How to Split Dimensions in AutoCAD? (No Lisp Required!)

Learn how to split dimensions in AutoCAD

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

Accelerate Your Work with AutoLISP! (Only 3 Easy Steps!)

Most of us have heard about AutoLisp before, but are usually scared of it because we are not software engineers. Others haven’t even heard of Lisp files. If you can find yourself one of these people don’t worry, you don’t have to be a software developer in order to use Lisp. You can dramatically accelerate … Read more

How to Scale Multiple Text at Once in AutoCAD? (In Just 5 Simple Steps!)

Scale Multiple Text at Once in AutoCAD

How to scale multiple Text objects and Why? Text and Mtext Objects are a crucial part of every AutoCAD drawing. They are maybe one of the most abandoned objects in use, without them, drawings will be more like paintings.It is common to have Text objects with a different Rotation, height, style, etc. in one drawing. … Read more

How to Create an Automatic Layer Legend in AutoCAD!

AutoCAD drawings consist of numerous Symbols, Lines, Dimensions, etc. Each object carries with it a different meaning and the easiest and easiest to understand way, of explaining the meaning of all the Lines and Symbols is by using a Drawing Legend. This is why creating a good legible Legend is crucial for every Drawing. It … Read more

Make Multiple Blocks Annotative or Non-Annotative in AutoCAD

Make multiple blocks annotative or non annotative in AutoCAD

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

Rotate Multiple Objects Around Their Base Point in AutoCAD

Rotate multiple Object around their Base point

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

Add/Subtract a constant Number to Multiple Text Entities in AutoCAD!

Add a number to Text entities AutoCAD

Adding or subtracting 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 … Read more

Break selected Objects in AutoCAD (Break Intersecting Objects!)

Break selected objects 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

Convert Anonymous Blocks *U### to Normal AutoCAD Blocks

*U### Block to normal AutoCAD Block

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