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 DWG … Read more Best Free Online DWG Viewers (AutoCAD Drawing 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
Today, we are going to learn How to Fix AutoCAD Hatch Holes and How to add new Hatch Boundaries! But What are the holes in Hatch objects in the first place? A Hole in Hatch is usually created when we remove an object that was present when the Hatch was made. In most of the … Read more How to remove Hatch Holes in AutoCAD (With 2 Clicks!)
Today, while working on a file that contained lots of different Block objects, I thought to my self, Wouldn’t it be great if there is a way to Add Block Name to a MultiLeader? As all blocks had unique Names and Descriptions it would save me a lot of time and effort. After some digging, … Read more Add Block Name to a MultiLeader in AutoCAD (Label Blocks Easy!)