Category Archives: New in 2015

AutoCAD 2015 Controlling the Status Bar Icons

With AutoCAD 2015 came the annoyance of being able to display the status bar icons as text. And even more frustrating is that not all of the normal Status Bar icons that we are used are even displayed. See this … Continue reading

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AutoCAD 2015 Tray Settings for Print Pop-Up

After you print in AutoCAD, there is a little annoying notification that stays open in the bottom right of the screen until you click to close it. This is the default setting. This setting can be changed so that it┬ástays … 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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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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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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