Add Block Name to a MultiLeader in AutoCAD (Label Blocks Easy!)

Add the name of a block to Multileader automatically!

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!)

Purge Multiple CAD Files (Batch Purge Drawings in AutoCAD!)

Purge multiple Cad Drawings

To Purge Multiple CAD Files, the “normal” way can be really exhausting. Especially if you receive a whole package of for example 10 drawings, and each of the CAD Files is, let’s say 10Mb. Fortunately, there are several AutoCAD Add-ons that allow us to Batch Purge Multiple CAD Files. The one that I personally use … Read more Purge Multiple CAD Files (Batch Purge Drawings in AutoCAD!)

Rotate Crosshairs in AutoCAD (In just 2 Simple steps!)

“How to rotate crosshairs in AutoCAD?” can seem like a pretty strange question, however, there are several instances when you might need to do just that.For example, You have received a drawing with its crosshair rotated randomly, and you want to bring it back to horizontal/vertical position. Or you have rotated your viewport but the … Read more Rotate Crosshairs in AutoCAD (In just 2 Simple steps!)

Rotate 2D Drawings in AutoCAD! (Rotate only Viewport content)

Rotate Drawings View in AutoCAD

Rotate the view of AutoCAD Drawing, but Why? Why would we need to Rotate an AutoCAD Drawing? Well, I can think for a dozen of reasons just on top of my mind. So let’s take a look at several examples:You receive a drawing which Coordinate System is rotated and X,Y are not directing the horizontal … Read more Rotate 2D Drawings in AutoCAD! (Rotate only Viewport content)

Turn On/Off ViewCube in AutoCAD! (Two Simple Steps!)

Turn On and Off Viewcube In AutoCAD

What is the View Cube? The ViewCube is a tool that helps you switch between Standard and Isometric View in the 2D model space or in 3D Visual style.It has a Clickable and draggable interface when it is usually displayed in one of the corners of the drawing area over the model in an inactive … Read more Turn On/Off ViewCube in AutoCAD! (Two Simple Steps!)

Frame Around Text in PDF created by AutoCAD

A little while ago I and my team faced really strange issue. On one of the machines PDF created by AutoCAD (Batch Publish) had frames displayed around the Text. Even when we create a single PDF from AutoCAD it still shows Frames around the Text. The software we had installed was Acrobat Reader, then we … Read more Frame Around Text in PDF created by AutoCAD

OLE Cannot be Deleted in AutoCAD (Can’t Move/Delete OLE Objects)

A few weeks ago I stumbled upon a very strange and unusual issue. An embedded OLE cannot be deleted in AutoCAD. No matter what I tried there commands like ERASE and even Move reported “0 found” at the command line. The solution was really simple but nevertheless, it was an annoying problem that’s why I … Read more OLE Cannot be Deleted in AutoCAD (Can’t Move/Delete OLE Objects)

Export Drawing to JPG or PNG (3 Simple Step Solution!)

Firstly, why should we Export Drawing to JPG or PNG file? This is a fair question especially when PDF files are having great quality in our days. However, there are lots of people that are not that tech-savvy. You may need to send a Picture of a Drawing to a Client, a part of a … Read more Export Drawing to JPG or PNG (3 Simple Step Solution!)

Turn Off Hatches in AutoCAD (2 Simple Solutions!)

When working on big projects with different colleagues, some may be Architects other, plumbing engineers, structural engineers, etc. You may face many different drawing styles. Many professionals like using a lot of hatch in their drawings. Or maybe even you like using lots of hatch objects for different purposes. That is all great and usually … Read more Turn Off Hatches in AutoCAD (2 Simple Solutions!)

Uniform LineType Scale for Different Viewport Scales

We’ve previously discussed the enormous benefits of using Layouts in AutoCAD Layouts (8 Reasons to Start Using them!). One of the benefits was that we can use different Viewports in one layout, which is great! However, we can stumble upon a very annoying issue – having different LineType scale in differently scaled viewports. Making the … Read more Uniform LineType Scale for Different Viewport Scales