To be on a first-name, good-buddy basis with AutoCAD, I believe that a designer needs to thoroughly understand units. Here are some key considerations . . .
The best way I know of to organize a drawing sheet in AutoCAD is by using a well-designed sheet layout grid. This is also the best way to organize an entire set of drawings. A sheet layout grid is a hidden grid of cells that is used to place views and other elements within the work area of a sheet . . .
Exploring the role of units in AutoCAD and develop a strategy for optimally setting up units in any drawing project. We will start from a 20,000-foot view . . .
To make a modification happen, AutoCAD needs to know two things: which object(s) do you want to modify, and what type of action do you want to apply to them?
Every good drawing deserves a great title block. In some ways, the title block is more important than the drawing’s content . . .
For me, CAD is not just some software that I use for work. It’s also a great tool for understanding things and creating things.
The Function keys can be used to quickly control several critical AutoCAD settings, and are great time-savers …
Plot Style Tables are often a subject of confusion for AutoCAD users. Here are answers to some frequently asked questions regarding plot styles and line weights . . .