GATTE; Globally changes attribute values for all instances of a specified block. With GATTE, you specify a block by selecting it or specifying its name, and you specify an attribute by selecting it or entering its tag name. When you specify a new value for one of the attributes, it replaces all values with the same attribute tag name. Watch this video tutorial for a … [Read more...] about AutoCAD Tip – GATTE where have you been all my life?
How to copy a land survey drawing into your drawing without creating a huge mess. One tip is to prefix all the layers with the words SURVEY, so it does not get mixed up with all the other drafting. … [Read more...] about Copy a land survey to your drawing without creating a mess.
If you want to push objects from paper space to model space in AutoCAD, use the CHSPACE command. In this video I show you how to move the north point, annotation and street name in a land survey drawing, from paper space to model space. … [Read more...] about CHSPACE push PS objects to MS – AutoCAD tip
Problem I want to plot a line in color without changing the Plot Style Table (CTB) in AutoCAD. Solution Set the line to a True Color, which can be accessed with the COLOR command Why does this work A color dependant plot table - or CTB file - can set colors 1 to 255 with a color for plotting. This can be something other than the actual color, example red, … [Read more...] about Plot with color without changing the Plot Style Table
New to AutoCAD 2021, you can now compare the changes made to an XREF in the current drawing. Any changes to the xref or compared drawing are highlighted using revision clouds. If a referenced drawing has changed, a balloon message is displayed in the lower-right corner of the application window (the status bar tray). Click the link in the balloon message to reload the … [Read more...] about XREF Compare – New to AutoCAD 2021
Worked on: AutoCAD 2019 Date: 26 March 2020 Problem Trying to load linestyles, in the layer dialog box for a metric drawing, but the imerpial linetype file is set as a deafult (acad.lin). How can I change this so the metric one (acadiso.lin) is the default linetype? Solution Set MEASUREMENT and MEASUREINIT to 1 Screen Shots Layer linetype default set to … [Read more...] about How to automatically set the drawing to load acadiso.lin linetype?