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Basic AutoCAD 101 Rules

Ok – this one is a Rant… Daily I deal with AutoCAD drawings from drafting ‘professionals’ that seem to still not understand some Basic AutoCAD 101 Rules – (fundamentals).  If you are an architect or architectural draftsperson – think of your electronic drawing audience – i.e. your consultants. Your drawings need to be easy to […]

AutoCAD 101 Series – External References Week 2 – Details & Commands

This is the 15th article in my AutoCAD 101 series – to read about the origination for this series, see the first post here: <Intro>  The last post in this series was a summary of external references basics. <link>.   In this post I will discuss various methods of attaching and accessing external references (XREFS) and […]

AutoCAD 101 Series – External References Week 1 – Basics

Are you new to AutoCAD? Have you been using AutoCAD for years but only use the blocks, styles, layers and tools that others have created?  Do you want to learn more or step up your game on features you’re not very strong in and pick up some practical examples of best practices?  If so, this […]

AutoCAD 101 Series – Blocks – Recap

Are you new to AutoCAD? Have you been using AutoCAD for years but only use the blocks, styles, layers and tools that others have created?  Do you want to learn more or step up your game on features you’re not very strong in and pick up some practical examples of best practices?  If so, this […]

AutoCAD 101 Series – Dynamic Blocks Week 6 – Flip

This is the 11th article in my AutoCAD 101 series – to read about the origination for this series, see the first post here: <Intro> The last post in this series was about “Dynamic Blocks” on the ‘Rotate’ Parameter and Action. <link>. This post will cover the ‘Flip’ Parameter and Action and the next post […]

AutoCAD 101 Series – Dynamic Blocks Week 5 – Rotate

This is the 10th article in my AutoCAD 101 series – to read about the origination for this series, see the first post here: <Intro> The last post in this series was about “Dynamic Blocks” on points. <link>. This post will cover the ‘Rotate’ Parameter and Action and the next post will cover the ‘Flip’ […]

AutoCAD 101 Series – Dynamic Blocks Week 4 – More on Points

This is the 9th article in my AutoCAD 101 series – to read about the origination for this series, see the first post here: <Intro> The last post in this series was about diving in to “Dynamic Blocks” ‘Point’ and ‘Alignment’ Parameters and the ‘Move’ and ‘Stretch’ Actions. <link>.  This post will be just changing […]

AutoCAD 101 Series – Dynamic Blocks Week 3 – Points and Alignment

Are you new to AutoCAD? Have you been using AutoCAD for years but only use the blocks, styles, layers and tools that others have created?  Do you want to learn more or step up your game on features you’re not very strong in and pick up some practical examples of best practices?  If so, this […]

AutoCAD 101 Series – Dynamic Blocks Week 2 – Visibility States

Are you new to AutoCAD? Have you been using AutoCAD for years but only use the blocks, styles, layers and tools that others have created?  Do you want to learn more or step up your game on features you’re not very strong in and pick up some practical examples of best practices?  If so, this […]

AutoCAD 101 Series – Dynamic Blocks Week 1

Are you new to AutoCAD? Have you been using AutoCAD for years but only use the blocks, styles, layers and tools that others have created?  Do you want to learn more or step up your game on features you’re not very strong in and pick up some practical examples of best practices?  If so, this […]