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Canada

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English

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Episodes

40 - Attributes Part 3 – Attribute Modes

7/28/2017
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In this podcast episode I continue discussing the creation of block attributes by describing the different attribute "modes".

Duration: 00:04:02


39 - Attributes Part 2 – Creating Attributes

7/28/2017
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In this podcast episode I discuss how to create block attributes and use them in a block.

Duration: 00:04:32


38 - Attributes Part 1 – What are they?

7/28/2017
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In this podcast episode I discuss block attributes. What are they? Why would you want to use them?

Duration: 00:02:35


37 - BCOUNT

7/28/2017
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In this podcast episode I discuss the Express Tools BCOUNT command.

Duration: 00:01:16


36 - Blocks - ByLayer ByBlock and Property Overrides

7/28/2017
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In this podcast episode I discuss some additional points to keep in mind while creating blocks. Specifically Layer 0, object property setting overrides and the difference between ByLayer and ByBlock.

Duration: 00:05:47


35 - Blocks - The Basics

7/28/2017
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In this podcast episode I discuss some of the basics related to blocks. What are they? How do you create them? How do you insert them into your drawing?

Duration: 00:04:34


34 - Layer Information In PDF

7/28/2017
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In this podcast episode I discuss layer information showing up in your PDF's and how to prevent this from happening.

Duration: 00:02:13


33 - Open Folder Location

7/28/2017
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In this podcast episode I discuss opening the folder location of your current drawing in Windows Explorer.

Duration: 00:02:15


32 - Quick Access to 3DORBIT

7/28/2017
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In this podcast episode I discuss a quick method to access the 3DORBIT command.

Duration: 00:01:32


31 - Plot Style Table Files - CTB vs STB

7/28/2017
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In this podcast episode I discuss the the difference between the CTB and STB plot style table files. I also discuss switching which type of plot style table file your drawing uses to plot by using the CONVERTPSTYLES command.

Duration: 00:05:29


30 - ATTIN/ATTOUT

7/28/2017
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In this podcast episode I discuss the Express Tools ATTIN/ATTOUT commands which allows you to export and then import block attribute values.

Duration: 00:02:40


29 - TXT2MTXT

7/28/2017
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Ever wish that the TEXT in your drawing was MTEXT? In this podcast episode I discuss the Express Tools TXT2MTXT command which allows you to convert TEXT to MTEXT.

Duration: 00:01:55


28 - BURST

7/28/2017
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In this podcast episode I discuss the Express Tools BURST command.

Duration: 00:02:08


27 - Tip - DWGCONVERT

7/28/2017
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In this podcast episode I discuss the power of the DWGCONVERT command. Not only does it allow you to convert DWG file format versions, it's able to run some pretty powerful cleanup utilities at the same time.

Duration: 00:02:50


26 - Tip - Merging Layers

7/28/2017
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In this podcast episode I discuss merging layers in AutoCAD using the Layer Properties Manager or the LAYMRG command.

Duration: 00:02:44


25 - Transferring Information Between Drawings

7/28/2017
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In this episode I discuss transferring information between drawings. Have you ever dragged objects from one drawing to another? Have you used MATCHPROP across drawings? Some commands that are discussed in this episode: WBLOCK, INSERT, XREF, COPYCLIP, PASTECLIP, PASTESPECIAL, COPYBASE, PASTEORIG and MATCHPROP.

Duration: 00:03:57


24 - Right Click Customization

7/28/2017
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In this episode I discuss modifying the behavior of your right mouse button to help improve your efficiency in AutoCAD. (Don't forget to check out Time Sensitive Right Click)

Duration: 00:03:53


23 - Tip - Match Properties Settings

7/28/2017
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In this podcast episode I discuss using the Properties Settings dialog box to give you more power and control over the Match Properties (MATCHPROP) command.

Duration: 00:02:34


22 - PGP File

7/28/2017
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In this podcast episode I discuss the PGP file (acad.pgp). What is it? How is it used? How do you modify it? Example pgp file modification for the MOVE command: M, *MOVE

Duration: 00:05:34


21 - Tip - SELECTSIMILAR

7/28/2017
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In this podcast episode I discuss the SELECTSIMILAR command. SELECTSIMILAR allows you to click on an object in your drawing and all similar objects (objects with similar properties) will be selected as well.

Duration: 00:01:58

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