Tag Archives: Dimension

Create a scale 1:10 in the AutoCAD drawing

By | July 28, 2014

How to create dimension style with scale 1:10 in AutoCAD? Dimension style depend on scale paper size. In this part, I will help to create scale 1:10 as following: Case 1: Paper size show scale 1:1, all objects show with scale factor 1/10. You need to setup dimension style as following: Case 2: If paper size show scale… 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 »

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 add text under dimension line in AutoCAD

By | April 24, 2014

In the structure drawing or any drawing, dimension is very important and not lack. In some case, you want to add a legend under dimension line. For beginner, they often add a text. So this way is not good. Beacause when you stretch this dimension, it don’t move and you must move these texts. In this lesson, I… Read More »