A common cause of lost speed in CAD is being mired in a complex, high-density drawing with so many objects crammed into so little work space that it’s hard to maneuver. In this tip, I will focus on one highly effective technique that I developed. I call it: The power of big even numbers. Here’s how it works . . .
When you find yourself doing lots of panning and zooming, you may be able to save time by splitting your screen into two or more panes. There are two basic ways to use the split screen. The first . . .
Did you know that you can snap to hatch lines and other hatch objects if you want to, or change a setting and have OSNAP ignore all hatch lines if you prefer? The setting can be found in the Options dialog box…
Here is a list of CAD tips about one of the most frequent tasks a CAD drafter encounters: specifying a base point (let’s call it Point A) and a destination point (called Point B in this post).
This map of the AutoCAD interface from the Autodesk website is a good reference when we talk about the various parts of the screen.