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  1. 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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  2. 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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  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. Exclamation Pasteclip Invalid?

    Hello all I am trying to copy something another member of staff did in a different office and sent to me, into my master drawing and I go to copy with base point and paste it into my drawing and...

    Started by Meagan11‎, 5th Nov 2009 03:14 pm
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    21st Oct 2016 02:34 am Go to last post
  2. Paste Special Ts

    When I copy a range of Excel cells and paste them into AutoCAD Civil 3D 2017, I get the option to paste as “Ts”. It looks good and is better than using the paste as AutoCAD objects or creating...

    Started by CADDork‎, 18th Oct 2016 08:53 pm
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    20th Oct 2016 02:06 pm Go to last post
  3. Moved: After a lisp routine

    Started by Arokain‎, 19th Oct 2016 10:42 am
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  4. Moved: Fit viewport to an object

    Started by MastroLube‎, 18th Oct 2016 10:12 am
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  5. Relation element definitions and graphic performance

    Hi, I have a set of files that together make a model, design of a specific civil structure. I placed about 80 pieces of complex shaped steel forms (vendor structures for docking ships) into a...

    Started by halam‎, 14th Jul 2016 10:15 pm
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  6. Moved: Auto Drawing generation

    Started by MOHAN‎, 17th Oct 2016 11:36 am
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  7. Moved: Data Link to Excel keeps becoming "unreferenced"

    Started by jt6572‎, 17th Oct 2016 12:48 am
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  8. Moved: Autocad Civil 3D 2016 - Best Fit Profile

    Started by donovanc80‎, 17th Oct 2016 08:17 am
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  9. Moved: ATTDEF tags

    Started by wodbutchr‎, 16th Oct 2016 08:54 pm
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  10. Hide/Unhide vs Freez/Thaw

    hi im wondering what is the real different of Hide/Unhide and Freez/Thaw? technically speaking Thanks S

    Started by samifox‎, 14th Oct 2016 05:21 pm
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  11. how to calculate where to fit lifting lugs with CAD

    hi all I have ordered engineering design of a very large tower crane tie, it spans over 8m from building to tower crane. i would like lifting lugs on it. the design engineer works in 2d so he...

    Started by mvrcad‎, 12th Oct 2016 05:14 am
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  12. Question The REAL difference between AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT???

    I have been using AutoCAD (full version) since the mid 90's (starting with AutoCAD 11) and am currently using v2008. However, I am going out on my own now, and need to buy my own seat. I can buy a...

    Started by EnvisionMan‎, 3rd Apr 2012 08:53 pm
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    12th Oct 2016 11:46 pm Go to last post
  13. Toggle read-only off and on

    When you have a drawing open as read-only you sometimes still like to be able to make changes to the drawing. Does anyone know if there is a way to toggle read-only off and on while the drawing is...

    Started by guran‎, 3rd Oct 2016 02:26 pm
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    3rd Oct 2016 02:56 pm Go to last post
  14. Mysterious red circle...

    After trimming a line, I noticed that a weird red circle appeared on my screen where I had just trimmed. When I zoom in and out of model space, the circle seems to scale itself where the circle...

    Started by jnywu‎, 23rd Oct 2009 08:35 pm
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    30th Sep 2016 12:51 am Go to last post
  15. Autodesk vehicle tracking snapping to blue square (3D vertex?)

    My colleague was using vehicle tracking with snap turned off, but at certain points there appeared a blue square away from the track and the path would snap to it, making what was supposed to be a...

    Started by MrTapir‎, 28th Sep 2016 11:23 am
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  16. Revit and Inventor in Belgium (Sint-Niklaas)

    Firstly a note to the moderators - sorry for posting in various groups, I just really want this to be seen. I have just signed up for two evening courses in the city of Sint-Niklaas in Belgium,...

    Started by steven-g‎, 8th Sep 2016 06:23 am
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  17. Question Help with changing a single number (attribute) in multiple blocks

    Hi - New to auto cad & need help :cry: I'll explain as best i can. Version:AutoCAD Mechanical 2012. I have a number of CAD blocks i need to change an attribute in each of the blocks multiple...

    Started by MattJcooper‎, 23rd Sep 2016 02:37 pm
    attributes, help me, multiple blocks, numbers
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    24th Sep 2016 03:33 am Go to last post
  18. Vehicle Turning Simulations (Vehicle swept path)

    Hello I am trying to find a free download of a vehicle turning simulator, I tried one called thru glamsen, doesn't seem to get past download, anyone with any ides?

    Started by Soposcrin‎, 23rd Sep 2016 05:31 pm
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    23rd Sep 2016 09:07 pm Go to last post
  19. Where is my cube?

    Some hate it, ..some use it. The viewcube. I do find it easy handy to use especially in combination with a named ucs. The problem now i have (only recently?) is that is only works in 3d displaystyle,...

    Started by halam‎, 20th Sep 2016 10:03 pm
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    21st Sep 2016 07:29 am Go to last post
  20. Object Snap Tracking Not Working

    I love the feature of Object Snap Tracking but for some reason or another it has stopped working. I normally use F11 to turn it on or go through the drafting settings menu to turn it on. The Object...

    Started by SeaRR85‎, 18th Feb 2009 06:58 pm
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    14th Sep 2016 05:50 pm Go to last post
  21. .dwg files showing as .exe files in Windows Explorer

    Title pretty much sums it up. At my institution, all student drawing files appear with an .exe extension instead of the usual .dwg. Any thoughts? I can't find any mention of this via Google or...

    Started by mlstlouis‎, 14th Sep 2016 03:09 pm
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    14th Sep 2016 05:11 pm Go to last post
  22. CAD Generated Contour Lines

    Hello, I am searching (unsuccessfully) for an online source for vectorized topographic maps. I used to use Topo Depot which provided very accurate CAD line work of contours, drainage swales,...

    Started by David Devitt‎, 6th Sep 2016 11:14 pm
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  23. Drawing orgins and file size and Autocad speed.

    I have some very large drawings slowing down my computer The drawings have the origin is very far form the drawing entities. If I move the origin closer to the entities would that speed up the...

    Started by muck‎, 8th Sep 2016 04:23 pm
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  24. Question Replacing blocks without moving them?

    I have created new blocks with many different attributes that I am hoping to use in my older drawings. I want to replace the old blocks, but sometimes they do not have the same insertion point and...

    Started by MTE20112‎, 3rd Sep 2016 08:39 am
    redefining blocks, replacing blocks
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  25. How do I do this... hide lines behind railings

    This is kinda hard to explain (which is probably why I can't find a solution anywhere), so I'll just give you the specific situation, and perhaps that will make sense. I am using AutoCAD 2008......

    Started by EnvisionMan‎, 25th Mar 2012 04:16 am
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