I discovered the 3Ddwf file I created in AutoCAD 2011 got an error when using as an underlay in AutoCAD 2010. It appears 3dDWF files are not backward compatible for underlay purposes. I also tried using a DWFx format with the same result.
Category: CAD Skills
Learning habits, information resources, skills measurement
Below is a combination of good and bad things about AutoCAD’s Search bar for help. The Search Bar in AutoCAD’s title bar can be customized to include your own library of tips and tricks and other documents you may have accumulated. The less than convenient limitation is you must link each file individually. You can also add a link to an RSS Feed through the Communication Center. The disappointing limitation is RSS Feeds are not searchable from the Search Bar in AutoCAD. Clear the “Hide results older than..” check […]
Paste Special Keyboard Shortcut
2 things. 1) I don’t want the “Select Shape File” dialog to appear when I open a drawing. 2) What’s inside a .shx file.
Redefine blocks using Design Center
In most recent version of AutoCAD when a toolbar is visible it is easy to control which toolbars are displayed. 1. Right clicking on any toolbar that is visible displays a list of toolbars for that menu group. 2. Right clicking on a blank area of the screen where you can dock a toolbar and you get a list of all the Menu Groups. Simply pick a toolbar from within one of the menu groups listed. All very […]
This post is for people new to drawing templates. You have created a custom drawing template by creating a new drawing. You added your title block and border to a layout. How do you use this template to create new drawings?
US National CAD Standard Presentation.
Switching between open drawings can be made easier if they are displayed side-by-side (tiled). This tip shows you how to make the Tile Vertically command appear on the Quick Access Toolbar in AutoCAD 2010.
Create a layout for your Project CD Label and add it to your sheet set.