Taking a screenshot of your work is sometimes required, and while it’s not particularly difficult to just press the PrntScr (print screen) key and save it using whatever picture editor you use, there is another way. The SAVEIMG command essentially ..read more
I have been meaning to do a post on the DBLIST command for a while now, and I just happened to find the perfect post on Ellen Finkelstein’s blog. Therefore this is a guest post from her:
Have you ever ..read more
A quick tip for today – the XOPEN command.
This command simply allows you to open an XREF, without needing to open the XREF menu, and without even needing to know the name of the reference you wish to open. Type ..read more
There are many commands in AutoCAD®, and it is possible to create your own custom command shortcuts through either LISP or using acad.pgp (see my article on how to use acad.pgp).
But what if you wanted to remap an existing built ..read more
Today I’m going to talk to you about a command that arguably has the coolest name ever to be given to an AutoCAD® command. The command is so cool in fact, that it didn’t want to go through the ..read more
Hi all, just a quick tip for today.
Probably my favourite entity in AutoCAD® is the polyline. However, there have been a few things in the past that I’ve found somewhat annoying, one of which is controlling the direction of polylines.
Normally the direction ..read more
As this is my first post on HowToAutoCAD.com of 2013, I’d firstly like to wish you all a (somewhat belated…) Happy New Year!
Here’s a tip that was forwarded to me recently, by a chap named Santiago. I’ve used variations of ..read more