Greg Benson-Shettle is an Autodesk Certified Instructor at Graitec UK Limited with more than 20 years experience of creating CAD drawings for client projects with a focus on goal based collaboration, delivering quality solutions Greg has been an Autodesk Certified Professional for Revit and AutoCAD since 2012.

Greg Benson-Shettle

Why Do We Set AutoCAD Drawing Units?

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In this AutoCAD video lesson, we will look at why it is useful to set the drawing units of our drawings, as well as how to make units work to our advantage. This is the third in a series of AutoCAD vi...
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How To Work With Drawings At Different Scales In AutoCAD

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In this AutoCAD video lesson, we will look at how to solve the problem when copying objects from one drawing to another where they don’t appear to be there because in fact they are way too big or smal...
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How to Accurately Select and Place AutoCAD Geometry from One Drawing to Another

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In this AutoCAD video we will look at how to copy many objects from one drawing and place it in other drawings in the correct position. We will use a range of different AutoCAD selection tools such as...
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A Guide To The New Features In Revit 2019.1

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The latest release, Autodesk Revit 2019.1, is now available to download from your Autodesk Account browser. You just have to download and then go to the Updates and Add-ons tab. There are quite a few ...
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How to Manage Different Tiled Views in Revit 2019

How to Manage Different Tiled Views in Revit 2019
Revit 2019 includes a number of innovative new developments and tools including ‘View tabs.’ A feature similar to the one included within AutoCAD, when the user has a number of different drawings open...
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New AutoCAD File Format For 2018

New AutoCAD File Format For 2018
The release of  AutoCAD 2018 saw the introduction of a new AutoCAD file format for the first time in five years. Historically, we have only had a new file format every three years, so this was qu...
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AutoCAD Answers - Hatching Spaces with Broken Boundaries

AutoCAD Answers - Hatching Spaces with Broken Boundaries
Hatch in AutoCAD has historically been a challenge. Over the years it has improved tremendously but occasionally it can be problematical, especially when working with drawings from unknown origins. In...
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AutoCAD Answers - How to set the New Button to open your template

AutoCAD Answers - How to set the New Button to open your template
In this guide, we will look at how to assign your company template to open just by clicking on the New File icon. With default, out of the box, AutoCAD, clicking on ‘new’ will open a generic template ...
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How to make AutoCAD Layer States display as a list

How to make AutoCAD Layer States display as a list
AutoCAD Layer States are a very useful layer management tool for those layer heavy drawing files. Layer states offer the opportunity to group layers together into logical collections such as Building ...
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Fixing Shared Parameter File Gone Bad

Fixing Shared Parameter File Gone Bad
In a recent technical support call one of our clients was having a real scheduling issue where selected parameters reported information from some families but not others even though all families had t...
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