AutoCAD Blocks: How to Improve Productivity and Efficiency!

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Autodesk’s AutoCAD is one of the most popular computer-aided design software. It is widely used by architects, engineers, and designers to create detailed 2D and 3D drawings. One of the most useful abilities of the program is the AutoCAD Blocks. They are great for optimizing our productivity and efficiency. In this article, we’ll explore what … Read more

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 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?

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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