AutoCAD 2015 and AutoCAD LT 2015 Bible

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Working with Blocks: The BASE command, the Basepoint option, and the Basepoint parameter

Blocks and basepoints go hand-in-hand. Knowing how to work with basepoints can make your life much easier. It’s so frustrating to insert a block and have it disappear into outer space because the basepoint is in the wrong location!

The Basepoint option of the INSERT command

When you insert a block, a Basepoint option appears […]

AutoCAD Tutorial: Create a mesh solid jar

This tutorial requires AutoCAD 2010 or later and shows how to create a mesh solid jar.

Start a new drawing using acad3d.dwt. Switch to the 3D Modeling workspace by choosing it from the Workspace Switching pop-up menu on the right side of the status bar or next to the Quick Access toolbar at the upper-left […]