Monthly Archives: June 2015

Using SUPERHATCH To Make Complicated Hatch Patterns

A very good question was asked in in the comments section of the following post about creating custom hatches [found here]. That post was about creating custom hatches using lines within a 1×1 square and then having the ability so … Continue reading

Posted in Customization, Express Tools, Hatch, TIPS | 1 Comment

Polygon Intro, Reminder and Cool Trick

Hopefully, today’s tip will help you AutoCAD “newbies” and you “old schoolers” The POLYGON tool in AutoCAD creates “Simple Polygons” that are symmetrical. The Polygon tool is located on the Home tab > Draw panel > next to the RECTANGLE … Continue reading

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Shrink The Info Center Search Area to Expand File Name

This tip is simple yet helpful in displaying more of a file name that might be obscured by the upper right “Info Center.” All that you have to do is simply collapse the arrow next to the search field that says … Continue reading

Posted in BASICS, Settling In | 2 Comments

Block Description to Multileader

Following up on the previous post – The routine illustrated below is also made by Alan Thompson found HERE lets you select a block and place a multileader containing the Block’s description (see below for “block description”) Use the command BDESC2ML … Continue reading

Posted in AutoLISP, AutoLISP: Blocks, Blocks, Leaders, multileaders | 8 Comments

AutoLISP: Block Name to MultiLeader

The routine illustrated below is from Alan Thompson found HERE at CADTutor. This routine lets you select a block and place a multileader that contains the name of the block. The arrowhead or leader point is automatically placed at the block’s … Continue reading

Posted in AutoLISP, AutoLISP: Blocks, Blocks, multileaders | 3 Comments