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July 30, 2020

Creating Tables with AutoCAD

AutoCAD has very sophisticated settings that allow us to create tables. These tables can import data from Excel sheets, and we can create them from scratch […]
June 19, 2020

Creating Custom Lines with Text in Revit

Although Revit doesn’t have line types with embedded text, we can create them with the help of family templates. We can create specific labels and line-based […]
June 17, 2020

Creating Basic Line Types with Revit

Revit contains many “Line Patterns” that can be used to identify specific details. We can create new line types and customize existing patterns. We can create […]
June 17, 2020

All About Arrays in AutoCAD

Instead of manually copying and pasting an object multiple times, we can use the “Array” command to create multiple objects with a few clicks and tweaks. […]
June 10, 2020

Creating Cuts with Voids using Revit

We can model sinks in counter tops, recessed lights in ceilings, and other objects that require perforations in their “host” object. We can use a counter […]
April 22, 2020

Express Tools & Break-lines in AutoCAD

When we install AutoCAD, we can choose to include some extremely useful “Express Tools”. They appear in their own tab, and they range from “creating text […]
April 21, 2020

Blocks Palette Improvements in AutoCAD 2021

Our Blocks Palette in AutoCAD 2021 has changed and gained more features. We now have a new tab called “Libraries” that contains a specialized search bar […]
April 17, 2020

Quick Measure Improvements in AutoCAD 2021

Making fast calculations just got easier with the new and improved Quick Measure tool in AutoCAD 2021. Not only can we see distances and angles with […]
April 3, 2020

Annotative Hatching & The Dimension Style Manager in AutoCAD

When making a line of text, dimension, or hatch, we default to creating them at fixed sizes. If we were to show the same objects at […]