Monthly Archives: March 2014

AutoCAD 2015 Resize Model Space Viewports

AutoCAD 2015 now makes resizing model space viewports intuitive and easy. If you use multiple model space viewports, you’ll love this feature. A special note needs to be made that the frame of the model space viewports has 2 areas. … Continue reading

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AutoLISP: Dynamic Text Align

With AutoCAD 2015’s new TEXTALIGN tool, comes the question of “what about those of us that don’t have AutoCAD 2015”? Luckily, Lee Mac has a LISP version that accomplishes many of the same functions and even adds a few others. … Continue reading

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AutoCAD 2015: Text Align Dynamically

A new feature in AutoCAD 2015 is the Text Align tool found on the “Annotate” tab > “Text” Panel and the button that has 2 stacked letter A’s. The command to start this command is TEXTALIGN <enter> and the command … Continue reading

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AutoCAD Cursor/Crosshair Angle

Have you ever opened someone else’s drawing and the AutoCAD cursor is at some odd angle? The system variable to help control this setting is SNAPANG. Below is an example of a cursor at an odd angle while in a … Continue reading

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