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19th Apr 2014 09:25 pm
Hardware problems? Windows playing up? Maybe you need a recommendation for a new monitor or laptop; this is the forum for you.
new computer tower needed
7th Apr 2014 01:26 pm
Ok, pretty simple. Let's all share our AutoCAD screen shots. Keep it simple. What you see each morning when you start AutoCAD up. No work images just the default dwg.
The color of the AutoCAD drawing area has changed quite a bit over the years. Do you always use the color Autodesk has chosen for you or do you have your own personal preference?
Take the poll and...
If you require help with AutoCAD, it's really important to mention the AutoCAD version you are using in the question. This will help everyone to answer your question more quickly. There's a massive...
Can someone please tell me if there is a place to download a dxf or dwg of George Washington's bust for a engineering stamp. Thanks!
i want to define 0,0,0 coordinate as 0,390,0.
i have elevation view with specific levels values, i want to match it with the ucs so when i acquire a point with "id" i'll get the value i see...
How do I model (or calculate) the fewest welds/fittings required to change angle and elevation in a pipe run, as shown in Option1 below.
For this example the constants are: 8" standard steel...
am looking for a book that details CAD standards, layer naming and colours ect.
is there a "bible" for this sort of stuff??
I often find myself copying numbers and then editing them sequentially. I can't use Excel or Word in this case, and the numbers are separate entities.
I'm using AutoCAD 2007.
It it possible to select and move viewports while thier layer is turned off?
I'm working on a project that requires me to produce phasing drawings for store alterations at a well known supermarket.
I have a LIVE plan which is the existing floor plan and a...
I'm seeing a few jobs advertised for a P& ID draughtsman I have little experience of such drawings but they look very basic as per CAD complexity and I'm pretty certain I can tackle such a job having...
I bought a new computer with windows 7, 64 BIT and autocad keeps having an issue. I insert any JPEG and as soon as I do a window pops up and says an application stopped running and gives me two...
I have AutoCAD Civil 2013 and AutoCAD 2010 installed on my Windows 7 system.
Whenever I double click on a *.dwg file Windows starts up Civil instead of AutoCAD 2010 to open the file. Even if I...
Here are some of the details regarding What's New in AutoCAD 2015.
I work in the Structural design field and have used Autocad and Revit for years. Upon finding the "Create View" in the 2014 Ribbon, I am trying to find a way to differentiate existing structural...
I'm running autocad 2014. I was wondering if there is a command that changes the attribute text by color without having to go into its properties and changing it to "by color" manually..I...
Is there a quick and painless
way to extract a list of all the
XREF's in the drawing from the
external references box?
Did a quick search earlier and got
nothing that was quite...
I've just built a computer with Win 7 and ACAD '12. When I open several drawings, a button for each appears on the task bar. In previous installations, only one button would appear. I would like...
Hi I am a new drafter at a small Geotechnical Engineering/Consulting firm, and have been given the task of building a "Project locator" aka a data base that allows the project engineer/manager to...
I hope somebody can help me to draw this quibla direction in auto cad using degree/minutes/seconds method.
quibla direction sketch attached above.
Thanks & Regards
I cannot figure out how to get a field to update to a linear parameter within a dynamic block.
See attached. There is a regular dimension string on the left and my custom dynamic block on the...
Not really too related to CAD but some may have some input for this question:
Does anyone know of any GOOD screen recording software that happens to also be free? (I know those two don't usually...
I work for a firm that has horrible drafting conventions - i.e. exploded dimensions, etc.
So, I am *trying* to match their crappy hand-drawn dimension style with a standard style.
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