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Greg Benson-Shettle

3 Great Viewport Tips - Rotate a View, Viewport visual Aid and Magic Text

3 Great Viewport Tips - Rotate a View, Viewport visual Aid and Magic Text
In this blog and video, I give 3 great tips for rotating the contents of AutoCAD viewport when using Lt. How to Rotate a viewport -The settings you need to change. A Viewport Visual Aid - Instantly see which viewports are rotated. Magic Text - Keeping text readable even after rotating. How to rotate Viewport contents in AutoCAD Lt At the Command prompt, enter VPROTATEASSOC. Set the value to 1....
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Jonathan Hand

AutoCAD 2018 - The best new bits

AutoCAD 2018 - The best new bits
Another year has gone by, and we have a new release of the Autodesk flagship product AutoCAD. In this blog, I look at some of the best bits that will help improve your everyday drafting tasks. File FormatThe 2018 release brings us a new file format. The system default is still set to AutoCAD 2013 so be careful and check the version when saving. With AutoCAD 2018 you can open all valid DWG files fr...
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Yasmin Talbot

5 Days Of Spectacular Xmas Offers - Day 5

5 Days Of Spectacular Xmas Offers - Day 5
Click on the Box for our day 5 Offer. Day four of the christmas offers was a Graitec Training Passport! Unlimited training for Architectural or Mechanical Autodesk software users on standard courses throughout 2015. AutoCAD, Advanced AutoCAD, AutoCAD 3D, Inventor, Inventor Intermediate, Inventor Professional, Revit Architecture Essentials, Revit Architecture Advanced, Revit Structures, Revit ME...
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Greg Benson-Shettle

AutoCAD 3D Tip - How to slice curved solid objects

AutoCAD 3D Tip - How to slice curved solid objects
Using the AutoCAD 3D Slice tool can sometime be a little tricky on square objects but on solid objects with curved faces, now that can be appear to be a real challenge, but it doesn't need to be, it just needs a slightly different approach, and when you know how, like most things, it's easy. In this video you can learn how to how to slice curved solid objects to form separate objects in AutoCAD. ...
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Yasmin Talbot

Autodesk Training at Adris

trainingDo you or your company need training for Autodesk Software? Well if you do, you have come to the right place. Adris offers numerous training courses on the Autodesk software programmes and these can all be tailored to suit what you need to learn. We will help you understand the software and how to implement it into the projects your company does and once the course is completed you will even get ...
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Greg Benson-Shettle

AutoCAD 2015 Classic Toolbar Missing

AutoCAD 2014 ToolbarAs many of you are upgrading to the latest version AutoCAD (2015) you may have realised that the classic and often favoured toolbars are no longer available from the normal workspace. Instead it has been updated to a new low contrast interface with clearer and easier to see command icons but do not fear if you don't like the new toolbars then there is a way to reinstate the traditional toolbars wi...
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Greg Benson-Shettle

AutoCAD Tips - How To Save Customised User Interfaces In AutoCAD LT

AutoCAD-TipsIn this video you can learn how AutoCAD Workspaces can be used to save and share customised user interfaces. This technique can be used in all versions of AutoCAD and is particularly useful for AutoCAD LT users as LT does not support AutoCAD Profiles that are frequently used to distribute a unified working experience on a company wide basis. For more information on this please see my previous vi...
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Autodesk Open Doors Professional Exam Day

AUopendaysAdris are delighted to announce, for the second year running, we will be hosting the Autodesk Open Doors Certification programme. As an Autodesk Platinum Partner and Certified Training Centre we can provide you with the opportunity to become an Autodesk Certified Professional, with an internationally recognised qualification. These qualifications are a brilliant opportunity to leverage your pote...
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Greg Benson-Shettle

How To Organise Content Using AutoCAD Content Browser

AutoCAD-TipsTo help find and organise AutoCAD content there is a tool called Content Browser. Autodesk Content Browser is available in products such as AutoCAD Architecture & AutoCAD MEP. Essentially the Content Browser is a library of catalogues that lets you store, share and organise AutoCAD content, tools, and tool palettes. The Content Browser can be used for a variety of tasks, the main reason, ap...
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Greg Benson-Shettle

AutoCAD Tips - Repeat Last Command

AutoCAD-Right-Click-EnterBeing able to repeat the last AutoCAD command quickly, at a touch of a button has always been a useful feature and there has always been several buttons available to achieve this, for example: 1.    The Enter button2.    The Space Bar3.    Right Click of the mouse, but .... read on. Early users of AutoCAD would right click their mouse and immediately ...
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