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 with 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

AutoCAD is running out of Memory (5 Quick Solutions!)

AutoCAD is running out of Memory

If you are presented with the message AutoCAD is running out of system memory, don’t worry, there are some steps you can take and try to make it work smoothly again. The issue could pop up while opening or saving a file or working on one or more opened drawings. The problem can be present … 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 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 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 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