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What's the most obscure, least known command that you know and will share?

---Quote (Originally by jacep)--- a 16 button puck was the best and fastest. 16 commands on one hane & keyboard shortcuts with the other. now only if they made a 16 button mouse with a wheel. I never used the tablet for the menus, only the puck. ---End Quote--- I agree! 16-button puck is...

Posted: by cad2335

callout a 3d isometric view

Just create a custom VIEW REFERENCE family that looks just like your normal callout head standard. Then I just created a 'Dummy Callout' line style and gave it the same weight and linetype of my callout boundary. Then used a 'detail 3' (line style set to weight of 3 and named detail 3) line for...

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entget error on MText object, but only sometimes, why?

I don't have 2016 installed (nor downloaded) at this time and I'm about to be unavailable for an extended period of time. You can still upload a sample drawing to the forums, which other members who might have the correct sofrware available to look at it. If you are having trouble uploading, check...

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Elevator Family Category

Last time I touched elevators was in college but this looks like something worth looking into I would suggest the family be broken down more simply not adding in doors. just having shaft size adjustments and floor start and stop capabilities from there as a start. This would allow the user to...

Posted: by CBrightwood

2013 Making changes across multiple drawings

My out of the blue two cents from the world of pipes and surfaces. One starting base drawing with all relevant settings established. Anything that can be data shortcutted is: existing grade surface, proposed grade surface(s), pipes and depending on circumstances alignments. profiles are cut sheet...

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Tag area on main floor plan

We use Room Tags to address individual room name & room area.  Area tags are used for total apartment area calculation. The tags for rooms are available on main floor plans but area tags are only available on area plans. We need to tag…


Elevator Family Category

I would love to have an elevator family category that would map to the levels in a project.  For example, if I have a 20 story building with differing floor-to-floor heights, it would be amazing to be able to insert an elevator family at the…


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