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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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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So you want a blank drawing at startup?

In AutoCAD 2015 (and LT), AutoDesk have introduced a welcome screen that is more difficult to turn off rather than just unchecking “Display…

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Annoying Auto Zooming Viewports

Today I noticed that one of drawing I opened automatically zoomed the viewport to extents when double clicking in the viewport. This is…

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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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Fields of Polylines

I regularly need to obtain areas for floor plans in the projects I work on. I have always drawn a polyline and then…

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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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Block Scaling too Large

One of my colleagues reminded me of an age old problem I have encountered several times and never got to the bottom of,…

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Secure Load

If you, like me, use LISPS you will find that a new very useful feature has been added to AutoCAD 2014. They have…

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