ALIGN IMAGES The ability to quickly and accurately align images to AutoCAD linework is very useful. The main things I use it for are: 1. when working with aerial photos to align images to the AutoCAD linework. 2. when working with hand-drawn sketches that are scanned and then brought into AutoCAD as an image to
OFFICE ADMIN SOFTWARE ADDED Just a quick note to let you know that I have just added some more information to the Software page in the Members Area. The software page has a list of free, open source and cheaper software to suit a design business. I’ve added a very popular software to the OFFICE ADMIN SOFTWARE
ROTATE OPTIONS As with most things in AutoCAD there are more than a few ways to achieve your aim – and the rotate command is no exception. There are some options within the rotate command that you might not be aware of. These rotate options open up some additional methods to get the job done.
COMPARE 2 XREFS It is sometimes necessary to compare 2 xrefs – the old version and the new version – in order to determine what has changed. Sometimes the particular consultant will send an accompanying email describing what has changed. But I think it’s easier to SEE what has changed yourself and then determine what course of
COMMUNICATION SOFTWARE ADDED Just a quick note to let you know that I have just added some more information to the Software page in the Members Area. The software page has a list of free, open source and cheaper software to suit a design business. I’ve added a very popular communication software under the COMMUNICATION SOFTWARE category. This
UPDATED – ALIGN TEXT TO CURVES A few weeks ago I did a post on how I use Lee Mac’s LISP routine to align text to curves. Well he’s improved it and made it even better. There are many new options but I love the multiple text mode where text objects are continually created to align
EDIT POLYLINE VERTICES – WHAT In AutoCAD 2011 the ‘Multi-function Grip’ was added to the blue square grips located at polyline endpoints and the blue rectangle grips located at polyline midpoints. This has added some extra functionality to AutoCAD that makes it possible to edit polyline vertices much quicker. EDIT POLYLINE VERTICES – HOW When