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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. Smile 'Safety First, Safety Always' Logo in AutoCad

    Hi! I'm a student that needs to make this logo in autocad. the problem is, I can't make the 'safety always' part. Please help me. Need to pass this, this week. Thanks.

    Started by aerine‎, 25th Jul 2015 04:02 pm
    • Replies: 7
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    27th Jul 2015 02:04 pm Go to last post
  2. -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
  3. 100' chord angle ??? Civil drafting Plate 1 Penn Foster

    Hello all, I am working on the civil drafting for penn foster. I am having trouble understanding how to show my 100' chord for the delta angle asked for on pg. 17. It says "10. The property...

    Started by J-stone‎, 29th May 2014 05:28 pm
    • Replies: 6
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    29th May 2014 07:26 pm Go to last post
  4. Drawing 3D Motorbike

    So, I'm doing a CAD assignment and we've been asked to "Produce a 3D solid model of a mechanical vehicle assembly". So basically, make a 3D model of a car, motorbike, boat, etc. I've chosen to do a...

    Started by Ben_9_5‎, 19th May 2016 05:42 pm
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    20th May 2016 12:37 pm Go to last post
  5. 3d solid colors

    Hi! How can I set different colors for 3d solid cube? (I don't want to explode, because I will lose the height/width/length data, from the properties window.) Thanks!

    Started by nagygabor679‎, 11th Jul 2014 07:30 am
    • Replies: 6
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    12th Jul 2014 11:51 am Go to last post
  6. 3D Surface

    What is the best method to create a 3D surface on a non planar, irregular object containing an arc and two lines? See below, thanks.

    Started by Weade‎, 19th Oct 2011 07:28 pm
    • Replies: 2
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    19th Oct 2011 09:55 pm Go to last post
  7. Exclamation 3d to 2d modeling

    Hello this semester i took Computer aid grafting design and i am using autocad for the first time .. until now for being the first time using autocad i think im going really well and i have learned a...

    Started by LearningCad‎, 10th Mar 2013 03:54 am
    • Replies: 5
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    11th Mar 2013 12:34 pm Go to last post
  8. 5mm extra space in plot

    Hi, I'm an Design student; when i go to plot and A3 like this (or other size) I allways get those 5mm extra space in the four sides after the drawing. How do I get rid of it? I always ask to plot...

    Started by rjvml91‎, 16th Jul 2013 11:56 pm
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    5mm, plot
    • Replies: 10
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    18th Jul 2013 12:30 pm Go to last post
  9. About Block

    :( How do I update a Block from another drawing, from an external file?

    Started by Baiksu‎, 21st Feb 2013 12:06 am
    • Replies: 1
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    21st Feb 2013 01:51 am Go to last post
  10. Absolute coordinates

    kindly help mo on this..using absolute coordinates: 1. L enter 2. 10,10 enter ( i've got the starting point with this coordinate, which is correct) 3. 60,10 enter ( when i enter this...

    Started by saile‎, 27th Mar 2012 10:34 pm
    • Replies: 3
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    23rd Apr 2013 06:11 pm Go to last post
  11. 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
  12. angles

    line command at a 22.5 degrees and a certain length, or any degree with length.

    Started by bigtimmy‎, 11th Jul 2012 01:06 am
    • Replies: 5
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    11th Jul 2012 02:37 pm Go to last post
  13. Another Lesson Request

    I remember when I was at Penn Foster there was a lesson that involved drawing rims or hubcaps. Although this was in 2006 and the lesson was for hand drafting and not doing them on CAD. I was still...

    Started by CADLee‎, 10th Jan 2013 06:54 pm
    • Replies: 2
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    10th Jan 2013 07:58 pm 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
    • Replies: 1
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    12th Feb 2011 09:09 am Go to last post
  15. 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
  16. 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
    • Replies: 6
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    23rd Jul 2009 02:09 am Go to last post
  17. Appearaance of Dimensions in Layout Tab (Paperspace or Model Space)

    Hello. For some reason my dimensioning does not appear in my existing layout tabs (paper or model) that I have already created. However, if I created a new layout tab the dimensions do appear. ...

    Started by atoney‎, 3rd Jun 2016 08:14 pm
    • Replies: 1
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    3rd Jun 2016 08:54 pm Go to last post
  18. ask for help

    hello guys I have to do some work to school which I must to explain working of screw. Our proffesor told uz that it can be some video or simulation animation where he will see axiom of inclined...

    Started by blazejko10‎, 21st Mar 2015 10:41 pm
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  19. AUTOCAD 2012 annotation scale arrow gone ?

    I am little new to autocad. I was finishing up my autocad project I noticed that the little arrow next to the annotation scale on the bottom right corner of the page was gone. The little arrow shows...

    Started by fpanjsh4‎, 2nd Nov 2011 02:18 am
    annotation, annotation scale, autocad
    • Replies: 2
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    2nd Nov 2011 02:44 pm Go to last post
  20. AUTOCAD 2013 project#4

    Hello, I am new to AUTOCAD and I just finished my assignment book. I have finished everything else except AUTOCAD project #4 that I need to complete before I can continue to the next semester....My...

    Started by dld4ever‎, 11th Dec 2013 02:38 am
    • Replies: 5
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    12th Dec 2013 03:10 am Go to last post
  21. Smile autocad concrete drawing

    can someone please do this for me and email it to me , please? terribly need it THANK YOU!

    Started by pisces27‎, 13th Feb 2015 03:51 pm
    • Replies: 3
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    13th Feb 2015 04:13 pm Go to last post
  22. 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
    • Replies: 1
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    21st Nov 2011 08:03 pm Go to last post
  23. 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
    • Replies: 0
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    11th Sep 2014 09:57 am Go to last post
  24. 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: 5
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    Today 03:30 pm Go to last post
  25. AutoCad Snap to Endpoint Issues

    Ok, so I am enrolled in an Intro to AutoCAD class, and I am stuck on one of the examples from the "AutoCAD 2012 Tutorial First Level: 2D Fundamentals" book. The example includes making a "Sensor...

    Started by jackallen12‎, 3rd Oct 2011 03:20 am
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 9,371
    3rd Oct 2011 09:49 pm Go to last post

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