A great time-saving AutoCAD tool that is under-appreciated is Quick Select. With this tool you can select all objects having a property that you specify, and the options for specifying that property are practically endless. Quick Select works on . . .
Here’s a CAD tip for anyone who has experienced having a hatch pattern cover up linework in a drawing, when you want the linework to display “in front of” the hatch pattern. This issue often comes up in xreffed drawings, but may also affect “live” drawings.
Did you know that the SHIFT key can be used to temporarily turn Ortho mode on and off? Here’s how…
If you want to make a setting that forces all letters typed in multitext objects to be capital letters, just open a multitext object, and while you are in the multitext editor, right-click to get the shortcut menu, and click on AutoCAPS.
Raster images such as JPEGs and TIFFs can be imported into AutoCAD easily using the Attach tool in the Insert tab/ Reference panel. When you import an image file, it has a frame around it. This frame can be turned on or off . . .