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  1. Dtext and dims text problem

    I am having a problem with my Dtext display, it won't display my figures or text using the Dims Cmd as well as the Dtext. If I try to modify the text, if show the correct value, but shows empty...

    Started by Bucky3d‎, 2nd Aug 2017 08:14 pm
    • Replies: 6
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    7th Aug 2017 08:34 pm Go to last post
  2. Dim Style Manager

    Hello All I have a drawing which has two Dim Styles: Annotative & AM_ANSI. I have changed the default dimensions to Annotative and formatted the text the way I want it. How can I get all...

    Started by Casio47‎, 3rd Aug 2017 07:26 pm
    • Replies: 1
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    3rd Aug 2017 10:01 pm Go to last post
  3. Replacing Portion of Blocks in AutoCAD 2018

    How is this done? I noticed on the Autodesk website forum that there is an actual "replace block" command for the Architecture and MEP programs, but I can't figure out the best way to do it in...

    Started by KrashVegas‎, 3rd Aug 2017 09:54 am
    • Replies: 2
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    3rd Aug 2017 11:56 am Go to last post
  4. Draw Order not working correctly

    It seems as though my draw order is 'locked'. The command is recognized; but it doesn't seem to work properly. I essentially have two lines, drawn right on top of eachother; I go to get the one...

    Started by slimjramirez‎, 15th Aug 2007 03:06 pm
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    1 2
    • Replies: 15
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    2nd Aug 2017 12:27 am Go to last post
  5. Insert a CAD Drawing From a Library of Objects

    Is there a Library out there (Free), where I could find a rendition of a robot arm mechanism (something simple) not metric. Where I could insert into my drawing. Similar to inserting a drawing of...

    Started by Casio47‎, 20th Jul 2017 07:12 pm
    • Replies: 6
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    1st Aug 2017 04:45 pm Go to last post
  6. subscript /superscript

    hi to all, i got a new job..... all day in front of computer using autocad LT 2000.... most of the time we input a value that has a superscript of sometimes subscript.... what's the easiest way to...

    Started by madaryl‎, 2nd Mar 2004 12:15 pm
    • Replies: 7
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    31st Jul 2017 03:54 pm Go to last post
  7. Remove all 3D Solids within Drawing

    Hi Does anybody know of an easy way to delete all 3D Solid objects within a drawing even if they are nested within blocks? I’ve tried Quick Select which is fine when they aren’t nested however,...

    Started by Bobzy20‎, 31st Jul 2017 02:07 pm
    • Replies: 0
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    31st Jul 2017 02:07 pm Go to last post
  8. Change color in VIEWPORT

    Hi guys, I have this dilemma. In xref some of the layers in the model tab the color is by-layer. So when it is layout tab and changing the VP Color to color 8. All of the non-bylayer won't change...

    Started by Mystogan‎, 30th Jul 2017 06:47 am
    • Replies: 0
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    30th Jul 2017 06:47 am Go to last post
  9. How to reduce segments in DXF file

    Hello! I am extracting points coordinates (X,Y) from DXF file. The problems is that there are tens of thousands of points extracted, but I need up to few hundred points. How can I reduce the number...

    Started by bizzito‎, 23rd Jul 2017 09:35 pm
    • Replies: 2
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    29th Jul 2017 01:56 pm Go to last post
  10. Display of Dimensions

    Dear All, May I ask how to display the dimensions (in orange) as shown in the attached image on auto cad 2017 MAC version please? A new beginner here... Thank you very much for all your help...

    Started by IOFH‎, 13th Jul 2017 04:30 am
    • Replies: 4
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    28th Jul 2017 04:14 pm Go to last post
  11. AutoCAD Super Hatch Area

    Hello, Is there anyway to calculate the Area of a Superhatch in AutoCAD? Thank you, Regards,

    Started by sidhu412‎, 27th Jul 2017 12:57 pm
    area calculation, autocad, super hatch
    • Replies: 2
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    28th Jul 2017 02:53 pm Go to last post
  12. Trim not working as expected

    Hello, A colleague of mine is experiencing some problems while using the TRIM command. It might be something in the drawing settings, but i can't figure out what is wrong. I made a screencast...

    Started by OMEGA-ThundeR‎, 26th Jul 2017 08:09 am
    • Replies: 9
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    26th Jul 2017 05:11 pm Go to last post
  13. how to dock down the command prompt/Bar so it won't float around autocad 2016

    can someone help me, how can i lock down the command bar as show on the pic, it's very annoying. Autocad 2016 Mech

    Started by Sengna‎, 25th Jul 2017 04:27 pm
    • Replies: 4
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    25th Jul 2017 05:28 pm Go to last post
  14. Invisible Hatching

    I have a problem in a model I am working on, if I do a hatch I can go through all the commands but the hatch doesn't show, but the commands are completed as though the hatch should be there. ...

    Started by old ned‎, 28th Oct 2008 02:13 pm
    • Replies: 5
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    21st Jul 2017 04:51 pm Go to last post
  15. selecting objects by layer

    Is it possible to select objects by layer using only the command prompt, I know it is possible to select objects by other means but I'm specifically trying to use the command prompt to run a script...

    Started by Jamez‎, 20th Jul 2017 09:12 pm
    command, layer, object, prompt, select
    • Replies: 3
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    21st Jul 2017 03:42 am Go to last post
  16. Offset for a callout, Is there a shortcut for this result?

    Hello everybody I do drawings that have to have call outs. However, sometimes the call out line crosses with lines of the drawing so every call out line has to have an offset of .025, this way,...

    Started by yanira‎, 20th Jul 2017 07:39 pm
    • Replies: 1
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    20th Jul 2017 09:54 pm Go to last post
  17. Redfine style

    hi wonder why there is no Redefine option in autocad like in word or any basic word processing program? for example, if i making changes locally on a dim style, i want to have the option to...

    Started by samifox‎, 20th Jul 2017 08:13 am
    • Replies: 3
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    20th Jul 2017 04:33 pm Go to last post
  18. How to switch from 3D to 2D

    My model space has been switched to a 3D space and I'm having a hard time figureing out how to change it. I would like it to be a 2D space. I am using Auto CAD 2007. Thanks for the help.

    Started by jesutton3‎, 3rd Jun 2008 11:26 pm
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 13
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    20th Jul 2017 11:02 am Go to last post
  19. 2D Polylines with points

    I have a drawing with 2d polylines which when selected it highlights thousands of I assume points, how can I change the polyline to have minimal points. These are slowing my machine to a snail's...

    Started by keiths‎, 19th Jul 2017 06:09 am
    • Replies: 4
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    19th Jul 2017 08:04 pm Go to last post
  20. Arc Length... How do you do it?

    Mmmmk. I have to put anomalies into a pipe at certain degrees and locations. I am given the OD, and the OD arc length distance from 0° to the anomaly. So what I do is trig and calculate the degree...

    Started by neondeon298‎, 18th Jul 2017 06:19 pm
    • Replies: 3
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    19th Jul 2017 08:40 am Go to last post
  21. Continue the same hatch when executed from the tool palette

    hi when i drag a hatch simple to a tool palatte , its operate only once, than i need to re-command it to continue, as a result the another hatch patch is created. any way to order it to continue?...

    Started by samifox‎, 17th Jul 2017 09:34 am
    • Replies: 0
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    17th Jul 2017 09:34 am Go to last post
  22. add + operator to a formula that use field

    hi using acad 2017, i use fields with object's Y position to read the current level.usualy is a relative level that start with 0.00 now i want to do the same but with absolute level, for...

    Started by samifox‎, 8th May 2017 03:04 pm
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 13
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    13th Jul 2017 06:18 am Go to last post
  23. Field dialog box wont open

    hi acad 2016+ Field dialog box wont open any idea?

    Started by samifox‎, 11th Jul 2017 05:53 pm
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 650
    12th Jul 2017 07:54 am Go to last post
  24. xref linetypes

    how to resolve xref linetypes in autocad 2017

    Started by MCacic‎, 27th Apr 2017 11:54 pm
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,201
    11th Jul 2017 03:33 pm Go to last post
  25. Using the Match Properties tool in Autocad

    I would be grateful if one of the Gurus here would give me a step by step explaining the Match Properties tool in AutoCAD. I have enclosed a typical drawing, showing a center hole represented by...

    Started by gotchy‎, 4th Jul 2017 04:57 pm
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 931
    5th Jul 2017 08:38 pm Go to last post

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