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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. Ltype Gen Fails Me

    I cannot get the polyline to display the starting and ending dash in any of the objects I create. Can anyone email me a file that contains an example of this? I am having some other problems with...

    Started by BIGMIKE09281946‎, 30th Jun 2008 02:44 am
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  2. Invoking the HATCH command

    Is there a special reason why I must only Invoke the HATCH command from the Draw toolbar? Is it that picking HATCH from the toolbar and the command prompt are less evoking?:huh:

    Started by BIGMIKE09281946‎, 30th Dec 2008 03:33 am
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    31st Dec 2008 11:13 am Go to last post
  3. DesignCenter Woes

    DesignCenter is supposed to adjust from metric to Imperial on the fly when one moves blacks to and fro, correct? According to the Mastering AutoCAD 2k6 textbook, it is. Its not happening for...

    Started by BIGMIKE09281946‎, 31st Jan 2009 02:48 am
    • Replies: 6
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    2nd Feb 2009 11:05 am Go to last post
  4. Script Failure

    I Am Trying To Get This Script To Work And Have Almost Lost All My Hair In The Process. Please Help Me. I Have E Spent Too Much Time On It Already. Its Sunday And I Got Other Fires In The Oven.

    Started by BIGMIKE09281946‎, 26th Apr 2009 05:34 pm
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  5. Plotting Traverses

    In my Penn Foster text Civil Drafting text there is mention that a bearing of N25dE and a bearing of S25dW have the same angle. While meanwhile the 1st example the text shows they are using degrees...

    Started by BIGMIKE09281946‎, 9th Jul 2009 01:14 am
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    9th Jul 2009 03:09 pm Go to last post
  6. Answer to Question #5

    Which of the following is not a valid type of light you can add to a drawing for the RENDER command? a: point, b: spot, c: distant, d: ambient, e: none of the above (i.e. all are valid) I answered d,...

    Started by BIGMIKE09281946‎, 22nd Jul 2009 06:25 pm
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    23rd Jul 2009 02:09 am Go to last post
  7. Smile Penn Foster Alumnae

    Any CAD Heads out there graduate from Penn Foster? If so drop me a line, I need all the help I can get.

    Started by BIGMIKE09281946‎, 27th Sep 2009 03:47 am
    • Replies: 0
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  8. school CAD project

    hello, Im currently taking a INtro to CAD class at my college. I have a project due two weeks from today! i have a A+ average in this class, so i thought i would do great in this project. I...

    Started by bdr2k5‎, 17th Apr 2010 01:08 am
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    25th Apr 2010 11:44 am Go to last post
  9. Plat Map Project

    Hi Guys, I'm new here. I have some questions as I finish my project using autocad2006. I'm doing a plat project of lots and roads. It asks that I show centerlines on all roads and streets, what...

    Started by autocad2010‎, 27th Apr 2010 03:32 am
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    29th Jun 2010 02:57 am Go to last post
  10. penn foster autocad drawings help

    anybody have the drawings from penn fosters autocad structrual project to compare to see if what i'am doing is right.:(

    Started by mivshekwyo‎, 14th Jun 2009 11:38 pm
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    16th Aug 2010 02:47 am Go to last post
  11. Another student with an "Oleson Village" Plat Map question.

    I have the project approximately 90% completed, but I'm a little confused about the intersection of SW Washington, SW Kensington Place, and SW Oleson Rd. Any chance I can send it to someone that's...

    Started by Grip Grip‎, 27th Sep 2010 10:51 pm
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    29th Nov 2010 12:15 pm Go to last post
  12. Penn Foster Oleson Village drawing

    I have this project to finish my coarse I have ace all the exams except this project I have been working on this project for 3 months and calling penn foster for help they give no help what a waste...

    Started by black31‎, 15th Dec 2010 01:34 am
    • Replies: 8
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    16th Dec 2010 10:56 pm Go to last post
  13. oleson village question..

    Hi everyone, I have looked at all the threads pertaining to this drawing for Penn Foster AutoCAD class. I have the drawing approx. 70% complete and i noticed that my benchmark is not at the ne...

    Started by armydude2211‎, 31st Dec 2010 05:29 am
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    8th Feb 2011 04:44 am Go to last post
  14. another Oleson village question

    hello spen1973, Remark and Armydude2211 and anyone else whos done this, am starting to do this olesom village. the booklet says set the units to reflect decimals to hundreadth of a foot, and set...

    Started by Autocadstudent‎, 12th Feb 2011 12:46 am
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    12th Feb 2011 09:09 am Go to last post
  15. Oleson Villiage Sub Division #4 Start Point

    Hello, Im not sure if anyone can help with this but I am drawing the Oleson Villiage Plat map and everything was going well until I got to the Sub division #4 I cant seem to find the start point...

    Started by happy1‎, 12th Feb 2011 06:45 pm
    oleson villiage lot #4
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  16. Is there a real Oleson Village

    I've seen countless threads in here regarding the Penn-Foster Oleson Village project. I've caught on that Penn-Foster are a remote learning company in the States and this is part of their AutoCAD...

    Started by danellis‎, 29th Mar 2011 01:37 pm
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    29th Mar 2011 02:42 pm Go to last post
  17. Scaling problem.

    heyz guys I think i messed up big time, i think. heres the problem. i had to do 7 drawings. each drawing is like a section of drawing #1. all of the dimensions came out perfectly. then #2 is the...

    Started by Firligic‎, 9th Jan 2011 03:13 am
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    1st Apr 2011 09:55 pm Go to last post
  18. Angry Penn Foster help with COMMANDS: BLOCK AND LAYERS

    HELLO FORUM! first time user, but experienced in auto CAD (cause i started in junior year) names jonathan, age 18, anyway this is something thats normally an easy course, but im confused on...

    Started by paisis123‎, 17th May 2011 04:53 pm
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    18th May 2011 10:46 pm Go to last post
  19. Penn Foster help with HVAC/sheet metal Drafting

    basically i need help on what to do for PLATE 3. its confusing and the books dont help. i dont want someone to give me the answers but to give me a ROUGH drawing or jpeg on what it should look like,...

    Started by paisis123‎, 15th Jun 2011 06:27 pm
    • Replies: 3
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    15th Jun 2011 10:19 pm Go to last post
  20. Need help for Penn Foster Autocad drafter school

    I almost finished the Penn Foster AutoCad drafter school. I'm running out of time. I hope someone know that program and can help me out very soon about the last 3 drawings. PLease contact me here or...

    Started by cruisehun‎, 11th Jul 2010 01:00 am
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    16th Jun 2011 01:21 am Go to last post
  21. Im having trouble Visualizing for PLATE 1

    Hello again, i know this question has been asked a thousand times but, does any one have a pic or a Dwg file for HVAC/sheet metal drafting w/ AutoCAD? this is a Penn foster school project. i looked...

    Started by paisis123‎, 30th Jun 2011 04:27 pm
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    30th Jun 2011 04:29 pm Go to last post
  22. Angry School Project Help!!

    hi, I have been working on this project, need help!! Benchmark 312, exists at the northwest corner of the survey area. it has a elevation of 88.9 feet and its coordinates are 521662,44895...

    Started by bracken2‎, 6th Jul 2011 03:51 pm
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  23. Structural drafting project Plate 2 (penn foster)

    :(I know this question has been asked several times on this site but I am having problems drafting this one. I started drafting this out but feel like what I am doing is completely wrong. I am just...

    Started by ANC2008‎, 13th Jul 2011 05:14 pm
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    13th Jul 2011 11:47 pm Go to last post
  24. Penn Foster Oleson Village project

    I have been working on this project for the last 4 months, I need help on, as follow is what I have done so far.

    Started by bracken2‎, 2nd Jul 2011 02:54 pm
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    1st Aug 2011 04:07 pm Go to last post
  25. AutoCAD Now WHAT IS THIS!> penn foster help!

    Okay so i was doing my HVAC/sheet metal drafting all smoothly, doing all the hvac and vents. until, suddenly, and with out warning, an instruction from the booklet was so confusing, i momentary...

    Started by paisis123‎, 4th Aug 2011 08:31 pm
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    4th Aug 2011 09:02 pm Go to last post

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