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AutoCAD Snap to Mid Between 2 Points
Before AutoCAD had this snap option, I used to have to draw lines to find the
mid point of a room or an object that did not have an obvious mid or center snap
For instance, I want to move the following wall within this room to split the
room exactly in half without dimensioning or doing any math.
The EXPLODE TEXT Feature
One of the easiest ways I have created 3D text is by using the EXPLODE
TEXT command in the Express Tools.
1. First thing you need to do is
place some text in your drawing at the
height and style you want.
Does F1 really help in AutoCAD?
Have you ever been just cruising along in a drawing; you know in a groove
making great progress but you issue the wrong command and hit ESC?
No big deal right?
But if you are like me and hit ESC a couple of times...
The CONVERTPSTYLES Command in AutoCAD
What does the CONVERTPSTYLES command in AutoCAD do?
In our office we use a “Color Dependent” plot style when plotting. “Color
dependent” is just what it sounds like; the color of an object determines how it
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Cleaning Up Third Party Drawings
Have you ever received an AutoCAD file from another office that is bogged
down information you don't need.
Every discipline imaginable has been added to the drawing, but you only need to
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