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Help to get started on project (Case trimmer)

May 20, 2020, 10:48 am

Hi All I'm new here, but not new to CAD, just very (VERY) rusty I want to create a 3D drawing of a Case Trimmer, Case Length Gauge & Shell Holder I can draw this in 2D without too much effort, b... Read more »

Inclusive Urbanism - Ep 5 - Prof. Geeta Mehta - 15th April 2020

April 14, 2020, 11:03 am

Join our livecast conversation on April 15 at 6pm ist / 8.30am est with Prof. Geeta Mehta , President of Asia Initiatives & Professor at Columbia University. RSVP here- Read more »

Inclusive Cities - Ep.4 - Nidhi Gulati, Sulakshana Mahajan - 10th April 202...

April 10, 2020, 3:49 am

This live chat will focus on the role of public spaces in these times and f orecast how public spaces and the commons will change post the pandemic . W e speak with Nidhi Gulati, Senior Director at... Read more »

Inclusive Urbanism - Ep. 3 - Livecast with Juma Assiago - 8th April 2020

April 7, 2020, 4:57 am

Juma Assiago, UN-Habitat joins us on the Inclusive Cities Livecast Series o n 8 April at 6 pm IST / 0830 am EST. Hosted by ElsaMarie D'Silva, Founder & CEO, Red Dot Foundation (Safecity) & Prathim... Read more »

Inclusive Urbanism - Ep : 1 - Livecast with Pedro B Ortis - 3rd April 2020

April 2, 2020, 12:50 pm

Join our livecast conversation tomorrow April 3rd at 6pm ist / 8.30am est on Inclusive Cities + Economy with one of the world's leading experts on urban issues Pedro Ortiz. RSVP here - http://bit.... Read more »

Inclusive Urbanism : Ep. 1 - Livecast with Jagan Shah - 1st April, 2020

March 31, 2020, 5:21 am

Inclusive Urbanism : Ep. 1 - Livecast with Jagan Shah This live webinar series will explore ideas for urbanism and programming to support marginalized communities such as migrant and daily wage wo... Read more »

What is a good 3D freeware CAD program for modifying this DXF camber jig dr...

May 31, 2019, 8:17 am

Do you have experience with 3D CAD freeware on Windows to help advise me? o What 3D CAD freeware might work well for this simple DXF style drawing? The reason I ask is that, often, the expense of... Read more »

What 3D CAD freeware might work well for this simple DXF style drawing?

May 31, 2019, 8:03 am

Do you have experience with 3D CAD freeware on Windows to help advise me? o What 3D CAD freeware might work well for a simple DXF style drawing? The reason I ask is that, often, the expense of co... Read more »

Autocad 2017, enlarge distance between two parallel lines

June 10, 2018, 4:22 pm

Hi to everybody! I have to parallel line and I need to enlarge the distance from the second above line to the first one below it without delete one of them by using offset tool, how could I do i... Read more »

Biggest AutoCAD DXF File You Ever Encountered?

May 29, 2018, 10:30 pm

Just out of curiosity, what was the biggest DXF file you ever had to deal with? 1GB? 15GB? What was it? DipStick Read more »

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Manual needed for Mutoh F-920 or 910

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I just purchased an old Mutoh F-920 plotter and am trying to find a manual or operating instructions for it. Is there anyone out there who could help me? Read more »

How to connect to SQL server database in my Visual Lisp routine ?

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Hi, Everyone, I'm programming in Visual Lisp. I need to get the information from a database. Actually, I use a SQL Server 2000. But my Visual Lisp routine can't connect to this database. I tried to c... Read more »

Unfold a polyline

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Does anyone have/know of a routine/method to unfold a polyline comprising both straight and curved segments? Any help appreciated. Cheers Read more »

scadline.shx is a normal text font file, not a shape file.

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scadline.shx is a normal text font file, not a shape file. I am so tired of the error message. I am pretty certain it came in when I inserted a site plan from a surveyor into my file. I can't find a... Read more »

TROS-Opgelicht tot zelfs 3x toe aandacht aan TEC-Nijmegen-BOEKLAGEN

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Televisie kijkend Nederland lag in een deuk van het lachen. Tot zelfs 3x toe besteedde de TROS aandacht aan twee 'voor paal staande en te kijk gezette' bedriegers: WAO'er Dijkstra en ene Boeklagen va... Read more »

Paper Space: Setting limits problem

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Dear fellow cad users, ver: Autocad 2000: I switched to paper space by typing tilemode 0 'enter'. The paper is A4. When I tried to set the limits from 12,9 default to 297,210, this error messag... Read more »


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I have lost the special characters in AMPOWEREDIT, all I get is a pile of jumbled characters on the toolbox. One minute they were there and the next they'd gone. Any body have a idea what happened. t... Read more »


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How to draw regular dodecahedron in autocad? Help!:) Read more »

Sprocket lisp

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There is an Autogear.lsp for drawing various gears, but is there a similar routine for drawing chain sprocket automatically? I have done a search, but haven't found anything other than Autogear.lsp ... Read more »

Seiko D-Scan 3500

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I have just became the owner of an old Seiko D-Scan DT3500. It looks brand new and I would love to get it working but I know nothing about it. Does any know where to get a manual, drivers, plug-ins, ... Read more » is a website by engineers for engineers. It is not affiliated with any of manufacturers or vendors discussed here. All logos and trade names are the property of their respective owners.