How to Create Automatic Area Label (4 Step Solution!)

Checking the area of a closed object, a polygon is a common practice when working with AutoCAD. We all know the AREA command that displays the area in the command line. Previously we have even looked at a way to get automatically a summarized areas of several objects. The issue with these practices is that … Read more

How to Edit Mline Styles and Draw Parallel Multi-Polylines with Ease!

how to dral multiple parallel polylines

Mlines in AutoCAD are quite a forgotten thing. In my practice, I see those objects rare, and when I do it tends to be very limited use. That is strange though because with Mline we can draw Multiple Parallel Polylines at once. We can also predetermine the number of parallel lines drawn. Together with their … Read more

How to Quickly Copy from Xref (Copy from Block) in AutoCAD

Learn how to copy from Xref and Block in AutoCAD

Many times I have wondered how to Quickly Copy objects from an Xref or from a Block without opening it first and then using the good old Copy and Paste. I know it sounds silly, but, often times when coping from external reference or from a block, we end up with the very big or … Read more

How to Choose the best PC/Laptop for CAD Software 2021

how to choose the best pc for CAD

Today we will talk about Hardware and help you to choose the best PC or Laptop for CAD work.Firstly, I want to say that I am in no form a hardware professional and everything said here is based on my own thoughts and experiences as a professional working with CAD. CAD software, in general, is … Read more

How to Break a Line into Two in AutoCAD? (5 Easy Steps)

How to break line into two AUTOCAD

To Break a Line or Polyline into two seems quite easy, just use the BREAK command right?The short answer is Yes! But do you know How to Break a line into two at a specific point without any gap/space between the two new lines?If you are asking this question let us help you find out … Read more

Top 10 Bad AutoCAD Practices to Avoid! (Most Common AutoCAD Mistakes)

bad autocad practices to avoid

Today we are doing something different. We are going to discuss the most Frequent and Annoying AutoCAD Mistakes that we should avoid at all costs!Most of the people I know and work with are self-thought AutoCAD users, just like me. This is all well, however, sometimes we tend to do some quite shocking drafting Mistakes. … Read more

How to Copy Excel table to AutoCAD (as a Table Object!)

How to paste excel table to AutoCAD

How to Copy an Excel table into the AutoCAD? A question that many of us have asked ourselves and thought we know the answer to. Simply, Copy the spreadsheet area that we need, using Ctrl+C. Then paste it into the AutoCAD with the Ctrl+V combination, Right?. Unfortunately, this creates an OLE object that Cannot be … 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