Autodesk Desktop Connector and Sheet Sets

An update to the Desktop Connector as made available on August 11, 2020.  Here is the relevant Autodesk document. If you’re a Sheet Set user who also uses BIM 360, this update is for you.  In addition to ... https://www.solidcad.ca/autodesk-desktop-connector-and-sheet-sets/ AutoCAD 2021.1 Update

Autodesk has released the first update for AutoCAD 2021.  Find official documentation here.  Here are some highlights: Blocks palette: There is a new Favorites tab. Block can be copied from other tabs to the ... https://www.solidcad.ca/autocad-2021-1-update/ AutoCAD and Bluebeam

Many users create PDF files from AutoCAD products as PDF seems to be the standard digital format.  There are three issues you may run into and some settings to consider if you use Bluebeam Revu as well as AutoCAD. ... https://www.solidcad.ca/autocad-and-bluebeam/ Civil 3D 2021 is Here

It’s that time of year again folks; Autodesk has released their flagship Civil Engineering product in Civil 3D  2021.  Here is an Autodesk article explaining the new changes.  Here are my favorites from ... https://www.solidcad.ca/civil-3d-2021-is-here/ AutoCAD 2021 is Here

It’s that time of year again folks; Autodesk has released their flagship product in AutoCAD 2021.  Here is an excellent article explaining the new changes.  Below are the features that are close to this BLOG ... https://www.solidcad.ca/autocad-2021-is-here/ CUI command in AutoCAD

In this post I will show you how to Customize User Interface and how CUI command allows to customize drawing environment to suit your needs. The Customize User Interface (CUI) Editor in AutoCAD provides a wide ... https://www.solidcad.ca/cui-command-in-autocad/ Common Tech Issue of the Week #4

When starting Microsoft Office every time, AutoCAD runs for installation Issue: When starting Microsoft Office every time AutoCAD® runs for installation. Two error messages pop up: AutoCAD <version>: Please ... https://www.solidcad.ca/common-tech-issue-4/ Common Tech Issue of the Week #3

Restoring Toolbars in New Versions of AutoCAD Issue: Although the new type of interface with Ribbons was introduced in AutoCAD 2009 to replace traditional Toolbars, there is still a large number of users who ... https://www.solidcad.ca/common-tech-issue-3/ Common Tech Issue of the Week #2

Softlock Manager Error when starting AutoCAD Issue: When starting AutoCAD with standalone license the following error appears and software does not start: “The security system (Softlock license manager) is ... https://www.solidcad.ca/common-tech-issue-2/ Common Tech Issue of the Week #1

PDF created from AutoCAD shows frames around text in PDF viewer   Issue: When viewing a PDF from AutoCAD in a PDF viewer, such as Foxit Reader or Adobe Reader, frames are displayed around text. Causes: ... https://www.solidcad.ca/common-tech-issue-1/