Heidi Hewett

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  • Relocating and Aligning 3D Gizmos
    Learning
    In my previous tip, I described the basics of 3D Gizmos but there are additional options and controls to help you make the most of Gizmos.

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

  • Learning
    I love creating 3D models in AutoCAD and some of my favorite 3D modeling tools are the 3D Gizmos! If you’re working in 3D, you definitely want to get familiar with the Gizmos.

  • Creating a New Sheet Set
    Learning
    Welcome to the third in a series of posts to lead you through the powerful Sheet Set functionality available in AutoCAD. In the previous post, I provided an overview of the general process from getting started with the most basic steps to implementing sheet sets for maximum efficiency. In this post I lead you through […]

  • AutoCAD 2018.1 Update
    Product News
    Here’s everything you need to know about benefits in the first update to AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT 2018 for subscription and maintenance plan customers, now available everywhere.

  • Process of AutoCAD Sheet Sets
    Learning
    Welcome to the second in a series of posts to lead you through the powerful Sheet Set functionality available in AutoCAD. In the first post, R.K. McSwain introduced you to the Sheet Set manager (SSM) and offered an overview of some of the advantages to using sheet sets. In this post, I provide an overview […]

  • AutoCAD Command Window Benefits
    Learning
    The AutoCAD Command window offers efficient keystroke access to commands and system variables. You can even use it to find other content such as blocks, hatch patterns, and layers.

  • The AutoCAD Ribbon: Exploring the Features and Benefits of AutoCAD
    Learning
    The AutoCAD Ribbon provides a compact palette with all the tools you need to create and edit your designs. It’s a great option for visual users, those that are new to AutoCAD, and even veteran AutoCAD users who want the most relevant tools at their fingertips when they need them! You can dock the Ribbon […]

  • Critical Action Required: Install AutoCAD 2018.0.2 Update
    Product News
    A few weeks ago, we explained a mistake that was made with the 2018.0.1 Update, and quickly resolved the issue by releasing the AutoCAD 2018.0.2/AutoCAD LT 2018.0.2 Update*. As this update fixes a defect that would cause the product to not start, it is critical for users who installed the initial 2018.0.1 Update to install […]