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Troublesome text, units & scales, object snaps, dimensions, annotation, linetypes, toolbars, geometry, measurement...? Help is at hand.

  1. Unhappy Multileader Styles - Right Attachment Attribute not Carrying Over when Applied in DWG

    I am setting up some architectural Multileader Styles to pull into various drawings as needed from the Designcenter. I have created 7 different scales of Multileaders and set their Text "Left and...

    Started by edoll‎, 19th Nov 2014 04:38 pm
    leader, multileader, right attachment, styles, text aligning
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 7,134
    20th Nov 2014 02:18 pm Go to last post
  2. Dimensioning for dummies (me)

    I’m trying I swear I’m trying! I’m new with AutoCAD, my background is with Esprit, but that’s ok because the more I use AutoCAD the more I’m liking it :) I’m just now dangerous enough to know...

    Started by PowerJunkie‎, 19th Nov 2014 12:17 am
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 4,643
    19th Nov 2014 05:42 pm Go to last post
  3. Dim Continue with Static Spacing

    Hello All! Quic question I cannot seem to find the answer to...when using DIMCONTINUE, is there a way to instruct AutoCAD to put spacing between each dimension? The drawing I have attached is an...

    Started by eric_monceaux‎, 19th Nov 2014 06:14 am
    • Replies: 4
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    19th Nov 2014 04:42 pm Go to last post
  4. Properties tab slows progress

    Hello, I experience when i have the properties tab open (snapped to the right side of the screen) and i select objects that the systems 'hangs' for an instance (about half a second). It's pretty...

    Started by OMEGA-ThundeR‎, 18th Nov 2014 09:58 am
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 12
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    19th Nov 2014 01:57 pm Go to last post
  5. annotative stuff

    Hello, I set a template up with annotative text, dims and leaders. Everything works great if I start a new drawing and draw all my own stuff. However, I copied and pasted a drawing from another...

    Started by bjenk8100‎, 18th Nov 2014 01:31 am
    • Replies: 8
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    18th Nov 2014 11:35 am Go to last post
  6. Question Reset line weights on all objects

    I've recently converted all "master" facility drawings from KeyCreator 97 to CAD2012. I want to reset all line weights. When I change the line weights on the layers in the layer properties manager,...

    Started by piranha‎, 17th Nov 2014 08:05 pm
    • Replies: 3
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    17th Nov 2014 10:23 pm Go to last post
  7. How Would I Go About Dimensioning This Pattern

    First post here, but I figured this would be a good place to start. My question is regarding dimensioning. I designed a part in Solidworks and have decided to import it into AutoCAD. Now I’m a little...

    Started by Jay2099‎, 14th Nov 2014 08:26 pm
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,627
    17th Nov 2014 08:35 pm Go to last post
  8. Time sensitive storefront blueprint.

    Designed for my first time using chief architect home x5. As a beginner it was easy to design and render3d plans for our new florist shop. The program has become limiting and lacks printable...

    Started by gemsandstems‎, 8th Nov 2014 04:38 am
    2 Pages
    1 2
    first blueprint
    • Replies: 11
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    17th Nov 2014 03:49 pm Go to last post
  9. Not create duplicate Layers, Linestyles etc during Xrefing?

    I have floor plans, sections etc drawn in 2D 296D Master.dwg. I select GrdFl plan linework>WBLOCK>create new file 296D GrdFl.dwg. I Xref the latter back into 296D Master.dwg, replacing (and deleting)...

    Started by fostertom‎, 15th Nov 2014 02:07 pm
    • Replies: 5
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    17th Nov 2014 02:58 pm Go to last post
  10. plotting colors

    I know you can set layers as certain colors but plot them as default. Is the only way to do this by choosing monochrome in print setup? I remember seeing something else where you change how a layer...

    Started by bjenk8100‎, 16th Nov 2014 07:52 pm
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 15
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    17th Nov 2014 04:03 am Go to last post
  11. annotative

    Hello, I am trying to get a template that uses the annotative feature. My multiline text works perfectly (keeping same size text in diff scaled VP's). However, I am trying to get my leaders and...

    Started by bjenk8100‎, 15th Nov 2014 04:57 pm
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 10
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    16th Nov 2014 04:07 pm Go to last post
  12. Search in attribute fields

    Hi everyone, I have looked and searched through this forum and I couldn't find the answer. If this is asked before and solved, then please direct me towards the topic. I am sorry if I ask...

    Started by CLS‎, 13th Nov 2014 03:42 pm
    • Replies: 5
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    15th Nov 2014 03:52 am Go to last post
  13. QLEADER and/or QLATTACH Issue?

    I am trying to QLATTACH some errant leaders to their respective text. In my QLEADER (S)ettings I have: Annotation Type: Mtext Options: prompt for width Reuse: None Leader Line & Arrow

    Started by dal-designs‎, 5th Nov 2014 04:34 pm
    • Replies: 3
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    14th Nov 2014 12:10 am Go to last post
  14. Layer light will not turn off some of my blocks.

    I am working on a bathroom drawing and have used externals blocks of bathroom fixtures. Some of them will not turn off when I turn the layer off. Any suggestions?

    Started by dkominik‎, 13th Nov 2014 03:41 pm
    blocks, layers
    • Replies: 6
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    13th Nov 2014 09:44 pm Go to last post
  15. dimaligned blowing up

    Gang, Has anyone else had these dimensionless entities just sporadically just get discombobulated ???? I do not know what casue this but i use these thing religiously, and as often as i use...

    Started by SMP‎, 20th Aug 2014 09:22 pm
    • Replies: 8
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    13th Nov 2014 06:52 pm Go to last post
  16. Question Multileader with non-rectangular text border?

    I'm wondering if there is a way that you can have a non-rectangular border (circle, ellipse, hex, etc) around text in a multileader. I only see an option for a default rectangular border under...

    Started by dal-designs‎, 12th Nov 2014 06:00 pm
    annotative text, border, multileader
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,714
    13th Nov 2014 05:15 pm Go to last post
  17. Properties Palette error

    Hi I am using AutoCAD 2014 'Architecture workspace' and I use the Properties palette a lot to change the attributes of linework to display linetypes/global thickness/scale etc. However, when I...

    Started by lda2014‎, 12th Nov 2014 10:37 am
    • Replies: 5
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    12th Nov 2014 01:21 pm Go to last post
  18. Question Can you change the background colour of a active viewport in Autocad

    is it possible to have the background colour different when working in a viewport ?

    Started by AJSmith‎, 12th Nov 2014 10:42 am
    • Replies: 1
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    12th Nov 2014 12:12 pm Go to last post
  19. Text becomes a Squiggle

    Hello! I've run into this a couple times lately. Text or mtext will become a squiggle. This is usually in a block, maybe even within a block in an xref. Hopefully the image shows below.

    Started by AmberC‎, 10th Nov 2014 10:42 pm
    • Replies: 7
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    11th Nov 2014 04:54 pm Go to last post
  20. reset scale 40 feet eq 1.7 inches

    The numbers are not accurate but you can see just how far off the scale is. I rarely ever use autocad so need to set the scale to refelect the feet that each store front in a mall eq the correct...

    Started by lortech‎, 5th Nov 2014 02:32 am
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 9,697
    11th Nov 2014 03:16 pm Go to last post
  21. Cool Qleader dogleg removal

    Here is the goal. I have a bunch of detail drawings done by some one else using qleaders and dis-associated mtext.\Becomes a real pain if I have to change scale or modify detail. I have found a...

    Started by tahano50‎, 8th Nov 2014 09:20 pm
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,360
    9th Nov 2014 01:35 am Go to last post
  22. 2015 issues

    Hello All, Well my boss upgraded me to 2015 acad and also bought a new box for me! Oddly enough the system doesnt seem as fast as i thought it was going to be with 8 gigs ram, 2.8 gh solidstate...

    Started by 084x4larry‎, 5th Nov 2014 09:55 pm
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 10
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    7th Nov 2014 02:46 pm Go to last post
  23. Angular dims

    Hi guy's, is there a way to turn just the nodes on angular dims off? Cheers

    Started by Arokain‎, 5th Nov 2014 12:22 pm
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 2,545
    7th Nov 2014 01:49 pm Go to last post
  24. Block attribute order

    One of our clients uses Microstation, but for a project we are working on some of our drawings are generated in AutoCAD. I created a title block in AutoCAD and had one of my minions create the block...

    Started by Gideon‎, 6th Nov 2014 03:58 pm
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,643
    6th Nov 2014 04:06 pm Go to last post
  25. Autocad Block Replacment

    Hi All, I hope i have put this in the right section of the forum. Introduction to my Queries: I am working on a 2D housing layout, which has multiple houses, roads, paths and trees, ect. For...

    Started by jaycopes‎, 4th Nov 2014 12:08 pm
    block annotation, block attribute, block insert, house plans
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,816
    6th Nov 2014 03:46 pm Go to last post

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