How to Export objects to DXF (In just 5 Simple Steps!)

Learn how to Export objects to DXF in AutoCAD!

Oftentimes, when using AutoCAD, in collaboration with other software we need to export parts of a drawing to DXF. That is because not every software can read the information from a dwg file. Also, it would be a nightmare to navigate through the whole drawing with its hundreds and thousands of objects. This is why … Read more

Click and Drag Object Selection Stopped Working in AutoCAD

Click and drag selection stopped working AutoCAD

The Object selection in your AutoCAD behaves strangely? You can’t Click and Drag to select a window for selection? Window selection stopped working? When your Click and hold the mouse button, it doesn’t create a lasso selection? Or you want to Turn off the said lasso selection? These all are very relevant questions, as we’ve … Read more

Easily Rotate/Scale AutoCAD Viewports with Align Space!

Orient Viewports in AutoCAD With Ease!

Rotating a Viewport in AutoCAD is quite an easy job. In fact, we have already discussed 3 ways on how to do that the right way: Rotate 2D Drawings in AutoCAD! (Rotate only Viewport content). This is all good, however, if we want to Align a random line from the viewport to another line on … Read more

How to Separate Existing Hatches in AutoCAD (2 Click Solution!)

Learn how to Separate Hatch in AutoCAD

Recently I received a question, more exactly, how to Separate Existing Hatches? As the Hatches are quite an important part of our drawing, I really Like to write about them. We already discussed how to Join Separate Hatches and even how to Create Separate Hatches from the scratch. Today, however, we will see how to … Read more

How to Fillet without Trimming the Original Objects in AutoCAD

learn how to fillet without trimming original objects in autocad

We all know and love our Fillet Command. Previously we have looked at the problems that may prevent us from being able to use it in Fillet is not working?. Today we are going to look at how to Fillet a corner without Trimming the original objects. This method will leave the original objects intact … Read more

How to Create Surface from Blocks in Civil3D (Also Assign Elevations to Blocks!)

Learn how to Create Surface from Blocks in Civil 3D

Today’s post on How to create Surface from Blocks in Civil3D is a continuation of a previous post, more particularly, the post on How to Create Surface from Text in Civil3D (Also Assign Elevations to Text!). As discussed there, we often receive files from other surveyors which are exported and can be very hard to … 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

How to Hatch non-closed Object (Hatch Open Boundaries)

Hatchopen boundaries

How to hatch a non-closed object? Or is it even possible? Hatches are some of the most useful objects in every drawing. They play a key part in the overall look of the project. However, they are some of the most annoying for use objects. As a rule, to successfully hatch an object you first … Read more