AutoCAD has the ability to convert any Vector based PDF files into DWG (or DXF). Vector based PDF’s are usually PDF’s that have been published by a drawing package and contains lines circles and arc, as well as layer information. Simply go to the “Insert” tab, then click on PDF, from there the wizard interface … More AutoCAD Quick Tip: Convert PDF to DWG
Ever wanted to set AutoCAD back to the classic interface? Tired of the Ribbon interface, or just want to set AutoCAD back to the way it used to be? Check out this video showing how to add the classic workspace using the CUI editor.
Setting your Units of Measure in AutoCAD is relatively straightforward. To check the current .dwg file’s units, simply type UNITS into your command line, then choose the units of measure that you wish to use. When creating a new drawing in AutoCAD, it is important to start with the correct template. For a Metric (millimetre) … More Understanding Units in AutoCAD
In AutoCAD you can hide all but the selected layer. From “Layer Properties” Right Click on the layer you wish to show, and select “Isolate selected layers”. This will turn off all layers except the layer(s) that you have selected. To turn all of the layers back on, use a “shift select” to select … More AutoCAD: Quick Tip – Isolate Layers
You may wish to display the lineweight thicknesses in your model space within AutoCAD, or you may wish to turn off lineweight thickness in AutoCAD. Simply type LW into your command line. To Turn on lineweights. In the “Lineweight Settings” dialogue box, tick “Display Lineweight” as shown below. With this setting un-ticked the lineweights will not … More AutoCAD Basics: Display Lineweight on Screen
In traditional engineering design processes, electrical and mechanical design workflows have often been separate from each other. This has mainly been down to the tool sets used to create these designs. The Autodesk Product Design & Manufacturing Collection changes all of this. It comes packed with tools that make collaboration between electrical and mechanical teams … More Electro-Mechanical Workflows can be easy!
Below is a set of links to my 228 blog posts on Cadline Community. There are even more in the archives, the list below dates back to the 2012 product releases, so should go far enough back. Enjoy! Vault: Improve Collaboration with Shared Views Use Cadline Connect to Manage Your Vault PDFs Inventor – Quick … More Blog Archive
You may want to change the background colour in AutoCAD, this is really easy to do, simply follow the steps outlined below. From your model tab in AutoCAD, simply right click anywhere in the window and select “Options”. In the “Options Dialogue”, on the “Display” tab, click “Colors”, then choose your desired colour from the … More AutoCAD Basics: Change the Background Colour
Product keys are required for installation of Autodesk products and are used to differentiate products that are both sold independently and as part of a product suite. For example, installing AutoCAD 2019 as a point product requires product key 001K1, but installing AutoCAD 2019 from the AutoCAD Design Suite Premium 2019 requires product key 768K1. … More Autodesk 2019 Product keys