## Edit Vertexes and use Linetype Polylines!

This will be a very short post about some really, really basic stuff. More especially how to edit our Polylines. Polyline A polyline is a connection of line segments created as a single object. You can create straight line segments, arc segments, or a combination of the two. Why would we use polylines? As one of … Read more

## How to Copy Multiple Text Objects from AutoCAD to Excel

The task? Have you ever tried to copy AutoCAD text objects to Microsoft Excel? Usually, when you copy multiple text objects from AutoCAD and paste those to Excel they look like a picture. If you double click on that picture, AutoCAD automatically launches and opens a fragment of our drawing which we have copied as … Read more

## Create Polyline around the Outside of Multiple Objects!

Building on our recent exploration of How to find Closest Distance Between 2 Objects? in Civil 3D, today’s post takes us even deeper into the world of drafting excellence. Amidst the myriad of tools at our disposal, discover the transformative capability of creating an outside boundary around multiple objects. This technique promises to revolutionize your … Read more

## Create Separate Hatches Fast and Easy!

Separate hatches in AutoCAD? Everyone knows that! This week we had in our office some engineering students from Architectural University who wanted to see how work look in the real world. Their task was to make some typical cross sections of roads. Usually, we place different hatches for different layers, so they had to do the … Read more

## How to find Closest Distance Between 2 Objects in Civil 3D?

AutoCAD Civil 3D is handy and powerful software. Along with its great functionality related to road design, pipe design, vertical planing, etc., it provides many small and very very useful drafting tools. Today we are going to look at one of them it is called Minimum Distance Between Entities and as the name suggests we … Read more

## Auto-Rotate Multiple text Objects!

Rotate manually? We have multiple text objects aligned to a specific object. However, when we go to layout rotate the view and our text is turned upside down. What should we do? Rotate, rotate, rotate… until all the text is facing the “correct” way. Maybe if we are new to AutoCAD… Auto-Rotate Text in AutoCAD … Read more

## Auto-Number Multiple Text Objects!

It is absolutely normal for us to add numbers in AutoCAD. Sometimes there are hundreds of numbers and if we have to renumber them (which happens very often) it is really a pain. For example, we have to number all the columns in a building, or we have to renumber the stations of road alignment. … Read more