Tag: 2D Drafting

Design Review for NON-CAD Users

Markups on a drawing tell the CAD Tech what changes are needed. Use Design Review to markup drawings and simultaneously create a digital checklist for the CAD Tech. Plotting drawings then scribbling notes on a hardcopy is still a common practice but expensive. Problems and expenses as a result of this manual process can be avoided using Design Review.

Listing a 2D Distance in AutoCAD

I type DI on the command line then pick two endpoints to list a distance in AutoCAD.  This distance is 3D, a slope distance.  How do I get a horizontal distance?  Set the System Variable, OSNAPZ to 1 then use the DI command.  I could tell you all about OSNAPZ but then you would not develop the skills to look up information on your own in the AutoCAD help file.  (Remember, the theme of this blog is to improve […]