We have discussed how to add a new command to AutoCAD. We added it to the toolbar. Now let’s discuss how to add it to the context menu. We want this command to appear when we select a particular type of object. This is what a contextual menu all about, right? This time we will […]
If I’m not mistaken, AutoCAD use CUI since 2006. Not MNU or MNS as it used to be. CUI (customize user interface) is a XML file. It’s easier to manage. In this post, we will create a new command to set all properties to ByLayer. This is a request from my colleague. He likes to […]
Do you confused when you need to set up your rendering materials? How much you should set the opacity value, shininess, and the other values? Don’t be. AutoCAD (and other rendering software) has a template that define standard materials. All you need to do is select the type and template. In this example, I use […]
I’ve seen a lot of people snapped when their AutoCAD showing the deadly fatal error message. Of course, the first one to blame is AutoCAD. After using and troubleshooting AutoCAD for several years, I found out that it’s not always AutoCAD problem. There are a lot of things can cause this. Bugs maybe there, but […]
Do you need to scale AutoCAD objects non-uniformly? Different scale of X and Y? See how you can do it here!
A mystery for AutoCAD users: what are the differences between ByLayer and ByBlock? What Layer 0 is for? Here’s the answer!
Defpoints layer is not available in empty drawing. But somehow it’s created when you work. What is is for?
You can change overridden properties to ByLayer very quickly by using this tool.