Understanding how to apply the AutoCAD DIM commands

Shining a light on AutoCAD DIMs

There are more than 80 variables that control the behavior and appearance of dimensions, and there are another thirty or so dimension related commands besides. Here are two DIM gems: DIMSPACE and DIMROTATED.

Let me make you an AutoCAD Star!

Let me make you an (AutoCAD) Star!

In this post, I will demonstrate how to make a five-pointed star using AutoCAD. In the process of making a star, we will touch on several AutoCAD tools, including the polygon tool, the block tool, the hatch tool, and the trim command.

Removing Non-standard text styles with the AutoCAD standards manager

How to remove non-standard text styles with the AutoCAD Standards Manager

Rogue Fonts, non standard Line Types and custom Hatches. If you are a CAD manager, doesn't this just boil your blood? Well - calm down! This weeks guest post from the wonderful Sam Lucido takes you through an easy way to remove non standard fonts from your AutoCAD DWGs, using a surprisingly underused tool.

Finding Saved views with the AutoCAD Sheet set manager

SSM Untold: Accessing saved views from the AutoCAD Sheet Set Manager

Edwin Prakoso of CAD-Notes.com brings us this excellent guest post on finding saved drawing views using the AutoCAD Sheet set manger.

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