You must have noticed Defpoints layer in layer property manager of AutoCAD which is automatically created. Have you wondered why this layer is created automatically and what is the use of this layer, keep reading this article to get answers. What is Defpoints layer? This layer is automatically generated when a dimension is created in your AutoCAD drawing, this layer stores…

Generally, we create dimension styles and then use that dimension style throughout our drawing, this ensures consistency of style in our drawing. But if you want to make the small change in dimension style so that it is restricted to only a few selected dimensions without altering complete dimension style then you can use dimension style overrides. By using these…

When you copy data from drawing it is temporarily parked in the clipboard and when you paste that data then it is accessed from that clipboard. AutoCAD clipboard has many tools that which can help you in transferring data more precisely and selectively. In this article, I will explain some of the interesting and useful AutoCAD clipboard commands. COPYBASE: This command…

AutoCAD offers lots of Arrow style for dimensions and leader lines but there might be situations when you simply need your own custom arrow style. This feature can be used to create symbols for geometric dimensioning and tolerancing features like flatness, cylindricity, runout etc. Symbols for these features are not available in standard arrow symbol library of AutoCAD and these…