How to Create Hatch From Block in AutoCAD?

Create hatch from block in autocad

In this article, you will learn how to create your own Hatch pattern from a Block object. Instead of using the standard hatches preset in AutoCAD or importing custom hatch .PAT files from the internet. Keep in mind, that we are going to use the AutoCAD Express Tools that are only available in the full … 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

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

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 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 Create Automatic Area Label (4 Step Solution!)

Checking the area of a closed object, a polygon is a common practice when working with AutoCAD. We all know the AREA command that displays the area in the command line. Previously we have even looked at a way to get automatically a summarized areas of several objects. The issue with these practices is that … Read more

How to Edit Mline Styles and Draw Parallel Multi-Polylines with Ease!

how to dral multiple parallel polylines

Mlines in AutoCAD are quite a forgotten thing. In my practice, I see those objects rare, and when I do it tends to be very limited use. That is strange though because with Mline we can draw Multiple Parallel Polylines at once. We can also predetermine the number of parallel lines drawn. Together with their … Read more

How to Quickly Copy from Xref (Copy from Block) in AutoCAD

Learn how to copy from Xref and Block in AutoCAD

Many times I have wondered how to Quickly Copy objects from an Xref or from a Block without opening it first and then using the good old Copy and Paste. I know it sounds silly, but, often times when coping from external reference or from a block, we end up with the very big or … 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