No matter what drawings we are creating there always will be the need for Text and with it a text Font. Windows and AutoCAD provide us with many Font types, however, sometimes we need to add an additional one. Like for example, that time a colleague of ours gave us a drawing that looked crooked … Read more How to add Fonts to AutoCAD (a 30 Seconds read!)
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!)
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!)
Spending time in some repetitive tasks is a thing that nobody likes to do. There are some basic commands in AutoCAD that we just can’t work without like Copy, Rotate and move. However, when we have to copy several objects and then align or rotate them we can get annoyed fast! This process can take lots … Read more Move, Copy and Rotate. All with one command!
Divide polylines, arcs etc. We are going to look at one common problem that many of the AutoCAD users can already solve. However I will try to offer some additional information. Our task will be to divide polyline into X parts, or to devide it into parts of XX units. For example, we have fance … Read more Split polylines into equal segments!