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Which CAD Software Should You Learn to Begin Your Career as a CAD Operator in 2024?

Entering the world of Computer-Aided Design (CAD) can be a daunting challenge, especially with the multitude of software options to master. As an aspiring CAD operator in 2024, you might be asking yourself, “Which CAD software should I learn first?” Moreover, budget constraints could further complicate this decision. Fret not, this guide will help […]

How to use Chat GPT to create AutoCad lisp

Using ChatGPT to create AutoLISP scripts for AutoCAD can be an effective way to streamline your design process. AutoLISP is a dialect of the programming language LISP (List Processing language) that’s used specifically for Autodesk’s AutoCAD software.

Here’s a general guide on how you could use ChatGPT to create AutoCAD Lisp:

1. Define Your […]

The Advent of Generative Design: Autodesk’s Fusion 360 and AI Integration

In the world of design and engineering, innovation is the name of the game. Autodesk, a leading player in this realm, has consistently stayed ahead of the curve, offering cutting-edge solutions that revolutionize the way professionals work. One such groundbreaking innovation is the integration of Artificial Intelligence (AI) into Autodesk’s Fusion 360, paving the […]

Free Video Course – AutoCAD for Beginners

Just came across this free Video course hosted by the Free Code Camp and want to share it with our reader here.

Learn basic architectural 2D drafting techniques using Autodesk Autocad in this complete university course. You will learn Autocad by creating architectural drawings for a small single-room cabin. ✏️ Gediminas Kirdeikis developed […]


Quick Select or Qselect is one powerful yet often underutilized autocad shortcut tip that can highly improve your productivity.

Often, we find ourselves needing to modify multiple instances of similar objects within a drawing. Manually selecting these items can be painfully slow and prone to errors. Enter ‘Quick Select’ or QSELECT, an incredibly […]

How to Use Command Alias and Custom Command Aliases for better productivity

Mastering shortcuts in AutoCAD not only skyrockets your productivity but also significantly enhances your drafting experience by minimizing manual inputs and streamlining repetitive tasks. Here’s an invaluable tip regarding Command Aliases

Use Quick Access to Command Alias

Almost every frequent command in AutoCAD has a ‘Command Alias’ – a keyboard shortcut that triggers the […]

Quick Access to Dimensioning: The “DIM” Command

One of the keystones in drafting is dimensioning, and AutoCAD has made it incredibly seamless with the DIM command sequence. This powerful feature enables you to create dimensions based on selected objects automatically, streamlining the entire dimensioning process.

How to Use the DIM Command Sequence Activate DIM: Simply type “DIM” into the command line […]

Unveiling AutoCAD 2024: A Glimpse into the Future of Design Innovation

The world of computer-aided design (CAD) is continually evolving, with each iteration pushing boundaries further, making what seemed complex yesterday effortlessly achievable today. Autodesk’s latest offering, AutoCAD 2024, stands as a testament to this relentless pursuit for innovation and efficiency in design.

In this blog post, we’ll delve into the groundbreaking features that […]

Plan revamp – from enclosed to open plan

In the older home, spaces are generally segregated into several small rooms rather than one big one, mainly for ease of heating and cooling. These days the trend in floor plans is the open concept, in which one large space (usually the common areas such as kitchen/dining/living) connects to smaller more private areas of […]

Can you use mobile devices effectively in architecture?

The answer is absolutely YES!! As practicing architect for close to 20 years, my iPad and iPhone have been a trusting companion whenever I am away from my desktop attending sites, meetings, inspections, measuring etc. Although I have gone through multiple generations of iDevices (even since Apple launched the first one!) throughout my career, […]