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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

What software and hardware do you use in 2021?

Last time we did the poll was in 2014. It’ll be interesting to see what has or has not changed since then.

Many AutoCAD users have a favorite mouse, sometimes with lots of buttons on them. You may have a keyboard that makes entering data easier. Perhaps you think you have the best (and biggest) […]

Keep blocks accessible so you can insert them in any drawing–Part IV: A block library

In previous posts, I explained how to insert blocks from the Tool Palettes window, the DesignCenter, and the Content Explorer. In this tip, I’ll explain how to create block library and use the INSERT command to insert blocks that are in that library.

You don’t need a special tool like the Tool Palette window, DesignCenter, […]

Tutorial-How to display the area of an enclosed figure

Suppose that you would like to insert a label that displays the area of an enclosed figure. While the AREA command can show you the area, it doesn’t create a label in your drawing. If you insert the area at the end of a leader, that area doesn’t change if your object changes in size.


3D Model in AutoCad – Using Revolve 3D Tool

The revolve command or tool is a 3D modeling method that enables the user to create a solid following a certain path with a central axis, think of the ARRAY tool, only in three-dimension.

Let’s start by preparing the drawing by specifying crucial dimensions such as the inner and outer diameter of the […]

Top Six solutions to common XREF problems

Xrefs (external references) let you view another drawing within your current drawing without actually inserting that other drawing thus keeping the original drawing size manageable.

Another benefit of using Xref is that changes made to the referenced drawings are automatically reflected in the current drawing when it’s opened or if the xref is reloaded. This […]