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 . . .
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…
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. . .
One of the most confusing and frustrating problems for many AutoCAD users is making dotted and dashed lines appear correctly, consistently, regardless of the scale of the drawing. Now there is a way to always have your linetypes show up properly. It involves the use of a simple matrix . . .
What’s the best way to handle a portion of a plan where the walls are all rotated 30 degrees from the “main” part of the building? Here’s an easy solution . . .
Text in AutoCAD dimensions can be puzzling. This post will cover some basic concepts and two different approaches to controlling the size of text in dimensions. . .
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 . . .