by Mark | Feb 4, 2017 | Featured, Revit, Settings and Options
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…
by Mark | May 25, 2016 | Basics---Better, Featured, Power Tools
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?
by Mark | May 6, 2016 | Featured
Our Best CAD Tips website was hacked, but we are clean as a whistle again. And we’ve taken serious steps to ensure that we won’t get hacked again.
by Mark | Jan 26, 2016 | Featured, News and Views
Entrepreneurial genius Elon Musk (CEO of Tesla Motors) and his team at SpaceX successfully launched a super-powerful rocket with a payload of satellites, and then safely landed the booster rocket back on Earth.
by Mark | Dec 14, 2015 | 3D CAD, Featured
This is a sculpture and remote control holder that I designed in 3D using AutoCAD. I also had a plastic prototype made using 3D printing.
by Mark | Oct 28, 2015 | Featured, Quality Control, Settings and Options, Tip of the Day
As CAD artists, we all want our drawings to look professional and appealing. Well-managed line weights play a crucial role in making your AutoCAD drawings look professional and beautiful. Line weights can also improve a drawing’s legibility. . .
by Mark | Aug 12, 2015 | Featured, Info Transfer, Power Tools
How to rotate and scale a raster image in AutoCAD using Scale Reference and Rotate Reference. This prepares the raster image for use as an underlay in CAD. Includes video tutorial.
by Mark | Jul 3, 2015 | Featured, Info Transfer, Power Tools
How to attach a raster image file, such as a photo of a sketch, as an underlay for use in creating a CAD drawing.