XREFs are the building blocks of almost all AutoCAD drawings, particularly production drawings as they become more detailed and complicated. Xrefs allow use to keep track of different elements of the drawing and ensure everything stays up to date.
In this week’s video I wanted to build on the viewport/site plan drawing we made a few weeks ago and share some awesome, somewhat hidden/secret tools in AutoCAD to make your Site Plans better and easier to create!
we’re going over 3 simple methods and tricks for inserting or importing DWGs into our drawings!
Depending on your situation and the type of drawing you’re creating, each of these different methods of bringing drawing data into our drawing can be super helpful. Whether you just want bits and pieces of a drawing inserted, a live linked reference of say a floor plan, or you just want to insert everything to make changes, today’s video has you covered with all the options!
Hey Everybody! I hope your week is going well so far and you’ve been able to enjoy some of the nice weather lately! Around here it’s been hot and luckily not too smoky from forest fires, and we have some rain in the forecast which is much needed. A few weeks ago […]
I hope your week is going well and things are productive! It’s been a busy few weeks around here, between working on replacing an old deck at my house I’ve also got a handful of projects on the go at work with fast-approaching deadlines. This is a great reminder of […]
Arguably one of the more confusing topics in AutoCAD to newer designers and those that learned prior to paper space/annotative text is scaling within AutoCAD. I can’t remember how many times I’ve been asked about setting up scales, fixing viewports, annotative text, what size to draw things in model space, and […]
Hey Everybody, Brandon here and this week we are looking at how to work with and use MultiLeaders or MLeaders in AutoCAD. Whether you’re new to AutoCAD or just looking for a refresher, this video will help get you up to speed when adding arrows or leaders to our text. […]
Hey Everybody, Brandon here back with a new post and I’m excited to get back to writing here and in general after a few months of focusing on the Youtube Channel and video tutorials. Depending on when you’re reading this, you may have just finished enjoying the Long weekend (May […]
Hey Everybody! I hope you’re ready for this weeks new video and post. In it we are taking a look at the hatch command and in particular, some of the most common issues and errors we encounter when hatching in AutoCAD. Before we jump into today’s post, I wanted to thank […]
Hey Everybody, Happy Tuesday! How’re you doing? It’s tough to believe we’re already almost in August, the year has truly flown by up to now. I’m excited to share this weeks new video, where we take a look at how to easily create and use a dynamic block in AutoCAD. […]