Podcading show

Podcading

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

Podcasts:

 33 - Open Folder Location | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:02:15

In the podcast episode I discuss opening the folder location of your current drawing in Windows Explorer

 32 - Quick Access to 3DORBIT | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:01:32

In this podcast episode I discuss a quick method to access the 3DORBIT command.

 31 - Plot Style Table Files - CTB vs STB | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:05:29

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. 

 30 - ATTIN/ATTOUT | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:02:41

In this podcast episode I discuss the Express Tools ATTIN/ATTOUT commands which allows you to export and then import block attribute values

 29 - TXT2MTXT | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:01:55

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.

 28 - BURST | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:02:08

In this podcast episode I discuss the Express Tools BURST command.

 27 - Tip - DWGCONVERT | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:02:51

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.

 26 - Tip - Merging Layers | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:02:44

In this podcast episode I discuss merging layers in AutoCAD using the Layer Properties Manager or the LAYMRG command.

 25 - Transferring Information Between Drawings | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:03:57

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.

 24 - Right Click Customization | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:03:53

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)

 23 - Tip - Match Properties Settings | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:02:34

In this podcast episode I discuss using the Properties Settings dialog box to give you more power and control over the Match Properties command.

 22 - PGP File | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:05:34

In this podcast episode I discuss the PGP file (acad.pgp). What is it? How is it used? How do you modify it? Example pgp file modification for the MOVE command: M,          *MOVE

 21 - Tip - SELECTSIMILAR | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:01:58

In this podcast episode I discuss the SELECTSIMILAR command. SELECTSIMILAR allows you to click on an object in your drawing and all similar objects (objects with similar properties) will be selected as well.

 20 - Tip - TJUST | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:02:23

In this podcast episode I discuss the TJUST Express Tools command. TJUST allows you to change the justification of text in your drawing without the text moving around to accommodate the change.

 19 - Tip - XLIST | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:01:41

In this podcast episode I discuss the XLIST Express Tools command. XLIST will help you to quickly determine the properties of objects in your blocks or XREFs.

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