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Greg Benson-Shettle

The AutoCAD Layer Status Icon Mystery Solved In Three Easy Steps

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Layer Status Icon Mystery Solved in Three Easy Steps In this  AutoCAD video, I’ll share with you the knowledge to understand what those icons in the status column of the Layer Properties Manager ...
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Ian Robinson

Don't Install AutoCAD 2020. Read this first...

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It’s here… AutoCAD 2020 and this blog is going to tell you a few of the new things , but first we need to address the big news of last year’s release, just in case you missed it. I’ve been travelling ...
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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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Greg Benson-Shettle

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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Greg Benson-Shettle

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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Ian Bottomley

Introducing Autodesk AutoCAD 2019 Including Specialised Toolsets

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Introducing the new AutoCAD including specialised toolsets portfolio. Combining vertical specific functionality with access to the new Autodesk website and mobile applications. Ensuring you and your o...
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Greg Benson-Shettle

New AutoCAD File Format For 2018

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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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Ian Robinson

Oops! How to correct an error in AutoCAD

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No, I’m not talking about the infamous Britney Spears number, I’m talking about correcting an error in AutoCAD that you’ve made. AutoCAD users, especially of Civil 3D , will be familiar with accidenta...
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Greg Benson-Shettle

AutoCAD Answers - Hatching Spaces with Broken Boundaries

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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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Greg Benson-Shettle

AutoCAD Answers - How to set the New Button to open your template

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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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