AutoCAD How To: Cleanup DWG files and Make Them Smaller! – 2 Minute Tuesday

Hey Everybody,

I hope you’re all doing well and keeping safe! While I am technically writing today’s post on Tuesday, it’s a bit later than usual but I guess late is better than nothing and I’m too excited to wait for next week to share today’s tip with you all!

So without wasting any time, lets jump right into today’s 2 Minute Tuesday, in this weeks episode (the newest in my series of collaboration posts with the AutoCAD Blog) we take a look at 3 quick, easy and must know commands that help you clean up and shrink drawing files instantly. These commands are definitely life savers when it comes to fixing up cluttered or error-ridden drawings and they can even shrink down the size of a bloated dwg quite a bit.

Check out the video below to jump right into learning how to use the Purge, Audit, and Overkill commands right now:

For more info and the detailed article check it out here:


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Cheers and happy crafting!

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Brandon is a Civil Designer, Aspiring Blogger/Creator, Husband, Father to two Amazing Kids and Tech Aficionado from a small town in Canada. He has been obsessed with design and technology since he can remember and working as a Civil Designer for nearly as long. Brandon’s blog and Youtube channel, has been his outlet and excuse for keeping up with new tech and trends in the CAD design world for the last 10 years growing to more than 60,000 subscribers and over 15,000,000 views, while also being the source of many great friendships and unique opportunities. If you would like to Sponsor CAD Intentions or Work together in some way, Please visit my About Page and send me an email: