Category Archives: Tips

How to edit shortcut command in AutoCAD

By | March 3, 2014

Change or edit shortcut keys is one of tips to help you to draw faster. My advice that you should modify these commands that has less letter shortcut command. For example, I would like to change the shortcut key for the COPY command to “C” instead of “CO” and CIRCLE to “CR” instead of “C” because I use… Read More »

Export tutorial construction progress chart MP to AutoCAD

By | February 27, 2014

If you are engineer or project manager, you need to be fluent AutoCAD and Microsoft Office Project software. When you had finished the construction progress chart by MP, do you want export into DWG file to print? How to export it into AutoCAD? Step 1: You open the required progress chart to export to CAD. Step 2: Identification… Read More »

Import tutorial AutoCAD file into SketchUp

By | February 21, 2014

Do you want to export AutoCAD file to SketchUp? Today I will give a tutorial to you how to import AutoCAD file into SketchUp. Step 1: Preparation AutoCAD file You have to prepare AutoCAD file before importing into SketchUp. This file must be simply. In this drawing, you not only turn on walls, doors, windows but also turn… Read More »

Lock tutorial AutoCAD drawing

By | February 18, 2014

Do you want to prevent other people to open your drawing? I think that if you have an important drawing, you should lock it. In this part, I will give tutorial to you do this. Step 1: You open AutoCAD drawing that you need to lock. Step 2: Choose save as > now show save drawing as dialog… Read More »

Load custom hatch pattern in AutoCAD

By | February 15, 2014

When you have downloaded or created hatch pattern. Now you want to load this file into AutoCAD software. How to load this application? Today I will guide to you the simply way. That is add a support file search path. If you place custom hatch file into your own folder, you can simply add support file search path.… Read More »

Autolisp load application in AutoCAD

By | February 11, 2014

How to load Application? Autolisp program is very important. It will help you to draw faster. How to load auto lisp in AutoCAD software? If you have an Autolisp file, you can load it by using load application feature in manage tab such as: Click Tool > choose Load Application. Or you can type APPLOAD command > press… Read More »

Repeat last command in AutoCAD software

By | February 3, 2014

AutoCAD software has got an important feature that is repeating the last command. It helps you to draw quickly more. The last used AutoCAD command can be repeated again by one of the following three methods: 1st way: press ENTER key 2nd way: press SPACE key 3rd way: press RIGHT OF MOUSE

Remove layers in AutoCAD

By | January 21, 2014

Challenge for you: You have a lot of layers in your drawing AutoCAD which you are not using, but you are not sure how to remove these layers. Solution for you: This situation occurs often when you receive drawings from customers or partners in a project; you may also start from a template loaded with more layers than… Read More »

Copy Autocad to Word

By | January 8, 2014

Today, I will give a tutorial to everyone how to copy figure in drawing AutoCAD into MS Word. Here I will introduce two ways to do that. Copy and Past directly Step 1: In AutoCAD chose a part of in drawing AutoCAD that you need. Step 2: Click Edit > click Copy or press shortcut is Ctrl +… Read More »

How to draw faster in AutoCAD

By | January 4, 2014

In this part, I want to give to everybody about AutoCAD tips. They can help to draw faster and save time for all users. Tip 1: You must remember all letters on keyboard. Tip 2: You must use keyboard shortcut For example: command “line”, keyboard shortcut is “l” Tip 3: Keyboard shortcuts must be the shortest For example: … Read More »