AutoCAD Professional Tips from A - Z
Designs, Drafters, Engineers, and other technical professionals using AutoCAD® are always looking for new tips and tricks that can help them become more productive and efficient. I have been writing CAD tips for many years as a way for me to document my fi...
Have you ever wanted the command line window text in AutoCAD to be just a little larger than the default value? In this Screencast we will review how to adjust the command line window text size and also change the color to make this area stand out
Changing Hatch Origin in AutoCAD
You are reviewing a design and notice that the concrete pattern does not look like what is shown in the legend. You simply need to change the hatch pattern origin in AutoCAD. Check out this screencast on how to cleanup hatch patterns using the hatch origin and also as a bonus adding a fill to a selected pattern.
Move, Rotate, and Scale with Align in AutoCAD
The align command simply aligns objects with other objects in 2D and 3D. Many times as drafters and designers we need to align objects with other objects also importing data or from PDF files or images. How do we get those imported objects into AutoCAD and line them up. The Align command will do just that. With “Align” you can move, rotate and scale an object while aligning it with existing…
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Creating Arrows with a Polyline in AutoCAD
Polylines in AutoCAD can be a very effective tool when trying to label or highlight areas of a drawing. A polyline is a connected sequence of line segments created as a single object or line that can contain a width. You can create straight line segments, arc segments, or a combination of the two. What if you wanted to create an arrow using one polyline by simply changing the width of the…