Exploring the Features and Benefits of AutoCAD

  • Fields: Exploring the Features and Benefits of AutoCAD
    Learning
    In AutoCAD, you can automate textual data in your drawings by adding fields to any type of text including single and multi-line text objects, dimensions, leaders, block attributes, and tables.

  • CAD Standards Checker: Exploring the Features and Benefits of AutoCAD
    Learning
    CAD standards are the life blood of efficient drafting and design. Whether it’s an office of hundreds or just you, CAD standards make your drawings more consistent. Your standards can be easily audited and even fixed right from within AutoCAD with the Standards Checker tool.

  • Learning
    AutoCAD’s dynamic blocks give you increased functionality beyond standard blocks (for example, a dynamic block can symbolize multiple configurations). To create a dynamic block, you use the standard Block Editor environment, and then you add parameters and actions to specific geometry within the block.

  • Autodesk App Store
    Learning
    We’re all used to the phrase “there’s an app for that” when it comes to our smartphones and tablets, but did you know that it applies to AutoCAD as well? The Autodesk App Store contains hundreds of Autodesk approved plug-ins, extensions, and standalone applications to make your AutoCAD experience more productive.

  • AutoCAD Layouts: Exploring the Features and Benefits of AutoCAD
    Learning
    In AutoCAD, you can use the Layouts feature to create drawing sheets that display scaled views of your model in an area you can customize for printing. In addition to a view or views of your model space, you can also add any added tables, notes, dimensions, or titleblocks to your layouts that will be […]

  • Exploring the Features and Benefits of AutoCAD: Data Extraction in AutoCAD
    Learning
    Simply, data extraction is the ability to extract data from objects in your drawing or multiple drawings. Data extraction in AutoCAD enables you to streamline the process of “counting stuff” by reducing the manual counting and entering of table data.

  • Arrays in AutoCAD
    Learning
    When designing, there are many times when you need to draft common patterns that contain geometry that is duplicated. You can use the different Array commands in AutoCAD to copy objects in a repeatable pattern. There are three types of arrays: rectangular, circular, and path.

  • Learning
    The Autodesk Desktop App delivers new releases, product updates, and security patches for its Microsoft Windows–based subscription products. It is automatically installed the first time you download a trial or subscribe to an Autodesk application.

  • Learning
    Tables can be used in your drawings to meet a number of needs. AutoCAD tables contain rows and columns that create a group of individual cells that are designated by row numbers and column letters in which the cell resides (e.g., A3, G10, etc.). You can also format any of the rows and cells to […]