Revision clouds are geometries used in AutoCAD to drive attention of users to a certain part of the drawing. The revision clouds are Polylines in the shape of connected arcs and they can also be modified like a Polyline. The AutoCAD 2016 version came with completely revamped features of revision cloud. In this article, I will discuss these features in…

In AutoCAD this tool offers an efficient method of copying properties of one object to another with complete control over properties copied. Let’s assume that we have an object with particular set of properties like lineweight, linetype, layer and transparency assigned to it and we want to transfer exact properties of that object to another object in same or different…

Point filters in AutoCAD facilitate selection of some predefined points visually from drawing area by clicking on it. This feature is especially helpful for entering points in 3D but you can also use it in 2D drawings with the same efficiency. Although point filters might seem very intimidating to you in the beginning but with practice, you will be able…

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…

Selecting objects using normal AutoCAD selection techniques is fairly simple, but for very large drawing files the selection may often become a tedious and error-prone task. Selection filter in AutoCAD can ease this process allowing you create selections quickly. Although you can use “natural” filters like Layers and Quick select but when you require even more specific tool then Object selection filter can…