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264 newest tips
from year 2001

CAD:    OS:    Categ: 
Text:  FAQ glossary   
Question CAD 
 %  platform  category 
Q - question

How to export Inventor assemblies to the VRML format?

A - answer see answer   Tip 1833
Inventor5Inventor...
0% *  CAD 
27.12.2001  
Q - question

How to export 3D models to the VRML format?

A - answer see answer   Tip 1831
ACADMDTADT
0% *  CAD 
27.12.2001  
Q - question

Can I use Autodesk Raster Design with older versions of AutoCAD?

A - answer see answer   Tip 1827
CO
0% *  CAD 
20.12.2001  
Q - question

AutoCAD doesn't show the slides from my customized image-menu.

A - answer see answer   Tip 1825
ACAD
0% *  CAD 
19.12.2001  
Q - question

How compatible are the so called "DWG-compatible" applications?

A - answer see answer   Tip 1820
ACADLT
0% *  CAD 
13.12.2001   FAQ  
Q - question

How to make a multicolored line entity in AutoCAD?

A - answer see answer   Tip 1818
ACAD
0% *  CAD 
13.12.2001  
Q - question

Where to find my autosaved drawings?

A - answer see answer   Tip 1813
ACAD2000
0% *  CAD 
12.12.2001  
Q - question

How to make a persistent hidden line view (even after regeneration)?

A - answer see answer   Tip 1812
ACAD
0% *  CAD 
11.12.2001  
Q - question

How to dimension a segmented object with extension lines of the same length?

A - answer see answer   Tip 1810
ACADLT
0% *  CAD 
11.12.2001  
Q - question

Cannot install MapGuide 6 client - "IE 5.x or greater is required".

A - answer see answer   Tip 1807
MapGuide
0% *  CAD 
11.12.2001  
Q - question

How to use an apparent intersection in Inventor Sketch mode?

A - answer see answer   Tip 1806
Inventor5
0% *  CAD 
10.12.2001  
Q - question

Where to find HP LaserJet drivers pro Linux?

A - answer see answer   Tip 1804
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0% Linux  HP 
10.12.2001  
Q - question

Cannot create curved wall endcaps in Architectural Desktop?

A - answer see answer   Tip 1801
ADT
0% *  CAD 
9.12.2001  
Q - question

How to edit all types of entities using a single command?

A - answer see answer   Tip 1790
ACAD2002LT2002
0% *  CAD 
6.12.2001  
Q - question

Some of the toolbar icons are displayed as black spots. Why?

A - answer see answer   Tip 1787
Inventor
0% *  CAD 
3.12.2001  
Q - question

Can I use a software application written for DesignJet 2500 also on DesignJet 5000?

A - answer see answer   Tip 1785
*
0% *  PLT 
3.12.2001  
Q - question

How to export a drawing to EPS format (e.g. for DTP)?

A - answer see answer   Tip 1784
ACADLT
0% *  CAD 
3.12.2001   FAQ  
Q - question

How to copy a view from one sheet to another one?

A - answer see answer   Tip 1783
Inventor5
0% *  CAD 
3.12.2001  
Q - question

How to import AutoCAD or 3D Studio models to gmax (scene editor)?

A - answer see answer   Tip 1776
max
0% *  CAD 
1.12.2001  
Q - question

Do Autodesk products support the enhanced instruction set of Pentium-4 processor?

A - answer see answer   Tip 1773
ACADmax
0% *  CAD 
1.12.2001  
Q - question

How to display a smaller/larger view of an Office document in iPROJECT or Buzzsaw ProjectPoint?

A - answer see answer   Tip 1772
iProject
0% *  CAD 
30.11.2001  
Q - question

Simple switching between trim and extend functions.

A - answer see answer   Tip 1770
ACAD2002LT2002MD...
0% *  CAD 
30.11.2001  
Q - question

Cannot close drawing, command is active.

A - answer see answer   Tip 1764
ACAD2000LT2000
0% *  CAD 
29.11.2001  
Q - question

Volo View markup tool icons in Volo are greyed out.

A - answer see answer   Tip 1751
Volo
0% *  CAD 
23.11.2001  
Q - question

What is the minimal display resolution for AutoCAD?

A - answer see answer   Tip 1749
ACADLT
0% *  CAD 
23.11.2001  
Q - question

Selection problem in Object properties window (OPM) in AutoCAD 2002 (and higher).

A - answer see answer   Tip 1745
ACAD2015ACAD2011...
0% *  CAD 
22.11.2001   FAQ  
Q - question

How to repair improperly coded texts in AutoCAD? How to replace %%236-type codes with normal characters?

A - answer see answer   Tip 1742
ACADMDT
0% *  CAD 
21.11.2001  
Q - question

I have a set of DWG files which are not recognized by AutoCAD.

A - answer see answer   Tip 1739
ACAD
0% *  CAD 
21.11.2001  
Q - question

Older LISP programs are not working properly.

A - answer see answer   Tip 1737
ACADADTMapMDT
0% *  CAD 
19.11.2001  
Q - question

How to label an area in AutoCAD LT (or isolate layer, or dim arc length...)?

A - answer see answer   Tip 1734
LT
0% *  CAD 
19.11.2001  
Q - question

How to link to a specific area in XLS file.

A - answer see answer   Tip 1733
ACAD2000LT2000
0% Win  CAD 
18.11.2001  
Q - question

How to export a STL file from Mechanical Desktop?

A - answer see answer   Tip 1722
MDT
0% *  CAD 
12.11.2001  
Q - question

How to write subscripts and superscripts in AutoCAD text?

A - answer see answer   Tip 1719
ACAD2000LT2000Ma...
0% *  CAD 
8.11.2001   FAQ  
Q - question

I cannot print HPGL/2 file on DesignJet 500 over AppleTalk.

A - answer see answer   Tip 1711
*
0% *  PLT 
6.11.2001  
Q - question

Ortho mode in 3D Studio.

A - answer see answer   Tip 1705
VIZMAX
0% *  CAD 
4.11.2001  
Q - question

AutoCAD displays no menu nor icons - I cannot draw anything.

A - answer see answer   Tip 1703
ACAD
0% *  CAD 
4.11.2001  
Q - question

How to cast "darkness" in 3D Studio?

A - answer see answer   Tip 1700
VIZMAX
0% *  CAD 
2.11.2001  
Q - question

Which layout is saved to the R14 format when saving from AutoCAD 2000?

A - answer see answer   Tip 1694
ACAD2000LT2000
0% *  CAD 
2.11.2001  
Q - question

Can I run several license servers (NLS) on the same machine?

A - answer see answer   Tip 1683
ACAD
0% *  CAD 
29.10.2001  
Q - question

How to add ARX support to AutoCAD LT?

A - answer see answer   Tip 1682
LT
0% *  CAD 
29.10.2001   FAQ  
Q - question

How to add AutoLISP support to AutoCAD LT?

A - answer see answer   Tip 1681
LT
0% *  CAD 
29.10.2001  
Q - question

Hatch pattern doesn't fill the entire polygon.

A - answer see answer   Tip 1680
ACADLT
0% *  CAD 
28.10.2001  
Q - question

Linetype scale changes when line endpoint is snapped to another entity.

A - answer see answer   Tip 1678
ACAD
0% *  CAD 
26.10.2001  
Q - question

How to increase the number of undo operations in Inventor?

A - answer see answer   Tip 1677
Inventor5
0% *  CAD 
26.10.2001  
Q - question

How to measure Inventor parts without Inventor?

A - answer see answer   Tip 1670
Volo2
0% *  CAD 
23.10.2001  
Q - question

How to change the units used by the measure functions in Volo View?

A - answer see answer   Tip 1669
Volo2
0% *  CAD 
23.10.2001  
Q - question

How to print on HP DesignJet in Windows XP?

A - answer see answer   Tip 1666
*
0% WinXP  PLT 
23.10.2001  
Q - question

Problems printing gradient fills from Adobe Illustrator.

A - answer see answer   Tip 1664
*
0% *  PLT 
23.10.2001  
Q - question

How to plot from AutoCAD LT 2002 to a format larger than 1500x900mm?

A - answer see answer   Tip 1662
LTACAD
0% *  CAD,PLT 
23.10.2001  
Q - question

How to convert a hidden-line view into lines and polylines?

A - answer see answer   Tip 1659
ACAD
0% *  CAD 
22.10.2001  
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