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  1. Poll Sticky Thread Sticky: Poll: AutoCAD Drawing Area - what color do you use?

    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...

    Started by CADTutor‎, 11th Oct 2011 01:05 pm
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Show your AutoCAD screen thread

    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.

    Started by f700es‎, 21st Mar 2013 03:22 pm
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Please Read This Before Posting

    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...

    Started by CADTutor‎, 12th Nov 2002 04:29 pm
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  1. Line and Bearing Table -2

    Earlier I posted a thread about a problem with a lisp routine that I found that needed a little tweeking. It seems that there was confusion about which routine I was referring to so I am...

    Started by student21‎, Today 06:25 am
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  2. Line and Bearing Table

    Dear Sir, I came across this lisp routines that would let you select each line in a drawing and it would create a line and bearing table. I was able to make small modifications to it, but I...

    Started by student21‎, Yesterday 06:26 pm
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  3. Moved: learning autocad revit / tutorials

    Started by jamos‎, 9th Aug 2013 03:25 pm
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  4. Drawing Properties > Costume Properties

    hi im looking for a system where we can tag darwings, view them and such. ive tried the Drawing Properties > Costume Properties than i tried to search via Design center, but for some reason it...

    Started by samifox‎, 26th Jan 2015 08:30 am
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    26th Jan 2015 02:48 pm Go to last post
  5. Where to download Autodesk Infrastructure Design Suite Premium 2015

    Hello, In my office we use the IDSP 2015 package. However the IT department won't give us the installation file (as a deployment) on our local network for reasons like 'It will slow down the...

    Started by OMEGA-ThundeR‎, 25th Jan 2015 08:36 pm
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  6. Lat/Long on Aerial

    I would like to be able to pick points or draw a line between 2 lat/long coords. Is there a way to reference my drawing? By picking points in my drawing and telling CAD what the lat/long of those...

    Started by Qgcad‎, 24th Jan 2015 05:14 pm
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    25th Jan 2015 12:55 am Go to last post
  7. Titled ans subtitles ÷ model or layout

    Hi Where would you create titles . In model or layout space?

    Started by samifox‎, 18th Jan 2015 07:07 pm
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  8. Moved: autocad open problem

    Started by ybx‎, 21st Jan 2015 05:25 pm
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  9. Blocks that will not Flatten

    I'm using autocadd 2012 and in cleaning up a drawing I have a bunch of blocks that will not flatten. Any idea how i can get them to?

    Started by SAM_R‎, 20th Jan 2015 09:35 pm
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  10. autocad startup switches

    My boss got me autocad 2013 mechanical suite a couple of years ago because he got a deal on it. I only need basic autocad, so I have stuck with autocad 2011 because I didn't want to wait for...

    Started by mag‎, 19th Jan 2015 06:56 pm
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    19th Jan 2015 10:39 pm Go to last post
  11. Angry Drawing disappeared after saving it in block editor

    Hello everyone, can somebody help me with this issue: I was working on my drawing, using blocks: open block editor, edit block, close editor by clicking cross of closing block editor, then autocad...

    Started by factor‎, 18th Apr 2011 01:47 pm
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  12. Multiple Text Manipulation

    Hi guys i have received drawings that need cleaning up and fixing , problem is the text has been manipulated in such a away that i have to edit each text individually to get the result i need. ...

    Started by DonovanPorter‎, 19th Jan 2015 09:05 am
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  13. Drawing Library of PCB Assembly Components?

    I am looking for a dwg file for a "Host Bus Adapter, Dual Port, Fibre Channel PCle, 8 GB" (what ever that is). I visited the manufacturer's website (Oracle America, Inc.) but they only have pictures...

    Started by The Wizard‎, 16th Jan 2015 04:45 pm
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  14. Callouts and referencing

    hi guys, i need someone to help me as i need to understand how callouts and referencing works in architectural drawings for example in the linked image...

    Started by chrisdarmanin‎, 16th Jan 2015 10:40 am
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    16th Jan 2015 01:26 pm Go to last post
  15. The difference between autocad 2000 and autocad 2010

    The differents between autocad 2000 and autocad 2010

    Started by bosch‎, 27th Aug 2013 02:38 pm
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  16. Looking for COPE Electrical cable tray blocks.

    Does anyone know where I can find cope cable tray blocks for 12" and 18" electrical cable trays. AutoCAD blocks that are scaled to match product dimensions for AutoCAD plan and section drawings....

    Started by muck‎, 12th Dec 2014 09:11 pm
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  17. Exclamation Sheet list index coming in as a data link.

    Hello, I was making changes to my sheet list index and I wanted to save the changes to my sheet list index table so that I would not have to continue to make the same changes. Somewhere in the...

    Started by natpac82‎, 6th Jan 2015 09:37 pm
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  18. Changing language back to English.

    Dear all, I just switched workplace with one of my colleague and she had been using a Chinese version of Autocad. How do I switch it back to English? I searched in the startup menu for "AutoCad...

    Started by wileyhk2001‎, 10th Dec 2014 05:36 am
    autocad, change language, general
    • Replies: 4
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    6th Jan 2015 08:54 am Go to last post
  19. What CAD Software is used for creating this drawing

    What CAD software is used for creating the drawing in this picture Especially creating the rebars in this drawing. There was also auto generated bar bending schedule table linked in this drawing ...

    Started by rajasekarcmr‎, 21st Dec 2014 11:19 am
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  20. choose problem

    Hi guys . Happy holiday. Some times I want choose object . If the selected object in the scope display, no problem. but the selected object not in the scope display , will be lost. look this...

    Started by AIberto‎, 25th Dec 2014 01:06 pm
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  21. Proxy objects are ruining my life

    Not really. But they are a huge pain. I received a survey from a civil engineer (I'm a landscape architect). All the objects used for trees are proxy entities. I've tried purge, -purge, exporting...

    Started by Tuck‎, 17th Dec 2014 06:35 pm
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  22. AutoCAD Plotting showing hidden lines

    I am having an issue with AutoCAD 2012. I am trying to plot elevation views of the 3D model. I want it to be black and white and have all the elements behind the walls hidden. I am able to get...

    Started by addesigns‎, 10th Dec 2014 06:03 pm
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  23. DELAY command

    I write a lot of my own macro's and I just found out about a command called DELAY and I tried it out and it does exactly what it says it does, but what is it good for/when would you be able to use...

    Started by matrix‎, 20th Jun 2003 04:10 pm
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    10th Dec 2014 11:32 am Go to last post
  24. Problem with FIND command

    Hi all I am using AutoCAD 2009 32 bit. After running FIND command as I close the FIND dialog, autocad zooms back to the position where it was before running the FIND command instead of keeping the...

    Started by gpd‎, 6th Dec 2014 07:29 am
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  25. Replace only selected blocks with a different one

    Let's say I have 20 blocks named "george" in my dwg. Now, I would like to replace only 7 of them with the block "george2". Is there a simple way to do it just by selecting these 7 and replacing their...

    Started by jukkoo‎, 11th Feb 2011 09:50 am
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    5th Dec 2014 12:55 pm Go to last post

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