AutoCAD's Lesser Known Commands - SAVEALL and CLOSEALL

Jason Porter

Architecture and Engineering, All, AutoCAD, Save, Close, Construction, Drawings, Services & Support, Tip Leave a comment

8 Tips for Better Use of Bluebeam

Carol Dunn

Architecture and Engineering, All, Save, Time, Training, Construction, Bluebeam, Bluebeam Revu, Extreme, Revu, Services & Support Leave a comment

Flex and Conduit Part 2 Flex connector family

Rick Buckman

Architecture and Engineering, All, Revit Flex Conduit, Revit Groups, Revit Sealtite, Save, Construction, Families, Revit electrical, revit mep, System Leave a comment

In part 1 we discussed the connector. Now in part 2 we will show how to make flex combined with the fittings you want and how to see it in material counts. The method we will use will combine a…

Creating The AutoCAD Classic Workspace in Auto

Dave Morse

Architecture and Engineering, All, AutoCAD Classic Workspace, Save, Construction Leave a comment

I was asked by a student last week, what had happened to the AutoCAD Classic Workspace.  He was not a frequent user of AutoCAD, and had recently upgraded to 2016.  I informed him that the workspace…

Saving Civil 3D drawings back to earlier version

Jason Porter

Architecture and Engineering, All, Save, SAVEAS, Civil 3D, Construction, Civil, Previous Versions, Version Leave a comment

This is one of recycled posts from my old blog site (which no longer exists).  It was originally posted August 10, 2012.  I'm bringing it back because I've noticed that we're beginning to get phone…

Inventor Dimension Style Editing

Dave Morse

All, Inventor Styles and Standards, Manufacturing, Save, Autodesk Inventor, Edit Dimensions, Inventor, Inventor Styles Editor, Style Leave a comment

I recently had a client asking how to make the inches marks (") show up in his dimension style in his Inventor drawings, and make his text larger. There's quite a bit of information involved in…

Adding an Image to your Inventor Title Block

Dave Morse

All, Adding Images, Image linking, Manufacturing, Save, Title Block, Image, Inventor, Inventor sketch mode Leave a comment

This topic has been widely discussed in the Inventor forums, but I still find users asking me how to do it, so I thought it would be prudent to post it for future reference.  Even though I will be…

Export an Inventor Part or Assembly to DWG for Revit

Dave Morse

All, IPT to DWG, Manufacturing, Revit, Save, DWG, Export Inventor to DWG, Import CAD DWG from Inventor, Inventor Leave a comment

So, you want to take your Inventor .ipt file and bring it into Revit, but you're not sure how.  There are probably several ways, including the new BIM Exchange, but after much trial and error, and…

Sharing Inventor Files - Part 1 - Exporting Viewable Files

Dave Morse

All, Inventor Export, Inventor jpg, Inventor PDF, Inventor SaveAs, Manufacturing, Save, Design, Image, Inventor Leave a comment

In this blog post, I wanted to cover exporting your Inventor models and drawings to image documents such as pdf and jpeg, to be used for marketing, review, procurement, etc...As I thought about all I…

Inventor Parts Lists - Create One...And Done!

Dave Morse

All, Manufacturing, Save, Time, Title Block, Edit, Inventor, Inventor Styles Editor, Style Leave a comment

In my nearly 20 years of teaching AutoCAD, there has always been a common thread woven throughout all my lessons: If there is a repetitive task that must be done in each and every drawing, such as…

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