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72 newest tips
from year 2001-1

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

Will Inventor run faster on a multiprocessor PC?

A - answer see answer   Tip 991
Inventor
0% WinXP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win10  CAD 
31.1.2001   FAQ  
Q - question

What is the maximum number of layers in a AutoCAD drawing?

A - answer see answer   Tip 982
ACAD
0% *  CAD 
30.1.2001  
Q - question

Fourth button of Wacom tablet does not work.

A - answer see answer   Tip 973
ACAD2000
0% Win98  CAD 
29.1.2001  
Q - question

AutoCAD does not work after year 2037?

A - answer see answer   Tip 972
ACAD
0% *  CAD 
29.1.2001  
Q - question

Some drawing texts are plotted thinner or thicker (after editing).

A - answer see answer   Tip 962
ACADMDTLDDTADT...
0% Win2000,WinXP  CAD 
25.1.2001   FAQ  
Q - question

How to draw en ellipse containing four arcs in each quadrant?

A - answer see answer   Tip 957
ACAD2000
0% *  CAD 
24.1.2001  
Q - question

How to enforce setting of certain iProperties in Inventor?

A - answer see answer   Tip 954
Inventor
0% *  CAD 
23.1.2001  
Q - question

How to show complete two-sided 3D model during 3D Orbit?

A - answer see answer   Tip 948
ACAD2000MDT
0% *  CAD 
23.1.2001  
Q - question

Undocumented commands in Architectural Desktop.

A - answer see answer   Tip 943
ADT2ADT3ADT2004...
0% *  CAD 
22.1.2001  
Q - question

How to speed up Mechanical Desktop R4?

A - answer see answer   Tip 942
MDT4
0% Win2000  CAD 
22.1.2001  
Q - question

Insufficient memory when working in CAD Overlay.

A - answer see answer   Tip 939
CO2000
0% *  CAD 
22.1.2001  
Q - question

How to explode a block immediately after insertion?

A - answer see answer   Tip 934
ACAD
0% *  CAD 
21.1.2001  
Q - question

How to copy layer properties to a new layer?

A - answer see answer   Tip 933
ACAD14ACAD2000
0% *  CAD 
21.1.2001  
Q - question

How to find localized name of an AutoCAD command?

A - answer see answer   Tip 929
ACAD
0% *  CAD 
18.1.2001   FAQ  
Q - question

Can I load LISP ar ARX program directly from a Web page?

A - answer see answer   Tip 928
ACAD2000
0% *  CAD 
18.1.2001  
Q - question

How to change the center point for 3DORBIT?

A - answer see answer   Tip 921
ACAD2000
0% *  CAD 
16.1.2001  
Q - question

How to batch convert AutoCAD 2000i DWGs to DWF format?

A - answer see answer   Tip 919
ACAD2000iMDT5ADT...
0% *  CAD 
16.1.2001  
Q - question

Which font should we use for drawing text containing european accented characters?

A - answer see answer   Tip 918
ACAD
0% *  CAD 
16.1.2001  
Q - question

Where to find additional russian (cyrillic) SHX fonts for AutoCAD?

A - answer see answer   Tip 917
ACADLT
0% *  CAD 
16.1.2001  
Q - question

How to start AutoCAD, not Mechanical Desktop by double-clicking on the DWG? How to start different versions of AutoCAD by double-clicking on the DWG?

A - answer see answer   Tip 914
ACAD14ACAD2000MD...
0% Win  CAD 
16.1.2001  
Q - question

Can I use 2D and 2.5D osnaps in 3D Studio VIZ R3 like in 3DS MAX?

A - answer see answer   Tip 913
VIZ3
0% *  CAD 
16.1.2001  
Q - question

How to draw arcs in AutoCAD multilines?

A - answer see answer   Tip 912
ACAD
0% *  CAD 
16.1.2001  
Q - question

My 3D model in a viewport doesn't print with hidden lines even when a check the Hideplot option in the Plot dialog.

A - answer see answer   Tip 911
ACAD2000ACAD2000i
0% *  CAD 
16.1.2001  
Q - question

I don't like the new UCS icon. Can I change the symbol?

A - answer see answer   Tip 910
ACAD2000iLT2000i
0% *  CAD 
16.1.2001  
Q - question

An undocumented option of the ZOOM command.

A - answer see answer   Tip 904
ACAD
0% *  CAD 
14.1.2001  
Q - question

How to set length units in MapGuide Viewer to kilometers?

A - answer see answer   Tip 903
MapGuide
0% *  CAD 
14.1.2001  
Q - question

Warning: "An unnamed file contains an invalid path"

A - answer see answer   Tip 902
MapGuideInventor
0% *  CAD 
14.1.2001  
Q - question

How to set rendering options from LISP?

A - answer see answer   Tip 897
ACAD
0% *  CAD 
11.1.2001  
Q - question

AutoCAD doesn't respect the Start in folder defined in desktop shortcut.

A - answer see answer   Tip 896
ACAD2008ACAD2004...
0% *  CAD 
9.1.2001  
Q - question

How to import .CIT raster image into AutoCAD?

A - answer see answer   Tip 895
ACAD14ACAD2000AC...
0% *  CAD 
9.1.2001  
Q - question

How to read or write DGN files in AutoCAD?

A - answer see answer   Tip 893
ACADMapADTLTCi...
0% *  CAD 
9.1.2001   FAQ  
Q - question

What type of media should be selected on the plotter panel when using an unlisted new media?

A - answer see answer   Tip 892
*
0% *  PLT 
9.1.2001  
Q - question

How to add parametric features to a AutoCAD 3D solid?

A - answer see answer   Tip 891
MDT4MDT5
0% *  CAD 
9.1.2001  
Q - question

How to place an unprintable entity in a drawing?

A - answer see answer   Tip 890
ACADLT
0% *  CAD 
9.1.2001  
Q - question

How to transfer 2D drawing created in Mechancial Desktop to plain AutoCAD (or LT)?

A - answer see answer   Tip 889
MDT
0% *  CAD 
9.1.2001   FAQ  
Q - question

Trying to export ACIS Mechanical Desktop reports that no solids have been selected.

A - answer see answer   Tip 888
MDT3MDT4MDT5
0% *  CAD 
9.1.2001  
Q - question

New dimension does not behave as one block but as individual entities.

A - answer see answer   Tip 887
ACAD
0% *  CAD 
9.1.2001  
Q - question

Can I combine AutoCAD R14 and 2000 on the same PC?

A - answer see answer   Tip 886
ACAD
0% *  CAD 
9.1.2001  
Q - question

How to run an external application (EXE) in AutoCAD LT?

A - answer see answer   Tip 879
LT98LT2000LT2000...
0% *  CAD 
8.1.2001  
Q - question

How to move (flatten) entities with varying Z-coordinates to Z=0?

A - answer see answer   Tip 872
LT98LT2000LT2004...
0% *  CAD 
8.1.2001   FAQ  
Q - question

How to insert a raster image in AutoCAD LT?

A - answer see answer   Tip 871
LT2011LT2010LT20...
0% *  CAD 
8.1.2001   FAQ  
Q - question

AutoCAD displays two colors with the same shade (hue)?

A - answer see answer   Tip 870
ACAD2000MDTADT
0% *  CAD 
8.1.2001  
Q - question

Transparent background in WMF.

A - answer see answer   Tip 869
ACAD14ACAD2000AC...
0% Win  CAD 
8.1.2001   FAQ  
Q - question

How to find drawings coming from a given version of AutoCAD?

A - answer see answer   Tip 868
ACADLTADTMapMD...
0% *  CAD 
8.1.2001   FAQ  
Q - question

How to plotstamp a printout from AutoCAD 2000? I have used HPCONFIG in R14.

A - answer see answer   Tip 867
ACAD2000ACAD2000i
0% *  PLT,CAD 
8.1.2001   FAQ  
Q - question

My dialogs for entering file names and PLOT command stopped to work.

A - answer see answer   Tip 866
ACADLT
0% *  CAD 
8.1.2001   FAQ  
Q - question

How to burn CDs under Windows 2000?

A - answer see answer   Tip 865
*
0% Win2000  HP 
8.1.2001  
Q - question

How to transfer an Architectural Desktop drawing to AutoCAD LT?

A - answer see answer   Tip 864
LTADT2ADT3ADT20...
0% *  CAD 
8.1.2001   FAQ  
Q - question

How to change scale of a dashed line?

A - answer see answer   Tip 863
ACAD
0% *  CAD 
8.1.2001   FAQ  
Q - question

Can I stand my 21" monitor on HP Vectra case? Will it hold?

A - answer see answer   Tip 862
*
0% *  HP 
8.1.2001   FAQ  
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