Sunday, August 14, 2011

Tweets this week: worthy retweets, and AutoCAD

Below is a summary of topics we covered this week on Twitter. This week we retweet many worthy topics, and how AutoCAD can differ from LT:
  • Ellen Finkelstein: I just posted a tip for AutoCAD: "How to create a text style for a dimension"
  • Jeff Bartels: AutoCAD Tip: In Windows Explorer (Windows 7) hover over DWG filenames to display pop up showing AutoCAD version used to create file.
  • Ellen Finkelstein: I just posted a tip for AutoCAD: "Understanding how dimensions are associated with objects"
  • Where to find and edit the PGP file, from the LT forum at Autodesk Product Forums:
  • Applies to LT as well: “@VMichl: New CAD tip: Overlapping selection cycling in AutoCAD 2011/2012.
  • SELECTIONCYCLING variable lets you cycle between overlapping objects by holding [shift] then press [space] consecutively.
  • Applies to LT2012: “@Lynn_Allen: Cool XREF Enhancements in #AutoCAD 2012 @heidihewett”
  • Do you know the difference between the left (crossing) and the right (window) selection?
  • LTisACAD Blog: Work with AutoCAD Drawings in AutoCAD LT
  • Two hidden commands: use +LAYER command to switch layer filters. FILTERS command launches a dialog box for speedy deletion of Layer Filters.
  • Lynn  Allen: Fine Tuning Match Properties in #AutoCAD @Cadalyst_Mag
  • Similar to ORTHOMODE, POLAR TRACKING works along polar angle increments of 90, 60, 45, 30, 22.5, 18, 15, 10, and 5 degrees, or custom angles
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