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  1. Rotate surface texture text

    Is there any way to rotate the surface texture text? // Philip

    Started by Philllip‎, 31st Mar 2014 08:44 am
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  2. Please help...!!!

    Hi .... I am new to autocad mechanical and i want to learn 2d & 3d concepts through video tutorials. Can anyone please provide me some materials from which i can learn. It will be of great help.

    Started by motihbh‎, 26th Mar 2014 07:55 pm
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    26th Mar 2014 10:29 pm Go to last post

    I have been trying to figure out what the connection difference to AutoCAD mechanical the viewports really have. Scenario: We all run 2013 AutoCAD Mechanical. Some users use the ribbon...

    Started by Liltygar‎, 14th Feb 2014 04:49 pm
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  4. AMPOWERDIM_HOR Problem ???

    My object is drawn correctly in model space. I attempt to dimension it in paper space. If I use the Power Dimensioning tool, my dimensions come in incorrectly. However, if I use DIM > HOR or...

    Started by vertical horizons‎, 23rd Jan 2014 06:32 pm
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    14th Feb 2014 04:37 pm Go to last post
  5. Cam design need help

    Can someone hellp with cam design, i need to design a cam but i know just tracker movement h=10mm transmission angle= 55 degree and how i can change dimensions from inch to mm....

    Started by zigmasas‎, 23rd Jan 2014 03:20 pm
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  6. Mechanical Desktop 6

    Is it possible to somehow combine an assembly done in metric units with one done in imperial units or is it a case of "the twain shall never meet"?

    Started by ReMark‎, 23rd Jan 2014 01:42 pm
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  7. Hiding an object in a viewport on the same layer as others

    I am trying to hide a specific object that is a part of other layers. I do not want to hide other layers or have this line hidden in other view ports. Is there something that can be done? i have...

    Started by Liltygar‎, 26th Dec 2013 07:54 pm
    hide, layer control, object, view port
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    27th Dec 2013 12:15 am Go to last post
  8. Problems changing tolerance text colour

    I am having difficulty changed the tolerance font colour from the default green to black. I have tried adding "\C##" as a suffix to the dimension style which isn't doing anything. Does anyone know of...

    Started by JoshD818‎, 3rd Dec 2013 03:43 am
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    3rd Dec 2013 09:33 am Go to last post
  9. Adding Pipe Lengths to custom parts...

    Hello Everyone, Some of you may have been looking for a way to append pipe lengths to the end of your custom (pipes) content. Just a few weeks ago, we were able to solve this long lasting issue...

    Started by Darin.Green‎, 26th Nov 2013 05:46 pm
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  10. Moments and Deflection Table Settings

    Hi all, I have drawn up a moment and deflection line for a beam and it seems that the titles in the table are German?? I cannot seem to find the settings where I can change this. I have done...

    Started by Markthe Shark‎, 8th Nov 2013 08:25 am
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    8th Nov 2013 04:01 pm Go to last post
  11. Help with school assignment, please.

    Hi, you would do a great job helping me if you could, I need tutoring with auto cad mechanical for a college course plz help im facing so much trouble (i can hardly draw a 3d object) :( i didnt...

    Started by help in mechanical‎, 1st Oct 2013 05:17 pm
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    1st Oct 2013 06:41 pm Go to last post
  12. Dims in Paper Space

    I use to do my dims in paper space. I fell into the ways of others and have done it in model space for sometime now. Now I want to apply the dimensions in papers space but they show the wrong...

    Started by Handiman‎, 26th Sep 2013 10:32 pm
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    27th Sep 2013 01:57 pm Go to last post
  13. ACMPARTREF and Object snaps

    I have inserted a part reference (AcadMech 2011). But I am not able to snap to the insertion point of it. Doesn't the PartRef have snap point(s)? Or am I missing something? I am not a very...

    Started by NirantarVidyarthee‎, 21st Sep 2013 09:54 am
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  14. change the color of the parts list - Mechanical 2012

    I know this seems basic and fundamental, but I cant seem to change the color of the grid of the parts list. I can change the text, but not the grid. Here is the dialog box which I have tried...

    Started by corvettejrw‎, 19th Jul 2013 10:06 pm
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  15. Circles will not trim with the ucs rotated from "world"

    Perhaps someone here has seen something similar. Using 2011 mechanical, I have rotated my ucs about the x-axis 90deg. I then draw a circle with a line thru it. I can trim the line to the circle...

    Started by Cadwreck‎, 28th Sep 2012 04:56 pm
    circle, rotated ucs, trim
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    14th Aug 2013 09:08 pm Go to last post
  16. 2013 mechanical Double clock editing won't work

    There are a multitude of threads out there on how to fix it, and I've tried everything it seems, but I can't get my double click block editing to work. it just brings up the properties dialogue box....

    Started by Enigma‎, 13th Jun 2013 06:53 pm
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  17. Link Excel file to acad Mechanical BOM/parts list?

    I know I can link an excel spreadsheet into Autocad, but is it possible to have an excel spread sheet linked to the BOM/parts list that can be created in autocad mechanical (2012 version)? I am...

    Started by Enigma‎, 14th Dec 2012 06:33 pm
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    14th Aug 2013 05:43 pm Go to last post
  18. BOM/ part list help

    hi guys, can someone point me to a tutorial on creating my own style of parts list, i require a text height of 2.00 and the current standards (ISO, BSI, ect) on which to base a custom standard...

    Started by slick_digby‎, 21st Jun 2013 10:22 am
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    30th Jul 2013 09:28 am Go to last post
  19. Penn Fosters Autocad Commands: Blocks And Layers Drawing Help

    Hello Group' can someone please help me with this Drawing' it looks like I just can't get it right.:cry:

    Started by spen1973‎, 15th Mar 2010 07:02 pm
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    28th Jul 2013 09:22 am Go to last post
  20. Using an exesting block as a template for bom

    I am trying to find out if there is a way to use an existing block as a template for a b.o.m. in autocad mechanical instead of the one generated by autocad

    Started by SENZSAY‎, 24th Jul 2013 11:01 pm
    bom, template
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  21. Parts List w/ attributes

    Hey guys, So I have only just discovered the BOM / Parts list tool in AutoCAD Mech. and am very interested in using this. The way that I currently work is by inserting a range of "stock"...

    Started by camel_racer‎, 23rd Jul 2013 01:24 am
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  22. Parts lists

    I have created a Pneumatic Schematic drawing using blocks for the variousparts with part refs attached, balloon refs and a corresponding parts list. However, Our parts list normally follow...

    Started by monkeyhanger‎, 18th Jul 2013 03:01 pm
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    22nd Jul 2013 08:15 am Go to last post
  23. How Do You Change Line Color in Parts List - Mechanical 2010

    How Do You Change the Line Color the in the Parts List? - Mechanical 2010. The existing line color is red and for other drawings, it's yellow.

    Started by gek2425‎, 5th Apr 2011 02:46 pm
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    22nd Jul 2013 06:52 am Go to last post
  24. Wink AutoCad 2010 & AutoCad Mechanical 2010 Dimension Question.

    Hi Everyone I need help regarding the following: In AutoCad 2010 when I create a dimension , I can then use snap to any part of the dimesion geometry without first exploding the dimension. For...

    Started by RODDY1‎, 2nd Jul 2013 01:14 pm
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    2nd Jul 2013 01:44 pm Go to last post
  25. IGES file INSERT

    Good afternoon all, Newbie to the forum but have been referencing it for years and usually found my answers. Currently using AutoCAD Mechanical 2012. My issue: Have recently used FARO tracker...

    Started by diggerlover‎, 18th Jun 2013 03:12 pm
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    19th Jun 2013 12:41 pm Go to last post

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