AutoCAD Tutorial: How to use the adcenter (Design Center) Command

In this video I go over how to use the design center toolbox and command (simply types “adcenter” and hit enter to start the command) to easily copy or transfer blocks, linetypes, fonts, layouts and more from one drawing into drawing (.dwg) quickly and very simply.

This can be extremely useful if you’re looking to speed up the production of new drawings by using/copying layers created in an older drawing or by copying certain things like dimension styles or customized layout tabs from a previous projects drawings.

Check out the video below for a quick break down, and let me know what you think:

I hope you enjoyed the video and if you have any questions at all please just ask in the comments below


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