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  1. How to draw lines/polylines in a specific linetype scale everytime?

    I am aware of changing the linetype scale of entities through the properties box. But I cannot figure out how to set in a way that every line I draw will be in that specific linetype scale. How...

    Started by tive29‎, 20th Jan 2017 01:47 am
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  2. Question Change How MText (QLEADER) exits command

    Hi, Looking to change how i exit from my QLEADER command. Currently when i press enter during the point i am entering text it creates a new line. I recall on my old system when i pressed enter...

    Started by BJ_‎, Yesterday 10:23 pm
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  3. Precision - Changing Angle and Radii

    At my company we're encouraged to use the highest precision CAD can muster in our drawings. For some reason, my radii and angles are changing very slightly. You can see in the screenshot below whats...

    Started by Pringle‎, Yesterday 03:53 am
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  4. Remove annotation scales

    Dear colleagues, Some of my dwgs when I open message appears as Xref_LAYOUT_2D.dwg contains 189 annotation scales. It is recommended you open and resave the Xref file to remove excess scales....

    Started by sivapathasunderam‎, Yesterday 05:28 pm
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  5. Polar Tracking Problem?

    10+ year user and I've never come across this before... Working in Autocad LT 17. With Polar Tracking on, I can move lines vertically very easily. I cannot move lines in the horizontal direction...

    Started by markrd55‎, Yesterday 03:19 am
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  6. Moved: dynamic block question

    Started by Chilidawg‎, 20th Jan 2017 07:17 pm
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  7. Rev Cloud Arc Size

    Does anybody have a quick reference chart that you use as a guideline to help decide /suggest how big the arcs in a rev cloud should be based on the scale you are working with?

    Started by Pukenzz‎, 18th Jan 2017 02:55 pm
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  8. Dim setting question on lines inside linar dim

    Hi, I have the following dimension and I want to removed the lines inside the arrows. Note: I had to use the flip arrow command(AIDIMFLIPARROW) to get the arrows on the outside so not sure if...

    Started by jmos4‎, 18th Jan 2017 06:47 pm
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  9. Better Boundry Creation tool ?

    Hi Is there out there a better tool than Boundry Creation tool. I get too many "boundry cannot be determined" or perhaps there is some workflow to fix this ? Tolerance level ? or select all...

    Started by ChristopherM‎, 18th Jan 2017 01:30 pm
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  10. Scale/Dim/Paperspace

    Hi, I have a very simple drawing and I am extremely messed up here! Something is wrong somewhere and I don't really know where. Dimensioning is creating HUGE hashes, my drawing is appearing...

    Started by Nilism‎, 13th Jan 2017 12:11 am
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  11. Dimensions

    In previous versions of autocad the dimension command had a 'new' option in the dim command, so that you could change a number of dimensions in one go. So, if you wanted to add, say, 'minimum' you...

    Started by Anne-kzn‎, 16th Jan 2017 07:46 am
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  12. Page Setup Manager

    My computer was struck by lightning, so I've had to start from scratch. I have a question about page setup manager: on my previous computer I had windows 7, with cutepdf writer. I had set the...

    Started by Anne-kzn‎, 16th Jan 2017 11:35 am
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  13. Fix attribute block same tag names

    Dear colleagues, Someone create attribute block with same tag names as shown image How can I fix this? without disturbing the entered values (43 Sheet layout having 43 attribute blocks) ...

    Started by sivapathasunderam‎, 14th Jan 2017 08:15 pm
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  14. Table Cells in CAD that read a Dimension

    So... my company drawings utilize a standard 2D metal plate drawing with flaws implanted in the metal and dimensions to those flaws. We also include a table that says Flaw Height, Length, Depth for...

    Started by neondeon298‎, 13th Jan 2017 06:00 pm
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  15. Replace old template with new one but keep infromation

    Hello all, Im new here and learned alot from you guys. Now i have a problem that i couldnt find an answer to. I have one drawing template/ block with attributes. I want to insert my own...

    Started by johan‎, 13th Jan 2017 03:03 pm
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    14th Jan 2017 12:35 am Go to last post
  16. Question Blocks *invalid* in 2014 & 2016

    I have a bit of a conundrum and I hope you can help... I am trying AutoCAD 2017 on my computer, before we are upgrading the rest of our seats (most work in 2016 some in 2014). 2 of our 2014 seats...

    Started by cpriedel‎, 10th Jan 2017 06:33 pm
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  17. How to rotate multiple blocks at once to align with a polyline?

    Hello, I am wanting to rotate multiple blocks at once, while keeping their original position to align with with a polyline(which represents a road) I have the (attached) LISP routine which...

    Started by Sideshow-Cad‎, 21st Oct 2015 10:55 am
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  18. unhide/reveal block Attribute tags that has no text value?

    There are many a block attribute tags using in my company drawings. Need to add additional text to one of the tags but some of these block attribute tags do not have a value so there is nothing for...

    Started by tive29‎, 10th Jan 2017 06:32 am
    • Replies: 8
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  19. Tool Palette creation issues

    I am attempting to create a new tool palette. I have tried everything but Autocad 2017 will not write the tool palette to ANY folder. I have all of the network permissions to do so and I have even...

    Started by markv‎, 9th Jan 2017 05:46 pm
    • Replies: 1
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  20. Importing PDF drawing

    Hi All, Firstly, I must confess that I'm a complete newbie when it comes to using AutoCAD. My background is marketing (specifically events) and I'm trying to migrate to AutoCAD for doing venue and...

    Started by leighjones123‎, 9th Jan 2017 11:15 am
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  21. Create a lintype containig only " X "

    Hi, I`m trying to make a simple lintype with just " X ". But I always end up with lines between the " X ". I would like it to look like: " X X X X " But i only get: "-- X --- X...

    Started by rumy‎, 6th Jan 2017 04:09 pm
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  22. Thick borders when selecting a table cell

    I have a table in AutoCAD Architecture 2013. If I click in a cell, acad highlights the cell with extremely thick borders, as shown in the image below. I guess this was because of the table...

    Started by VincentG‎, 20th Feb 2013 08:10 pm
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  23. Problems with numbering and bullets not continuing its sequence automatically

    Does any one have any idea why MTEXT does not continue its numbering and bullet system. For example in the attached file under "GENERAL NOES" section when I delete item "7" item "8" does not change...

    Started by jaff‎, 5th Jan 2017 07:00 pm
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  24. Autocad Fonts

    I am trying to find fonts for an Architectural border I've inherited converted to Autocad. The missing fonts are Arial Western and Lucida Sans Western. Been all over the web but cant find these...

    Started by craigybell‎, 4th Jan 2017 10:34 pm
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  25. Question Scaling Images

    Hey guys, been a while. Hope everyone had a great Christmas and New Years!! I would like to know if there is a shortcut to scaling an image I bring into drawing? For instance, say I pull in a...

    Started by Currahee‎, 3rd Jan 2017 02:09 pm
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