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30 newest tips
from year 2002-5

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

How to convert .DWF files back to the DWG format?

A - answer see answer   Tip 2229
ACAD2016ACAD2010...
0% *  CAD 
31.5.2002   FAQ  
Q - question

How to switch off automatic notification e-mails sent on document change?

A - answer see answer   Tip 2227
iProject
0% *  CAD 
30.5.2002  
Q - question

How to sketch a square or triangle in Inventor?

A - answer see answer   Tip 2225
Inventor
0% *  CAD 
30.5.2002  
Q - question

How to make an associative dimension of object's color, lineweight or Z-coordinate?

A - answer see answer   Tip 2219
ACAD2002ACAD2004...
0% *  CAD 
28.5.2002  
Q - question

How many floating licenses are consumed by two AutoCAD sessions run on one PC?

A - answer see answer   Tip 2214
ACADMDTADTMapI...
0% *  CAD 
28.5.2002  
Q - question

How to convert HPGL2 PLT files to TIFF?

A - answer see answer   Tip 2210
ACADLTMDTADT
0% *  CAD,PLT 
27.5.2002  
Q - question

How to paint in AutoCAD using a calligraphic pen or a spray?

A - answer see answer   Tip 2209
ACADADTMDT
0% *  CAD 
27.5.2002  
Q - question

Interactive display of object properties.

A - answer see answer   Tip 2207
ACADLTADTMap
0% *  CAD 
27.5.2002  
Q - question

How to replace POINTs in a drawing by BLOCKs?

A - answer see answer   Tip 2206
ACAD2000Map
0% *  CAD 
24.5.2002  
Q - question

What EDM solution can I use to manage my CAD documents?

A - answer see answer   Tip 2205
ACADMDTInventor
0% *  CAD 
24.5.2002  
Q - question

How to add ALIGN functionality to AutoCAD LT?

A - answer see answer   Tip 2200
LT
0% *  CAD 
23.5.2002  
Q - question

Is it possible to assign an object snap to a function key?

A - answer see answer   Tip 2199
ACAD14ACAD2000LT
0% *  CAD 
23.5.2002  
Q - question

How to enter the Pi value in a Inventor expression?

A - answer see answer   Tip 2197
Inventor5
0% *  CAD 
22.5.2002  
Q - question

Imported DGN scaled up 100x.

A - answer see answer   Tip 2195
Map2000iMap5
0% *  CAD 
22.5.2002  
Q - question

How to print from Inventor to a pen plotter.

A - answer see answer   Tip 2193
Inventor
0% *  CAD 
22.5.2002  
Q - question

How to switch drawing display to monochrome?

A - answer see answer   Tip 2188
ACAD2008ACAD2004...
0% *  CAD 
21.5.2002  
Q - question

The CLOSE command does not work from my command line.

A - answer see answer   Tip 2186
LT2000ACAD2000AD...
0% *  CAD 
21.5.2002  
Q - question

How to write a true "squared" superscript a in dimension text.

A - answer see answer   Tip 2182
ACADLTMDTADT
0% *  CAD 
12.5.2002  
Q - question

How to draw text in Braille script.

A - answer see answer   Tip 2181
ACADLTMDTADT
0% *  CAD 
12.5.2002  
Q - question

How to explode an ellipse to a polyline?

A - answer see answer   Tip 2177
ACADLTACADMMap
0% *  CAD 
10.5.2002  
Q - question

When creating a new drawing I have an already drawn border. How to get a blank page?

A - answer see answer   Tip 2175
ACADLTACADM
0% *  CAD 
10.5.2002  
Q - question

How to properly display drawings with text masks in Volo View?

A - answer see answer   Tip 2168
VoloACAD
0% *  CAD 
9.5.2002  
Q - question

How to display Inventor 3D models on a Pocket PC?

A - answer see answer   Tip 2164
InventorMDTACAD...
0% Win,WinCE  CAD 
6.5.2002  
Q - question

iProject no longer displays the DWF viewer toolbar.

A - answer see answer   Tip 2162
iProjectVolo
0% *  CAD 
5.5.2002  
Q - question

How to plot multiple layouts at once?

A - answer see answer   Tip 2159
ACAD2000ACAD2002...
0% *  CAD 
5.5.2002  
Q - question

Autodesk VIZ fails with an "Assertion Failed" error.

A - answer see answer   Tip 2156
VIZ4
0% *  CAD 
3.5.2002  
Q - question

How to change the size (scale) of OLE object in a drawing?

A - answer see answer   Tip 2154
ACAD2000
0% Win  CAD 
3.5.2002  
Q - question

How to draw revision clouds in AutoCAD?

A - answer see answer   Tip 2150
ACADADT
0% *  CAD 
2.5.2002  
Q - question

The Today window reports an error or is empty.

A - answer see answer   Tip 2149
ACAD2000ADTMDTM...
0% *  CAD 
2.5.2002  
Q - question

How to switch between drawing windows using a keyboard?

A - answer see answer   Tip 2147
ACADLTADTMDT
0% Win  CAD 
1.5.2002  

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