Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Quick Clue–Osnap Menu

In AutoCAD, if you hold shift and right click at the same time, a menu will show up with all Osnap options.  This is a great tool for snapping to a point in your drawing when you have a cramped area.


Thursday, August 18, 2011

AutoCAD WS 1.3 Update

AutoCAD WS update 1.3 is now available in the app store and Android market.  The new update brings big changes to the already awesome mobile app.

New Features

  • Layers
  • Accurate Input
  • Area Measurement
  • File Management

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Quick Clue – ncopy

Ncopy is a simple but powerful tool that allows you to copy objects from a nested object (blocks and xrefs) in AutoCAD.


Once the command is launched, it acts just like the standard copy command.

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

What was AutoCAD's big Announcement? #design816

AutoCAD's big announcement was all about the Mac.  AutoCAD introduced us to AutoCAD 2012 for Mac, AutoCAD LT for Mac and AutoCAD WS for Mac. AutoCAD 2012 and AutoCAD LT 2012 is available now (US and Canada) at the Mac App store.  AutoCAD WS (free) is available for download on Thursday August 18th.

More information on AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT
More information on AutoCAD WS

Monday, August 15, 2011

AutoCAD Announcement #design816

The AutoCAD team is announcing something tomorrow.  No I don't know what it is, but we can find out on August 16th at 10am (PDT) on Facebook at

If you use twitter, you can follow what is going on by search #design816.

Check out the teaser video.

What do you think is the big announcement tomorrow?

UPDATE 08.16.11
If you are unable to view the live stream on facebook, you can see it here on CAD Clues.

Watch live streaming video from autocad at