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  1. Changing viewport focus on multiple layouts

    Hi I have a bunch of objects in model space. They have all been set up to be viewed on different layout sheets (one object per layout sheet). I have quite a lot of sheets. I now need to move...

    Started by HFBandit‎, 19th Dec 2016 11:19 pm
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    viewport focus
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    15th Jan 2017 09:58 am Go to last post
  2. add automatic multiple point with number

    Hello, i have big file with alot of polylines. I need to put multiple points on those polyline breaks (vertex) and assign number to each. Is there any way to automatic assign text number to a...

    Started by loksi‎, 9th Jan 2017 08:57 am
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    10th Jan 2017 12:59 pm Go to last post
  3. AutoCAD LT 2017

    Can I export a CSV file of X, Y coordinates to AutoCAD LT 2017?

    Started by MNH‎, 15th Dec 2016 04:40 pm
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    8th Jan 2017 01:24 am Go to last post
  4. Dashed line dilemma

    I’m having problems making dashed or centerlines appear correctly. If I draw a centerline in model space, then switch to paper space and change scale, the centerline spacing scale does not...

    Started by Bill W‎, 3rd Jan 2017 09:02 am
    • Replies: 3
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    3rd Jan 2017 10:26 pm Go to last post
  5. ARRAY & ARRAYPATH in macro or script not the same as in command line

    I'm trying to write either a script or a macro to make it easier to do an array that we will need to replicate on a regular basis. Basically, I want a path array to offset mtext every 20m along a...

    Started by HFBandit‎, 20th Dec 2016 02:41 am
    array, cad lt, macro, script
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  6. MTEXT "squashing" on move

    Hi I'm running LT 2017 and have encountered an issue when moving MTEXT. As I move the text, the transparent "placeholder" text is squashing vertically. This makes it hard to know where the end...

    Started by HFBandit‎, 28th Jul 2016 01:43 am
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    20th Dec 2016 02:22 am Go to last post
  7. Stopping Fields From Updating

    Other than using Fieldeval, is there a way I can stop a field from updating? So for an example. I wanted to build a drawing set and have a field looking at a filename. Once the drawings are...

    Started by Lawrst‎, 6th Dec 2016 12:26 am
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    8th Dec 2016 06:17 am Go to last post
  8. Help with TAGs

    I am trying to change the attribute tags or values to new values using a scr file and have no luck at all. Any help would be great. Using auto cad lt

    Started by Paris Ogden‎, 25th Nov 2016 02:07 am
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    6th Dec 2016 03:01 am Go to last post
  9. Text size, multileader - how to set

    When I set style for text and dimensions, all seems to be going well. Then I create a multileader and the text size, arrowhead, etc is all wrong. When I try to format in the "Leader" style manager,...

    Started by Bill W‎, 4th Dec 2016 06:16 pm
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    5th Dec 2016 06:09 am Go to last post
  10. symbols

    Hello everyone, I am trying to create a micro farad symbol in AutoCAD LT 2016. Can anyone please help me on this? Thanks

    Started by wesgray76‎, 26th Nov 2016 05:39 pm
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    28th Nov 2016 02:46 am Go to last post
  11. Drawing Problem of missing properties in dialog box?

    I have just had to reinstall LT 2014 after a Windows reinstallation. I have AutoCAD up and running and transferred my user setting OK. The problem I have is I can no longer see the SCALE...

    Started by Gary_W‎, 21st Nov 2016 11:42 am
    scale properties
    • Replies: 7
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    22nd Nov 2016 02:35 am Go to last post
  12. Question Propagating an AutoCAD Form from an Excel Spreadsheet

    Intent: I would like to create an Excel Spreadsheet that information can be entered on and then have information entered into specific locations on an AutoCAD template. Example: The project name...

    Started by SKM User‎, 15th Nov 2016 04:15 pm
    • Replies: 1
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    16th Nov 2016 12:57 pm Go to last post
  13. Insert georeferenced image with world file in AutoCAD LT

    Hello, I want to insert aerial photos that have world files (.JPG with the .JGW world file for example) in AutoCAD LT. I'm hoping you can help me! I understand there are tools that can help...

    Started by Mr.Alex‎, 31st Oct 2016 07:07 pm
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    8th Nov 2016 03:12 am Go to last post
  14. Saving multiple drawings in one file as multiple pages in PDF

    I have 8 separate drawings on one template. I would like to put them into one file, using the FOXIT PDF that comes with ACLT 12, as individual sheets. Is there an easier way to do this besides...

    Started by netman‎, 16th Mar 2014 08:54 pm
    • Replies: 6
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    6th Nov 2016 04:53 am Go to last post
  15. 2009 vs 2017 LT

    I've been using autocad 2009 for a good while, up until my computer crashed last week. I'm trying 2017LT and have seen some changes. I don't like the command bar on the drawing surface, so my...

    Started by kpolivier101‎, 31st Oct 2016 08:04 pm
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    2nd Nov 2016 05:49 am Go to last post
  16. dynamic block text value

    Hello, I'm attaching my block. 1. Can anyone please explain me how it is made that text value = insertion point? If you move the block and regen model, coordinates updates too. 2. Is it...

    Started by tendem‎, 14th Oct 2016 08:48 am
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    15th Oct 2016 05:34 am Go to last post
  17. Single attribute repeated multiple times

    I have been looking around but still can't find an answer to this. I want to create a block, for electrical schematics, simply that has a bunch of page and line references. The lines will be set,...

    Started by Lawrst‎, 28th Sep 2016 02:40 pm
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    • Replies: 15
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    11th Oct 2016 04:43 am Go to last post
  18. script to select all lines - Autocad LT

    Hi, im in the process of converting some tools from lsp into diesel/macros so that they cab be used in autocad lt. all is going well apart from acouple of the tools that use the boundary command or...

    Started by dan_g8‎, 13th Sep 2016 10:44 am
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  19. AAAh! Mistakenly deleted a pallette. How can I restore without reinstalling?

    I have LT 2017 on two machines. I've done extensive customizations on my main computer. I deleted a few of the included sample tool palettes that would always be irrelevant to my work. However, I...

    Started by CalypsoArt‎, 20th Sep 2016 07:03 pm
    • Replies: 1
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    21st Sep 2016 11:09 am Go to last post
  20. insert a dynamic block and set parameters

    Hi, i am trying to insert a dynamic block into my drawing and update a linear parameter inside it? can someone please point me in the right direction how to do this? i am putting the block in with...

    Started by dan_g8‎, 14th Sep 2016 09:36 am
    • Replies: 8
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    17th Sep 2016 12:58 am Go to last post
  21. Output results to text object

    Is there any way we can output a text from a command like lengthen to a text object within the drawing? Don't know if it will matter, but I need to do this in an LT environment. Thanks for any help...

    Started by jncarrera‎, 14th Sep 2016 08:34 pm
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    14th Sep 2016 08:34 pm Go to last post
  22. New to Xrefs-dwg was emailed, but no Xref

    I was emailed a number of dwgs that have Xrefs, but from what I understand, I need access to the original/referenced dwgs? When I open my "External References" pallette, it shows "unreferenced", and...

    Started by andrews7412‎, 8th Sep 2016 03:33 pm
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    xref, xref missing, xrefs
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    11th Sep 2016 07:06 pm Go to last post
  23. Importing CAD into Visio

    I'm trying to convert several CAD drawings to Visio. What I have are floorplans in model space with about 8 rooms per floor, 4 floors. I need to put one room per page in Visio. What I have been...

    Started by Veigas‎, 20th Aug 2016 11:29 am
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    21st Aug 2016 04:05 am Go to last post
  24. Smile Specific guidance or videos for completing some drawings for a complex roof

    Hi, I am carrying out a project which involves drawing a roof to take-off areas of faces. The roof is as attached. I am very used to the AutoCAD LT environment, but because this structure has...

    Started by tom111‎, 10th Aug 2016 10:57 pm
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    11th Aug 2016 12:11 am Go to last post
  25. Smile Lost drawing in model space

    How do i recover a drawing lost I model space when I did a zoom all

    Started by Thomas Baxter‎, 7th Aug 2016 08:31 pm
    • Replies: 2
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    8th Aug 2016 02:46 am Go to last post

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