by jimcro55‎, 5th May 2011 04:43 pm
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  25. Image distortion

    I'm not sure that this problem has anything to do with Autocad, or maybe my Video settings or adaptor, but I get an awful distortion of geometric drawings on my monitor, and yet the objects print out...

    Started by gotchy‎, 19th Jan 2014 12:40 am
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