One of the most important parts of any drawing are Dimensions, however, some times we could create a mistake or two while using them. Or not even a mistake, some times we need to add a new dimension or if we could Break an existing One into two. To Split or Break an existing dimension … Read more How to Split Dimensions in AutoCAD? (No Lisp Required!)
Your Microsoft Word grips are missing? Missing ruler in Microsoft word? What to do now? How to show Microsoft Word ruler? How to set up the sheet margins, and how to properly set paragraphs? These are just a small part of the questions we start asking when the grips or ruler disappears from the Microsoft … Read more Fix Missing Ruler in Microsoft Word! (Missing Vertical Ruler)
AutoCAD drawing files are everywhere, they are used by engineers, drafters, architects, surveyors, and field workers. There are a number of different software that can create and view DWG files. Some are more expensive than other, some are lighter weight, and so on. However, today we are going to look at some Free Online AutoCAD … Read more Best Free Online AutoCAD Viewers (Online Drawing-DWG Viewers)
To make multiple blocks annotative at once could be a challenge even for the most skilled AutoCAD draftsman. On the other hand it is a commonly occurring task. How many times you had to start with someone’s drawing? For example, a topographic survey and needed to scale it up or down? At that time all … Read more Make Multiple Blocks Annotative or Non-Annotative in AutoCAD
Hundreds of times I needed to Rotate multiple Objects around each object’s base point and every single time I hated it! It is a time consuming and repetitive task that needs to be automated in some way. Happily, not long ago, I found a great Lisp that does just that, and today we will take … Read more Rotate Multiple Objects Around Their Base Point in AutoCAD
Adding a constant to a number of different Text objects in AutoCAD was a task I used to hate not so long ago. There is nothing worse than wasting valuable time editing Text because suddenly you have realized that for example, the benchmark on the plan has typing mistake. And a number needs to be … Read more Add a constant Number to Multiple Text Entities in AutoCAD!
Breaking objects in AutoCAD is almost as repetitive and common task, as drawing them in the first place. The built-in Break command is great and used by thousands of drafters every day, however, it is limited in its functionality. Today, we would learn how to bring Break Command to the next level! Break Selected Objects: … Read more Break selected Objects in AutoCAD (Break Intersecting Objects!)
FILLET and CHAMFER , even though basic are extremely useful commands and there is always something new to be learned when it comes to them. Previously we have discussed why Fillet is Not Working? (4 Simple solutions!). Today we will take a look at How to use Fillet (or Chamfer) along the whole Polyline. Using … Read more How to Fillet (Chamfer) along Entire Polyline in AutoCAD
As the cases of the Novel Coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19 continue to rise in the US and Europe, Major Tech & CAD companies advise their employers to work from Home if their position allows it to! On Wednesday, March the 11th officials at the World Health Organization said that the spread of the coronavirus … Read more WHO and Major CAD Companies advise to Work from Home during COVID-19 Outbreak!
Today’s issue we are going to deal with will be converting anonymous block objects in normal AutoCAD Blocks. *U### blocks? Usually, anonymous blocks are really annoying and hard to work with. They have strange names for example block with * in front of a random name. The different types of names mean that things though … Read more Convert Anonymous Blocks *U### to Normal AutoCAD Blocks