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38 newest tips
from year 2003-7

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

How to replace texts in many AutoCAD drawings? (regular expressions)

A - answer see answer   Tip 3229
ACAD2009ACAD2007...
0% *  CAD 
31.7.2003   FAQ  
Q - question

Increase quality of the printed/plotted OLE objects.

A - answer see answer   Tip 3227
ACADLTADTMap
0% *  CAD 
31.7.2003   FAQ  
Q - question

Exchanging letters with your HP printer?

A - answer see answer   Tip 3226
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0% *  HP,PLT 
30.7.2003  
Q - question

"Product is not installed" message trying to apply Service Pack.

A - answer see answer   Tip 3220
ACADLTACADMADT...
0% *  CAD 
28.7.2003  
Q - question

What languages is AutoCAD 2004 available in?

A - answer see answer   Tip 3219
ACAD2004LT2004
0% *  CAD 
28.7.2003  
Q - question

Easter egg hidden in Architectural Desktop 2004.

A - answer see answer   Tip 3216
ADT2004
0% *  CAD 
28.7.2003  
Q - question

How to save Land Desktop 2004 drawing to the DWG 2000 format?

A - answer see answer   Tip 3213
LDT2004
0% *  CAD 
27.7.2003  
Q - question

Support for .RIC raster format

A - answer see answer   Tip 3212
OnSiteEnvisionMa...
0% *  CAD 
25.7.2003  
Q - question

Autodesk Vault service requires MS Index Server.

A - answer see answer   Tip 3209
InventorVault
0% *  CAD 
25.7.2003  
Q - question

Error loading cdilla dll

A - answer see answer   Tip 3207
ACADADTMDTMap
0% *  CAD 
24.7.2003  
Q - question

How to move a hole chart or BOM to another sheet?

A - answer see answer   Tip 3204
Inventor6Inventor...
0% *  CAD 
24.7.2003  
Q - question

A closed polyline cannot be extruded.

A - answer see answer   Tip 3202
ACAD
0% *  CAD 
23.7.2003  
Q - question

Which IGES version is exported from Inventor?

A - answer see answer   Tip 3200
Inventor
0% *  CAD 
23.7.2003  
Q - question

How to write in Chinese or Korean or Japanese in AutoCAD?

A - answer see answer   Tip 3199
ACADLTADTMap
0% *  CAD 
23.7.2003  
Q - question

How to break out a part of ellipse? BREAK deletes too much of it.

A - answer see answer   Tip 3197
LTACAD
0% *  CAD 
22.7.2003  
Q - question

Only a portion of a terrain is printed from Envision 8.

A - answer see answer   Tip 3194
OnSite
0% *  CAD 
22.7.2003  
Q - question

Errors "ARX_ERROR: eOnLockedLayer" exporting from Architectural Desktop to AutoCAD.

A - answer see answer   Tip 3190
ADT2004ACAD
0% *  CAD 
20.7.2003  
Q - question

How to turn off the drawing status bar in Architectural Desktop?

A - answer see answer   Tip 3188
ADT2004
0% *  CAD 
18.7.2003  
Q - question

How to set the IP address of a HP JetDirect LAN interface (DesignJet, LaserJet, etc.)?

A - answer see answer   Tip 3187
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0% *  PLT 
16.7.2003  
Q - question

What are the .DWL files? Why are they created in the drawings folder?

A - answer see answer   Tip 3186
ACADLTADTMap
0% *  CAD 
16.7.2003  
Q - question

MapGuide .SDF files viewer.

A - answer see answer   Tip 3184
MapGuide
0% *  CAD 
16.7.2003  
Q - question

Faster color printing on HP DesignJet 100 or 120.

A - answer see answer   Tip 3181
ACADLT
0% *  CAD,PLT 
16.7.2003  
Q - question

Inventor Professional setup stops 2 seconds before end.

A - answer see answer   Tip 3180
InventorPro
0% *  CAD 
15.7.2003  
Q - question

Missing Filelink.dlu on network rendering in 3ds max.

A - answer see answer   Tip 3175
max4VIZ
0% *  CAD 
15.7.2003  
Q - question

Where to get additional hatches and linetypes for AutoCAD or LT?

A - answer see answer   Tip 3173
ACADLTADTMapRe...
0% *  CAD 
15.7.2003   FAQ  
Q - question

How to add other time sources for digital IDs (signatures)?

A - answer see answer   Tip 3171
ACAD2004LT2004AD...
0% *  CAD 
14.7.2003  
Q - question

How to add own characters to a TrueType font?

A - answer see answer   Tip 3169
ACAD
0% Win2000,WinXP  CAD,HP 
14.7.2003  
Q - question

Autodesk applications problem with Windows 2000 Service Pack 4.

A - answer see answer   Tip 3165
VIZ4VIZ3ADT2004...
0% Win2000,WinXP  CAD 
10.7.2003  
Q - question

Toggle display of layout tabs with a toolbar button.

A - answer see answer   Tip 3163
ACADADTMap
0% *  CAD 
10.7.2003  
Q - question

Mouse wheel doesn't perform zooming.

A - answer see answer   Tip 3161
ACADLTADTMap
0% *  CAD 
10.7.2003   FAQ  
Q - question

Uniform scaling of an entity using grips.

A - answer see answer   Tip 3159
ACADLTADTMap
0% *  CAD 
9.7.2003  
Q - question

Changes in layer states are not saved between sessions.

A - answer see answer   Tip 3158
ACAD2000LT2000AD...
0% *  CAD 
9.7.2003  
Q - question

How can I plot/export DXB files?

A - answer see answer   Tip 3157
ACAD2002ACAD2004...
0% *  CAD 
8.7.2003  
Q - question

How to prevent layer switching in a .DWF file?

A - answer see answer   Tip 3154
ACADLTADTMapMD...
0% *  CAD 
8.7.2003  
Q - question

Faster loading and updating of Inventor assemblies.

A - answer see answer   Tip 3152
Inventor
0% *  CAD 
7.7.2003  
Q - question

How to set text height for stacked fractions?

A - answer see answer   Tip 3149
ACADLTADTMap
0% *  CAD 
7.7.2003  
Q - question

Easter egg hidden in AutoCAD 2004 (and LT and Desktops).

A - answer see answer   Tip 3143
ACAD2004LT2004AC...
0% *  CAD 
3.7.2003  
Q - question

How to make a dimension with two different arrowheads?

A - answer see answer   Tip 3142
Inventor7
0% *  CAD 
3.7.2003  

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