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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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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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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MTEXT Slow to Start

If you have decided to place all AutoCAD items in a central location and link each machine across the network to those locations…

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Blank drawing revisted

In my previous post, I mentioned that you could go back to the more traditional start up in AutoCAD by changing the STARTUP…

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Pickfirst is on and objects just don’t select

Today I encountered a strange AutoCAD issue. At first it seemed to be the old pickfirst issue where if the variable is off…

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No layers information

One of my colleagues noted that they no longer could see the layers information in the Layers Drop down box when selecting objects….

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No Thumbnails

One of my colleagues was struggling with files that did not have thumbnails. According to this (very helpful) post this is due to…

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Delete Key

One of my colleagues mysteriously could not use the delete key in AutoCAD. It worked fine in other programmes. Generally this is seems…

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Hatching, select or pick?

In the ribbon hatch system, the default method is to have pick objects, however there is a way to change this, or even…

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MTEXT Columns

I noticed today that a drawing I was working in had columns on by default in MTEXT. As there did not seem to…

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