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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. Setting the Base Angle in DraftSight

    Hi - Using Draftsight in place of AC2000 I am having problems in re-defining the base angle for the purpose of dividing a circle from zero (i.e. 3 O'Clock position) to one of 45 degrees. In AC2000 I...

    Started by Stanier‎, 6th Jul 2017 12:37 pm
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    6th Jul 2017 02:31 pm Go to last post
  2. Project Grade Reports

    Hey ReMark, I was wondering if I might be able to contact you in a way other than this forum. I have successfully completed the Penn Foster AutoCAD course and received a 100% on all of my...

    Started by Hellcat‎, 8th Jun 2017 02:56 am
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  3. 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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    26th May 2017 11:33 am Go to last post
  4. AutoCad Project Village

    I am confused, I have set my layers, plotted my paper, set my units, text styles, and made two blocks, as directed. Now I am stuck on how to enter my POB and benchmark coordinates to begin my...

    Started by Fieldmouse‎, 20th May 2017 06:45 pm
    • Replies: 3
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    21st May 2017 11:01 pm Go to last post
  5. Please help! Due on Monday!

    Hi, I am super stressed! I can´t figure out why nothing is happening when I am trying to connect borders with text while making a regulation plan for a land-use area! I Am a surveying student. I...

    Started by MariaBruny‎, 12th May 2017 11:11 am
    border, not connecting, text, urgent
    • Replies: 2
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    12th May 2017 10:28 pm Go to last post
  6. Penn Foster Structural Project - need help before give up

    Hi All! I am new to all this drafting things. I started the Autocad Diploma program with AutoCad, now I am on the structural project, which, with help of this forum (THANK YOU ALL) I was able to...

    Started by aoreilly2‎, 5th May 2017 12:08 am
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    5th May 2017 11:03 am Go to last post
  7. Can some one help me with stuctural drafting.Thank the lord is back

    Hello, Am doing the structural drafting project (online student) I placed the w12x152, w12x45 and c9x20. but i dont understand the following: the channel beams rest on the bottom flange of the...

    Started by Autocadstudent‎, 16th Mar 2011 06:26 pm
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    28th Mar 2017 11:16 am Go to last post
  8. need project help for penn foster oleson village

    im stuck with the coordinates. i have lines and points all over the place few points near the origin then a point alll the way acroos the screen. these were the directions. the benchmark is...

    Started by Firligic‎, 19th Dec 2010 03:44 am
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    20th Mar 2017 11:13 pm Go to last post
  9. drawing exercise question

    hi there, im newb and just starting CAD, i spent a whole morning still cant figure out how to draw this about the R30 arc part, does anyone could help me? thanks!!

    Started by solid654321‎, 17th Feb 2017 06:29 am
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  10. Question Accidentally did a bunch of work in Layout2 instead of Model and it does not show up!

    I am 3 weeks into my first AutoCAD course and we have been asked to create a logo for future drawings. I started it in the model space, but somehow managed to do a bunch of work in the space called...

    Started by ssnapier‎, 30th Jan 2017 12:03 am
    • Replies: 4
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    7th Feb 2017 07:55 pm Go to last post
  11. Help student create an Arc on Ellipse to Ogee Curve.

    Hello, I'm a student taking a CAD class. Using AutoCAD 2017. The drawing I'm working on is basically of a wrench. An "S" curve wrench. I used "Ellipses" to make the ends of the wrench and an...

    Started by NRotaryTech‎, 2nd Sep 2016 09:39 pm
    • Replies: 3
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    10th Jan 2017 03:22 am Go to last post
  12. Penn-foster electrical grade report

    HELLO EVERYONE, Got a 100 on the electrical project. post screen shots. I have submitted the Civil and Elective Electrical. finally finished the course. my average is now a 92. now we wait to see...

    Started by Hondatek‎, 2nd Jun 2015 06:26 am
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    1st Jan 2017 08:56 pm Go to last post
  13. Penn Foster Lesson Book for Electrical and Electronic Schematic Drafting with AutoCAD

    Does anyone have a copy/pdf of the lesson book (not the project booklet) for Penn Foster Electrical and Electronic Schematic Drafting with AutoCAD. It is the booklet to study for project # 054043,...

    Started by Jenniferdrennon14‎, 29th Dec 2016 04:47 pm
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  14. Reinforced concrete beam annotation and calcs

    Hi all, I'm in my first year of a Construction Management degree, and we have a portfolio task which requires me to do the following: 1. In Model space, dimension and fully annotate the...

    Started by adamwisker‎, 13th Dec 2016 12:50 am
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    13th Dec 2016 08:49 pm Go to last post
  15. Angry Aux View question, where to start?

    Hey guys, Okay this problem has me stumped. We are supposed to be doing Aux views and we are not supposed to draw the pictorial view but only the views needed and the Aux views. But for the...

    Started by Behemothrex‎, 30th Nov 2016 07:59 pm
    • Replies: 5
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    1st Dec 2016 06:29 pm Go to last post
  16. HVAC School project

    I am trying to draft the 10x1406 hvac pattern and 10" diameter transition piece. Can you please post an image of them. Thank you.

    Started by Autocadstudent‎, 14th May 2011 07:18 pm
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    18th Nov 2016 09:45 pm Go to last post
  17. Unhappy ViewPort Question

    Hello!! I have a titleblock in my paper space, and want to make a viewport of an area in my model space. The viewport area in the picture above is the upper rectangle: I want to display...

    Started by Restyl‎, 11th Nov 2016 05:24 pm
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    11th Nov 2016 06:37 pm Go to last post
  18. Wink Pf orthographic questions

    Hello, I am looking for some help on some projects I am doing for Penn Foster. They are Orthographic projections. I am trying to get the inside border of my layout to be 3/8th of an inch from the...

    Started by cosme017‎, 10th Jun 2013 06:06 am
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    10th Nov 2016 12:49 pm Go to last post
  19. Question

    Hi I am hoping that someone can help me. I am currently studying a AutoCad course. One of the question that i need help with is : What are the key differences in the CAD drafting process used to...

    Started by Pedr‎, 5th Nov 2016 06:23 am
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  20. Geometric shape construction assignment help.

    Hello, I need some help on how to proceed with the assignment I'm working on. Here's an image of the object I'm currently working on the top one. Or since I can't get it to rotate the left hand side...

    Started by Derpicusx‎, 25th Sep 2016 10:12 pm
    • Replies: 4
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    26th Sep 2016 12:12 pm Go to last post
  21. Question Is It Wise To Double Up On AutoCAD Courses. Also Have Some Question.

    Hopefull I put this in the right thread, I believe I have if not please move it. Sorry if this is a little long. A little bit about me, I've been working in an architectural firm for a little...

    Started by MrMarc‎, 1st Jun 2014 03:01 am
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    21st Jul 2016 10:42 pm Go to last post
  22. Help making oblique projection

    need help in my final plate, make this figure into oblique view with the upper right part removed similar to this one

    Started by shadowblitz3‎, 21st Jul 2016 11:06 am
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    21st Jul 2016 09:41 pm Go to last post
  23. orthographic to isometric help

    Hi, I am trying to draw an isometric version of this part from first angle orthographic projections. But I just can't do it :cry:

    Started by shadowblitz3‎, 24th May 2016 03:01 pm
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    12th Jul 2016 04:19 pm Go to last post
  24. -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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    5th Jul 2016 10:56 am Go to last post
  25. Door distance

    Hello all, I just have a general question. Im working on plate 1 of the electrical project, when I did the floor plan for the HVAC plates I just placed the doors where I was able to figure them out. ...

    Started by mknj61‎, 27th Jun 2016 01:57 pm
    • Replies: 8
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    28th Jun 2016 11:10 pm Go to last post

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