Category: Advance Level

Introduction to GstarCAD Express Tool: ATTRIBUTE INCREMENT

How ATTRIBUTE INCREMENT works?

The ATTRIBUTE INCREMENT command (keyboard shortcut: ATTINC) helps to specify block attributes with incremental value, or modify the value of block attributes according to the sort method.

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How to add layers and dimension styles from other drawings to the current drawings?

  1. Create a new drawing and open the Design Center, load the drawings from which we are going to copy the layer in the Design Center, unfold the file to show the layer option, as shown in the following picture,
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How to select objects or blocks with shared properties using Select Similar Command?

Sometimes, we need to select all objects or blocks with shared properties in order to delete them or count the number of a certain type of block. GstarCAD provides many ways to select objects in a drawing, among them is the very useful Select Similar Command.

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How to use Object Snap Tracking in CAD?

Object Track, or more precisely speaking, Object Snap Tracking is the combination of Object Snap and Polar Tracking, which is to use polar tracking at the tracking point of an object. With Object Track, we can enter offset value when tracking object, track through two tracking points and acquire intersections in the direction of the polar. Let’s explore more about Object Track.

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The 9 don’ts of CAD drawing

The use of CAD has made drawing faster and easier to modify compared with hand drafting, moreover, when printed out, it looks clean and shows no sign of ever being modified. But it still takes us some time to modify the drawing even with CAD, so we might as well avoid the unnecessary modifications. The following are  9 don’ts of CAD drawing for your reference.

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7 Strategies to Improve the Effectiveness of your CAD Software

The ultimate goal of working with software programs is to simplify the work processes within an organization. However, working with slow-paced software can be frustrating. So, speed is as important to a software as it is to the effectiveness of a company or business.

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