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CAD Tips and Tricks for Autodesk applications - AutoCAD 2018

In this database (blog) you can find small tips, hints and tricks which - as we hope - help you to use Autodesk and HP products more efficiently. CAD Studio (former Xanadu) is a Czech based company, active as Autodesk Platinum Partner, Developer and HP Business Partner since 1990. See also our custom CAD application development.
 

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AutoCAD 2018

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How to extract pipe centerlines from 3D point clouds?

A - answer see answer   Tip 11939
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5.7.2018  
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What is the difference between ShareDesignView (2017) and ShareView (2019) in AutoCAD?

A - answer see answer   Tip 11845
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3.4.2018  
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How to display the Object snap toolbar?

A - answer see answer   Tip 11515
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6.7.2017  
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AutoCAD problem in Windows 10 Anniversary update (F8 key)

A - answer see answer   Tip 11508
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1.7.2017  
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Attaching a xref to AutoCAD DWG sets a relative path automatically, can I change it to absolute?

A - answer see answer   Tip 11376
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4.4.2017  
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How to find which AutoCAD version was used to save a particular DWG drawing?

A - answer see answer   Tip 10702
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20.1.2016  
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An alternative way of switching layouts.

A - answer see answer   Tip 6910
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4.9.2009  
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Forcing DWG format version for save in AutoCAD.

A - answer see answer   Tip 6439
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17.12.2008  
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How to convert surfaces to 3D solids?

A - answer see answer   Tip 5117
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14.7.2006   FAQ  
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All-white display of a 3D model in AutoCAD realistic view.

A - answer see answer   Tip 12620
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26.5.2020  
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Att2elev - move block to elevation specified by its attribute.

A - answer see answer   Tip 12616
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22.5.2020  
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When switching virtual desktops in Win10, AutoCAD appears on all of them.

A - answer see answer   Tip 12608
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18.5.2020  
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Script error (utag) when trying to log-in with your Autodesk ID.

A - answer see answer   Tip 12605
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15.5.2020  
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How to automatically purge old backup files .BAK?

A - answer see answer   Tip 12592
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2.5.2020   FAQ  
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How to Explode a ViewBase generated from a 3D model?

A - answer see answer   Tip 12569
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