Heidi Hewett

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  • AutoCAD Sheet Sets Named Sheet Selections
    Learning
    Welcome to the tenth in a series of posts to lead you through the powerful Sheet Set functionality available in AutoCAD.

  • AutoCAD Sheet Sets Transmittal Archive
    Learning
    Welcome to the ninth in a series of posts to lead you through the powerful Sheet Set functionality available in AutoCAD. In previous posts, you learned how to publish your sheets, either to a plotter or to PDF or DWF files. In this post, you’ll learn how to quickly create transmittal or archive sets of […]

  • AutoCAD ARCTEXT Express Tool
    Learning
    If you’ve ever tried to draw text along an Arc in AutoCAD LT or in AutoCAD without using the ARCTEXT Express Tool, you know how tedious it can be. Of course, it can be done. The question is how long will take? And what if you have to edit it? Fortunately, the ARCTEXT Express Tool […]

  • AutoCAD MOCORO Express Tool
    Learning
    One of the most popular AutoCAD Express tools is MOCORO. It enables you to MOve, COpy, and ROtate selected objects from a single command. It also lets you SCale the objects but MOCOROSC just doesn’t sound as cool. Read on to find out how it works!

  • AutoCAD Express Tools
    Learning
    If you aren’t using AutoCAD Express Tools you’re missing out! Express Tools is a collection of small productivity enhancing tools that install with AutoCAD. They’re built using the AutoCAD APIs (Application Programming Interfaces) such as AutoLISP and are, therefore, not available in AutoCAD LT.

  • AutoCAD Sheet Sets Publish PDF DWF Files
    Learning
    Welcome to the eighth in a series of posts designed to lead you through the powerful Sheet Set functionality available in AutoCAD. In the previous posts, you learned how to publish your sheets to a plotter using their default page setups. In this post, we’ll explore similar options for publishing to PDF or DWF files. […]

  • AutoCAD Rectangle With a Center Object
    Learning
    In my last tip, I showed you how to create a rectangle that remains rectangular even when you grip edit the corners. This week, I decided to keep going with that theme and focus on another way to work with rectangles.

  • Learning
    You’ve probably drawn many rectangles in AutoCAD. But are they really rectangles? What happens if you edit one of the corner grips? It’s no longer rectangular!

  • Learning
    Welcome to the seventh in a series of posts to lead you through the powerful Sheet Set functionality available in AutoCAD.