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 convert Solid to Hatch in AutoCAD

how to convert solid to hatch in autocad

In this article, we will check the quickest and easiest way to Convert a Solid to Hatch in AutoCAD. To do the trick, we will use an AutoLISP. You can find out what a LISP is and how to use it in Accelerate Your Work with AutoLISP! (Only 3 Easy Steps!) 2D Solids are created … 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

How to Link Tables in AutoCAD

How to link AutoCAD tables

AutoCAD Tables are very powerful and useful objects that can save us lots of time. There are so many uses of AutoCAD Tables, as we already saw in previous posts like How to Copy Excel Table in AutoCAD or How to copy AutoCAD Text to Microsoft Excel. The Table objects in AutoCAD could be almost … Read more

How to Create Hatch From Block in AutoCAD?

Create hatch from block in autocad

In this article, you will learn how to create your own Hatch pattern from a Block object. Instead of using the standard hatches preset in AutoCAD or importing custom hatch .PAT files from the internet. Keep in mind, that we are going to use the AutoCAD Express Tools that are only available in the full … Read more

How to Import new Hatch Patterns in AutoCAD (for Windows)

How to insert hatch in autocad

The Hatch object in AutoCAD is used to fill a pattern inside an enclosed area. (How to Hatch non-closed Area in AutoCAD) There are several hatch patterns already preset in AutoCAD. You can choose the desired pattern from a list of preset hatches according to the requirements. Oftentimes, we need to use different, hatches than … Read more

How to Add a Break-Line in Dimensions? AutoCAD Tips!

How to add Break-line symbol to Dimensions in AutoCAD

Oftentimes, when drawing Details or Sections we need to show only a part of the whole drawing. To illustrate the continuation of the part usually we use Breaklines or Jog lines. These line breaks could be easily drawn by hand or by using the Break-line Symbol tool from the Express Tools. It gets more challenging … Read more