Category Archives: Advanced

New array command in AutoCAD 2012

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 »

How to calculate an area in AutoCAD

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

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 here Load application Type TLEN > Choose polylines that you need to calculate > Enter > Show AutoCAD message dialog box. Video tutorial:

XREF Applications and Notes when using XREF in AutoCAD

In this series, you will be introduced about Xref applications and notes to apply Xref in AutoCAD drawing presentment. Xref is very useful feature and it will give an efficiency consist of quality and time for make a project drawing. Xref applications In a profile of the project of designing consist of architecture, structure, M&E, construction of method.… Read More »