How to Modify Block Definition in AutoCAD (How to Edit Blocks)

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In AutoCAD, a block is a collection of objects that are combined into a single object. The objects within a block can be moved, copied, and rotated as a single unit, rather than having to manipulate each object individually. They can also be used to create reusable components, easily inserted into multiple drawings. Once a … Read more

How to Fix a Missing Plot Styles in AutoCAD

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In AutoCAD, we are using plot styles to ensure that the colors and linetypes in our drawings are displayed correctly. A plot-style table file is essentially a set of instructions that tells AutoCAD how to display the different elements in your drawing when it is plotted. These files can be either .ctb (color-dependent) or .stb … Read more

How to Create Custom Linetypes in AutoCAD

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One of the key features of AutoCAD is the ability to customize line types, which can add visual interest and clarity to your drawings. In this article, we’ll show you how to create your own custom linetypes in AutoCAD. Before we dive into the steps for creating a custom line type, let’s first take a … Read more

How to Create Shape in AutoCAD (What is a Shape?)

What are Shapes in AutoCAD and How to Create a shape? Is there a difference between AutoCAD Block and Shape? What is SHX file? We are going to answer these and other similar questions related to AutoCAD Shapes. What is AutoCAD Shape? A shape in AutoCAD is a geometry created using simple objects. These objects … Read more

How to Draw an Arc with a Specific Length in AutoCAD?

Draw an arc with specific length

Not long ago, a colleague of mine asked me how to draw an arc with a specific length in AutoCAD. This question struck me, as I was never thought of this before. In the process of drawing, together we came up with a couple of ways to draw an Arc with a Specific Length. Today … Read more

How to TRIM everything Inside/Outside a Boundary in AutoCAD?

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Trim and Extend are some of the commands that I personally use hundreds of times a day! They are great and make drafting so much easier!We already have discussed tricks like How to Trim and Extend with Only One Command? Today we will take a closer look at How to quickly Trim everything Inside or … 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