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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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Mark Calloway

How to Stop AutoCAD from Freezing When You Press F8

How to Stop AutoCAD from Freezing When You Press F8
Are you having an issue when running AutoCAD on Windows 10 whereby if you press the F8 key AutoCAD will freeze for a while. AutoCAD will eventually become responsive again but only after waiting 5-10 ...
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Greg Benson-Shettle

How to Draw Multiple Lines in AutoCAD - Whitepaper

How to Draw Multiple Lines in AutoCAD - Whitepaper
In a recent AutoCAD training course a question was asked. ‘Was it possible to draw several lines at once to represent, for example, the interior and exterior faces of a wall?’ The short answer is yes....
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Greg Benson-Shettle

AutoCAD visits Father Christmas

AutoCAD visits Father Christmas
AutoCAD visits Father Christmas in this festive tutorial for a bit of fun that explores an assortment of drafting tools and the command line options that provide greater scope of usage over the defaul...
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Michael Arnott

Autodesk announce AutoCAD for Mac 2017 – the best CAD software for Mac users yet

Autodesk announce AutoCAD for Mac 2017 – the best CAD software for Mac users yet
After spending a year fastidiously working on developments, Autodesk have revealed AutoCAD for Mac 2017, alongside an LT version, and it is set to be the best CAD software for Mac users to date. Among...
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Mark Calloway

Importing and exporting AutoCAD tool palettes

Importing and exporting AutoCAD tool palettes
Here is how to import and export your tool palettes in AutoCAD . Exporting Tool Palettes • In the AutoCAD command line type “CUSTOMIZE” and hit enter. • This will open a window called “Customize”. In ...
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Mark Calloway

How to export, import, reset or backup your AutoCAD settings

How to export, import, reset or backup your AutoCAD settings
AutoCAD comes with a number of tools which allows you to package up your AutoCAD settings and save them as a Zip file. This is useful for a number of reasons, perhaps you want to make a backup of your...
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Greg Benson-Shettle

AutoCAD LT Vs Full AutoCAD, which one will you choose?

AutoCAD LT Vs Full AutoCAD, which one will you choose?
AutoCAD LiTe or Full AutoCAD , and then should it be the Windows version or Apple MAC? The type of work you do can help determine which AutoCAD is best for you, providing you know what the differences...
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Greg Benson-Shettle

AutoCAD 3D Tip - How to slice curved solid objects

AutoCAD 3D Tip - How to slice curved solid objects
Using the AutoCAD 3D Slice tool can sometime be a little tricky on square objects but on solid objects with curved faces, now that can be appear to be a real challenge, but it doesn't need to be, it j...
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Dave Talbot

AutoCAD Shortcuts Guide

AutoCAD power users will probably be aware of many if not all of the available AutoCAD shortcuts, but if you are fairly new to AutoCAD, you probably won’t be aware of the plethora of one key shortcuts...
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