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. . .
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 . . .
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…