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  1. How do I turn off Auto Dim

    After 10 years experience with AutoCAD, now utilizing AutoCAD 2010. I do mostly conceptual drawings. Every once in a while I accidentally get into trouble. In this case apparently I hit something...

    Started by JohnnyDean‎, 9th May 2015 04:57 pm
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  2. 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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  3. dwg convert problem

    hello i have autocad mech 2013 and today try dwgconvert to convert a drawing in 200 format , i found thet the dwg converted was not in 2000 format!!! why?

    Started by jim78b‎, 28th Mar 2017 01:50 pm
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  4. Unhappy Hvac Duvting

    How do illustrate a set down transformation piece from a top elavation in a drwaing

    Started by keithozim‎, 11th Nov 2008 08:55 am
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  5. Spiral Stair case problems

    I have read all threads on this topic and can't find what I am looking for. I have a Stairway going up the side of a large tank the treads are no problem to organise but the stair is not attached to...

    Started by nik10‎, 13th Mar 2009 07:16 am
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  6. Disappearing annotations in AutoCAD Mechanical 2013

    Hello all, I'm new to the forum and I'm having an issue with my annotations disappearing when I try to dimension anything in ACAD Mechanical. I've ran into this issue before, but can't recall the...

    Started by mmcclure‎, 10th Feb 2017 11:41 pm
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  7. Embarrassed About dimensions en distance

    Hi all, I have a question about the drawings above. When I meassure the distance between two points, it meassures exact 78mm wich is correct. But when I want to 'draw' the distance with the...

    Started by stef_r‎, 5th Feb 2013 11:34 am
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  8. 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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  9. Full use of Mechanical

    This is new. How many of us out there are using Autocad Mechanical's extended features?

    Started by SEANT‎, 7th May 2008 11:13 am
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  10. Offsetting drawing elements to a different layer

    When I am offsetting elements in a drawing sometimes i want them on a different layer. My training manual shows me how to do this but the layer option is not available. When starting the offset...

    Started by martyn60‎, 26th Aug 2010 11:08 am
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  11. Please give me a sample dwg from Acad M

    I need to see how dwg files from AutoCAD Mechanical 2009 show up in Bricscad. Can someone be kind and save a sample dwg with some Acad M objects like a bolt and a nut, some balloons and a parts list?...

    Started by Raggi_Thor‎, 20th May 2009 09:24 am
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  12. Express Tools

    I am currently using AutoCAD Mechanical 2010. I am trying to use the Express Tools but they do not work. I have tried add/remove in control panel to do a reinstall and repair but still no option to...

    Started by kmonson‎, 9th Jul 2009 04:26 pm
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  13. Toolpallet:Automatic block scale

    Hello all, At my company we recently switched from model/paperspace to strictly model space. When we using model/paper the blocks had a 1:1 scale since the paper space was 1:1. Now that we use...

    Started by MetsoKyle‎, 31st Mar 2011 07:34 pm
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  14. Steel Shapes from the Content Library - Is there BS EN Standards?

    I am trying to find blocks in the Content Library for BS standards, such as Parallel Flanged Channel etc.. for some reason AutoCAD Mechanical does not seem to have these blocks. Can anyone tell me...

    Started by Ste1978‎, 4th Jul 2011 10:00 am
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  15. Measure script

    Hi all I'm wondering if there is a script (I dare not say LISP as I have never used LISP routines) which can simplify my life a little. Our company manufacture and sell modular buildings, our...

    Started by MisterJingles‎, 3rd Apr 2013 12:35 pm
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  16. How do i make Title Block for my Drawing?

    Hello fellow kindly direct me on how make Title Block for my drawing.Thanks

    Started by Realg2010‎, 24th Dec 2010 01:36 pm
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  17. Restoring my Dialog boxes

    When I click on the Catalog button (AMCatalog) I get the File attachment Dialog box instead of the assembly catalog dialog box. I want Also if I go to do a command like edit or something, I...

    Started by gbradley‎, 1st Sep 2009 09:15 pm
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  18. need help in complex 3d drawings

    need someone that can help me with complex 3d drawings.plzzzzz.i know most of d commands but my problem is application.plzzzz:(.someone that can guide and give me tips.would really appreciate

    Started by jafranco‎, 16th Nov 2009 10:01 pm
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  19. 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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  20. 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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    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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  22. meat grinder

    does anyone knows if there a model of a manual meat grinder? with sizes and everything??? thank you ... ran

    Started by ranme‎, 2nd Jan 2010 09:57 am
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  23. How to maintain dimension style

    Hello: I'd like to set my dimension style so that it will remain the same all the time. Here's what I'm doing so far: Click Format menu--> Dimension style-->pick dimension that will be...

    Started by Proctor‎, 10th Aug 2011 04:17 pm
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  24. Strange issues / 2 parts

    I am having an issue when I select Line, Polyline, Circle, Rectangle and then my cursor is jumpy. Like it is slow and jumping to a grid. I am not using a grid and I have checked all that I can think...

    Started by Handiman‎, 10th May 2013 03:52 pm
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    20th May 2013 06:14 pm Go to last post
  25. are mechanical 2013 & full desktop 2013 drawing files compatible?

    if not, is there away to transfer files between them? thanks

    Started by michaelmcneil‎, 4th Dec 2014 02:49 am
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