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

February 24, 2009 by  
Filed under AutoCAD Training from Mike, tips

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.

AutoCAD Tip of the Day – OOPS, give it back

February 7, 2009 by  
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Learn how to use the OOPS command and how it differs from the UNDO command

M2P and MTP get you right in the middle of things

February 2, 2009 by  
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Have you ever wanted to draw something between two points? Like a circle inside a box. There are several ways to accomplish this. You can use point filters (old school) or Object Snap Tracking (OTRACK) or you could just draw a diagonal line from one corner to the next and select the midpoint. All these would work. But here’s a better idea.

Are you sure you really know how to use OFFSET?

January 31, 2009 by  
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The OFFSET command has several options that many AutoCAD users are unaware about. This article explains the full power of the OFFSET command.

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