How to Fix a Missing Plot Styles in AutoCAD

fix missing plot styles in autocad

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 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

Why does Mtext Split into Two in AutoCAD?

Why does Mtext split into two in AutoCAD

Are you suffering from the issue of Mtext splitting into two? Don’t worry, below we are looking at the reason why this happens and how to correct it. A colleague of mine yesterday asked me, why her Mtext Split into two. She was trying to resize the text window or add blank spaces, and blank … 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 Easily draw Polygon in AutoCAD? (Hexagon, Octagon, etc.)

How to draw shapes in AutoCAD

There are some times that we need to draw a specific simple 2D shape in AutoCAD as part of something bigger. But how for example to draw a hexagon or pentagon or even an octagon in AutoCAD? In today’s post, this is the question we will be answering. For an easier understanding, we will look … 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

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

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