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Forum: Student Project Questions

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  1. 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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  2. Penn foster civil plate 1 trees

    Hello everyone. This forum really helped me on my structural project and i appreciate all the info. I am now on my civil project plate 1. I got my contour lines and roadways drawn. I started to plot...

    Started by MrFolgers92‎, 14th Sep 2017 10:01 pm
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    16th Sep 2017 01:02 am Go to last post
  3. 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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    30th Jan 2012 12:34 pm Go to last post
  4. Dng, wmf,dxf

    What are they? What do they stand for?

    Started by Baiksu‎, 12th Oct 2012 06:16 am
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    12th Oct 2012 07:08 am Go to last post
  5. structural

    Hello , is any body has the drawing from pf structural plate 6 detail f1 i did the d and d1 but i am not sure about the f1 want to comper it . thanks alot

    Started by solo8591‎, 15th Jan 2013 02:31 am
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    15th Jan 2013 06:40 pm Go to last post
  6. 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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    15th Feb 2014 12:16 pm Go to last post
  7. plotting?

    i have a project, and im nearly done. but when i want to plot and convert it to pdf for the layout model2, it become really small, suppose the scale is 1:1. I want to print it in a4 paper later. can...

    Started by zahid94‎, 20th Feb 2014 11:04 am
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    22nd Feb 2014 10:01 pm Go to last post
  8. 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
    lineweights
    • Replies: 1
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    3rd Jan 2013 09:31 pm Go to last post
  9. 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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    2nd Sep 2013 11:37 am Go to last post
  10. 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
  11. please , I want remove extrude from this word

    Hi please , I want remove extrude from this word still more than 1 month and still I can't remove that extrude I know there are a lot of my topic related this problem please anyone...

    Started by wanted90‎, 18th Feb 2014 06:46 pm
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    21st Feb 2014 10:56 pm Go to last post
  12. 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
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    10th Jan 2013 07:58 pm Go to last post
  13. 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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  14. Penn Foster Civil Plate 1 Help

    So I have all my contour lines in but am having trouble with the existing roadway Cedar Park Drive. The directions state: "its at the bottom of a hillside. The centerline radius of Cedar Park...

    Started by clark33‎, 17th Feb 2016 09:18 pm
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    17th Feb 2016 11:45 pm Go to last post
  15. 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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  16. Please Healp, I can't open files ?

    Please Healp, I can't open files ? Showing Like that please help? Before i get new window now just given commands only please help buddies?

    Started by Nmaks‎, 29th Dec 2013 05:07 am
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    29th Dec 2013 10:45 am Go to last post
  17. Data from shop for architects / CAD

    Hello everybody, currently I'm doing an internship at an online store. My task is now to find out which data and information we should provide to our different target groups (eg architects). ...

    Started by LisaMariaH‎, 10th Dec 2015 01:03 pm
    cad
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    14th Feb 2016 03:46 am Go to last post
  18. typing does not show the commands list!

    Hello! I need help with this. If anyone can help me I´ll be soooo thankfull I recently downloaded in my new computer the version of autocad 2011, but when I type letters for the command list to...

    Started by elisamar35‎, 26th Mar 2012 07:30 pm
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    26th Mar 2012 07:35 pm Go to last post
  19. Question Need help starting this

    The first one

    Started by aminkovskaya‎, 22nd Oct 2014 01:14 am
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    22nd Oct 2014 10:55 am Go to last post
  20. 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: 6
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    18th Jul 2018 05:14 pm Go to last post
  21. Question Blocks

    Hi there, hope someone can help me. I have been asked to create some blocks using attributes from a drawings and then save them into the 'blocks folder' with all the others, however when I go to...

    Started by Leelee‎, 16th Feb 2012 02:50 am
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    16th Feb 2012 12:13 pm Go to last post
  22. 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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  23. About Block

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

    Started by Baiksu‎, 21st Feb 2013 12:06 am
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    21st Feb 2013 01:51 am Go to last post
  24. 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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    17th Jan 2012 05:16 am Go to last post
  25. 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

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