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  1. .dwg to IGES (need help!)

    I have a simple 3D design drawn in ACAD 2004. Can someone with Mechanical (or anything else that is capable) open this up and convert it to IGES for me please. I can't seem to fit it on this...

    Started by hayesth‎, 9th Jun 2010 09:03 pm
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    18th Jun 2010 08:15 pm Go to last post
  2. 2009 SP3 Available

    Just thought I'd let you know... it apparently significantly improves stability and reliability. Will let you know next week as it's time for the weekend now!! :):D

    Started by GE13579‎, 10th Jul 2009 12:18 pm
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  3. 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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    14th Aug 2013 06:04 pm Go to last post
  4. Smile 3d autocad fan design..

    pllzzz someone made fan model for me in autocad... plzzzzzzz i will be very tankfulll to him

    Started by arifsyed‎, 27th Nov 2008 10:44 am
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    28th Nov 2008 04:06 am Go to last post
  5. 3D Polyline

    How can i draw a 3D polyline, how to edit a 3d polyline(filleting, chamfering etc.)

    Started by op_kausik‎, 29th Jan 2009 10:16 am
    • Replies: 1
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    29th Jan 2009 11:10 am Go to last post
  6. 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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    6th Feb 2013 11:52 am Go to last post
  7. ACAD Mechanical Problem.

    Got a few problems atm, one of the drawings at work has been done in Acad 3d (VERY rare where i come from). The trouble i'm having is using the 3d models in drawings... at the last place i worked at...

    Started by Hickoz_bro‎, 28th May 2008 08:58 am
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    2nd Jun 2008 03:24 pm Go to last post
  8. Acadm 2015

    I was playing with ACADM 2015 and noticed that the project manager was not there. I had worked with ACADM 2004 and 2005, and they both had a project manager similar to ACADE. Am I missing something?

    Started by JohnS‎, 9th Jun 2015 06:36 pm
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  9. Accumulating quantities in my BOM

    Hi all I am busy figuring out how to produce a BOM based on our building drawings. I am able to assign part references, produce part lists and BOM's but am struggling with one thing. If I for...

    Started by MisterJingles‎, 9th Jul 2014 02:19 pm
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    9th Jul 2014 02:19 pm Go to last post
  10. 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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    21st Sep 2013 02:07 pm Go to last post
  11. Question ACMPARTREF quick find

    Does anyone know if there is a quick method of finding an individual ACMPARTREF node when you have several hundred splattered across a drawing?

    Started by Enigma‎, 22nd Oct 2014 08:03 pm
    acmpartref node find
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  12. 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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  13. AEC objects in mechanical 2012

    Hi, I am used to Autocad Architecture and using AEC walls. Now I got Autocad Mechanical and when I open a drawing with AEC walls they are completly dumb. Is there no way that I can use these elements...

    Started by AllanDam‎, 10th Nov 2011 10:31 am
    aec walls, mechanical
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    10th Nov 2011 03:55 pm Go to last post
  14. Am content manager/BOM

    How does one go about getting the content manager to list fastener sizes in the BOM? I have been trying out the (newtome) amscrewcon2d feature, and while this is nice, once I balloon and populate...

    Started by Enigma‎, 7th Jul 2010 07:38 pm
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  15. AM Shaft calculator result box text error

    In AutoCAD Mechanical 2015 when I run the shaft calculation command the result table is filled with "variable" names as opposed to correct names. See screenshot below. That's what came out...

    Started by ConMan‎, 7th Aug 2014 05:54 pm
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    28th Oct 2014 12:31 am Go to last post
  16. Question Amballoon

    Just learning the functionality of this command; it seems pretty useful. I'm running into a problem with the balloon scale though. My balloons are too small. I can change them one at a time by...

    Started by NoelStalker‎, 12th Apr 2012 06:59 pm
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    29th May 2012 07:58 am Go to last post
  17. AMINERTIA Changing Principal Axis

    Hi All, I was just wondering whether it is possible to change the principal axis when using the AMINERTIA command? Regards

    Started by epictetus‎, 13th Feb 2012 01:28 am
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  18. Amnote

    I have a strange instance where the AMNOTE command is being tempremental. Either it works fine (not very often) or, more often than not, when I start typing the underline disappears and no text...

    Started by GE13579‎, 26th Feb 2009 06:00 pm
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  19. 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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  20. AMPP vs AMACAD tool via Customize User Interface

    What is the different between AMPP and AMACAD? I tried to bring in some tools from CUI and it shows both exact tool twice. Ex: "Break at point" there are 2 sources one is AMPP and other is AMACAD....

    Started by Sengna‎, 16th Jul 2014 01:02 am
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    4th Jul 2015 01:50 am 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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    18th Feb 2014 08:47 pm Go to last post
  22. Annotative power dimensions

    Hello all, fortunately I've not required help with autocad very often but my company has recently shelled out on the autodesk product design suite (under my guidance) and decided to put me on an...

    Started by slick_digby‎, 18th Jun 2013 10:56 am
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  23. 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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  24. Assigning part references to a block

    Hi all I am having trouble assigning Part References with quantities to a block. When I generate the BOM prior to blocking the objects which contain the PR it works great, but when I block those...

    Started by MisterJingles‎, 17th Oct 2014 10:59 am
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  25. 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
    • Replies: 3
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    2nd Jul 2013 01:44 pm Go to last post

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