System variables are settings that control how certain commands work. Learn about these 5 superstars and become an elite level CAD drafter. FILEDIA - Where is file dialog box to open files? PUBLISHCOLLATE - Single PDFs or merged PDFs in the PUBLISH command. PICKADD - Select objects and add to the set or not? ZOOMFACTOR - I need to fly faster around my drawing!! MIRRTEXT - … [Read more...] about AutoCAD Tutorial – System Variable Superstars ONLY the elite know!
https://youtu.be/Ow6CJlomk8M A tip on how to use the DIVIDE command in AutoCAD drafting software. In this video tutorial I show you how to copy a column tie type detail with 10 vertical reinforcement bars and change it to 26 vertical reinforcement bars and ties modified to suit. … [Read more...] about AutoCAD Tutorial – DIVIDE Command on Column Reinforcement Tie Type Detailing
https://youtu.be/cXel_S3rGo4 A background mask on text makes it easier to read because the linework under it is hidden. Here is now to do this in AutoCAD drafting software. … [Read more...] about How to background mask text in AutoCAD
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AutoCAD 2022 has been released. Watch me open it for the first time after install. Let's see what happens! We will also do a review on what is new and discuss if any of the updates are of interest. And I will field test two of the new features; count and floating drawing windows. https://youtu.be/a4sUUtu5TG0 … [Read more...] about Opening AutoCAD 2022 for The First Time and What is New
XREF; one of AutoCAD's most useful commands. In this video tutorial, learn how to use an XREF for your project. See how XREF has been used in a real live project. And learn some power tips and tricks when using external references for DWG files. https://youtu.be/ooOQROPGHz4 … [Read more...] about AutoCAD Tutorial – The power of the XREF!