Recreating the AutoCAD Classic Workspace in AutoCAD 2015 & 2016

Recreating the AutoCAD Classic Workspace in AutoCAD 2015 & 2016

Despite several improvements to the Ribbon interface over the years, many AutoCAD users still prefer the AutoCAD Classic workspace featuring menus and toolbars.Since introducing the Ribbon interface in … Read more

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Brighten up AutoCAD with a Lighter Color Scheme

Brighten up AutoCAD with a Lighter Color Scheme

Customization has long been among AutoCAD’s core strengths. Even as changes are made to the program it’s typically always possible to tailor the interface to your liking. One recent change that some users love, and others could do without is the graphite interface. Those who enjoy the graphite interface cite the reduced eye strain, whereas others seem to prefer the contrast of the former (lighter) interface.

Whilst I don’t have a strong preference either way, I have found the light interface to work a little better for me when presenting to an audience with a projector.¬†Given the number of presentations I do for my job at CADD Microsystems, it likely goes without saying I typically change the AutoCAD interface to its former – lighter interface. Watch the video above to learn how to make this change on your own system.