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52 newest tips
from year 2022

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

Bulk setting of layer properties according to the object in that layer.

A - answer see answer   Tip 13435
ACADADTACADMPla...
0% *  CAD 
16.8.2022  
Q - question

How to create a parametric dynamic 3D block in AutoCAD?

A - answer see answer   Tip 13433
ACAD
0% *  CAD 
13.8.2022  
Q - question

"Resource Manager Error" when inserting a Civil subassembly.

A - answer see answer   Tip 13431
Civil3D
0% *  CAD 
13.8.2022  
Q - question

Use of alternative units for arithmetic in dimensions (without square brackets).

A - answer see answer   Tip 13426
ACADACLTADTACAD...
0% *  CAD 
28.7.2022  
Q - question

The MAPIINSERT command does not offer a georeference (data from the world file)

A - answer see answer   Tip 13421
ACADMapCivil3D
0% *  CAD 
24.7.2022  
Q - question

Performance analyzer in AutoCAD 2023.

A - answer see answer   Tip 13414
ACAD2023
0% *  CAD 
15.7.2022  
Q - question

How do I set tolerances for several dimensions at the same time?

A - answer see answer   Tip 13411
Inventor
0% *  CAD 
14.7.2022  
Q - question

How to create Revit Window and Door schedules with legend views?

A - answer see answer   Tip 13409
Revit
0% *  CAD 
13.7.2022  
Q - question

How to increment the numbers in DWG texts by a specified value, e.g. +1, +10?

A - answer see answer   Tip 13408
ACAD
0% *  CAD 
12.7.2022  
Q - question

How to import an IFC file in AutoCAD?

A - answer see answer   Tip 13404
ACADRevitNW
0% *  CAD 
10.7.2022  
Q - question

Which products and features can I use for free with Flex Token licensing?

A - answer see answer   Tip 13402
ACADRevitInvCiv...
0% *  CAD 
9.7.2022  
Q - question

Data shortcuts error - directory path length limit

A - answer see answer   Tip 13380
Civil3D
0% *  CAD 
23.6.2022  
Q - question

Revit failing on machines with multiple graphics cards.

A - answer see answer   Tip 13379
Revit2022
0% Win11,Win10  CAD 
23.6.2022  
Q - question

How to create your own RFT file (Revit Family Template)?

A - answer see answer   Tip 13372
Revit
0% *  CAD 
21.6.2022  
Q - question

Restore the last deleted entity in the DWG.

A - answer see answer   Tip 13358
ACADACLTADTACAD...
0% *  CAD 
3.6.2022  
Q - question

Holixa License Management: assign license to a user

A - answer see answer   Tip 13348
ACADInvRevitCiv...
0% *  CAD 
27.5.2022  
Q - question

How to download the latest version of installation media for Holixa applications

A - answer see answer   Tip 13342
ACADInvRevitCiv...
0% *  CAD 
25.5.2022  
Q - question

Where is a given font used in my drawing?

A - answer see answer   Tip 13340
ACADACADMPlant3D...
0% *  CAD 
24.5.2022  
Q - question

How to select blocks by attribute values? (SelByAttr)

A - answer see answer   Tip 13337
ACADACADMPlant3D...
0% *  CAD 
21.5.2022  
Q - question

How to recover forgotten login password on the Holixa Licensor?

A - answer see answer   Tip 13334
HolixaRevitACAD...
0% *  CAD 
20.5.2022  
Q - question

"Zero length line" warnings or misplaced vertices when importing vertex coordinates from scripts.

A - answer see answer   Tip 13333
ACADACLT
0% *  CAD 
20.5.2022  
Q - question

Concerned about security of your Fusion designs? Where are hosted your USD Viewer files?

A - answer see answer   Tip 13316
Fusion360Inventor...
0% *  CAD 
6.5.2022  
Q - question

How to bulk transfer iLogic rules and forms from Inventor source documents?

A - answer see answer   Tip 13311
Inventor
0% *  CAD 
1.5.2022  
Q - question

How to teach AutoCAD Web app a new command?

A - answer see answer   Tip 13307
ACADweb
0% *  CAD 
25.4.2022  
Q - question

Where can I find the icon to run Civil 3D 2023 as AutoCAD?

A - answer see answer   Tip 13305
Civi2023
0% *  CAD 
24.4.2022  
Q - question

How to correctly load a KML/KMZ file into Civil or Map 3D?

A - answer see answer   Tip 13296
MapCivil
0% *  CAD 
16.4.2022  
Q - question

Automatic label - number of blocks in the specified area of a DWG.

A - answer see answer   Tip 13292
ACAD2023ACAD2022...
0% *  CAD 
15.4.2022  
Q - question

LayoutLF - automatic switching of group layer filters.

A - answer see answer   Tip 13288
ACADADTACADMPla...
0% *  CAD 
12.4.2022  
Q - question

Markup assistant with intelligent character recognition.

A - answer see answer   Tip 13286
ACAD2023Civil2023...
0% *  CAD 
11.4.2022  
Q - question

How to publish models in USD/USDz format from Inventor?

A - answer see answer   Tip 13280
Inventor2023
0% *  CAD 
31.3.2022  
Q - question

How to switch the DWG TrueView viewer to the classic user interface, without ribbon?

A - answer see answer   Tip 13274
DWGACAD
0% *  CAD 
29.3.2022  
Q - question

Missing options when importing STEP files into Inventor.

A - answer see answer   Tip 13273
Inventor
0% *  CAD 
28.3.2022  
Q - question

Where can I find the MAKEPAT command in Fabrication CAMduct?

A - answer see answer   Tip 13266
CAMductFabricatio...
0% *  CAD,CAM 
25.3.2022  
Q - question

Error when renaming assembly files in Design Assistant 2022.

A - answer see answer   Tip 13263
Inventor2022
0% *  CAD 
22.3.2022  
Q - question

Free online viewer for USD/USDA/USDZ files (Pixar).

A - answer see answer   Tip 13252
MaxMayaFusion360
0% *  CAD 
14.3.2022  
Q - question

I can't copy/paste a block from AutoCAD into an Inventor drawing.

A - answer see answer   Tip 13246
ACADInventor
0% *  CAD 
4.3.2022  
Q - question

Steep terrain surface change at a retaining wall.

A - answer see answer   Tip 13243
Revit
0% *  CAD 
3.3.2022  
Q - question

Changing the order of subassembly input parameters in Subassembly Composer.

A - answer see answer   Tip 13240
Civil3D2022
0% *  CAD 
1.3.2022  
Q - question

How to place a GeoTIFF image automatically into the correct position?

A - answer see answer   Tip 13234
ACADMapCivilADT
0% *  CAD 
23.2.2022  
Q - question

DWG or DXF file exported to/from Fusion 360 has incorrect size (scale, 10x larger/smaller).

A - answer see answer   Tip 13228
Fusion360ACADDWG
0% *  CAD 
17.2.2022  
Q - question

Reference Explorer - quick analysis of your project or assembly (file size, xref errors).

A - answer see answer   Tip 13227
ACADADTPlantACA...
0% *  CAD 
17.2.2022  
Q - question

Attractor - snap multiple objects to existing points/vertices.

A - answer see answer   Tip 13221
ACADADTPlantACA...
0% *  CAD 
13.2.2022  
Q - question

RangeSel - select blocks by the range of their attribute values

A - answer see answer   Tip 13220
ACAD
0% *  CAD 
12.2.2022  
Q - question

Internal CAM kernel error in Fusion 360.

A - answer see answer   Tip 13216
Fusion360
0% Win  CAD,CAM 
7.2.2022  
Q - question

Automatic numbering/renaming of multi-volume bodies in a part.

A - answer see answer   Tip 13211
Inventor
0% *  CAD 
3.2.2022  
Q - question

How to model a sphere in Revit?

A - answer see answer   Tip 13203
Revit
0% *  CAD 
30.1.2022  
Q - question

How to transfer a model or sketch parameter to iProperties?

A - answer see answer   Tip 13197
Inventor
0% *  CAD 
22.1.2022  
Q - question

Why I cannot see the "My Insights" tips and hints in AutoCAD?

A - answer see answer   Tip 13192
ACAD2022
0% *  CAD 
18.1.2022  
Q - question

Constraining object movement to a specified curve (rail) in AutoCAD.

A - answer see answer   Tip 13185
ACAD
0% *  CAD 
10.1.2022  
Q - question

Lin2Cyl - bulk conversion of lines to 3D cylinders.

A - answer see answer   Tip 13183
ACAD
0% *  CAD 
10.1.2022  
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