View Full Version : AutoCAD Tips & Tricks

Pages : [1] 2

  1. Any Tip / Tricks Out there?
  2. Don't wrap text, wrap dim, then undo it.
  3. Using the fence to trim
  4. AutoCAD Tips & Tricks Home Page
  5. Use Chamfer for non-radial corners
  6. Multiple Copy
  7. Nesting mstretch boxes
  8. Quick leader to a block
  9. Scaling Images
  10. Sharing drawings with xrefs with other companies without grief
  11. Tips & Tricks Forum Guidelines.
  12. Mouse and keyboad
  13. Multiple command
  14. AutoCAD in Drag
  15. whohas
  16. Try resizing dialogs
  17. Add text below a dimension line
  18. Text scaling in Mtext Editor
  19. keyboard commands tweaked
  20. Using properties palette to edit attributes
  22. Setting up M-text for a numbered list
  23. Properties > Quick Select
  24. :lisped mtext editor
  25. Overkill it isn't a Rock N Roll Band
  26. Locking Viewports
  27. Shifty Grips
  28. Freeze layers in viewports - or globally?
  29. Drag N Drop Views Using SSM
  30. Pre-specify an angle
  31. Change Length of Dimensions with TRACKING
  32. OOPS! (I... did-it... agaaaaaiiiinnnn)
  33. Plot VIEWPORTS That Are Turned "OFF" (No.. seriously)
  34. Fix "Broken", Random Looking Hatch Patterns
  35. Add Shortcuts To The OPEN Window - by MurrayC
  36. Want your .DWG to be a .JPG file?
  37. Scaling Objects
  38. Make Autocad start up a little faster.
  39. one word hot keys
  40. Center Line and Other symbols
  41. Gain that Screen Space!
  42. How to convert a DWF to DWG
  43. Tips & Tricks of the Month Archive
  44. Tips & Tricks of the month.
  45. Changing layer colour
  46. Select Previous Selection Set c/w GRIPS
  47. Turn Textmask/Wipeout Frames ON/OFF Quickly
  48. Floating Viewport with a hole cut out...
  49. Embedding Autodesk DWF Viewer in Microsoft Office Applications
  50. Making an outline of a group of objects.
  51. Place a viewport boundary in model space.
  52. Select All for Trim/ Extend Command
  53. One-click Osnap popup AND mbuttonpan
  54. Zoom Extents
  55. Fixing some 3DORBIT problems
  56. REVCLOUD with or without PAN
  57. 2006 - Grip Copy & Ortho
  58. Tab through commands
  60. Multiple MText Edits in a row
  61. Right click menu's
  62. Managing Multiple drawings in a single session
  63. A Better Explode Command: Xplode
  64. Mutiple Grip Select
  65. Add a plus sign "+" to prompt for tabs
  66. Undocumented AutoCAD 2006 Commands - EAttExtEdit and EAttExtUpdate
  67. Preset your Hatching
  68. Exporting with Wblock
  69. Changing all to Bylayer
  70. QAFLAGS little trick
  71. Draw on frozen layers
  72. use BURST instead of EXPLODE
  73. Temporary Ortho
  75. Customize MTEXT sample string - MTJIGSTRING
  76. BATTORDER - AutoCAD 2006
  77. Rotate while copy, viceversa... alternative for polar array
  78. move,copy,rotate scale all in the same command
  79. Multiple Coordinates Extraction
  80. Align Viewports
  81. Gradient fills in LT
  82. FILLET Command Substitute for PEdit-join
  83. Update a file which has been "bound"
  84. Wonder where the old DOS screen menu went?
  85. Extrude Along a 3D Polyline.
  86. MAXHATCH - oldie' but goodie!
  89. Renaming Layers
  92. History (from the Express Tools)
  93. aligning text
  94. NODE osnap for text entities
  95. Flatten Express Tool
  96. Quick Directory Access
  97. Temporarily replace one image or xref with another.
  98. maximize viewport
  99. On your MARK... Get SET... UNDO!
  100. Lock Layer Icon
  101. Sort Layer Dialog
  102. Apply Mr.Clean to Your Drawing
  103. Trim/ Extend with a fence
  104. Easy copy command
  105. Printing Notification Balloon.. Gone!
  106. AutoCAD 2005 Easter Egg
  107. How to get Information about Autocad and Entities
  108. System Variables
  109. PEDIT Command Results
  110. Use hatch for area inquiries
  111. Plotting full scale drawings from PDF
  112. Use keyboard to jump within a selection list
  113. metric to imperial conversion (vice versa)
  114. Tips & Tricks PDF
  115. Purging RegApps
  116. How to get a print out of a CTB file without add on programs
  117. Like Ru Paul, AutoCAD Can Be a DRAG
  118. Extend or Trim Associative Dimensions
  119. "Select Objects" options
  120. 2005 Tips & Tricks Video
  121. Switching between multiple layouts
  122. AutoCAD resources
  123. Layer filters - again.
  124. A few personal favourite commands
  125. Set text height automatically to the correct height of your dimscale.
  126. *.* magic
  127. copyclip a viewport
  128. Import layout from another drawing
  129. Xref Confusion: Attachment or Overlay?
  130. Dynamic Block Tips & Tricks (Techniques)
  131. 3d modelling tip
  132. Make blocks quickly
  133. Rules of thumb for AutoCAD (and life)
  134. A faster way to access commands using the blue grips
  135. Browse AUGI inside AutoCAD
  136. "whohas" command for CAD file tracking
  137. Cut short (or Shortcut) your commands
  138. The OPEN Power....
  139. Open Drawing read-only from Explorer
  140. Tip to find partially forgotten command
  141. Edit block with attributes tip
  142. Copy an Object from a Block
  143. The best selection methods
  144. Some Handy Macros
  145. Easy Email Large DWG files
  146. Some CTRL key Combinations
  147. Viewport Macro tip for working in 3D
  148. Easy Purge All
  149. AutoCAD Help(s)
  150. Can't save in 2006? Try AUDIT.
  151. Beware what you call your custom properties - period
  152. Tables tip - Set Table cell heights to the minimum values possible
  153. Manual Flatten
  154. Notepad Tip (= AutoCAD as your Desktop!)
  155. Selecting the Unselectable!
  156. Spell check and using a Custom dictionary
  157. Grips Gripe
  158. Selection Options
  159. Lock in an angle for drawing a line
  160. Read pass the "OR"
  161. Easing the pain of DView.
  162. Toggle Sysvars Easily
  163. Selection tip - select only Lines or Circles
  164. Replace Title Blocks
  165. Hijack that HTTP file with AutoCAD
  166. Timesheet Woes made Less Painful
  167. Determining if a sheet set is linked to a drawing
  168. SSM Interior Elev. Tip
  169. How to use a command inside another command?
  170. Creating Additional Options inside Standard Commands
  171. AutoCAD 2007 - Reverse zoom (scroll mouse)
  172. How to enter 2D Coordinates?
  173. Command line on/off
  174. Redefining your Dynamic Blocks
  175. How to change the elevation of the working plane between user input?
  176. Working in 2D (Z coordinates ignored)
  177. Quick Leader Settings
  178. Do You Know Undo ?
  179. Giving up of smooth view transitions!
  180. How to know if a drawing is full or partially open
  181. Setting up system variables!
  182. Many text and dimensions to bring to front?
  183. Shortcuts in the BREAK command.
  184. rotate rectilinearly
  185. How to find the length from the start point of a polyline?
  186. Publish all open drawings in AutoCAD 2007
  187. Set Hatch Base Point
  188. The RENAME Command
  189. Floating graphscreen
  190. Cookie Cutter Trim
  191. Embed sounds in an AutoCAD drawing file
  192. Working with Visretain and Xrefs...
  193. Stacking alternate dimensions
  194. When a repair doesn't work
  195. Using flash drives
  196. copy an lman from an xref into another no matching layer names
  197. Turn OFF Plot balloon notification
  198. Stupid F1 Key...
  199. Fields for setting multiple floor elevations on a grading plan
  200. Keyboard Short-cuts / Tips
  201. Repeating any command
  202. A rectangle that expands around text
  203. A table that hides the objects behind it
  204. Drop to Ground
  205. Grouping Objects Quickly
  206. Invisible Objects
  207. Lazy Left Hand
  208. Area of Multiple Objects - Tip
  209. FontNotFound-TextNotShowing
  210. Mtextfixed variable and migrated settings
  211. Exploding verse Bursting
  212. Copy and Paste, Rotate on insert
  213. Getting rid of zero length lines
  214. Updated Tips and Tricks PDF
  215. Maximizing your AutoCAD workspace...
  216. Character Spacing in 2005
  217. SheetCounting
  218. Instead of typing PEDIT just double-click a Polyline to edit it
  219. Assign Double Click action to dimensions
  220. AutoCAD 2004 or above - use QNEW command to start new DWG based on a DWT file
  221. copy clip to snap
  222. Use LENGTHEN command to list Line length
  223. Publish selected layout tabs from a single DWG file
  224. Temporary OTRACK point
  225. Hiding Command Line
  226. TAB to commands
  227. Double Click Viewport to Maximize
  228. CTRL + GRIPPOINTS -> copy
  229. Add extra functionality to Shift + Right click menu
  230. Extrude without explicitly creating a region or boundary
  231. An easy way to draw a 3d roof in AutoCAD 2004...2007
  232. Match Properties command, use the Settings option Luke
  233. Ortho Mode Pan
  234. Auto PAN via Ctrl key and mouse wheel
  235. How custom tool button images are created for tool palettes
  236. Stretch your imagination with SKETCH command
  237. Raise to the power
  238. Block Attribute / Field (text) that wraps
  239. Use Layiso command in Floating Viewports
  240. Dim->Home
  241. Did you know about TJUST?
  242. Try TEXTTOFRONT instead of DRAWORDER
  243. Use XCLIP on blocks.
  244. <Right Click>+Drag gives you a block
  245. Use the object filter in your properties dialog
  246. variations on the SAVE command
  247. Double Click a Line to Convert it to a Polyline
  248. Toggle AutoCAD Visibility
  249. Zoom-All in A2007
  250. Layer discription in the layer manager