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Dave Cassapi

How to use AutoCAD 3D Data as equipment

How to use AutoCAD 3D Data as equipment
If you get a model which allows you to use AutoCAD 3D Data as equipment, it is very simple to do. Copy the 3D data, preferably not as a block, into the plant design. To convert the 3D model, use the C...
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Keith Paterson

AutoCAD & AutoCAD LT - Free Aerial Mapping

AutoCAD & AutoCAD LT -  Free Aerial Mapping
Autodesk have an agreement with Bing Mapping to provide free aerial photography for Autodesk Users. The only caveat is when using the mapping make sure that the Bing Mapping Copyright Agreement is dis...
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Ian Robinson

Important AutoCAD Bing Maps update

Important AutoCAD Bing Maps update
Have you received a message in AutoCAD or any of the vertical products saying your On-Line Maps will stop working   unless you upgrade ? Don’t panic! It’s not a biggie. All that has happened is t...
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Justin Taylor

Driving Efficiencies in AutoCAD – 1,2,3

Driving Efficiencies in AutoCAD – 1,2,3
Named Views, Attributes, Fields, Formulas and Tables For those of you who now me, the fact that I am writing a paper about AutoCAD and not all things Revit may come as a shock...but recently I spent t...
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Greg Benson-Shettle

Rotating Model Space in AutoCAD Lt

Rotating Model Space in AutoCAD Lt
In this video, I give 3 great tips for rotating the contents of AutoCAD in Model space when using Lt. How to use Model space viewports. Rotating a Model space viewport. How to save your custom named v...
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Greg Benson-Shettle

3 Great Viewport Tips - Rotate a View, Viewport visual Aid and Magic Text

3 Great Viewport Tips - Rotate a View, Viewport visual Aid and Magic Text
In this blog and video, I give 3 great tips for rotating the contents of AutoCAD viewport when using Lt. How to Rotate a viewport -The settings you need to change. A Viewport Visual Aid - Instantly se...
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Jonathan Hand

AutoCAD 2018 - The best new bits

AutoCAD 2018 - The best new bits
Another year has gone by, and we have a new release of the Autodesk flagship product AutoCAD . In this blog, I look at some of the best bits that will help improve your everyday drafting tasks. File F...
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Ian Robinson

AutoCAD Family of Products - Getting the Point (Cloud) Part 2

AutoCAD Family of Products - Getting the Point (Cloud) Part 2
So... in the last post I talked about Point Clouds in Recap 360, you can read my blog here if you missed it. In this post I will be talking about the AutoCAD family of products, starting with AutoCAD ...
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Simon Locke

How to use the Fabrication CADMEP Attacher Arrow in AutoCAD

How to use the Fabrication CADMEP Attacher Arrow in AutoCAD
A topic that often comes up in conversations with CADMEP users is centred around routing services. There are actually a number of ways you can route your services in Fabrication CadMEP and one of the ...
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Mark Calloway

How to Rotate a Viewport in AutoCAD

How to Rotate a Viewport in AutoCAD
In AutoCAD would you like to be able to rotate your viewports in paper space without having to rotate your drawing in model space as well. This can save you time and help keep model space free and tid...
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