Matching Properties (MA) in AutoCAD

Layer properties such as color, layer name, line type can be easily replicated or changed to match existing elements or objects in the drawing by matching properties. In order to match properties input command MA, then press Enter or Space Bar. Dialogue box displaying Select Source Object will display. Click on the object with the desired…

Inserting an image in AutoCAD

There are multiple types of images that you might want to insert into a CAD drawing, whether a site aerial, a design sketch, or even a logo sketch. There are also multiple techniques for inserting those images.  This tutorial will highlight three options to insert jpeg images in AutoCad. Option 1: If you are using the classic…

Using the AutoCAD Detail Template

Well-crafted construction documents are critical for articulating that design intent in nearly all major projects in professional practice.  This tutorial will provide an overview on using detail template and additional files as a resource in the development of a construction document set.  The files provided include an AutoCAD Detail Template, a .CTB file (or Plot…