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

July 8, 2009 by  
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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 […]

How to Fix Lagging Mouse Movement in AutoCAD

July 7, 2009 by  
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How to fix a lagging mouse that delays the movement in AutoCAD

17 AutoCAD Tips in High Definition Video

March 3, 2009 by  
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AutoCAD Tips and AutoCAD Training: Osnap and Osnap Overrides. Everything you need to know about Osnap

Come Back Menu Bar and Toolbars

February 27, 2009 by  
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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.

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

February 24, 2009 by  
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Learn how the PICKADD variable works and why it sometimes changes mysteriously.

Go Figure

Here’s another subscriber inspired tip on performing calculations while in a command along with unit conversions using ‘cal and ‘qc (QuickCalc)

You Are Going to Love This Trim Tip

February 13, 2009 by  
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One of the coolest things about having a community of subscribers here at AutoCAD Tip of the Day is we can all benefit from the knowledge and experience of each other.

Patrick Szeto submitted a tip on another trim command called EXTRIM. This is a great command. I think it used to be part of Express Tools and starting in release 2007, it became a command that you can only access through the command line.

Say Goodbye to Captain Obvious

February 10, 2009 by  
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In today’s tip, I’m going to show you how to get rid of some of the prompts that slow you down by making you answer stupid prompts. I’m actually going to show you how to affect 8 different prompts.

Inserting Images and Removing the Image Frame

February 10, 2009 by  
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In this tip I will show you how to insert images into your drawings and to remove the Image Frames for plotting purposes.

Subscriber Submitted Tip: TRIM and EXTEND

February 9, 2009 by  
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Learn some great, time saving tips on using the TRIM and EXTEND commands.

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