+ Post New Thread
Page 1 of 6 1 2 3 ... LastLast
Threads 1 to 25 of 134

Forum: AutoCAD General

Got an AutoCAD question that doesn't obviously go in any of the other forums? Ask here.

Sub-Forums Last Post

  1. If you're not sure which version of AutoCAD is best for you, where to buy AutoCAD, how to install it or what the EULA means, ask here.

    Forum Actions:

    Forum Statistics:

    • Threads: 324
    • Posts: 2,696
  2. Hardware problems? Windows playing up? Maybe you need a recommendation for a new monitor or laptop; this is the forum for you.

    Forum Actions:

    Forum Statistics:

    • Threads: 596
    • Posts: 6,509
  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
    15 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 15
    • Replies: 143
    • Views: 38,846
    Yesterday 09:12 pm Go to last post
  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
    7 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 7
    • Replies: 63
    • Views: 9,456
    19th Jul 2014 08:24 am Go to last post
  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
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 31,052
    13th Feb 2008 10:10 pm Go to last post
  1. Cool Is there a way to set a tolerance for trimming lines so minuscule gaps trim?

    The lines are so close that I cannot even see a gap but apparently there is a minuscule gap therefore the lines aren't trimming. Rather than extend all of them, is there a way to adjust the tolerance...

    Started by kizaerf‎, Yesterday 04:11 pm
    2 Pages
    1 2
    extend, gap, lines, tolerance, trim
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 210
    Today 06:28 pm Go to last post
  2. Reducing file size of drawings

    I always have a problem when i am getting drawings through from various architects, huge file sizes i do all usual stuff when getting new building plan. deleting layers i dont need, purging,...

    Started by FIFTHTEXAS‎, Today 10:26 am
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 104
    Today 01:14 pm Go to last post
  3. How to re-specify a font in multi-line text.

    I've been sent a file which uses a TT font which I don't. Although they have specified a style and assigned the missing font to it they have also specified the font as an over ride in all of...

    Started by Bogbadbob658‎, 16th Jul 2014 08:07 pm
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 241
    20th Jul 2014 07:04 pm Go to last post
  4. 2-D drafting a dying trade in any industry.

    Hi just want your opinions on the subject. Was wondering if this is the case going forward since we have BIM on the rise, eventually all will be in 3-D. Currently I'm in the Oil & Gas industry as...

    Started by greythorne‎, 8th Jul 2014 09:50 am
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 5
    • Replies: 42
    • Views: 1,364
    20th Jul 2014 02:24 am Go to last post
  5. Staircase Railing Balustrade

    Hi, I am having some trouble drawing a staircase balustrade especially at the landing part (clouded in the JPEG). Any hints would be welcomed. Thanks.

    Started by nicolas‎, 18th Jul 2014 08:40 am
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 373
    19th Jul 2014 10:00 am Go to last post
  6. AutoCAD Plant 3D - Who uses it

    Hello all, I have been using AutoCAD Plant 3D for over a year as the company i work for thought it would be a good programme to use in the distilling industry. I am looking for other Pland 3D...

    Started by and5e‎, 20th Mar 2012 02:20 pm
    catalogue, plant 3d, spec
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,239
    19th Jul 2014 04:30 am Go to last post
  7. AutoCad Files (dwl. & bak.)

    Hi, Can somebody explain to me what is this file and is this file is important? Does it effect my dwg. file if I delete those files? Thanks.

    Started by farycj‎, 18th Jul 2014 09:53 am
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 195
    18th Jul 2014 03:22 pm Go to last post
  8. pCon.xcad

    Hi Guys, Do you guys know what pcon.xcad tools is? And can you guys emphasize on how it works? Because I have to use this tools for my work and I'm intended to learn about it and use it to...

    Started by farycj‎, 18th Jul 2014 03:06 am
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 148
    18th Jul 2014 12:55 pm Go to last post
  9. Batch Convert .IPT to .DWG?

    Hey guys, I am in the process of updating our CAD Block Library and I have a collection of .IPT files which I would like to convert to .DWG. I am aware of the IMPORT command, and I am also...

    Started by lamensterms‎, 18th Jul 2014 08:15 am
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 158
    18th Jul 2014 11:55 am Go to last post
  10. Moved: PDF Plot Drivers that Actually Work

    Started by Arizona‎, 16th Jul 2014 07:10 pm
    • Replies: -
    • Views: -
    17th Jul 2014 05:26 pm Go to last post
  11. Default Import Point Settings Civil 3D 2014

    I am having issues importing points into my drawing that contain the letters "tr". AutoCAD wants to automatically change that point and make it a tree style point. I cannot alter this point once it...

    Started by jasonmc‎, 16th Jul 2014 03:37 pm
    civil 3d 2014, importing points
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 181
    17th Jul 2014 04:05 am Go to last post
  12. That annoying Ortho box

    When creating a line or moving an object with ortho mode on, there is a box next to the cursor that shows distance and direction. The annoying part is that is switches between a number and...

    Started by Grigs‎, 16th Jul 2014 05:19 pm
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 422
    16th Jul 2014 09:32 pm Go to last post
  13. DGN files in AutoCAD

    Hello all: I am wondering if anyone could help me, I have been sent a base plan which I need to add my drawings too, however the base plan was created in Microstation and is a DGN file. I am...

    Started by Meagan11‎, 27th Apr 2009 01:42 pm
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 24,497
    16th Jul 2014 06:32 pm Go to last post
  14. Text missing in viewport

    When i'm in modelspace I can see the text no problem, when I am in paper space I can see the normal text. However, the text in the view port can not be seen. Also the text from the dims can not be...

    Started by Leecox‎, 12th Nov 2008 06:31 pm
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 8,280
    16th Jul 2014 03:12 pm Go to last post
  15. Help with Offset comand

    I want to be able to offset an element which is on a layer (not the current layer) but have it place the new offset element automatically on to the current layer. Is this possible?

    Started by Bogbadbob658‎, 15th Jul 2014 07:33 pm
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 250
    16th Jul 2014 08:35 am Go to last post
  16. cad 2014 import export tool paletts

    I cannot import export tool palettes. When I right click on customize tool palette dialog box import export does not display. new, rename delete only display.any help?

    Started by wimal‎, 14th Jul 2014 03:12 pm
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 330
    14th Jul 2014 03:12 pm Go to last post
  17. how to draw a spur gear in AutoCAD 2004

    Anyone please tell, how can we draw a spur gear in AutoCAD 2004.

    Started by freaker2005‎, 27th Jun 2006 04:34 pm
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 12,992
    14th Jul 2014 02:25 pm Go to last post
  18. Custom Poly line/Path Array

    Hello Y'all, In short I am looking to find a way to make a path array with changing lengths in between whenever there is a kink or turn in the polyline. For example, if I had a simple square ""...

    Started by Automonkey‎, 11th Jul 2014 02:59 pm
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 354
    13th Jul 2014 02:16 am Go to last post
  19. how to draw Spur gear tooth profile drawing in auto cad

    Hi, I m Asif . I want to make the tooth profile of spur gear specially for sugar mill roller pinion which have big teeth. So pls help me. Mail me if possible.

    Started by asif shafiq‎, 8th Apr 2010 02:12 pm
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 8,537
    12th Jul 2014 09:35 pm Go to last post
  20. Problems Publishing

    When I PDF a DWG I have no problems, but if I do a Publish to PDF of a group of drawing my titleblock gets pushed to the right and cut off. Why does this happen and how do I fix it? Im using ACAD 2013

    Started by SAM_R‎, 11th Jul 2014 08:34 pm
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 191
    12th Jul 2014 02:00 am Go to last post
  21. file size problem - Autocad 2014

    Hello, I'm running autocad 2014 MEP and I am trying to shrink a large file (25 megs) but I cant seem to. I was trying to find the problem objects by deleting one layer at a time. Well, I'm down...

    Started by Jessica28‎, 11th Jul 2014 12:37 pm
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 529
    11th Jul 2014 05:26 pm Go to last post
  22. Best usage of Sheet Set Manager properties for Company Title Block.

    Is there any information that tell how to set up sheet Set manager properties for company title blocks. I have made custom properties in SSM for my company's title blocks but it appears that...

    Started by muck‎, 14th Feb 2014 02:03 pm
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 454
    11th Jul 2014 01:40 pm Go to last post
  23. Autotrack Parking - Direction of traffic

    For the parking tools for Autotrack (Bays, etc not the vehicles themselves) you can tell Auotrack which direction the traffic is moving in by changing the direction of the arrow. (left, right, both)...

    Started by PotGuy‎, 9th Jul 2014 12:08 pm
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 234
    10th Jul 2014 04:40 pm Go to last post
  24. Unable to select viewport

    We have a drawing with multiple layouts and active viewports in them. For some reason we are unable to select some of the viewports so that we can resize them. we can see them we just can not...

    Started by wsucad‎, 24th Jul 2008 08:04 pm
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 35,884
    10th Jul 2014 03:22 pm Go to last post
  25. Question Can you convert FIELDS to Text??

    Just wondering.... I thought there was a command that does this. Tons of fields in a drawing that I really don't wanna retype. Thanks in advance :)

    Started by tzframpton‎, 8th Jul 2009 02:11 pm
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 4,076
    10th Jul 2014 08:14 am Go to last post

Thread Display Options

Use this control to limit the display of threads to those newer than the specified time frame.

Allows you to choose the data by which the thread list will be sorted.

Order threads in...

Note: when sorting by date, 'descending order' will show the newest results first.

Icon Legend

Contains unread posts
Contains unread posts
Contains no unread posts
Contains no unread posts
More than 15 replies or 250 views
Hot thread with unread posts
More than 15 replies or 250 views
Hot thread with no unread posts
Closed Thread
Thread is closed
Thread Contains a Message Written By You
You have posted in this thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts