AutoCAD generally supports two type of fonts TrueType with TTF extension and shape font with SHX extension. TrueType is Windows native font type which comes ready-made with your windows installation but shape fonts are AutoCAD specific fonts which are installed along with AutoCAD. In this article, I will explain methods of installing both the types of fonts and the best…

If you need high resolution images from AutoCAD drawings for presentation or printing purposes then this tip is for you. You need to configure plotter and paper settings for high resolution plot in AutoCAD, these settings are saved locally on the PC and they are not file dependent. Configuring plotter: To configure plotter type PLOTTERMANAGER on the command line and press enter. From…

Update: With AutoCAD 2016 and later versions the feature of password protecting AutoCAD files has been disabled because it no longer meets the present security standards. You can open password protected files of older versions using AutoCAD 2016 or any latest version without requiring passwords. For more on this see this page on Autodesk knowledge network. However, you can use some alternative…