Category AutoCAD

AutoCAD® software lets you design, visualize, and document your ideas clearly and efficiently. Initially released in late 1982, AutoCAD was one of the first CAD programs to run on personal computers, and notably the IBM PC.

Tool Palettes Auxiliary Scale

Many have discovered the power of Tool Palettes. Tool Palettes have a seemingly endless number of applications. Of the uses of Tool Palettes is the ability to categorically organize your block library. Blocks which relate to your drainage design can…

Identity Crisis of Dynamic Blocks

Those using Dynamic Blocks have surely found their functionality quite stellar. That is until they stop being “dynamic”. Dynamic Blocks utilize something called an anonymous block name. This anonymous name is automatically generated by AutoCAD, and helps it manage things…

Hidden Copy Options

As designs get more and more complex, and the need to separate things into multiple drawings becomes more important, so does the need to copy things between those drawings. As a result many of you are probably as addicted to…

IMAGEFRAME Magic

Autodesk added some smoke and mirrors with their 2006 release of AutoCAD. Previously you could set IMAGEFRAME either to “0” (invisible border or frame), or to “1” (visible border of frame). In 2006 we are now presented with a third…

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