How to Fix a Missing Plot Styles in AutoCAD

fix missing plot styles in autocad

In AutoCAD, we are using plot styles to ensure that the colors and linetypes in our drawings are displayed correctly. A plot-style table file is essentially a set of instructions that tells AutoCAD how to display the different elements in your drawing when it is plotted. These files can be either .ctb (color-dependent) or .stb … Read more

How to Create Custom Linetypes in AutoCAD

create custom linetypes in autocad

One of the key features of AutoCAD is the ability to customize line types, which can add visual interest and clarity to your drawings. In this article, we’ll show you how to create your own custom linetypes in AutoCAD. Before we dive into the steps for creating a custom line type, let’s first take a … Read more

How to Create Shape in AutoCAD (What is a Shape?)

What are Shapes in AutoCAD and How to Create a shape? Is there a difference between AutoCAD Block and Shape? What is SHX file? We are going to answer these and other similar questions related to AutoCAD Shapes. What is AutoCAD Shape? A shape in AutoCAD is a geometry created using simple objects. These objects … Read more

Why does Mtext Split into Two in AutoCAD?

Why does Mtext split into two in AutoCAD

Are you suffering from the issue of Mtext splitting into two? Don’t worry, below we are looking at the reason why this happens and how to correct it. A colleague of mine yesterday asked me, why her Mtext Split into two. She was trying to resize the text window or add blank spaces, and blank … Read more

How to Draw an Arc with a Specific Length in AutoCAD?

Draw an arc with specific length

Not long ago, a colleague of mine asked me how to draw an arc with a specific length in AutoCAD. This question struck me, as I was never thought of this before. In the process of drawing, together we came up with a couple of ways to draw an Arc with a Specific Length. Today … Read more

How to Easily draw Polygon in AutoCAD? (Hexagon, Octagon, etc.)

How to draw shapes in AutoCAD

There are some times that we need to draw a specific simple 2D shape in AutoCAD as part of something bigger. But how for example to draw a hexagon or pentagon or even an octagon in AutoCAD? In today’s post, this is the question we will be answering. For an easier understanding, we will look … Read more

How to TRIM everything Inside/Outside a Boundary in AutoCAD?

how to trim objects inside boundary

Trim and Extend are some of the commands that I personally use hundreds of times a day! They are great and make drafting so much easier!We already have discussed tricks like How to Trim and Extend with Only One Command? Today we will take a closer look at How to quickly Trim everything Inside or … Read more

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