How to Change Elevations of COGO Points in Civil3D

change elevations of points in civil 3d

Several days ago, I searched for a way to add a constant number to the Elevations of a Selected Group of COGO points in a Drawing. In short, the task was to add 6″ to the elevations of all points representing “Back of Curb”. This was needed to properly Stake BC at the site without … Read more

How to Measure the Distance and Angle Between 2 Points in AutoCAD

Distance and angle between points

In the past, we have looked at the easiest way How to find Closest Distance Between 2 Objects? today, we will improve our knowledge by finding the different ways to measure the distance and angle between 2 points in AutoCAD. Of course, we will pick the quickest and easiest way to do the job. For … Read more

3 Ways to Convert Spline to Polyline (How to Choose the Best!)

how to convert spline to polyline

In the last article, we discussed How to Make the Best use of Splines in AutoCAD. We learned that a spline is a smooth curve that passes through or near points chosen on the screen. Today our task will be to Convert Spline to Polyline, this is an important skill as not all programs or … Read more

Drawing SPLINE in AutoCAD (Best Practices!)

Drawing SPLINE in AutoCAD

In this article, we are going to look at one very mysterious AutoCAD Object – AutoCAD Splines and try to make working with them easier for us all!For better understanding, we will be looking at different examples of How to draw Spline and their best uses. First, what is a Spline in AutoCAD? When triggered … Read more

How to Calculate the Moment of Inertia in AutoCAD

how to find moment of inertia in autocad

AutoCAD is primarily a drawing software, however, there are more, much more uses of the program than just the simple drawing. One very useful feature is that with the help of AutoCAD we can calculate the second area moment of inertia of a complex section with ease! Manual calculation of the moment of inertia of … Read more

How to perform AutoCAD Spell Check the Easy Way!

autocad spell checking

As a non-native English speaker, I tend to make quite many spelling mistakes. This, in an everyday speech or writing, could not be a problem, however, the Drawings we create are a significant part of our portfolio and they should be flawless in every way. It would be very unproductive for us to spend lots … Read more

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