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Fancy writing your own tutorial? Got a tip you'd like to pass on? This is just the place for you. Show off your software knowledge and help your fellow designer in the process.

  1. Idea Sticky Thread Sticky: Contribute a tip, become famous

    Hello boys and girls. I'm going to be launching the new CADTutor site homepage this week and here's your chance to see your own name up there on the busiest page of the site. "OK, what do I have...

    Started by CADTutor‎, 11th Feb 2007 09:12 pm
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: An Onscreen Video - How to Upload Files freely, on Cadtutor

    I have recorded an onscreen video guiding you thru how to upload the file/image/screenshot. 8) It's a tad blocky but I have tried to keep the file size down for us mere mortals on dialups :o ....

    Started by Mr T‎, 1st Mar 2005 08:34 pm
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  1. How To Create An AutoCAD Template Tutorial

    Before we start drawing anything in AutoCAD, we must first set up our very own template. AutoCAD will automatically choose a template for you if you do not specify which template you would like to...

    Started by CampCAD‎, 11th Sep 2015 02:03 am
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    11th Sep 2015 01:38 pm Go to last post
  2. AutoCAD Basic 3D Modeling Floor Plan

    Simple AutoCAD tutorial for beginner about 3D Floor Plan.. You can see the tutorial on youtube... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t3I_uslH5gA&list=PLjyiWW2QlmFwXcacgfcrwHWU2jNMYd37C

    Started by mufasu‎, 24th Feb 2014 12:14 am
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    7th Sep 2015 06:00 am Go to last post
  3. lf program which is capable of doing accounting of construction materials

    Greetings. I am looking for a program which is capable of doing following actions: Filling of bills of materials and automatic generation of samplings based on types of materials used. For...

    Started by gross‎, 27th Aug 2015 12:29 pm
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    31st Aug 2015 03:50 pm Go to last post
  4. The dreaded tool palette set

    I’ve been creating custom tool palettes for many years now but I’ve always put everything: Such as Casework, Plumbing, Electrical and Structural blocks all in one tool palette. The problem is that...

    Started by Jman‎, 3rd Jun 2015 10:53 pm
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    8th Jun 2015 03:55 pm Go to last post
  5. Relatively Painless 3D Modeling of A Potentially Troublesome Unistringer

    An architect friend, asked my assistance in modeling and creating fabrication drawings for a rather daunting unistringer to be made of HEB180 profile, which had been giving her trouble. I was happy...

    Started by Dadgad‎, 23rd Jul 2014 11:07 am
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    4th Mar 2015 04:00 am Go to last post
  6. AutoCAD Rendering Setting Interior Bedroom

    This is my new tutorial how to make interior realistic with AutoCAD program... Check video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ySRkzLFMDvg

    Started by mufasu‎, 4th Dec 2014 11:48 pm
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  7. Smile Draw lamp with autocad 2014 step by step

    hello , Draw lamp with autocad 2014 step by step déssiner lampe avec autocad 2014 étape par étape https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uBkYfDaZRtk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uBkYfDaZRtk :):):)

    Started by athlete55‎, 21st Nov 2014 01:26 am
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    22nd Nov 2014 02:32 pm Go to last post
  8. AutoCAD Realistic Living Room Tutorial

    i make new tutorial about material, lighting and rendering to create realistic living room,,, you can see tutorial here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AXQu_G1_ahs

    Started by mufasu‎, 17th Sep 2014 01:14 pm
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    20th Nov 2014 06:00 am Go to last post
  9. Render autocad 2014

    hi , RENDER AUTOCAD 2014 :) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9pQz_OFEaV0

    Started by athlete55‎, 19th Nov 2014 02:36 pm
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    19th Nov 2014 02:48 pm Go to last post
  10. Helical Gear

    Hi Guys Just had a successful attempt at creating a helical gear using the sweep command and though it might be useful to someone.

    Started by FazBear‎, 6th Sep 2014 10:25 pm
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  11. Printing to PDF

    Hi Guys sorry to be a pain with this. Allan gave me a good explanation of how to print to pdf more than one paperspace layout at a time to adobe pro v7. I must be doing something wrong as I just...

    Started by DODGE‎, 11th May 2008 03:45 am
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    4th Aug 2014 12:18 pm Go to last post
  12. how do i draw a bolt?

    does anyone here know how to draw a bolt with the thread? please help. im having a lot of troubles making it.

    Started by spiderdian‎, 10th Jan 2006 09:18 am
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    31st Jul 2014 05:10 pm Go to last post
  13. How to create welding simbol

    Could anyone explain how to create welding symbol.

    Started by MMS‎, 18th Jan 2007 05:02 am
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    1st Jul 2014 06:22 pm Go to last post
  14. Autocad Tutorial for beginners?

    Hi everyone, I am a newbie in this forum and to this subject as well. I want to learn autocad because my boss wants me to learn about this in our future project. I would to ask if is there a site...

    Started by lisahebert‎, 16th Jun 2014 03:04 pm
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    16th Jun 2014 03:19 pm Go to last post
  15. 1 minute coils/helix/springs in Inventor

    Enjoy this easy tutorial http://www.cadtutor.net/forum/postimages/coil%20spring%20in%20inventor.pdf Have a look just to see how easy it is. Nick

    Started by Mr T‎, 25th Oct 2004 07:51 pm
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    13th Jun 2014 05:00 pm Go to last post
  16. Logitech mouse wheel not panning?

    After searching on here and finding the only answer was to uninstall SetPoint, I've figured out how to make the Logitech three button mouse's wheel work with SetPoint installed. Maybe I didn't look...

    Started by CADDict‎, 31st Jan 2008 02:12 am
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    11th Jun 2014 07:04 pm Go to last post
  17. Perfect Rev Cloud

    If your like me and cant draw a rev cloud free hand, this is how to do it so it looks nicer/acceptable:lol: ... First of all, draw an Ellipse, Circle, Rectangle or a Closed polyline around the...

    Started by Andy0902‎, 24th Feb 2009 08:42 am
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    2nd Jun 2014 08:56 am Go to last post
  18. Write your name on the status bar of AutoCAD

    Just seeing the Oops! Command response, I thought I may post this funny thing. Command: setvar This is the single command that power AutoCAD. It has many subcommand, infact switches that set or...

    Started by India‎, 18th Aug 2006 12:07 pm
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    25th May 2014 10:24 am Go to last post
  19. Before posting a question

    I'd just like to make mention of this as I have found myself saving myself (and those of you who respond to questions here) a lot of time. I find that Google has become a great help when solving a...

    Started by MisterJingles‎, 8th Apr 2013 12:11 pm
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    7th May 2014 01:18 am Go to last post
  20. Yes, you can change the DEFAULT SCALE LIST in an existing drawing.

    Born and raised in the States, and having worked for decades as a carpenter, I am quite familiar with the Imperial system of measurement. I remember hearing in elementary school in the fifties that...

    Started by Dadgad‎, 1st May 2014 08:27 am
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    1st May 2014 12:32 pm Go to last post
  21. Cool 3D AutoCAD Render Tip: Quick settings with great results

    For use of AutoCAD 2008 and up. I thought I might as well add a little tip to the forum. Its been awhile and through the little knowledge I actually do have in rendering, I'd like to share what I...

    Started by tzframpton‎, 1st May 2009 12:15 am
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    17th Apr 2014 10:36 am Go to last post
  22. Contour Textures for Terrains

    Well, I was just doodling around in 2k7 the other day and found this odd way of making contour lines (and bands) on terrain models. :? Use the EDGESURF command to model the terrain surface,...

    Started by fahim108‎, 20th Aug 2006 07:38 pm
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    12th Apr 2014 06:24 pm Go to last post
  23. Options for creating linetypes.

    How do I create a custom linetype? Directly edit AutoCAD’s acad.lin file, or a copy thereof, using any ASCII text editor such as Notepad. You can add a new definition or copy and revise an...

    Started by ReMark‎, 25th Sep 2008 12:40 pm
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    18th Mar 2014 10:36 am Go to last post
  24. 3D Wecker Clock Freestyle

    Learn how to use basic autocad command by making 3D Wecker Clock freestyle.. You can see the tutorial here:...

    Started by mufasu‎, 17th Mar 2014 03:46 pm
    • Replies: 3
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    17th Mar 2014 05:24 pm Go to last post
  25. Cool Video Tutorial - how to set up a Live Plot Preview in Paperspace

    Thought I'd share my personal Paperspace setup. I like having a "live plot preview" in Paperspace so I get a good look at the Sheet without having to Plot Preview a thousand times. Big thanks to Lee...

    Started by tzframpton‎, 3rd Mar 2014 07:33 pm
    • Replies: 2
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    5th Mar 2014 03:59 am Go to last post

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