About Me – Adam Kimber
Professional Bodies
Qualifications
Sectors
  • Residential
    • including private houses small scale to high end; large blocks of flats and housing estate scheme planning
  • Ministry of Defence
  • Education
    • including primary and secondary schools
  • Health
    • including Primary Care Centres, GP practices and
  • Mixed Use
    • including retail / housing mix
  • Hospitality
    • including golf course, hotel and spa complex
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Random glitches, flat ucs and icon solid hatch

A colleague of mine could not hatch dots on a drawing at a higher density. I tried the usual regen and measurement commands…

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Excel to AutoCAD layers

I have been attempting to update our office’s layer system. This would be difficult to do in AutoCAD without resorting to LISP or…

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Xerox Printers AutoCAD Transparency Update

Recently we had Xerox printers installed and we could not get the transparancy to play nice with the printer, printing a small strip…

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Hatch ribbon slow to load

So the hatch ribbon is slow to load? I found that the addition of custom hatches on a network path was the cause…

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AutoCAD Broken File Associations

We upgraded AutoCAD LT 2015 to AutoCAD 2017 in the office by installing 2017, then carrying across settings and uninstalling the old one….

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Polyline doesn’t plot its lineweight

Today a colleague of mine could not plot a polyline at the desired lineweight. We tried different layer with the colour changed to…

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Nested XREFs and layer states

If you use a system of drawing sheet and drawing model in your practice where both are seperate files and the sheets are…

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So you want a blank drawing at startup? Updated

So if you are now using AutoCAD 2016, the previous methods to remove the “New Tab” (now the “Start Tab” do not work….

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Zoom extents ucs follow

Autodesk, oh Autodesk. Why do you not bother to fix major bugs? There are two zoom extents bug associated with UCSFOLLOW. One is…

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Grip edits not working

Introduced quite a while back for polylines and a while back for hatch, these allow you to add, edit and stretch existing lines…

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