Monthly Archives: July 2012

Intro to Isometric Drawing

AutoCAD has an isometric drawing mode that lets you drawing 3D-looking objects in 2D just like when you draw 3D objects on a flat sheet of paper. This means that even AutoCAD LT can draw 3D representations. Q) What is … Continue reading

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Intro to Polar Tracking

I might have the opportunity to teach AutoCAD at a local community college this coming fall so I have been focusing on the basics. Polar Tracking is a great way to define a specific angle while drafting. This is probably … Continue reading

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AutoLISP: Create a Roof Pitch Symbol

If you need to create a roof pitch symbol this routine will surely help. Here’s how: PS <enter> to start “Pitch Symbol” Select a line that has the slope that you need to calculate Specify the base length of the … Continue reading

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