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CAD Work from Home

Part one article on CAD work from home jobs.

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AutoCAD Fonts

Is there a font that gives a clear definition between a capital O and the number 0? I use both in serial numbers of items and it would be helpful if a

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Free AutoCAD Hatch Patterns

Great resource for downloading free AutoCAD hatch patterns.

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Free Fashion Design Software

Download these free fashion design software programs that will help you create clothing, garments and a wide range of accessories.

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Create Your Own Website Online

Learn how to create your own website online to sell your services, products or information.

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Custom cabin coop

We started out with a chicken showing up in our front yard we feed it and it started laying eggs so I decided to build a coop for it I ended up going all

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5 Simple 8X12 Shed Plans

5 easy to use 8X12 shed plans. How to use free blueprints to construct your very own storage shed.

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Command ribbon for Autocad Lt 2014 version disappeared.

Friend was using my program and in the process somehow removed the command ribbon. Can now only get generic command ribbons from earlier versions... any

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Save a drawing as another drawing

Something happened to my drawings as I am unable to use the command save as. If I open up my autocad that works fine but when I go to the file command

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Autocad release 2016; Browse Box

At the Open, Save as or Wblock command; AutoCAD won't open the browse box. Meaning I have to type in the whole path required. This has recently occurred;

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AutoCAD Free Download

Get the latest version of the number one CAD software with an AutoCAD free download.

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Contract AutoCAD Drafter Jobs - Getting Paid What You Are Worth

When you first set out to become a CAD freelancer, and are looking for AutoCAD drafter jobs with new clients, it is always a smart idea to...

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21 Essential Architectural Symbols Everyone Should Know About

Learn how to read and understand what architectural symbols on drafting blueprints mean.

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Digital Fashion Pro

Simply put, I have been trying to find a way to buy DFP for years. Every time I'm close it seems like something happens and all that money has to go somewhere

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Converting Lines Into Polygons

How do you convert individual lines (such as a rectangle) into a polygon?

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open file

When I click on The A at top left hand corner, looking to open a file from the window explorer menu with all my computer files, it does not pop up, instead

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AutoCAD Settings Changed How to Restore

For some reason when I choose save as rather than the window popping up - the command line now asks me to choose the format and name the drawing. The

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Copying in Furniture with Attributues

When I copy and paste any AutoCAD furniture with attributes from another drawing or from a website, the attributes come in as large X's all over the furniture.

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Curser crosshair settings

I was watching a YouTube video and the instructor had his curser set to do what I'm calling a red explosion after every click. After he would click his

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Snap settings?

I installed windows 7 and re-installed my Autocad10. When drawing a line or moving the aperture in paper or model space it has a jerky motion to it.

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Relayering AutoCAD Drawings

Relayering AutoCAD drawings is the best way to save a lot of time redrawing a CAD file from scratch, and in a fraction of the time.

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Free Trailer Plans

We've developed this page of free trailer plans resources to give you a list of sites containing various types of trailer plan sketches, drawings, pictures and "how to's" for do it yourselfers.

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insert a space in title block tab

How do I insert a space in the text of a title block tab (autocad 2004)?

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Unable to use icons in menu bar

The menu bar icons do not work on one of our machines, however, you can type in the command an get results. How can I turn the icons back on so they will

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A Simple DXF Reader, Free from Google Docs

Sharing AutoCAD drawings with your clients has become a little easier with the free dxf reader now included in Google Docs.

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Best CAD Software Reviews

Unbiased reviews of the best CAD software used by drafters and designers.

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Free Landscape Design Software

Find the best free landscape design software to use for your backyard project.

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How to Build a Chicken Coop

Learn how to build a chicken coop using the proper plans, materials and tools.

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AutoCAD MEP 2015 HVAC Duct Disappeared on Drawing!

Has anyone ever experienced this issue? After finishing the duct runs for a project, using the MEP tool palette, I started to create section cuts utilizing

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2016 AutoCAD problem

In AutoCAD 2016, when I draw a line, circle or anything else it leaves some kind of a tracer or shadow. Not sure how to turn it off.

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Annotation Scale Issues With AutoCAD

Hi, I have never posted before but use these all the time. Essentially, in every drawing I open, if I click on an existing block/room tag etc., then

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Become a CAD Freelancer and Work for Yourself

Discover the tools of the trade you will need to become a CAD freelancer.

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Making Dimension and Text Styles Current

Generally we can make a layer current by using the make object's layer current tool pallet. Are there any commands to make the dimension style & text

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CAD Drafter Jobs

How to start a profitable home based CAD business that attracts tons of CAD drafter jobs.

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37 Free Pole Barn Plans that Save You Money

Looking for a set of free pole barn plans? Now you can build a pole barn even if you're not a contractor.

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Garden Shed Building Plans

Free do it yourself garden shed building plans for the perfect backyard design.

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Free CAD Software

Free CAD software downloads available for your use.

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Why does my linetype with letters in it come one the screen small. I have tried to change linetype scale nothing changes. Please help, thanks. Working

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Non-Coplanar Lines

When trying to fillet some lines in a drawing, I keep getting the response in the command line lines are non-coplanar. I also tried new lines from pick

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1/2" Snap Lock in Paper Space

Why do I have a half inch snap lock in paper space? It only occurs when I try to Move or Draw something in paper space...its vary strange as I've never

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Hatch Pattern Invisible in Layout

I have a drawing in which there are BHATCH patterns with scale of 0.3, a transparency set 0, and color to 8. When I try to export PDF for all the layouts,

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Printing from an AutoCAD Generated PDF

In AutoCad 2012 the line weights default is 20. When I make a PDF and send it to a third party to print 36”x42” it is all pixelated and cannot read.

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Need to bring to front Image in paperspace

I placed some images in a paperspace layout and when I print the PNG file you can see the image and the layout overlapped instead of the image only, and

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Won't Zoom in all the way to my drawing

I've opened a drawing that has been worked on previously and CAD is currently not allowing me to zoom in all the way so that I can get to my drawing.

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Xref Issue

I'm using acad 2015. When I create a drawing using xrefs all is well until a few weeks or a month goes by, when I open the drawing I only see the layout

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Digital Fashion Pro

I am a Textiles teacher working in a Catholic school in Armidale NSW, Australia. Don't know whether you can help me but I am looking for a simple fashion

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Autocad License Missing

Hi, I am Azaree who is a new Admin Manager for an Electrical company. An Administration Dept had just been implemented here. So everything need to be

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Attached PDF Not Printing

I imported a PDF drawing. It shows in preview, but does not plot. It is not on a non-plot layer. I am using it as a background drawing. Please help.

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Disappearance of Drawing During Zooming

My drawing has just disappeared when I was zooming out and I even tried to zoom in but completely remained in disappearance. However if I check on print

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  1. CAD Work from Home

    Nov 06, 17 06:30 PM

    Part one article on CAD work from home jobs.

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  2. AutoCAD Fonts

    Oct 24, 17 06:44 PM

    Is there a font that gives a clear definition between a capital O and the number 0? I use both in serial numbers of items and it would be helpful if a

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  3. Free AutoCAD Hatch Patterns

    Oct 12, 17 07:58 PM

    Great resource for downloading free AutoCAD hatch patterns.

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