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How to use rotate feature dynamic block in AutoCAD

By | June 11, 2014

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

By | June 10, 2014

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 »

New array command in AutoCAD 2012

By | June 6, 2014

New Array command in AutoCAD 2012 is huge change. Especially, the feature is associate objects. Array objects are similar to dynamic blocks. The function ishelpful for draftsman. You can modify some information quickly more such as number, spacing, base point, edit source and replace item. In the series, I will help you to layout bar for reinforcement concrete… Read More »

Visibility feature dynamic block tutorial in AutoCAD

By | June 4, 2014

I have a new challenge for you. I have four types of doors such as left, right, inward and outward opened. I want to create a block to show four options. What do you do? Don’t worry. Beside Stretch, Flip action dynamic block, AutoCAD remain to give visibility feature. In this tutorial, you will be helped to use… Read More »

Flip feature dynamic block tutorial in AutoCAD

By | June 2, 2014

In the previously tutorial, you will be introduced Stretch action. Flip feature is one of dynamic block function in AutoCAD. It is very helpful for doors which may open from the left or right, or open inward or outward. If you don’t add function, when you want to place this door opened left, right, and inward or outward,… Read More »

Stretch feature dynamic block tutorial in AutoCAD

By | May 31, 2014

Dynamic block feature give many helpful for draftsman. It has opened many possibilities to enhance your AutoCAD library and your workflow. You can control less objects in your library, and save much time. Stretch is one of dynamic block feature in AutoCAD. How to use stretch feature Step 1: Create object Step 2: Defining block Step 3: Add… Read More »

How to calculate an area in AutoCAD

By | May 27, 2014

In some case, you have complex layout shape. How to calculate area in AutoCAD drawing? AREA command Type AREA at the command prompt Command: AREA Pick points for area calculation              Specify first corner point or [Object/Add area/Subtract area] <Object>: Pick              Specify next point or [Arc/Length/Undo]: Pick              Specify next point or [Arc/Length/Undo/Total] <Total>: Pick Press ENTER… Read More »

Lisp calculate total length of polylines

By | May 8, 2014

You have a lot of separate polylines in the drawing. How do you calculate its total? I will introduce a lisp to you. It will help you to calculate length of polylines. Download Lisp calculate total length of polylines Load application Type TLEN > Choose polylines that you need to calculate > Enter > Show AutoCAD message dialog… Read More »

How to create a new dimension in AutoCAD

By | April 27, 2014

Commonly, in the drawing there are a different lot of scale styles. Some scale is popular as 1:10, 1:20, 1: 25, 1: 50, and 1:100. If you are civil engineering, you will see this ratio in the design drawing or construction drawing. So, how to create and control a new dimension in AutoCAD? In the tutorial lesson, I… Read More »

How to use xref feature in AutoCAD

By | April 23, 2014

In this last part tutorial, you had introduced about Xref applications and notes when using Xref in AutoCAD. Today I will help to how to use Xref feature in AutoCAD with steps and video tutorial specific. For example: you need to xref your company drawing’s frame to project’s drawing. Step 1: Runing Xref command Click Insert > select… Read More »