Tag Archives: Layout

How to restore classic workspace AutoCAD 2015?

By | April 23, 2015

If you installed CAD 2015, you won’t find classic workspace as previously version. This problem will  cause some difficult for using AutoCAD 2017 people. How to restore classic workspace AutoCAD 2015? If your PC is using a older AutoCAD version than, you can move setting to CAD 2015. It will include your workspace. Because it is saved as your… Read More »

How to add new scale in AutoCAD

By | July 29, 2014

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 »

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 create a defpoint layer in AutoCAD

By | May 21, 2014

Defpoints layer is very important for draftsman. You should remember that. When you make a new AutoCAD file, you do not see defpoints layer. You don’t worry that, I will help you to resolve this matter. How to create a defpoints layers in AutoCAD? 1. You can create new layer and change this layer’s name into DEFPOINTS 2.… Read More »

How to use layoff and layiso command in layout viewport

By | May 13, 2014

In the model space, when you use layoff and layiso to turn on or off layer in AutoCAD drawing. And you can show back these layers with layon command. However, if you use this command in currently layout viewport, you don’t show temporarily layers turned. All this layers is frozen. So how to use layoff and layiso command… 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 »

Plot exactly to scale in AutoCAD

By | April 25, 2014

Plot drawing is very important, it is your result when draw for a project. The drawing is quality and beautiful which is controlled about text size, layer, dimension and scale in drawing. Today I will help you how to plot exactly to scale in AutoCAD. If paper frame is showed scale 1:100 If paper frame is showed to… 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 »

Error paper space only show black and white

By | April 12, 2014

Sometime you receive some AutoCAD drawings from your customer or group’s member. When you open this file, you only see object’s layer in the model space with layer’s property. However, in the paper space has a problem that all obejcts only show in black and white color. You must be relax, don’t worry about that. Today, I will… Read More »

Advantage using AutoCAD layout – part 1

By | April 8, 2014

1. Always can draw in much scale If you are a beginner, you will feel confusing about drawing’s scale. With AutoCAD layout that you can easily complete the drawing without having to think how to show these scales in the drawing and how to create different dimension styles. 2. Modify drawing is easy Why? Because all objects is… Read More »