Category Archives: Manage

Turn On CADWorx Ribbon Tabs and Menu Bar

If you have lost your CADWorx Ribbon tabs or Menus (from the menu bar) you can simply load them by using the following in the command line: LOADMENUPLANT [enter] For loading the CADWorx Equipment palette or toolbars see the following … Continue reading

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Changing A Block Insertion Point

You may come across blocks in a drawing where either the insertion point of the block doesn’t meet your needs. Hopefully this post will help you save some time editing your block and also there’s an added bonus, I will … Continue reading

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AutoCAD 2015 Purge DGN Junk

That’s right, I called it “Junk”. Recently we have been experiencing excessive bloating of files because somewhere in our project someone has either referenced in a drawing that was opened with Microstation or they have copied in something from a … Continue reading

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Fix Install or Uninstall Errors

Here is a possible fix for fixing errors that might have occurred during an install of AutoCAD (or any other program) that is preventing you from doing a “repair” or “Re-install.” Scenario: An issue that has happened at work a … Continue reading

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FLATSHOT In Action

We recently were given some 3D models by a subcontractor that needed to be incorporated into our drawings. There was one model in particular that was rather large in file size considering that it was only a small part of … Continue reading

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View Fonts Used in Styles Without Opening A Drawing

Continuing the previous blog post concerning how to control what font is being used as the “Standard” text style – One issue that has come up is that upon opening a drawing that has the “Standard” text style defined as … Continue reading

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Change the “Standard” Font in AutoCAD Template

Some drafting standards require a text “font” that is something other than the “Arial” font, yet AutoCAD seems to keep reverting back to this font even after changing what font the text style is using.┬áSome people almost have conniption fits … Continue reading

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