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Autocad Menus: Standard Flyouts
Autocad Menus: Standard Flyouts
Explains how to add flyouts to a new toolbar.
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Autocad Menus: User-defined Flyouts
Autocad Menus: User-defined Flyouts
Define a new toolbar and then add it as a flyout to an existing toolbar.
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Picture This
Picture This
AutoCAD tutorial on inserting and manipulating raster image files
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Autocad Menus: Building A Menu Template, Part 4
Autocad Menus: Building A Menu Template, Part 4
AutoLISP programs play a great role in building menu macros. You can write AutoLISP routines and save them in the MNL file. Later you can use them as menu commands. You can also use AutoLISP statements as menu macros. This tutorial will show you how to use AutoLISP statements in menu macros.
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Lesson 4-8: Introduction To System Variables
Lesson 4-8: Introduction To System Variables
AutoCAD is a complex program and one of its major selling points is that it is highly customizable. Every user will use AutoCAD differently. Some use icons, some use command line prompts. Each drawing is also different. You may have different text heights, or dimension styles from one drawing to the next. To keep track of these different parameters, AutoCAD uses a large number of system variables to do this.
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Autocad 2000--a New Dimension!
Autocad 2000--a New Dimension!
For those of you who find yourselves faced with the arduous tasks of dimensioning your drawings, you`ll be happy to know that AutoCAD 2000 has added some awesome new dimensioning features certain to eliminate much of the tedium. They`ve also granted a few more dimension variable wishes to those of you who still can`t get dimensions to obey your every desire. This month, I`ll cover many of the changes made to the dimension world.
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Tipniques: Mind The Gap
Tipniques: Mind The Gap
A tutorial to make non-continuous linetypes smoothly in AutoCAD.
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Lesson 3-7: Regions And 3-d Surfaces
Lesson 3-7: Regions And 3-d Surfaces
In this lesson, you`ll begin using true 3-D commands. First you will create a 2-D region and then extrude it into a 3-D solid. Then you will add 3-D surfaces to the tops of your previous drawing (line thickness) to close the back, sides and seat.
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Inside The Hatch Command
Inside The Hatch Command
"When hatching, AutoCAD attaches the boundary to the hatch pattern. I have to explode the hatching in order to do anything to the boundary, but then of course the hatching becomes individual segments. Only one of our workstations has this problem. Is there a setting that makes this happen?"
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How Do I Create A Custom Arrowhead?
How Do I Create A Custom Arrowhead?
The basic method for creating custom arrowheads in AutoCAD software—drawing the arrowhead and converting it into a block—hasn`t really changed much over the years, but the commands for creating them have.
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How Do I Make An Object In The Current Drawing Appear In The Xref Drawing?
How Do I Make An Object In The Current Drawing Appear In The Xref Drawing?
They might sometimes feel cumbersome to work with, but xrefs are an excellent tool for organizing your drawings, and they can help maintain design consistancy when several people are working on the same layout. George Omura helps you make sense of xrefs in this AutoCAD Q&A.
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Autocad 2000i 3d Modelling - Edgesurf Mouse Project
Autocad 2000i 3d Modelling - Edgesurf Mouse Project
This is a tutorial for drawing an EDGESURF polygon mesh of a tunnel it may be used to draw a computer mouse or sismilar product, with bit of tweaking.
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Autocad Menus: Partial Menus
Autocad Menus: Partial Menus
AutoCAD menus, toolbars, and shortcut keys are defined with a base menu. This menu is by default acad.mnu. If you wish to add new menus to AutoCAD it is better to define them separately and add them as partial menus. Partial menus are managed with MENULOAD command. Although this tutorial is designed for AutoCAD 2004, it might be applicable for other releases.
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Using The Layer Walk To Swim Through All Those Layers.
Using The Layer Walk To Swim Through All Those Layers.
See tip link for description.
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