How to Create Hatch From Block in AutoCAD?

Create hatch from block in autocad

In this article, you will learn how to create your own Hatch pattern from a Block object. Instead of using the standard hatches preset in AutoCAD or importing custom hatch .PAT files from the internet. Keep in mind, that we are going to use the AutoCAD Express Tools that are only available in the full … Read more

How to Import new Hatch Patterns in AutoCAD (for Windows)

How to insert hatch in autocad

The Hatch object in AutoCAD is used to fill a pattern inside an enclosed area. (How to Hatch non-closed Area in AutoCAD) There are several hatch patterns already preset in AutoCAD. You can choose the desired pattern from a list of preset hatches according to the requirements. Oftentimes, we need to use different, hatches than … Read more

How to Add a Break-Line in Dimensions? AutoCAD Tips!

How to add Break-line symbol to Dimensions in AutoCAD

Oftentimes, when drawing Details or Sections we need to show only a part of the whole drawing. To illustrate the continuation of the part usually we use Breaklines or Jog lines. These line breaks could be easily drawn by hand or by using the Break-line Symbol tool from the Express Tools. It gets more challenging … Read more

How to create Area Table for Hatch objects in AutoCAD?

learn how to create the hatch area table in autocad!

In today’s post, we will look at How to Create Area Table from Hatch in AutoCAD. Similar to our previous post on How to Create Automatic Area Label (4 Step Solution!), we will again look at Automatic ways to display the area of objects. This time, however, we will create a Table that displays the … Read more

How to Create Angular Dimension larger than 180 Degrees in AutoCAD?

How to angular dimension larger than 180 degrees

How to create an Angular Dimension for larger than 180-degree angles? This is the topic of today’s article and as I said in previous posts, Dimensions are one of the most important objects in our Drawings. Without Dimensions, a drawing will be closer to a painting. This is the reason why we have so many … Read more

Missing Layers in AutoCAD drop-down List. How to find them?

Learn how to find missing layers in AutoCAD

Today’s issue we are going to tackle is the missing Layers in the drop-down Layer list or in the AutoCAD Layer Manager. If your AutoCAD doesn’t list all the layers you know there are in the current drawing, don’t worry, there are two highly likely reasons for this. And we are going to look at … Read more

AutoCAD Arc Tricks (3 Interesting Arc Tricks)

how to draw Bisector of angle

Circles and Arcs are quite important AutoCAD Objects. Working with them is a bit challenging at the beginning, however, with time they start to make a lot of sense! We have older arc/circle-related topics that can be very useful for you. Just like the one where we explain 3 Ways to Convert Circle to Polyline … Read more

How to Add Boundary of Viewport to Model Space in AutoCAD! (2 Easy Tricks!)

learn how to add viewport boundary to the model space

Today we are going to look at How to add the Viewport Boundary to the Model Space in AutoCAD. This can be quite useful especially if you have several viewports. That way while drawing in the model space you would know the boundaries of the viewport and won’t go outside of those. If you are … Read more

Copy Layouts in AutoCAD (3 Extremely Simple Methods)

learn how to copy layouts in autocad

Today we are discussing the topic of How to Copy Layouts in AutoCAD. I am going to explain 3 different methods, each suitable for a different occasion so you can choose the best one for you! Creating Layouts from scratch every time can be very time-consuming and annoying. This is why the idea to Copy … Read more