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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. 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
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  2. X Y coordinates

    How can I turn the coordinates into regular x y coordinates or gps coordinates? I am using autocad map 2008.

    Started by jgrand‎, 15th Dec 2011 04:17 pm
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  3. Creating a Mezzanine in MEP

    Hello, I need to design a trough beneath a mezannine in MEP, is there a tutorial on how to create a mezannine or a second floor in MEP?

    Started by Cadallac‎, 21st Jun 2012 03:21 am
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  4. Smile problem for changes view in dynamic blocks

    can u help me to changes the view if u get the material from dynamic block.. example the car u get in the dynamic blocks its side view how i suppose to do be top view car?

    Started by alon325‎, 17th May 2013 07:55 pm
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  5. Unhappy Hatch & area

    I have toomuch object like circle , rectangle with diffrents area. i need to hatch & write the area of each objects inside3. i need one lisp for hatching & area writing in the object at the same...

    Started by anaskattayil‎, 2nd Sep 2013 11:37 am
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  6. Viewport colour to Xrefs

    When I change the Xref colour using floating model space and viewport colour in layer manager, for a particular viewport, how can I keep that colour setting for when I replace that xref with a new...

    Started by Baiksu‎, 17th May 2014 03:38 am
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  7. 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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  8. Exclamation Simple AutoCAD Assignment

    Hey everyone, I guess this is a simple project but I have absolutely 0 ideas on how to do it. I know the basics of AutoCAD, but I'm not good at it. This is my assignment. This is the example...

    Started by HREAM‎, 8th Dec 2015 04:20 pm
    autocad, help me, project, student
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  9. 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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  10. 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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    12th Feb 2011 09:01 pm Go to last post
  11. 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
  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. Civil Drafting Plate 2

    Help... page 18 says: 1. Beginning at the center of the cul-de-sac of Ocean Ave, travel 50 feet at a bearing of s15dw to the PC. THE CENTERLINE THEN CURVES TO THE LEFT. ITS RADIUS IS 85 FEET AND...

    Started by wendymoose‎, 25th Aug 2011 01:19 am
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  15. AutoCAD Map 3D Polyline on Shape file issue

    Hi, im working on a project for university and it involves using .shp files, which i've imported fine, however the problem is that when i draw a line or polyline then save the file, close the...

    Started by mark3h‎, 21st Nov 2011 08:01 pm
    auto cad 3d, map 3d, polyline, shape file, student
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  16. Structural Drafting - Foundation Plan

    Hi everyone. I'm working on the Structural Drafting project - plate 1 (foundation plan) for Penn Foster and am hung up a bit. I have the I Beams (drawn to exact specs) and footers in place, no...

    Started by CousinIt‎, 26th Nov 2011 06:13 pm
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  17. No Model Space

    I used an ‘A’ size Standard DWG, exploded it (in paper space)but cannot find any status bar on bottom with model space, paper space buttons etcon this XP PC. If I click on VIEW, paper space has a...

    Started by azottopilot‎, 17th Jan 2012 04:47 am
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  18. place text all drawing

    Dear sir I want place same text in all drawing using batch proces. for examble i want place "NOTE" text in all drawing how to do it batch proces. i have 100 files i want add same text. wasting...

    Started by jskvithya‎, 30th Jan 2012 07:42 am
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  19. AutoCAD Cad project

    i am a student of civil engineering,i got a project of making cad drawings of Faisal Mosque Islamabad,due to some circumstances i was not able to complete it.if some body has drawings in cad...

    Started by usman2k9‎, 8th May 2012 05:15 pm
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  20. Dng, wmf,dxf

    What are they? What do they stand for?

    Started by Baiksu‎, 12th Oct 2012 06:16 am
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  21. Wink Stupid question

    Its not a problem actually. But I've a confusion about this. Why lines having lineweight 0.00mm - 0.25mm(include default LW) looks like same? Why line thickness doesn't increase according to...

    Started by provas_ce‎, 3rd Jan 2013 09:15 pm
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  22. Xref Copy

    I tried to make a copy of an Xref drawing then when I opened it some drawings were missing. Why did that happen?

    Started by Baiksu‎, 7th Apr 2013 01:34 am
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  23. hatch for internal threads (sliding screw)

    I need to show the material SAE 1045 Heat Treat for an internal screw on a 2D drawing. It is for a sliding screw, and I'm not sure if I'm suppose to put a hatch on the 2D drawing or something else.

    Started by cosme017‎, 19th Jun 2013 09:54 pm
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    24th Jun 2013 11:22 am Go to last post
  24. Penn Foster Civil Drafting With Autocad Project 6

    I have successfully completed the Plate 1 and Plate 2. I am having trouble with Plate 3 (section A) and Plate 4 (section B). I am not looking to take anyone finished project I just need a reference...

    Started by taylorklepal‎, 20th Aug 2013 10:20 pm
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    21st Aug 2013 11:25 am Go to last post
  25. Dimension size?

    When I add dimensions to this drwaing they are displayed in a 1:1 scale that is too small for viewing. What is the scaling method to make them correctly sized and visible I can't recall?

    Started by Sluman‎, 15th Feb 2014 11:42 am
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