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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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    7th Jun 2017 03:29 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
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  1. How do I get out of a viewport?

    This happens to me quite often and I know ther's a easy way out. Just dont know how. I zoom into a viewport so the border of the viewport cant be seen nor selected nomore, then I double click...

    Started by chee_dee‎, 7th Jul 2008 09:16 am
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  2. how do i install and use a lisp routine?

    i found a lisp routine online for making 3d spirals, now how the heck do i get it to work? I have never installed a lisp routine...thanks for helping me!

    Started by ironman‎, 9th Sep 2005 10:28 pm
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    15th Dec 2017 08:14 pm Go to last post
  3. Break a line at a single point

    I would like to find a quicker way of breaking a line at a single point. Currently I do this: Command: br BREAK Select object: Specify second break point or : f Specify first break point:...

    Started by Lucid‎, 17th Dec 2007 09:12 pm
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    10th Jan 2018 03:11 pm Go to last post
  4. Image Editing

    I wanted to bind my company logo but you can't bind an image in AutoCAD so I did the next best thing and did a INSERTOBJ command. I pull up the good ole paint brush program by Microsoft and edited...

    Started by Ski_Me‎, 27th Dec 2017 04:12 pm
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  5. 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
  6. Taking the leap from 2D towards 3D with a 70+year old company?

    Hey guys, It's been a while, first happy new year 2018 :) I have a huge question and I don't really know where to start. My company still works actively with old Tif files for they are the only...

    Started by Abbyjay‎, 11th Jan 2018 09:22 pm
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  7. Not anautocad question, more of a general drafting question

    When you are submitting a job for it's 1st revision and you have new sheets, do you cloud the sheet number and add a revision mark (Rev 1) even though nothing on the sheet has changed, its just new?

    Started by guitarguy1685‎, 30th Jan 2018 03:54 pm
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  8. Question ACAD 2002: CTRL + Left Click = "<Cycle on> <Cycle off>" - what is that?

    Hello. I'm using ACAD 2002 and noticed when I hold CTRL and click on an empty space or on any objects that is not a line it selects it and shows Clicking on line it shows Cursor changes to...

    Started by vanowm‎, 19th Jan 2018 06:04 pm
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    19th Jan 2018 07:21 pm Go to last post
  9. Creating dwg files (dwg. format) using Excel sheet.

    I have a Excel sheet showing around 500 drawings numbers and i would like to create just dwg files with the same drawings numbers as shown in excel. any help in this regards will be highly...

    Started by Guptil‎, 16th Jan 2018 09:40 am
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  10. 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
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  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. cannot detach

    Detach is active. But nothing happened when press it. Unload and reload is active. I need to bind the grid file to the drawing. But both files binding to drawing.?

    Started by wimal‎, Today 06:15 am
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  14. Moved: Eattedit

    Started by notredave‎, 20th Mar 2018 07:45 pm
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