My work involves a lot of measurements in order to get my quantities off the drawings and make the estimations I need. For this work I only work with AutoCAD. I strongly believe that it is more than enough as it comes with lots of good and handy tools to do the job. Although, some things still “missing” or at least it cannot cover anyone’s demand for commands.
The use of LISP and the creation of custom commands from scratch or manipulating/using what others have created can easily solve this “problem”.
I was looking for a mouse to use for CAD drawing and general use on my computer. I didn’t want to spend much money on a Blue-tooth so I decided to go corded. The M500 caught my eye and I decided to buy one. Continue reading →
As I spend many hours in front of my pc drawing, surfing and writing, I wanted to listen to music from a sound device that performs much better than my laptop speakers. I also was wondering how many people out there practically do not listen to music. I don’t mean that they do not listen to music literally. The sound they hear is not music. It is just something that has rhythm, a lot of bizzzz and hizzzz and something like melody. But certenly not music. Laptop speakers do not produce even an average sound quality (unless your laptop is equipped with some state of the art laptop speakers but even then…). Continue reading →
Let’s say that you are in a polyline command and you just pressed on a wrong point. Don’t panic. There’s an easy solution that it doesn’t require to stop the polyline command and lets you undo. Continue reading →
Some times there is a need to rotate things in our drawing so they would be aligned with something else (for example an arrow aligned with some lines so it will indicate some kind of direction). Continue reading →