Category Archives: Advanced

How to add Plotter in AutoCAD 2014?

Hi! Everyone In this lesson, I will give a steps tutorials how to add a plotter in AutoCAD 2014. Almost of printers auto to connect to all software application such as Microsoft office, Photoshop, 3D max, Revit architecture,.. and AutoCAD is too. If you are sure that printer driver installed but you don’t find this plotter when printing.… Read More »

How to add new scale in AutoCAD

In some case, you want to show the drawing with scale that they are not the default scale list AutoCAD. This scale is used to setup viewport layout scale. Therefore, it is very important for draftsman or engineer. So how to add new scale in AutoCAD? Very easily, AutoCAD allow you to do that. You can carry out… Read More »

Make tutorial rectangular section dynamic block in AutoCAD

Rectangular section is used the popular in the building drawing. It is used for beam, column, and foundation, pile section…in the architecture drawing or structural drawing. Due to be used many time in the workflow so that you need to create rectangular section dynamic bock. You can add library or save your template file. Its weak doesn’t use… Read More »

Select object tutorial with Quick Select feature in AutoCAD

How to choose objects the most quickly in the drawing? This is the popular question for draftsman, detailer, and civil engineer. In the previously post, I introduce Tips select object quickly in AutoCAD. Besides Filter function is guided in Filter command tutorial in AutoCAD post. CAD also supply Quick Select feature which is one of ways to do… Read More »

Alignment parameter tutorial dynamic block AutoCAD

You can add alignment parameter to dynamic block. Alignment parameter define grips that align the block reference to other geometry in your drawing. Alignment parameter does not define custom properties, cannot have associated actions, and always act on the entire block reference rather than on objects within the block. When adding an alignment parameter to a block definition,… Read More »

Array action tutorial in Dynamic Block AutoCAD

Next Dynamic Block AutoCAD tutorials. In the part, I continuous giving a tutorial to you about Array action in Dynamic Block AutoCAD. You array objects in your block by adding an array action to a linear, polar, or XY parameter. When associated with a linear and polar parameter the object are arrayed in one direction only. When you… Read More »

How to use Polar Sketch action in dynamic block AutoCAD

Continuously with dynamic block tutorial. In this series, you will be introduced How to use Polar Stretch action dynamic block AutoCAD. You create geometry that rotates while it stretches or moves using polar parameter and polar stretch action. Polar parameter define two custom properties measuring the distance and angle between the two points of the parameter. One of… Read More »

How to use Move action in dynamic block AutoCAD

Continuously with dynamic block tutorial. In this part, I will help you how to use Move action in dynamic block AutoCAD. You move dynamic block geometry using a Move action. You can associate a move action with a point, linear, XY, or polar parameter, and then define the geometry the move action acts upon. Whenever the associated parameter… Read More »

How to use rotate feature dynamic block in AutoCAD

Today I have a new challenge for you. I have a block but I want to rotate this block’s object. How to do? AutoCAD bring an important feature that rotate function in dynamic block. In this part, you will be introduced this feature by example. Step 1: Make a block Step 2: Define block Step 3: Add rotate… Read More »

Understanding dynamic block in AutoCAD

Parameters control the actions of Dynamic Blocks. Parameters of dynamic block enable you to move, scale, stretch, rotate, array and flip individual block geometry. Parameters define the feature of the block that you can change. For example, you might have a bolt block, which you can stretch to a total length of between 1 and 4 units. As… Read More »