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 . . .
I made this geometry-based animation using 3-D AutoCAD and Camtasia. Enjoy!
Here’s a question for you: Can CAD drawings be seen and appreciated as fine art? That question rolled around my head as I was working on a desktop sculpture . . .
At the Louvre in Paris, I was fascinated to see the impact made by I. M. Pei’s addition of a large glass pyramid in the main courtyard of the revered museum.
Roof overhangs behave differently in Revit when they are over different thicknesses of walls. Revit has some great tools for creating and modifying roof overhangs. Primary among these tools is the Pick Walls tool…
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?