- LearningIn almost every project, you will need to reference some sort of files. Of course, the files you reference will be AutoCAD files (.DWG), but sometimes these file types could be .PDF, .DGN, point clouds, and coordination files. In this article, I will go over seven of my top tips and tricks for working with […]
- LearningWe all learn certain AutoCAD rules early on. An ARC is drawn counter-clockwise*, STRETCH requires a crossing window*, Layer 0 is “special,” and you must have a closed boundary in order to HATCH.
- LearningAlmost every week we are submitting some type of files to sub-consultants or contractors. Sometimes they need the entire project (drawing), and other times just certain sheets.
- LearningHave you ever been working on a drawing and come across a situation where you wanted to use a line or text from an xref or block, but didn’t need the rest of it? If you’re like me, this scenario has popped up from time to time over the years.
- LearningThe 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.
- LearningYou can never learn enough AutoCAD tips and tricks, right? There’s always going to be something out there you can use to tweak your workflow to make life easier, which is why internationally known CAD evangelist Jeanne Aarhus took time at AU Las Vegas 2016 to present not one, but TWO sessions on the hidden […]
- FunCongratulations are in order for LINE, your 2017 March CADness champion. Let’s take a look at the unexpectedly easy road to the championship for this newly crowned king of the commands.
- FunSome people can’t live without college basketball, and some people can’t live without AutoCAD. The former has had NCAA March Madness for close to a century, but this year, the latter gets something just as good: March CADness.