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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. Osnaps not always snapping

    I am using education version of Autocad 2012 and have only around 2 gig of RAM. Whilst drawing , mainly in 3d my osnaps do not seem to work properly. In a lot of cases it is only the "nearest" snap...

    Started by Keblapeb‎, 1st Apr 2013 02:37 am
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    2nd Apr 2013 02:29 pm Go to last post
  2. Working with Scripts

    Hey everyone. I'm currently working on writing a script for an assignment. I've gotten everything that I need to draw into script format. However, I'm having trouble coding the UNITS dialogue box...

    Started by Lakalister‎, 1st Apr 2013 10:49 pm
    • Replies: 6
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    2nd Apr 2013 02:08 pm Go to last post
  3. Text Size

    Getting the proper text size in model space is driving me a little crazy. If single or multi-line text is set at a particular size, notes or dimension text for one object (like a fabrication...

    Started by RedRex‎, 1st Apr 2013 05:42 am
    • Replies: 4
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    2nd Apr 2013 10:53 am Go to last post
  4. Help with sectioning lines

    http://imgur.com/uZvBAA4 Didn't know where to post this but is anyone able to tell me the purpose/what the red line with the two A arrows pointing at it is for? How do you draw them on CAD?...

    Started by xperty‎, 31st Mar 2013 06:09 pm
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    2nd Apr 2013 07:53 am Go to last post
  5. Replacing F1 key to "Escape"

    Something I have found helpful in day to day drafting is changing the F1 key to a secondary escape button. This way you won't have to wait for the help window to appear. I have attached a quick step...

    Started by PB1‎, 2nd Apr 2013 01:38 am
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    2nd Apr 2013 01:55 am Go to last post
  6. Dimension Overide

    I need to override a dimension and I need it to be a diagonally stacked fraction (8 1/4). How do I do this? I know there is a box in properties for text overide, but it won't stack my fraction...

    Started by jiggly_jelloo‎, 1st Apr 2013 04:40 pm
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    2nd Apr 2013 12:02 am Go to last post
  7. Drawing title blocks

    Good evening ladies and germs, I wanted to get opinions on the most efficient way of creating & saving title blocks, with regards to using them in future projects. 1. Create a title block in...

    Started by RedRex‎, 30th Mar 2013 07:41 am
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  8. CHSPACE Scaling message

    Was wondering if others have the same problem with the CHSPACE command line message that the factor objects were scaled does not seem to be accurate. For example with a viewport that has a...

    Started by betterway‎, 1st Apr 2013 12:07 pm
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    1st Apr 2013 05:17 pm Go to last post
  9. Laydel command in autocad 2013

    Hi, I'm trying to delete a unused layer. But when I do that I get the following error (see attachment). I googled a bit and figured out that the LAYDEL command might solve my issue, but as I'm...

    Started by progvincent‎, 30th Mar 2013 07:57 pm
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  10. Mview not working

    Hi all, happy Easter. Weirdly, when I MVIEW in Layout as I would do normally then followed by Zoom and Extents once in the viewport, nothing is displayed but there is a drawing in Model Space. ...

    Started by ASH_CAD‎, 31st Mar 2013 11:16 am
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  11. AutoCAD Scaling a2D object in model space to an exact size

    Hi guys, Does anyone know know can i scale a 2D object to an exact length and width that i need to fit into a space? Ive been reading around online and they say use scale/ref, however i noticed...

    Started by douggiestyle‎, 29th Mar 2013 07:49 pm
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  12. printing layers

    In printing a top view of a stacked asembly How can you set it up so the top part is opaque to the part underneath it. Example: I have a cylinder actuator on actuator layer on top of that I have...

    Started by dave118f‎, 29th Mar 2013 12:47 am
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    29th Mar 2013 11:13 am Go to last post
  13. Multiline Attribute Question

    Hey all, I have a question/problem with ML Attributes! When I insert the ML Attribute (which I saved as a Block) it does not prompt me for a value like a SL Attribute would, instead it just gets...

    Started by hdawg‎, 28th Mar 2013 12:36 am
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    28th Mar 2013 05:33 pm Go to last post
  14. Scale in model space

    Hi. I have an old dwg that was scaled 1:500 in model space. I want to make it 1 to 1 in model space, then change it to a different scale in the layout. So in model space, do I just click on Scale...

    Started by biff‎, 19th Mar 2013 12:22 am
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  15. Essentials Learning Autocad 2010

    Hi this is my first post on these fourms so forgive me if this post is in the worng section. I have used the search function but i Could not find what i was looking for this is why i have posted this...

    Started by danman27‎, 27th Mar 2013 10:21 pm
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  16. Help with line weight

    Hi guys as you know i do not draw from new I only amend so i could do with some help with this little problem. I need to draw a dado trunking around a room, now if i select a dashed line and draw...

    Started by sparkyuk‎, 27th Mar 2013 09:51 am
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    28th Mar 2013 10:49 am Go to last post
  17. How to Import AutoCAD files into AnSYS cfd simulator

    Hello ! I have a design I made in Autocad and I would like to test its aerodynamic properties (lift and drag vs velocity from all angles). How can I import the Autocad drawing in AnSYS without...

    Started by turboCAD‎, 27th Mar 2013 01:08 pm
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  18. AutoCAD unit conversions

    Hi, For an autocad assignment, we have been given a drawing in engineering notation (feet and inches) and have to draw it with SI units dimensions. Doing the drawing was fine, BUT, I drew it in...

    Started by kaywond‎, 27th Mar 2013 09:38 am
    conversion, drawing size, scale, units
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    27th Mar 2013 11:57 am Go to last post
  19. Autcad pasting not by the scale

    Hi guys, Here is the deal. When iam trying to make copy/paste from one drawing to another pasting is not by the scale (the drawing iam pasting its smaller). I checked units, checked drawings scale...

    Started by Bara‎, 13th Feb 2013 07:20 am
    • Replies: 6
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    26th Mar 2013 02:16 pm Go to last post
  20. XREFS in AutoCad 2013LT

    Questions folks. Sorry if it is an ignorant one, but I can't seem to figure this one out myself. I was opening files and autocad was telling me that some xrefs were missing from the drawing, did...

    Started by khelms‎, 8th Nov 2012 04:15 pm
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    25th Mar 2013 04:41 pm Go to last post
  21. which drawing scale to use?

    I want to be able to use Autocad 2012 to draw the faceplate of a custom box that fits into a 19" rack. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/19-inch_rack The actual width of the box would be 17.75" and the...

    Started by centralnj‎, 23rd Mar 2013 04:29 pm
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  22. Launch Autocad to the "Choose a Template" dialog box?

    When I start AutoCad, I want it to open to a dialog box that lets me choose from my folder of personal templates. I know that STARTUP = 1 essentially does this, but the interface isn't quite as ...

    Started by kjkeating‎, 18th Oct 2012 01:46 am
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    24th Mar 2013 01:26 am Go to last post
  23. dimension size and linetype size

    I'm currently working on a floor plan and I have my drawing completed, but... my drawing scale factor is 48 and my dimensions are too small to read. plus, my hidden lines are not "dashed" like they...

    Started by Bampmp‎, 21st Mar 2013 07:13 pm
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    22nd Mar 2013 12:09 pm Go to last post
  24. iPhone app to calculate feet/inches

    Hello, I’m a draftsman and I have a calculator that has feet and inches which of course makes things easy assisting in draft. I was wondering for those who do not have such calculator – I was...

    Started by karuzo‎, 20th Mar 2013 10:34 pm
    calculator, convert, imperial, iphone, metric
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    22nd Mar 2013 01:07 am Go to last post
  25. How to recover dwg files from "pagefile.sys " or from "hiberfil.sys" files ?

    Hello ! I had a hdd crash, I took the hdd to data recovery and they did recover something but some of the important dwg files are invalid. From my understanding, computers use two files:...

    Started by turboCAD‎, 21st Mar 2013 03:07 pm
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    21st Mar 2013 04:18 pm Go to last post

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