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Why does AutoCAD insert my blocks in wrong scale?

A - answer see answer   Tip 4581
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16.8.2005   FAQ  
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Why do I see smiling faces on my toolbars?

A - answer see answer   Tip 2829
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12.2.2003   FAQ  
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Why are the layers not alphabetically sorted anymore?

A - answer see answer   Tip 825
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30.6.1998   FAQ  
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"Product Enhancements" menu item is missing in my Autodesk Account.

A - answer see answer   Tip 11573
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AutoCAD will not create a specific hatch in a given scale or area.

A - answer see answer   Tip 11538
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Why you should not use the DEFPOINTS layer to draw geometry?

A - answer see answer   Tip 11469
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What is the red dot icon next to AutoCAD cursor?

A - answer see answer   Tip 10768
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Why is my STL file imported into Inventor 10x smaller?

A - answer see answer   Tip 10547
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Autodesk Accounts offers only "Install Now". Why?

A - answer see answer   Tip 10452
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Inventor is slower opening files in older formats.

A - answer see answer   Tip 10201
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My linetype does not reverse. Why?

A - answer see answer   Tip 10028
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Part color is not updated in the assembly - why?

A - answer see answer   Tip 9971
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Why is the edit button for service database hidden in Fabrication CADmep?

A - answer see answer   Tip 9945
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Revit filled region doesn't mask the underlying geometry.

A - answer see answer   Tip 9731
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DWG thumbnail is not displayed with some files. Why?

A - answer see answer   Tip 9685
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