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Wednesday, September 3, 2014


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AutoCAD Training from Mike

Welcome to the NEW and IMPROVED AutoCAD Tip of the Day Website Welcome to the NEW and IMPROVED AutoCAD Tip of the Day Website

We are in the process of doing a complete overhaul of our website. Things may be a little messy for a little while (links not working, duplicate content, etc..) while we finish getting everything up and going, but it will be well worth it in the end. This past year was a challenge for us at AutocadtipoftheDay, as I’m sure it has been for many of our... [Read more of this review]


How to Create a Drawing with a Different Vertical and Horizontal Scale How to Create a Drawing with a Different Vertical and Horizontal Scale

Here’s a problem many people face when working on engineering drawings, especially plan and profile sheets.  How to create a drawing with different vertical and horizontal scales? As everyone should know by now, in AutoCAD, you always draw FULL scale.  This becomes a problem when working on some drawings, because when you are working on very... [Read more of this review]


How to Fix Lagging Mouse Movement in AutoCAD How to Fix Lagging Mouse Movement in AutoCAD

This tip may not apply to everyone, but if it applys to you,I know this is going to make your day.  Many useres have complained about their mouse having a delay in AutoCAD.  This is not only very frustrating, but it also kills productivity.  If you are using Windows Vista, here’s a solution that may fix your problem (you will need to be logged... [Read more of this review]


17 AutoCAD Tips in High Definition Video 17 AutoCAD Tips in High Definition Video

This tip was recorded in High Definition Video. I’ve attempted this on one of the last previous tips and a few people said they had issues with the sound. Hopefully that problem has been fixed. For the best picture quality, I recommend playing the video in full screen mode. Please let me know what you think and if you have any problems by... [Read more of this review]


Come Back Menu Bar and Toolbars Come Back Menu Bar and Toolbars

Here’s a video tip for everyone. Video Tips are usually only available to our subscribers (you can subscribe for free in the upper right portion of the screen), but I get asked this question so often by AutoCAD 2009 users. Enjoy: Please Login or Register to see the link. to see this content. var params = { 'allowfullscreen': 'true', 'allowscriptaccess':... [Read more of this review]


Why Can’t I Select More Than One Object (all of the sudden)??? Why Can’t I Select More Than One Object (all of the sudden)???

Who Jacked Up My AutoCAD? Does this sound familiar?  One day you are cruising along, drafting like a ninja and then the next day you come in and AutoCAD is doing some crazy stuff?  Specifically, when you go to select additional objects, the original objects are removed from the selection set.  Your efficiency and productivity drop drastically! ... [Read more of this review]


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AutoCAD 2012 System Requirements AutoCAD 2012 System Requirements

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Convert 2D Objects to 3D Objects — AutoCAD 2011 Convert 2D Objects to 3D Objects — AutoCAD 2011

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