Before AutoCAD came with a Data Extraction feature, CAD users had to track their data by hand. Luckily, the DATAEXTRACTION command was created as a method of circumventing this nuisance. [...]
About Ben RichardsonBen Richardson is a director of Acuity Training. Acuity Training is based in Guildford, UK and provides classroom-based IT training on packages including AutoCAD, Adobe and Microsoft Office. He’s a recent to convert to CAD but is an engineer at heart, having studied materials science at Cambridge University, UK.
Making drawings precisely in AutoCAD is not possible without the use of object snaps. These options not only let you make drawings precisely but they also speed up the drawing [...]
Generally, to fill an area with a pattern hatches are used and there are plenty of ready-made hatch patterns available in AutoCAD but if you want to use your own [...]
Overtime, integration between GPS Map technology and CAD Software has become increasingly advanced. People use these integrations for a wide variety of reasons. Sometimes they wish to have their [...]
You can make your own title block in AutoCAD for your drawings and save it as a template or use any preexisting template available with AutoCAD or you can [...]
An object’s Centre of Gravity or CG is its balancing point, if an object was supported at this point then it would be in equilibrium and not move. Another [...]
Whether or not you are a regular user of AutoCAD it is most likely that you have come across the Quick Properties palette at some point. Over the years it [...]