+ Post New Thread
Page 2 of 3 FirstFirst 1 2 3 LastLast
Threads 26 to 50 of 63

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: 341
    • Posts: 2,898
  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: 625
    • Posts: 6,917
  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
    8 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 8
    • Replies: 72
    • Views: 18,453
    28th Sep 2015 01:52 pm Go to last post
  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
    17 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 17
    • Replies: 169
    • Views: 60,865
    25th Sep 2015 12:39 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: 33,584
    13th Feb 2008 10:10 pm Go to last post
  1. image becomes darker shade when used as texture

    Hi guy's, do you have any solution to this, why do this always happen when i use a jpeg as a texture it becomes dark, see attached file, the left part is the texture and the right is a raster...

    Started by greenmoon‎, 9th Sep 2015 08:36 am
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 422
    17th Sep 2015 09:00 am Go to last post
  2. Unhappy password protect issue

    I can not password protect my files. Every time I hit the security options button so I can generate a password, AutoCAD freezes and becomes unresponsive. This is where I go- I hit the file menu and...

    Started by jadeaton27‎, 12th Sep 2015 04:48 pm
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 577
    12th Sep 2015 08:55 pm Go to last post
  3. How to show balloon in Autocad 2005, created in a newer version of AutoCAD?

    Hi, I have problem how to show balloon like this: in AutoCAD 2005. In the work some people have Autocad 2005. But I am using Autocad 2014. Balloon created on my AutoCAD do not display in...

    Started by Wojciech‎, 8th Sep 2015 09:34 am
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 524
    10th Sep 2015 07:35 am Go to last post
  4. Smile Publish cad to pdf

    hi sir please can you help me iam use publish to convert many dwg to pdf iam usuing adope pdf and i select single choice so it ask me always for file name to conert pdf can i have way autmatic...

    Started by issammesk‎, 7th Sep 2015 08:09 am
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 529
    8th Sep 2015 08:08 am Go to last post
  5. Resource(s) on HOW CAD users use AutoCAD day to day

    I need resources on how CAD users use the software each day to complete simple tasks, chain of tasks, and complete projects. In some offices, a high performance worker, CAD workhorse, has no problem...

    Started by nrschmid‎, 5th Sep 2015 12:26 am
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 698
    6th Sep 2015 09:46 pm Go to last post
  6. ATTDEF Issue

    Hi All I would like to know if the is a shortcut that I can use to apply changes after I have edited the text in an the enhanced attribute editor in autocad 2008, without having to click the apply...

    Started by Mirkin‎, 4th Sep 2015 04:54 pm
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 344
    5th Sep 2015 02:32 am Go to last post
  7. Invisable Viewport

    I have a drawing that I cannot see or select the viewport. I can't figure out how to make it visible and all of the settings in the layer manager are on/thawed. Any suggestions on how to make the...

    Started by manderson‎, 3rd Sep 2015 01:40 pm
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 901
    4th Sep 2015 11:49 am Go to last post
  8. Question Qleader text dispalced in custom ucs (2d)

    Hi Hope some of you can help solving a problem. When using QLEADER (le enter) in a drawing with custom UCS, the text are displaced away from the leader line. As you can see on attached screen...

    Started by jrn‎, 19th Aug 2015 03:34 pm
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 437
    4th Sep 2015 09:27 am Go to last post
  9. 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
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 12,146
    3rd Sep 2015 06:20 pm Go to last post
  10. 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
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 7,543
    2nd Sep 2015 03:18 pm Go to last post
  11. F2 dialogue box (Autocad text window)

    My text window on autocad 2016 keeps going behind the autocad display. I need to minimize autocad to see my text window results. For example, the result after a "list" command. What is the toggle to...

    Started by bleeargh‎, 21st Jul 2015 06:43 pm
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 1,124
    2nd Sep 2015 02:39 pm Go to last post
  12. AEC Objects In CAD

    I am not quite sure on what AEC objects are... I realize they have something to do with blocks. I attempted to search in the forum for answers but no luck when I search (AEC) maybe i should be in a...

    Started by Skybeorn‎, 18th Feb 2011 02:19 pm
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 11,755
    30th Aug 2015 02:35 am Go to last post
  13. Smile from lines and conics to equation.. :)

    Hi guys! So basically, I need the answer ASAP. How to set the x and y of my drawing in autocad, plus how to get the equation of the line or conics (circle, parabola, hyperbola) from the...

    Started by GDZ‎, 29th Aug 2015 04:44 am
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 346
    29th Aug 2015 04:44 am Go to last post
  14. Using GPS Coordinates with a non Georeferenced drawing

    Hi, I'm sorry if this has been covered before. I occasionaly use a program which plugs into AutoCAD and plots points using GPS coordinates. So far it has allways worked fine, because the...

    Started by Mr.Alex‎, 12th Mar 2009 02:11 pm
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 6,694
    28th Aug 2015 04:37 am Go to last post
  15. Merging text style command...?

    ACAD Question...What's the command for merging one text style into another one? For example; I want to merge the text style 'ISTANDARD' to 'STANDARD' globally in an entire drawing. What is the...

    Started by CADDoodler‎, 12th Mar 2010 01:43 am
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 6,253
    26th Aug 2015 03:31 pm Go to last post
  16. Layout empty

    I am a new user of AutoCAD 2016. I created drawings in model space and plotted it and saved as pdf. But when i check the layout tab , nothing is visible in both layout tabs. Please help me.

    Started by Amjo‎, 21st Aug 2015 05:50 am
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 462
    24th Aug 2015 06:25 am Go to last post
  17. Cannot move BLock Properties Table grip with any Action - help

    been trying everything and its annoying. I have a rectangle that represents a track for studwork. I have assigned geometric and dimensional constraints to this rectangle to make sure its the...

    Started by MonkeyTurnip‎, 21st Aug 2015 09:16 am
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 361
    23rd Aug 2015 03:43 pm Go to last post
  18. Importing of Layout query

    Hi All When i import a layout into a current drawing either using the following:- Right click on Layout "From template..." "-Layout" command Import from Design Center the viewports...

    Started by Shoey‎, 19th Aug 2015 05:56 pm
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 593
    20th Aug 2015 03:09 pm Go to last post
  19. Crosshair disappear in isometric view when i zoom in

    Hello. I have encountered something I've never come across before when i started using 2011. I have 2 viewports active; plan and isometric view. But when I try to navigate in the isometric view,...

    Started by skagemo‎, 21st Sep 2010 11:51 am
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 3,355
    17th Aug 2015 11:40 pm Go to last post
  20. File too heavy- 44MB Cant purge. Cant copy with base point

    I have several cad files that have visible only few lines. but have 40 MB. Even purge It cant clear. The purge Dialog box display lots of un named blocks. But I cant find out those blocks to...

    Started by wimal‎, 13th Aug 2015 07:34 am
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,265
    16th Aug 2015 04:03 am Go to last post
  21. Database Creation?

    I am trying to create a database that contains additional information about the components that I am going to use in a one-line diagram. If possible I would like to create some kind of prompt related...

    Started by Swibbs‎, 12th Aug 2015 08:17 pm
    additional info, blocks, database, links, specification
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 441
    13th Aug 2015 01:43 pm Go to last post
  22. Lookup with 2 variables - difficult to explain

    I have seen in the AutoCAD help that you can have a "pass through" in a lookup table. but how do you do it? I cant seem to find any info, its there but I just cant find it. please help. I...

    Started by MonkeyTurnip‎, 11th Aug 2015 02:02 pm
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 556
    11th Aug 2015 08:07 pm Go to last post
  23. Wont Draw outside of border in paperspace

    Quick Question. I am not able to draw outside of the titleblock border in paperspace. It will show the line as it is extending but it wont let me make a final click and layout a line. If I stop...

    Started by addesigns‎, 7th Aug 2015 04:38 pm
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 934
    11th Aug 2015 07:02 pm Go to last post
  24. no dotting of locked layers while selecting?

    locked objects get selected, but nothing acts on them. that is i do see them getting dotted while i selected all objects on other unlocked layers. is there way that locked layers don't get dotted...

    Started by rock1‎, 7th Sep 2012 08:40 am
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 1,367
    10th Aug 2015 03:47 am Go to last post
  25. microstation to autocad

    i have just been given some architects drawings that have been done in microstation and converted to autocad. trying to make xrefs from them has become a nightmare. 3063 layers in the drawing....

    Started by FIFTHTEXAS‎, 6th Jul 2015 03:34 pm
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 770
    7th Aug 2015 01:13 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