Command Line

  • Product News
    We are excited to announce that the command line has arrived in the AutoCAD web app. The command line was the number one requested feature to add to the AutoCAD web app—you spoke, and we listened.

  • AutoCAD Command Line
    Learning
    Over the years, AutoCAD has evolved its user interface to the point that some modern users argue that the Command Line is no longer necessary. This tip attempts to rebuke that by showing where old school methods may still be the best.

  • 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.

  • Dyn Input
    Learning
    We’ve heard you loud and clear: The command line can make life in AutoCAD 2017 a breeze! We’ve covered this feature in many Tuesday Tips, and now we’re happy to highlight the best of the best, part 2. Dynamic Action Top Tip: “By turning on dynamic input in the status bar, you can have the […]

  • AutoCAD revision clouds sample.
    Learning
    We’ve heard you loud and clear: The command line can make life in AutoCAD 2017 a breeze! We’ve covered this feature in many Tuesday Tips, and now we’re happy to highlight the best of the best. Float On Top Tip: “By default, the command line is in a floating mode, which means it can be […]

  • Lynn Allen photo_tips and tricks
    Learning
    As I noted (threatened?) in last week’s post, I have three more AutoCAD command line tips to share with you this week. The ever-popular command line has been revised in the past few releases, and it really pays to keep up with these enhancements so you can put them to the best possible use. AutoCAD command line […]

  • Lynn Allen photo_tips and tricks
    Learning
    The AutoCAD command line has had quite a facelift and functionality boost over the last few years. These enhancements have been designed to help you draw and navigate more efficiently—which, of course, depends a lot on how you customize your settings and how you use various AutoCAD commands in your workflow. This is the first of two posts regarding AutoCAD […]