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

How to Create Angular Dimension larger than 180 Degrees in AutoCAD?

How to angular dimension larger than 180 degrees

How to create an Angular Dimension for larger than 180-degree angles? This is the topic of today’s article and as I said in previous posts, Dimensions are one of the most important objects in our Drawings. Without Dimensions, a drawing will be closer to a painting. This is the reason why we have so many … Read more

AutoCAD Arc Tricks (3 Interesting Arc Tricks)

how to draw Bisector of angle

Circles and Arcs are quite important AutoCAD Objects. Working with them is a bit challenging at the beginning, however, with time they start to make a lot of sense! We have older arc/circle-related topics that can be very useful for you. Just like the one where we explain 3 Ways to Convert Circle to Polyline … Read more

Copy Layouts in AutoCAD (3 Extremely Simple Methods)

learn how to copy layouts in autocad

Today we are discussing the topic of How to Copy Layouts in AutoCAD. I am going to explain 3 different methods, each suitable for a different occasion so you can choose the best one for you! Creating Layouts from scratch every time can be very time-consuming and annoying. This is why the idea to Copy … Read more

AutoCAD Points! How to Add Points and Edit Point Styles with Ease!

How to Add Points and Edit Point Styles in AutoCAD

AutoCAD Points are some of the most useful objects but are often overlooked. They are used by default when working with measure and divide tools and many more. Maybe the reason for their poor use is their point style? AutoCAD points are not suitable for the tasks you have?Today we are going to look at … Read more

How to Convert Circle to Polyline in AutoCAD? (3 Simple Tricks!)

Learn how to convert Circle to polyline!

In this post, we are going to look at 3 Simple Ways to Convert Circle to Polyline. This can be very useful when drawing a complex geometry consisting of several lines and circles. As well as, when drawing a polyline that needs to have an Arc section with a specific Radius or Diameter. I am … Read more

How to Change Background Color in AutoCAD (And Other Color Settings!)

Learn how to change the background color in AutoCAD

AutoCAD Model Space Drafting Area is the place where every user spends most of their time. The drafting Area in AutoCAD is the blank canvas on which all the information is placed. This is why it is very important to set it the way you feel most comfortable working. In the past when our colleagues … Read more

How to Change the Default Save Location in AutoCAD?

Default save location in AutoCAD

AutoCAD is computer-aided design software that uses .dwg file format for its drawing files. Today we will go through the steps to change the default save location of those .dwg files as well as explain the main file formats used in the software. What is a .DWG file DWG is a proprietary file format used … Read more