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  1. Cool "Drawing contains large number of annotation scales" dialog

    Hey all! Been a while... New job... Working in 2008 LT SP1 right now, and have been noticing most drawings I have inherited are HUGE! Even a blank drawing I have created from deleting objects,...

    Started by slimpickinz‎, 24th Mar 2015 07:44 pm
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  2. "Hiding" blocks help

    Hi all, using Autocad LT 2015, and I'm locating some pieces of equipment above a belt conveyor. I'd like to hide the conveyor block underneath my equipment. DRAWORDER doesn't do what I want. I...

    Started by JoeC‎, 21st Mar 2016 07:42 pm
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    22nd Mar 2016 12:45 pm Go to last post
  3. .dwg to .bim programs available

    I'm getting requests to provide a .bim drawing along with my regular .dwg drawing from some of my clients. In talking to others, I want a program that can take my two dimensional drawing from CAD LT...

    Started by DannyH‎, 21st Feb 2014 08:41 pm
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  4. Unhappy 2005LT grip info

    cannot get grips to show object info... hover over grip at end of line and nothing appears....i.e. stretch/lengthen option, or more important length of line!!! would also like command line to go...

    Started by ikqdrum‎, 16th Mar 2015 01:23 pm
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  5. 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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  6. 2012 LT - problem using co-ordinates to draw a polyline

    Hi, A colleague of mine is learning AutoCAD 2012 LT and is following a tutorial from someone's old course and she is having problems when using co-ords to draw a polyline. She is asked to...

    Started by SAFeSTeR‎, 12th Mar 2014 03:17 pm
    co-ordinates, co-ords
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    13th Mar 2014 02:27 am Go to last post
  7. 2014 LT OLE Image

    Hi there, I have a CAD dwg with an embedded OLE object (Microsoft Excel). I am able to edit the text with no problems, but I am not able to resize the viewing window in CAD. I have reset...

    Started by gbolton‎, 8th Aug 2013 02:37 pm
    2014 lt, excel, image, ole
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  8. 2014LT will not work on Windows 8.1

    I have recently installed Windows 8.1 and now my 2014LT software does not work. When I try to open an existing drawing or try to open the programme, initially the opening dialogue box appears showing...

    Started by Graham Dennis‎, 20th Oct 2013 02:23 pm
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    5th Jan 2014 07:54 pm Go to last post
  9. 2015 AutoCAD LT 1st impressions

    OK, I got notified that my LT 2015 was ready to download and install today so I took the plunge. So far I like the dark interface, to me it is a bit easier on the eyes as far as eye strain goes....

    Started by f700es‎, 28th Mar 2014 07:38 pm
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  10. 2015LT New Tab

    Good morning all i'm not what caused this but i get a blank tab , when i select new tab... i've tried changing the variables but none return it to having all the tabs displayed

    Started by DonovanPorter‎, 31st Oct 2014 09:09 am
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  11. 2018 Autocad LT on sale

    $285 plus tax for a year. I’m trying it out on a new PC (I’m a Mac guy) that I just bought for my son. It seems good for what I do (2d mostly)

    Started by wallmaxx‎, 8th Sep 2017 05:12 am
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  12. 2018 conversion

    we were just forced into upgrading to 2018 from 2015LT. However some machines still run the old software. Now anyhting that is saved on a machine running 2018 will not be opened by 2015LT because "it...

    Started by SRN‎, 29th Jun 2017 07:13 pm
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    1st Jul 2017 01:34 am Go to last post
  13. 2d to 3d

    how can i switch my autocad 2009 from 2d to 3d

    Started by alismaily2‎, 28th Oct 2013 06:16 am
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  14. A Line weight below .3 doesn't show in PS

    I wonder why line weights below .3 display as thin as the thinnest/lightest line. Is this a universal phenomenon or is it just on my monitor. Thank you in advance to anyone who answers this....

    Started by grain‎, 3rd Apr 2014 10:19 pm
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    4th Apr 2014 01:00 am Go to last post
  15. A Lisp app to drag and drop custom blocks as you work

    It would be a dream to have a little window app that one could drop newly made blocks into as you draw. (The idea would be that the ease of it would make you bother to stop to add to block...

    Started by grain‎, 13th Oct 2015 04:49 pm
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  16. 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
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  17. Acad lt 2012 text

    I am trying to take any arial style text that is filled (or block style) and make it outline form. I use GERBER in the end and my conversion software does not support many types of the fonts that my...

    Started by Scott Lay‎, 4th Apr 2014 10:50 pm
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  18. Acad LT, diesel, aliases, custom commands, macro

    Hi All, My previous company has autocad and my new company has autocad lt 2014. While using autocad full package I had my keyboard set up with aliases so most of my commands where letters or...

    Started by comcu‎, 24th Jan 2014 10:04 pm
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    26th Jan 2014 06:22 pm Go to last post
  19. 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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  20. Adding freehand notes to a drawing

    Dear All, Is there a method within LT of adding hand notes to a drawing.

    Started by grain‎, 7th Nov 2015 01:04 pm
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  21. Adding Multiple Numbers to Drawing without typing them in

    Is there a quicker way of inserting multiple numbers to a drawing without inserting them manually? I have a drawing of a Large Carpark which I surveyed and I want to add the Carpark Bay numbers in....

    Started by donaldo‎, 10th Oct 2017 10:12 am
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    14th Oct 2017 05:25 am Go to last post
  22. Align & Distribute for 2010 LT

    I have found Align & distribute add ons for earlier versions,2004 to 2006, but not for 2010 LT. Does anybody know where I might find a more current add on? If not, anybody know how to create one?

    Started by David D‎, 17th Feb 2014 06:12 pm
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  23. Unhappy All my Solid Colors become Black...

    ... they look fine in my Model Space, but when I switch to Paper Space, those same light shades become Black. Then when I Plot, it's also Black :( How can I control this, and keep my Solid...

    Started by JayVee‎, 11th Mar 2015 03:34 pm
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  24. Alternatives to Autocad

    Im working in a drawing office where their 4 stations running Autocad 2012 are having compatibility clashes with MS windows 2010. What do fellow users recommed as an alternative to Autocad LT...

    Started by grain‎, 12th Oct 2015 03:21 pm
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    14th Oct 2015 01:28 am Go to last post
  25. Annotative Block Scales

    I was just working with annotative blocks recently and came across and issue that I cant seem to find the solution for online or if it is even possible. I am looking to create multiple instances of...

    Started by MEPGuy‎, 11th Feb 2016 06:29 pm
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