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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. Changing xref saved path

    Hi. Is it possible to change the saved xref path without reattaching the xref?

    Started by asptamer‎, 19th Apr 2007 06:02 pm
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    18th May 2018 07:28 pm Go to last post
  2. Moved: Linetype Scale Headache

    Started by kippax‎, 16th May 2018 11:46 am
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  3. PDF to DWG

    Gents A little help if possible - I just noticed in Adobe Acrobat DC an option in the menu to export to AutoCAD. This would be extremely useful for me but I can't get it working. when I tried...

    Started by Eurodude‎, 14th May 2018 10:48 am
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  4. "Pasting" hundreds of tree blocks in drawing: "duplicate definition of block ignored"

    I spoke with coworker and he told me that every time I do CTRL-V (pasteclip) of a specific block, AutoCAD assigns a random alphanumeric name for this block. I am not sure if this is an alphanumeric...

    Started by nrschmid‎, 18th Sep 2013 11:32 pm
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    25th Apr 2018 09:04 pm Go to last post
  5. Embarrassed tartan/plaid

    Hi I am trying to create a tartan/plaid design using hatch solid......overlapping stripes eg a yellow over a red = orange.........what are the steps so the colours merge.ie create the...

    Started by leaf‎, 20th Apr 2018 04:38 pm
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    25th Apr 2018 02:43 am Go to last post
  6. Measuregeom Truncated Popup Text

    Whenever I perform a Measuregeom command, the popup menu appears truncated. Anyone know how to fix this?

    Started by rod147‎, 20th Apr 2018 12:09 pm
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    24th Apr 2018 04:02 am Go to last post
  7. Un isolated layers to display as shaded lines

    When I isolated a layer, all other layers completely disappears. What is the setting to display it shaded lines.

    Started by wimal‎, 10th Apr 2018 06:30 am
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    10th Apr 2018 05:05 pm Go to last post
  8. CAD File way too Large

    Hi to all,. I have this kind of scenario due to large file architectural plan. My computer moves slowly due to very large file... Is there a way to reduce this. Here are the list that I've...

    Started by Mystogan‎, 6th Apr 2018 08:16 am
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    9th Apr 2018 04:32 pm Go to last post
  9. Have mutiple drawings open and have them in tabs?

    this may not be possible, but i was thinking. like the model/paper space tabs is there any option to have tabs like this for all drawings open (rather than selection from the window menu)

    Started by James‎, 29th Jan 2007 11:58 am
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    30th Mar 2018 06:53 pm Go to last post
  10. Paperspace help needed

    Need a little help here. I've been an ACAD draftsmen for over 30 years and I must say I am getting very irritated at the moment. I have never used paper space and now I see why. No matter what I set...

    Started by Cadflyer48‎, 27th Mar 2018 10:16 pm
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  11. Looking for Titleblock

    Does anyone have a nice 11"x 17" attributed title block to share? Thanks ZM

    Started by Cadflyer48‎, 27th Mar 2018 10:05 pm
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  12. Coordinate display with the curser

    Can we set the option to display the coordinates of curser point.

    Started by wimal‎, 27th Mar 2018 07:34 am
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    27th Mar 2018 07:59 am Go to last post
  13. User rights lost

    Hi everyone A colleague opens a DWG file from the files server. Another colleague opens the same DWG file right after. The first colleague loses automatically the rights on the opened DWG and...

    Started by svorgodne‎, 23rd Mar 2018 11:06 am
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    24th Mar 2018 12:47 am Go to last post
  14. AutoCAD mobile app won't work

    The AutoCAD app had been working just fine when my Note 8 was on Android 7.0 however as I have updated to Android 8.0 whenever I am opening the app it is only showing a white blank screen during the...

    Started by varsham‎, 14th Mar 2018 12:30 pm
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    18th Mar 2018 10:23 am Go to last post
  15. zoom function is not working during the other command is on

    zoom function is not working during the line command is on

    Started by wimal‎, 12th Mar 2018 11:18 am
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    14th Mar 2018 10:26 pm Go to last post
  16. Command ALIGN Bugs?

    Hi happy new year guys it's weird? command ALIGN applied on 2D object which is not aligned perfectly, a small gap at the end of the line!:ouch: Is it a bug or am i wrong? Though i can...

    Started by hanhphuc‎, 1st Mar 2018 09:00 am
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    3rd Mar 2018 08:48 am Go to last post
  17. Autocad 2005 - Open command can't see network drive.

    Hi. On autocad 2005 in open command i can't see network drive. Network drive is running ok!! What could it be?

    Started by Casusa‎, 19th Feb 2018 03:56 pm
    • Replies: 5
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    19th Feb 2018 04:58 pm Go to last post

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