To improve AutoCAD performance you can tweak some settings related to the operating system and your hardware. But apart from making these changes, there are also some default settings which can be changed using system variables to visibly enhance the performance of AutoCAD. In this article, I have listed fourteen such system variables. ZOOMFACTOR This variable will change the speed with…

AutoCAD Express Tools is a collection of productivity tools that extend the power of AutoCAD.  These tools are provided as a courtesy to you but are unsupported. Autodesk does not assume any responsibility for their successful operation. You can install the Express Tools during the initial product installation or you can add them later using Add or Remove Programs in…

AutoCAD has an extensive library of materials for rendering but you can also create custom materials in AutoCAD with some specific properties. The materials created can have a variety of properties like surface texture, glossiness, transparency or even luminosity. Related: Making 3D realistic tree in AutoCAD using Opacity map In this article, I will make one such custom material with a…