27 Answered Questions for the topic AutoCAD
How to Make Dashed Lines Appear in Autocad?
When loading Linetypes in Autocad, the lines don't appear dashed or dotted or any repetition they should have.
If i have a circle with a diameter of 8 inches at a scale of 1/4" what would the diameter be at a scale of 3/16"?
Running VBA Macro in AutoCAD?
I'm making a .bundle folder for the plugins I've programmed for AutoCAD. At the root of the folder is my PackageContents.xml bundle where all of my Lisp plugins are autoloaded. Since .dvb is not a... more
How do I convert the unitless to mm in Autocad?
Dealing with autocad objects in Unity?
I am new in Unity development and I have good experience in Autocad development. Is it possible to use 3d solids & 3d mesh terrains created in autocad and display it in the Unity interface and... more
Excel graph in AutoCAD automatically update?
Is there a way to have my Excel charts in an AutoCAD layout that automatically updates based on changes made in the spreadsheet? Right now I'm having to manually copy and paste each chart every... more
Can we generate .DWG using autoCAD and programmed using java or C#? If yes, which one language is best to go with?
write a program in java/c# use auto CAD lib Run the code Shall generate .dwg format files
Convert Autocad DWG to OBJ, FBX or similar?
How can i convert an autocad dwg or dxf file to a more 'common' format like OBJ, FBX, 3DS, etc. ? I have tried a free software called abviewer 10 but the exported file is always empty.
Autocad Command Line Interface
Running AutoCAD from command line only?
I would like to run an AutoCAD script, print the resulting drawing to PDF and exit AutoCAD, all without a single click (so we can schedule it on a server). Is that possible with AutoCAD?
3D CAD to OpenGL?
I was wondering if anyone knew of a program that can take a 3D drawing of an object and then convert it into the required OpenGL points and normals. Basically I have an AutoCAD drawing of that I... more
I have an interior design background and I am old school with knowledge of drafting. I would like to learn a reasonably priced software program geared toward interior design, floor plans,... more
Autocad Autocad Plugin
How to convert Autocad drawing to image?
I have an Autocad drawing which is a plan for land squares where each square contains a number. I tried to convert it to image by choosing: File --> Export Data --> and file format Bitmap... more
From a CAD model to an Illustration drawing. How to?
I am trying to draw the best illustration I can for a user manual.I have a CAD drawing in .STP and I would like to get some simple illustations in .AI or .EPS or .SVG I tried to export the... more
How to convert AutocadDWG To PDF?
Is there another way to convert AutocadDWG To PDF but to use third party programs? Thanks for any suggestions.
C# Drawing Oracle Spatial Geometries?
I need to create a simple app which can display geometries from Oracle Spatial in C#. These geometries are exported from AutoCAD Map 3D 2010 to Oracle Spatial. I need to pan, zoom, manage layers... more
What’s the best way for someone with no experience to learn Navisworks, Revit and other AutoCad/BIM software?
Draw arc with angles ranging from -360 to 360 degrees?
I am having some trouble trying to implement drawing an arc. Basically it's supposed to be drawn exactly like how you can draw a 3 point arc in AutoCAD. I can get the arc to draw with start and end... more
Generate identical Hashcodes for approximately-similar numbers?
I'm creating an application in C# 3.5 that uses the AutoCAD API to read a 2D AutoCAD drawing, make changes to the drawing using defined business logic, then adjust it back in AutoCAD. Due to the... more