AutoCAD: Quick Tip – Isolate Layers

  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... Continue Reading →

AutoCAD Basics: Display Lineweight on Screen

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... Continue Reading →

Electro-Mechanical Workflows can be easy!

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... Continue Reading →

Blog Archive

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... Continue Reading →

AutoCAD Basics: Change the Background Colour

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... Continue Reading →

Autodesk 2019 – 2020 & 2021 Product keys

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.... Continue Reading →

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