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?
1. If you have AutoCAD 2010 or above installed on your PC go to point 5 2. Download and install Latest version of AutoCAD True View 3. Prepare your drawing for printing with your current version of AutoCAD. Save and Close the file 4. Open your Drawing in AutoCAD True View 5. Press Ctrl+P or Plot from Menu 6. Select DWG to PDF.pc3 printer … [Read more...] about How to create PDF with Layers from AutoCAD File
Applies to:AutoCAD 2007Problem:An XREF in AutoCAD 2007 will not detach.Reason:If an XREF's name contains square brackets - '[' or ']' - AutoCAD 2007 will no detach that XREF. This is a bug. Also a # in the name of the xref will cause the same problem.Solution:Rename the XREF and remove the square brackets. The XREF can now be detached. … [Read more...] about XREF will not detach
August 2006Applies toAutoCAD 2000+ProblemLayer names in the "layer manager" are in a random order and are not sorted alphabetically.The OPEN dialog box does not sort the drawings in-order.ReasonMAXSORT system variable determines how many file names, layer names, blocks, linetypes, and so on, are sorted alphabetically in AutoCAD dialog boxes. If the total number is greater than … [Read more...] about Layer list does not sort alphabetically