Summary: A topic by topic approach to learning AutoCAD. Quick episodes containing the information you need to improve your AutoCAD skills. Created with today's busy schedules in mind
In this podcast episode I discuss block attributes. What are they? Why would you want to use them?
In this podcast episode I discuss the Express Tools BCOUNT command.
In this podcast episode I discuss some additional points to keep in mind while creating blocks. Specifically Layer 0, object property setting overrides and the difference between ByLayer and ByBlock.
In this podcast episode I discuss some of the basics related to blocks. What are they? How do you create them? How do you insert them into your drawing?
In this podcast episode I discuss layer information showing up in your PDF's and how to prevent this from happening.
In the podcast episode I discuss opening the folder location of your current drawing in Windows Explorer
In this podcast episode I discuss a quick method to access the 3DORBIT command.
In this podcast episode I discuss the the difference between the CTB and STB plot style table files. I also discuss switching which type of plot style table file your drawing uses to plot by using the CONVERTPSTYLES command.
In this podcast episode I discuss the Express Tools ATTIN/ATTOUT commands which allows you to export and then import block attribute values
Ever wish that the TEXT in your drawing was MTEXT? In this podcast episode I discuss the Express Tools TXT2MTXT command which allows you to convert TEXT to MTEXT.
In this podcast episode I discuss the Express Tools BURST command.
In this podcast episode I discuss the power of the DWGCONVERT command. Not only does it allow you to convert DWG file format versions, it's able to run some pretty powerful cleanup utilities at the same time.
In this podcast episode I discuss merging layers in AutoCAD using the Layer Properties Manager or the LAYMRG command.
In this episode I discuss transferring information between drawings. Have you ever dragged objects from one drawing to another? Have you used MATCHPROP across drawings? Some commands that are discussed in this episode: WBLOCK, INSERT, XREF, COPYCLIP, PASTECLIP, PASTESPECIAL, COPYBASE, PASTEORIG and MATCHPROP.
In this episode I discuss modifying the behavior of your right mouse button to help improve your efficiency in AutoCAD. (Don't forget to check out Time Sensitive Right Click)