How to Calculate the Moment of Inertia in AutoCAD

how to find moment of inertia in autocad

AutoCAD is primarily a drawing software, however, there are more, much more uses of the program than just the simple drawing. One very useful feature is that with the help of AutoCAD we can calculate the second area moment of inertia of a complex section with ease! Manual calculation of the moment of inertia of … Read more

How to perform AutoCAD Spell Check the Easy Way!

autocad spell checking

As a non-native English speaker, I tend to make quite many spelling mistakes. This, in an everyday speech or writing, could not be a problem, however, the Drawings we create are a significant part of our portfolio and they should be flawless in every way. It would be very unproductive for us to spend lots … Read more

How to Link Tables in AutoCAD

How to link AutoCAD tables

AutoCAD Tables are very powerful and useful objects that can save us lots of time. There are so many uses of AutoCAD Tables, as we already saw in previous posts like How to Copy Excel Table in AutoCAD or How to copy AutoCAD Text to Microsoft Excel. The Table objects in AutoCAD could be almost … Read more

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