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An AutoCAD Hip Tip on Turning Splines into Plines

July 27, 2011 by  
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Here’s a great tip from Lynn Allen’s blog, check it out.  And be sure to visit her blog from more great Autocad training…. I cannot lie – I’m enjoying spending more time at home!  I have successfully reminded my dog who I am – and she’s no longer holding on to me for dear life […]

Copy Named Objects from Xrefs

July 6, 2011 by  
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In this tip, Kate Morrical teaches us about the xbind command for Xref…. AutoCAD LT 2012 introduced the Please Login or Register to see the link. command, which lets you bring objects from referenced files into the host drawing. But what if you just want to grab a dimension style (not a dimension object) from […]

Free AutoCAD DWG Viewers

July 6, 2011 by  
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In this AutoCAD Lesson, Shaan Hurley shows two great free AutoCAD drawings viewers.   Read below and be sure to visit his site. If you are looking for free, easy, and accurate ways to view an Please Login or Register to see the link. Please Login or Register to see the link. here are two […]

Change the AutoCAD Layout Background Color to Black

July 6, 2011 by  
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Another great tip from Shawn Hurley… check it out Updating and this popular post from a year ago. As a follow-up to the posting Please Login or Register to see the link. in response to a Twitter request, I showed how to change the Layout paper background color. But what if you just want a […]

AutoCAD 2012 System Requirements

April 12, 2011 by  
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In this post from Shaan Hurley’s blog “Between the Lines”  at http://autodesk.blogs.com/between_the_lines/, Shaan discusses the system requirements for AutoCAD 2012. … Please Login or Register to see the link. The system requirements for Please Login or Register to see the link. 2012 are pretty much the same as the last release. If you are using […]

Edit Your AutoCAD Designs on the Go!

April 12, 2011 by  
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In this article, Hedi Hewett describes how to use AutoCAD WS to edit your drawings on the go.  You can visit her blog  at http://heidihewett.blogs.com/my_weblog/ Mike … Given the advances in technology, it’s amazing that most on-site work (reviewing, measuring and editing drawings) is still a manual process. You bring the tape measure to the […]

Extend Leader to Text

April 8, 2011 by  
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Here’s a great leader tip in Autocad LT 2012 from Kate Morrical.  She’s the Technical Marketing Manager for AutoCAD LT and has a great blog.  Be sure to check it out Please Login or Register to see the link.. Mike … This new feature in AutoCAD LT 2012 is pretty small, as features go, but […]

Redefine a Block Insertion

October 28, 2010 by  
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Ever put some blocks in a drawing, either from a tool palette or DesignCenter, only to discover later that the source file has been changed? Fortunately, the two tools that made inserting the block easy in the first place can also help you redefine it. All you need to do is navigate to the source […]

AutoCAD 2011 Subscription Advantage Pack

October 28, 2010 by  
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The Subscription Advantage Pack for AutoCAD 2011 products includes IGES (Initial Graphics Exchange Specification) Import and Export tools. Using these tools, you can transfer drawing data between dissimilar CAD systems via the neutral IGES file format. Please Login or Register to see the link.  You can access the IGES Import and Export tools from the […]

An AutoCAD Roadshow in India and an AutoCAD Hip Tip on Draworder

October 28, 2010 by  
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This week I am embarking on a three city roadshow in India.  Stop one – is Delhi which coincidentally also happens to be where the Please Login or Register to see the link. are being held this week.  It’s been over 6 years since I’ve been to India and I’m looking forward to the super […]

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