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  • Promine AutoCAD Tip of the Week: Ctrl Key Shortcuts
    In this week’s Promine AutoCAD Tip of the Week, we’ll talk about some very useful Ctrl key shortcuts when working on AutoCAD. There are plenty of shortcuts and in this post we’ll address the ones we found most handy.
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  • Promine AutoCAD Tip of the Week: The "TEXTTOFRONT" Command
    This week’s AutoCAD tip of the week covers a useful tool for displaying annotations. Using the command “TEXTTOFRONT” you can bring all annotations to front when working on your drawings. If we are designing for example a drift on a particular level in an underground mine it is important to visualize some properties of the drift like azimuth, slope, elevation, etc. The texttofront comma...
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  • Promine AutoCAD Tip of the Week: Align 3D Objects
    Welcome to the tip of the week. Today I am going to show you how to Align 3 D objects. This option can be very useful in drawing mine designs when aligning solids with non-straight surfaces with a few clicks.
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  • Promine AutoCAD Tip of the Week: The ARCTEXT Command
    In this week’s Promine AutoCAD Tip of the week we’ll talk about a very useful AutoCAD feature when wanting to annotate text along an arc. AutoCAD has a dedicated command for this task, therefore, there’s no need to create an annotation manually and then place it right where the arc is, instead, it is possible to use the command ARCTEXT.
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  • Promine AutoCAD Tip of the Week: FLATTEN Command
    This week on the Promine AutoCAD Tip of the Week, we will cover the Flatten command. This command allows you to convert 3D geometry to a projected 2D presentation based on your view. This can be helpful to reduce file size as well as present a more refined view of your drawing.
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  • Promine AutoCAD Tip of the Week: MULTIPLE Command
    In this week’s Promine AutoCAD Tip of The Week, we’ll go over a very useful command that allows us to repeat a command, meaning, using a command multiple times without having to run it again every time.
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  • Promine AutoCAD Tip of the Week: Selecting Connected Objects Using FS Command
    This week’s AutoCAD tip of the week covers a simple command for selecting connected objects. Using the “FS” command you can select objects which are connected to the selected object in the drawing area. If you turn ON the “FSMODE” system variable, then the FS command will select the selected object as well as all the objects connected to it even through another object.
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  • Promine AutoCAD Tip of the Week: Snap Onto Hatches With OSNAPHATCH
    This week’s tip is an often overlooked AutoCAD functionality. If you’ve wanted to draw polylines attached to your hatches or just wanted the ability to snap onto them then this tip is for you. Change you OSNAPHATCH variable to 1 and activate this feature. Once this variable is changed to 1 it will allow you to snap onto your hatches.
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  • Promine AutoCAD Tip of the Week: NUDGE Command
    This week’s AutoCAD tip of the week covers a simple command for moving objects around by very small increments. If you select an object and then type “NUDGE” into your command line, AutoCAD will nudge the object depending on the direction you select using the CTRL + Arrow Key.
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  • Promine AutoCAD Tip of the Week: TORIENT and TSCALE your text
    Moving on from last week’s custom lisp commands, this week’s tip is much simpler and helps you adjust the orientation and scale of the text in your drawing very easily. You can use TORIENT to orient your text and match the orientation of another object and you can use TSCALE to scale your text with an object or by a factor of your preference.
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  • Promine AutoCAD Tip of the Week: Extract Edges with XEDGES
    The XEDGES command comes in handy when you combine it with the SWEEP command. XEDGES will create a 3D polyline tracing the edges of your object then sweep can be used to draw along those edges. In summary, the XEDGES command creates wireframe geometry from the edges of a 3D solid, surface, mesh, region, or sub object.
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  • Promine AutoCAD Tip of the Week: Enhance Graphics
    A new feature in AutoCAD 2018 is improved graphics performance from the graphics performance enhancement options. Just check all those boxes and enable hardware acceleration to get the most out of your AutoCAD.
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  • Promine AutoCAD Tip of the Week: Mouse Hotkeys and Customization
    One of the most un-utilized functionalities in AutoCAD is mouse hotkeys. Go into your Custom User Interface under Mouse buttons and check out all the various hotkeys that will increase your productivity when drafting and designing. You can also create your own buttons and associate them with custom commands.
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  • Promine AutoCAD Tip of the Week: Zoom and Extents
    In this week’s tip, two simple clicks will allow you to zoom in on your entire drawing to see every part of it. You can double click your middle mouse button or type in ZOOM then EXTENTS in your AutoCAD command line to achieve the same thing.
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  • Promine AutoCAD Tip of the Week: Retrieve AutoCAD Interface Using CUILOAD
    Every couple of weeks, one of my colleagues or a client will call saying their entire AutoCAD interface has disappeared - no ribbons, no tabs, nothing... In this weeks tip, we’ll be going over an easy way to retrieve you interface which involves unloading your ACAD cui and reloading it to resolve this issue.

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