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LISP version of Closest Distance Between Two Objects

The previous tip showcased a command that is available in Civil 3D that lets you find the closest distance between 2 objects and even draws a line at the closest points. Here is a LISP routine that lets you do … Continue reading

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Civil 3D: Closest Distance Between Two Objects

There are so many useful drafting tools within Civil 3D, many of which could be great additions to “vanilla” AutoCAD. Today’s post will be the first of many helpful tools found in Civil 3D and if possible, I will post … Continue reading

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Poll – Does your company use Annotative Text & Dimensions in model space.

Besides Civil 3D users, I know of no engineering firm that uses annotative text or dimensions in Model Space. I tend to teach people how to use it so that they know how. But I also teach them how to … Continue reading

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Happy Monday

Here is a happy song to help your Monday. It has helped me Sorry it is not AutoCAD related… ~Greg

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Hire me – I’m Looking

I live in the Denver area and am willing to work using AutoCAD and willing to reloctae. Please take a resume from this link: Greg_Battin_Resume I also have an online portfolio located at: http://gregbattin.weebly.com/ Thanks ~Greg

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AutoLISP: Updated Heal Line/Polyline

There were 2 posts from a while back that did the same thing – Erase a selected block and then heal the LINE or POLYLINE, but the annoying thing was that only one routine would work for LINES and you … Continue reading

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AutoCAD List of Command Aliases and Shortcut Keys

Today’s tip is simply a link to an excellent AutoCAD alias and shortcut reference guide provided by Autodesk & The AutoCAD team. The link is found here: http://www.autodesk.com/store/autocad/autocad-shortcuts I highly recommend learning command aliases like using XR in the command line … Continue reading

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