How to Use Offset in AutoCAD, an in-depth Article!

how to offset in AutoCAD

In this post, we are going to learn everything about Offset in AutoCAD. We are going to look at what exactly the Offset command means and does, how to use Offset in AutoCAD, the different types of offset distance specification. Furthermore, we are going to elevate our knowledge even further. Learning tricks like creating Multiple … Read more

How to Add Center Mark and Centerline in AutoCAD

how to add centerline or centermark in AutoCAD

Have you ever heard of Center Mark and Centerline tools? These are great features introduced in the AutoCAD 2017 version.With the help of Center Mark, you can now add an interactive object to both Circles and Arcs, that represents the center of the circle with just one click of the mouse.The centerline tool, as the … Read more

How to Break a Line into Two in AutoCAD? (5 Easy Steps)

How to break line into two AUTOCAD

To Break a Line or Polyline into two seems quite easy, just use the BREAK command right?The short answer is Yes! But do you know How to Break a line into two at a specific point without any gap/space between the two new lines?If you are asking this question let us help you find out … Read more

Top 10 Bad AutoCAD Practices to Avoid! (Most Common AutoCAD Mistakes)

bad autocad practices to avoid

Today we are doing something different. We are going to discuss the most Frequent and Annoying AutoCAD Mistakes that we should avoid at all costs!Most of the people I know and work with are self-thought AutoCAD users, just like me. This is all well, however, sometimes we tend to do some quite shocking drafting Mistakes. … Read more

How to Export objects to DXF (In just 5 Simple Steps!)

Learn how to Export objects to DXF in AutoCAD!

Oftentimes, when using AutoCAD, in collaboration with other software we need to export parts of a drawing to DXF. That is because not every software can read the information from a dwg file. Also, it would be a nightmare to navigate through the whole drawing with its hundreds and thousands of objects. This is why … Read more

Rotate Crosshairs in AutoCAD (In just 2 Simple steps!)

“How to rotate crosshairs in AutoCAD?” can seem like a pretty strange question, however, there are several instances when you might need to do just that.For example, You have received a drawing with its crosshair rotated randomly, and you want to bring it back to horizontal/vertical position. Or you have rotated your viewport but the … Read more

Move, Copy and Rotate. All with one command!

Move, copy and rotate with one command

Spending time in some repetitive tasks is a thing that nobody likes to do. There are some basic commands in AutoCAD that we just can’t work without like Copy, Rotate and move. However, when we have to copy several objects and then align or rotate them we can get annoyed fast! This process can take lots … Read more

Can’t Select More Than One Object (AutoCAD gone crazy!)

Select objects is not working properly

Objects select is not working properly I bet everyone has had this problem. You are trying to select objects one by one, but oops, there is something wrong with selecting. Only the last object is selected. The other problem you might have is trying to deselect an object using shift + left click, but AutoCAD doesn’t … Read more

15 Shortcut Keys of AutoCAD, that will Accelerate your work!

15 shortcut keys for AutoCAD

Shortcut Keys for AutoCAD Working with shortcut keys is a certain way to accelerate our productivity. There are some widely known Shortcut keys like CTRL + C to copy, CTRL + V to paste, CTRL + Z for Redo and CTRL + S for save. Yet every software has some unique shortcuts that can also be … Read more

Coordinates of a Polyline in AutoCAD? But How and Why?

Export coordinates of polyline

Coordinates of polyline. Coordinates are one of the most important properties in our drawings. Unless you are an architect, architects don’t like coordinates, they usually work in orthogonal projection somewhere in drawing. However even if you are working in local system you can find this tip useful. As we previously dissguesed, polylines are very powerful … Read more