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Forum: Student Project Questions

If you're a student learning AutoCAD and are following a course of study such as those at Penn Foster, you can get help with your project work by posting here.

  1. Penn Foster Student Suffering with Oleson Village Map!!!

    I see lots of posts on this project but I'm getting no where. I completed all of the book tests and got no less than a 95 on every single one but when it came time to do the project at the end, it...

    Started by AutoCad Student‎, 5th Dec 2012 11:28 am
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  2. Moved: Lisp for polyline dimensioning

    Started by JORY‎, 26th Jan 2015 06:12 am
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  3. -Penn Foster? HVAC transition piece

    Hello! Does Any One Know How To Draft A 10"x14"x6" RECTANGULAR Hvac Pattern THATS 14"X6" ON ONE SIDE AND10"X6" ON THE OTHER

    Started by drafterjohn773‎, 15th Nov 2009 02:40 am
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  4. Angry Penn Foster Drafting with AutoCad Structural help with the rebar.

    Guys, I am having trouble picturing how this should look like. Page 11 in the book. The rebar in the bottom of the footings is #6 rebar at 8 OC both ways. The callout for the rebar is as...

    Started by Hondatek‎, 15th Jan 2015 06:15 am
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    26th Jan 2015 05:32 am Go to last post
  5. Smile Penn-Foster Olsen Village Grade report

    Good Morning everyone, I'm happy to inform everyone that I received a 100 on my penn-foster olsen village project. I got the e-mail saying my project was graded so I rushed home to check. Happy...

    Started by Hondatek‎, 1st Dec 2014 04:10 pm
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    16th Jan 2015 03:27 pm Go to last post
  6. Rotating using a line as a reference

    Hello there. I got to do some georeferencing using autocad. Im stuck at rotating the map using the red line as a reference. I basically have to "overlap" the red line (ortho line) with the y axis...

    Started by ducky29‎, 14th Jan 2015 09:48 pm
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    15th Jan 2015 03:23 pm Go to last post
  7. Creating a block which uses 2 layers

    I have to create a block which uses 2 layers. The first one is for drawing a simple circle or a square. The second one is a green colored text which needs to be inside my circle or square. I should...

    Started by c2610960‎, 30th Dec 2014 04:50 pm
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    31st Dec 2014 10:44 pm Go to last post
  8. need help on front view and possibly other view

    I am working on the front view and now I don't know what to do.

    Started by artemisrpg‎, 26th Nov 2014 04:05 am
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    2nd Dec 2014 12:21 am Go to last post
  9. Smile need top view beginner user :)

    hi all. i am new user and my first year on autocad i need the top view . anybody can help me?

    Started by gokhandmr‎, 23rd Nov 2014 03:49 pm
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  10. What am I missing/ did wrong?

    Help would be appreciated.

    Started by artemisrpg‎, 18th Nov 2014 11:25 pm
    • Replies: 7
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    25th Nov 2014 09:03 am Go to last post
  11. Penn Foster Career School

    Does anyone know anything about their AutoCAD courses? They have AutoCAD® Essentials Certificate Program and Drafting with AutoCAD® Career Diploma Are they good? Which one would be...

    Started by acbunker‎, 29th May 2008 01:55 am
    • Replies: 9
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    4th Nov 2014 12:00 pm Go to last post
  12. Exclamation Explain the relationship between CAD and other software/hardware used in construction

    Hi everyone. Could someone help please help me out with my assighnment please? The qeustion is: Explain the relationship between CADD and other software/hardware used in construction. thanks

    Started by deann3g‎, 3rd Oct 2013 04:22 pm
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    30th Oct 2014 02:12 am Go to last post
  13. I don't completely understand what I need to accomplish with this.

    I have done all of my HW up until this point in 2D views. We are now given a 3D figure to reproduce. I have been out of it with my online classes because of two real difficult mid-terms I had to...

    Started by StudentOfComputers‎, 22nd Oct 2014 08:14 pm
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    22nd Oct 2014 11:31 pm Go to last post
  14. Question Need help starting this

    The first one

    Started by aminkovskaya‎, 22nd Oct 2014 01:14 am
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  15. Exclamation Need help asap

    I don't understand how to do it. Help?

    Started by aminkovskaya‎, 21st Oct 2014 06:43 pm
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    21st Oct 2014 11:25 pm Go to last post
  16. Help Identifying Dimensions of a Piece within a Drawing

    Hello. For my CAD assignment, I have been given the dimensions of a slide cap (see picture below). I was able to create the piece...with the exception of the part which I indicated with a red...

    Started by bobingham‎, 9th Oct 2014 12:05 am
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    9th Oct 2014 03:28 am Go to last post
  17. Help constraining the geometry of a Base Plate based on a given diagram

    Hello! I am a college student taking an Intro to CAD course. So far I've been doing well in the course. However, in the below assignment, I do not understand how to properly constrain object. I...

    Started by bobingham‎, 5th Oct 2014 11:11 pm
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  18. Penn Foster Structural Project (Not the Elective)

    I know there are threads for this project and I have looked through many of them. I am at the beginning and these instructions are confusing to me. I set the Units to what PF asks for but it does not...

    Started by Jefferson1776‎, 1st Oct 2014 09:37 pm
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  19. Help with an object that uses a circles edges which are all tangent

    So here is what I'm working with: I'm having trouble properly creating the arc of DE. I tried making it tangent to the initial circle of the first arc AB, but I'm not getting the correct arc...

    Started by kspabo‎, 19th Sep 2014 06:35 pm
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  20. Help on Finding Centers

    Hey guys, Well its been a while since I posted, but that's a good thing, as I have been progressing in my AutoCad adventure without to many problems. But this semester I have run into a problem...

    Started by Behemothrex‎, 16th Sep 2014 07:29 pm
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  21. Creating an Elevation Profile of a Creek

    I need to create an elevation profile (example below) of a Creek. I have a map with contour lines, and I've drawn a polyline following the path of the creek. The only way I can think to do it is...

    Started by Zigster‎, 10th Sep 2014 06:18 pm
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    12th Sep 2014 03:44 am Go to last post
  22. AutoCAD NVQ Level 2 Past Papers?

    Hi, I am currently doing my NVQ Level 2 course and would like to have more practice at the exams. I did my first mock yesterday and it was pretty nervewracking. I'd love to build up my confidence and...

    Started by Elysia‎, 11th Sep 2014 09:57 am
    autocad, exam practice, nvq level 2, past papers
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  23. Drawing objects with UTM Coordinates

    For my course I have to learn some basic autoCAD, and for a task I've been given a rough site map (3 roads and a river making an enclosed rectangular area, there's a couple of gates and a couple of...

    Started by Zigster‎, 8th Sep 2014 12:30 pm
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  24. Penn Foster Civil Drafting project plate 3 and 4

    Hello, I am working on the same civil drafting project from Penn Foster that I have read through some of these threads. I have completely finished plate 2 and my instructor informed me that...

    Started by sorsini‎, 19th Sep 2012 08:13 pm
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  25. Penn Foster Oleson Village

    Does anyone know how long it takes to complete the project? I am just trying to finish the course, and apply for a job within my company. Any suggestions?

    Started by cosme017‎, 13th Jun 2012 04:15 pm
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    28th Aug 2014 10:43 am Go to last post

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