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

How to Draw Circle Tangent to Two Lines/Circles (or even Three!)

circle tangent to two objects

Drawing a Circle between two lines (or circles) has been a constant issue that many young professionals have to face. It seems like an extremely simple task that needs to have a simple solution. And indeed it has! The tool, however, is a bit hidden. Draw Circle Tangent to Two Lines (Circles) To complete the … Read more

How to use AutoCAD Dimension Grips (Reset Text Position)

How to use dimension text Grips

Time and time again, we see that Dimensions are one of the most important objects in AutoCAD. Previously we have talked about Splitting Dimensions, Resetting Dimensions Value, and Using Alternate Dimension Values. Here we will see how to use Dimension Grips, how to Reset Text Positions, and even how to Reset Text positions of multiple … Read more

How to Fix Linetype Error: Bad definition of at line of file.

Fix issues with not working Linetypes

You got this message “Bad definition of at line of file…” when loading a Linetype into AutoCAD? Don’t worry today we will go through the most probable solutions together.Issues can be several: missing support file folder from the support search path incorrect font definition in your Linetype The font used in the definition of the … Read more