AutoCAD tutorials for Advanced users

  • Photo of Using AutoCAD DesignCenter Effectively

    Using AutoCAD DesignCenter Effectively

    AutoCAD DesignCenter is a tool to find, access and re-use content that is not already stored in an open drawing. obvious content types include drawings & block definitions but content…

  • Photo of Cut & Paste With Precision

    Cut & Paste With Precision

    AutoCAD is Multiple Document Interface (MDI) which makes it is easy to re-use objects in other drawings. One approach is to drag & drop object copies from one (open)drawing file…

  • Photo of Object Linking & Embedding – OLE

    Object Linking & Embedding – OLE

    Object Linking & Embedding (OLE) is the process in which data from a source file is linked to or embedded in a destination file. you use the Windows clipboard to…

  • Photo of Creating & Using DWF Files – ePlots

    Creating & Using DWF Files – ePlots

    DWF files (ePlots) are special plot files that you can view and printwithout having to use AutoCAD. you can distribute plot information to non AutoCAD users you can also use…

  • Photo of Creating & Using Hyperlinks

    Creating & Using Hyperlinks

    Hyperlinks let you connect to data in other files even if these files were created by other Windows applications. the linked file is opened automatically in an appropriate Windows application…

  • Photo of Editing MLINEs

    Editing MLINEs

    You can use Copy, Move, Mirror, Rotate, Scale & Stretch on MLINEs but some edit commands are not supported for MLINEs for example, you cannot use Break, Chamfer, Fillet, Trim…

  • Photo of Creating MLINEs

    Creating MLINEs

    The Mline command creates MLINE objects that can have multiple elements and multiple segments in the same MLINE object. for example, the outer walls of a house plan shown below…

  • Photo of Creating POLYLINEs & REGIONs

    Creating POLYLINEs & REGIONs

    One way to create a LWPOLYLINE is to use the Pline command but this approach can be tedious for complex shapes. Pline (an abbreviation for PolyLINE) is used to create…

  • Photo of Editing Existing SPLINEs

    Editing Existing SPLINEs

    You can select a SPLINE when no command is running to highlight the SPLINE & display the SPLINE grips. if you selected the topographical SPLINE from the previous exercise the…

  • Photo of Creating New SPLINEs

    Creating New SPLINEs

    The Spline command creates SPLINE objects based on NURBS NURBS stands for Non Uniform Rational B–Spline and this technology is useful for modeling free form curves in 2D & 3D.…

  • Photo of Finding Drawings With Attributes In DesignCenter

    Finding Drawings With Attributes In DesignCenter

    You can use AutoCAD DesignCenter to Find drawings that contain either specific Attribute Tags or specific Attribute Values. Search for the word(s) cannot be blank on the Drawings tab but…

  • Photo of Using Attributes In Title Blocks

    Using Attributes In Title Blocks

    Title blocks normally require two types of text data. text that is always the same in every drawing (use TEXT) (e.g. labels such as “Modified On”) text that is specific…

Back to top button