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 a constant Number to Multiple Text Entities in AutoCAD!

Add a number to Text entities 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

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

How to Fillet (Chamfer) along Entire Polyline in AutoCAD

Fillet (chamfer) along entire Polyline!

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

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

How to remove Hatch Holes in AutoCAD (With 2 Clicks!)

Fix Hatch Holes AutoCAD

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

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

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

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