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94 newest tips
from year 2023

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

Drawing polylines using arbitrary length units - 2DpolyC.

A - answer see answer   Tip 13967
ACADACLT2024ADT...
0% *  CAD 
18.12.2023  
Q - question

Total length of sweeps in Inventor - wires, pipes, trusses, tubes, hoses (iLogic)

A - answer see answer   Tip 13965
Inventor
0% *  CAD 
17.12.2023  
Q - question

Sum of pipe element lengths in Inventor (iLogic).

A - answer see answer   Tip 13963
Inventor
0% *  CAD 
16.12.2023  
Q - question

Fermat's spiral in AutoCAD.

A - answer see answer   Tip 13960
ACADACLT
0% *  CAD 
14.12.2023  
Q - question

Undocumented function for quick block attribute editing - directly edit an attribute.

A - answer see answer   Tip 13948
ACADLTADTCivil...
0% *  CAD 
5.12.2023  
Q - question

Intersection of a 3D spline with a plane in Fusion 360.

A - answer see answer   Tip 13944
Fusion360
0% *  CAD 
30.11.2023  
Q - question

ModDXF - utility for bulk modification/display of internal DXF properties in DWG entities.

A - answer see answer   Tip 13938
ACADADTPlantACA...
0% *  CAD 
27.11.2023  
Q - question

How to get machining data from a thread designed in Fusion?

A - answer see answer   Tip 13935
Fusion360
0% *  CAD,CAM 
25.11.2023  
Q - question

How to set grid colors in AutoCAD Web?

A - answer see answer   Tip 13933
ACADwebACADACLT
0% *  CAD 
24.11.2023  
Q - question

How to bulk-connect disconnected ductwork in Revit?

A - answer see answer   Tip 13931
Revit
0% *  CAD 
24.11.2023  
Q - question

Resetting the Data Panel in Autodesk Fusion.

A - answer see answer   Tip 13923
Fusion360
0% *  CAD 
12.11.2023  
Q - question

Saving your Inventor model in the presentation color scheme (iLogic).

A - answer see answer   Tip 13920
Inventor
0% *  CAD 
11.11.2023  
Q - question

Check for concurrently running named licenses (device limit).

A - answer see answer   Tip 13917
InventorCivilFus...
0% *  CAD 
8.11.2023  
Q - question

How to print all sheets at once from Inventor?

A - answer see answer   Tip 13911
Inventor
0% *  CAD 
4.11.2023  
Q - question

Low performance when editing blocks in AutoCAD 2024.

A - answer see answer   Tip 13907
ACAD2024
0% *  CAD 
1.11.2023  
Q - question

How to construct a 2D spiral shape in Inventor?

A - answer see answer   Tip 13906
Inventor
0% *  CAD 
1.11.2023  
Q - question

How to convert truecolor color hue to the nearest AutoCAD ACI color?

A - answer see answer   Tip 13900
ACADADTPlantACA...
0% *  CAD 
27.10.2023  
Q - question

How to remove personal data from a document (Properties)?

A - answer see answer   Tip 13891
ACADInvRevitMax...
0% Win10,Win11  CAD 
21.10.2023  
Q - question

ClosestPt - the nearest point on another curve

A - answer see answer   Tip 13887
ACADADTPlantACA...
0% *  CAD 
15.10.2023  
Q - question

How to send e-mails with an iLogic macro?

A - answer see answer   Tip 13884
Inventor
0% *  CAD 
10.10.2023  
Q - question

SelectSimilar - extended selections for AutoCAD, incl. LT and Web versions

A - answer see answer   Tip 13878
ACADACLTACADweb
0% *  CAD 
6.10.2023  
Q - question

How to load GeoJSON data into AutoCAD, Map, Civil 3D, Infraworks?

A - answer see answer   Tip 13873
MapCivilIW
0% *  CAD 
28.9.2023  
Q - question

XrefStamp - create a dynamic list of xrefs in your DWG drawing.

A - answer see answer   Tip 13868
ACADADTPlantACA...
0% *  CAD 
24.9.2023  
Q - question

Displaying the curvature comb or radii of a general curve - CurvComb.

A - answer see answer   Tip 13864
ACADADTPlantACA...
0% *  CAD 
19.9.2023  
Q - question

How to get rid of drawing tabs under AutoCAD ribbon.

A - answer see answer   Tip 13861
ACADACLTADTACAD...
0% *  CAD 
13.9.2023  
Q - question

Is there also a SETBYBLOCK command?

A - answer see answer   Tip 13858
ACADADTPlantACA...
0% *  CAD 
9.9.2023  
Q - question

DBXscanLayers and DBXscanBlocks - bulk report content of DWG files in a folder.

A - answer see answer   Tip 13855
ACADADTPlantACA...
0% *  CAD 
7.9.2023  
Q - question

How to bulk-update all model parameters?

A - answer see answer   Tip 13852
Inventor
0% *  CAD 
3.9.2023  
Q - question

How to install a custom font in AutoCAD Web?

A - answer see answer   Tip 13849
ACADweb
0% *  CAD 
31.8.2023  
Q - question

Pringles in AutoCAD - a hyperbolic paraboloid.

A - answer see answer   Tip 13847
ACADADTACADMPla...
0% *  CAD 
30.8.2023  
Q - question

With which subscriptions do I get Autodesk Drive cloud storage as a bonus?

A - answer see answer   Tip 13844
DrivecloudACADI...
0% *  CAD 
29.8.2023  
Q - question

Accented characters (umlauts) are incorrectly displayed in the material schedule on isometric drawing.

A - answer see answer   Tip 13843
Plant3D
0% *  CAD 
29.8.2023  
Q - question

How to reset view numbering in Inventor?

A - answer see answer   Tip 13836
Inventor
0% *  CAD 
26.8.2023  
Q - question

Overview of cutting formats/machines supported in Fusion 360 Nesting Extension.

A - answer see answer   Tip 13833
Fusion360
0% *  CAD,CAM 
24.8.2023  
Q - question

ReplMTcol - recoloring parts of text in paragraph Mtext.

A - answer see answer   Tip 13831
ACADACLTADTACAD...
0% *  CAD 
22.8.2023  
Q - question

Snap points to the nearest curve/polyline with Snap2Curve.

A - answer see answer   Tip 13827
ACADCivilACLT
0% *  CAD 
18.8.2023  
Q - question

Overview of a document history in Autodesk Docs.

A - answer see answer   Tip 13826
DocsACCBIM360
0% *  CAD 
18.8.2023  
Q - question

How to export OBJ including materials, textures from Inventor?

A - answer see answer   Tip 13824
Inventor
0% *  CAD 
18.8.2023  
Q - question

Fast layer visibility toggle ON/OFF.

A - answer see answer   Tip 13822
ACADADTPlantACA...
0% *  CAD 
15.8.2023  
Q - question

Position and docking of the Measure palette in Inventor 2024.

A - answer see answer   Tip 13819
Inventor2024
0% *  CAD 
13.8.2023  
Q - question

Cannot type decimal number in the transformation field in Autodesk Meshmixer (e.g. Scale).

A - answer see answer   Tip 13817
Meshmixer
0% *  CAD 
13.8.2023  
Q - question

AutoCAD displays continuous lines and texts as dotted.

A - answer see answer   Tip 13809
ACADADTPlantACA...
0% *  CAD 
8.8.2023  
Q - question

Projecting/embossing a profile on a curved surface in Fusion 360.

A - answer see answer   Tip 13805
Fusion360
0% *  CAD,CAM 
29.7.2023  
Q - question

Dual-color hatches in AutoCAD.

A - answer see answer   Tip 13802
ACADADTPlantACA...
0% *  CAD 
27.7.2023  
Q - question

Visually compare 3D geometry in CAD and BIM files.

A - answer see answer   Tip 13800
BIM360DocsRevit...
0% *  CAD 
27.7.2023  
Q - question

PCF file generated from AutoCAD Plant 3D is not compatible with my application.

A - answer see answer   Tip 13796
Plant3D
0% *  CAD 
25.7.2023  
Q - question

Sometimes my right mouse button doesn't work in Inventor.

A - answer see answer   Tip 13793
Inventor
0% *  CAD 
23.7.2023  
Q - question

Part number from the Frame Generator is not transferred to the Part Number iProperty.

A - answer see answer   Tip 13791
Inventor
0% *  CAD 
23.7.2023  
Q - question

Green square - mathematical charade and parametric constraints in AutoCAD.

A - answer see answer   Tip 13788
ACADACLT
0% *  CAD 
15.7.2023  
Q - question

Export block coordinates to a table. How to use the DATAEXTRACTION command in AutoCAD LT?

A - answer see answer   Tip 13784
ACADACLT2024ADT...
0% *  CAD 
13.7.2023  
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