Sunday, April 10, 2011

Tweets this week, and ReTweets

Below is a summary of topics we covered this week on Twitter. This week we cover a variety of tips and how-to command features:
  • Considering a change to Apple hardware? What AutoCAD features are not available in AutoCAD for Mac:
  • SELECTIONANNODISPLAY turns OFF (or ON) all of the ghosting that occurs if you select an annotative object when using Annotation Scaling.
  • ReTweet @AutoCAD_WS: New post with a tip about using the Timeline in #AutoCAD (AND LT) 2012 
  • Set DIMASSOC to 2 and your dimensions will move along with your objects if you snapped to those objects.
  • LT2012 tip: you can now BIND a DGN file.
  • LTisACAD Blog: Draw with Precision Tools in AutoCAD/LT
  • @AutoCADLT 5+reasons to get LT2012: SheetSetMgr, Associative Arrays, Copy Array, BLEND, DupDelete and NCopy, NUDGE, Fillet/Chamfer Preview
  • You can copy Layouts between drawings by either using ADCENTER, or right-click over any layout>Template>File Type>DWG>then find the file.
  • Hidden command: DIMROTATED command, instead of DIMALIGNED, when you need your dimension string to align with an object or specific angle.
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