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Managing coordinates in AutoCAD 3D

Managing coordinates in autocad

I am really excited to have Jaiprakash Pandey share with us some of his immense knowledge of AutoCAD! Once you have read this article, please head over to his blog SourceCAD for a tonne of really useful articles, hints and tips on all things CAD. Managing coordinates in AutoCAD 3D In AutoCAD, you can only draw on XY plane and this …

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Free CAD Blocks – Trees 09

FIA CAD Blocks Trees 09 FI

Here is another set of free cad blocks from the First In Architecture Cad Block database. I hope you find them useful. Please feel free to download them. My free autocad block library continues to grow – if you have any suggestions for useful content please get in touch. This set of cad blocks includes: Trees in plan Linear style trees …

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Best 2D and 3D CAD drafting software

Looking for the best 2d cad software? Not sure which 3D cad is for you? Need some free cad drafting software? Look no further! I have had quite a few enquiries about cad software, drafting programs and the like. It has led me to do further research into all the different cad softwares that are available and what the benefits …

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[Arch Viz Competition] And the winner is….

Tony Textures Competition

Thank you to everyone who entered the competition to win some of the great arch viz graphics from Tonytextures.com. Through a random selection based on entries the winners have been selected and notified. Congratulations to: Gil A who won Architecture People Cutout Silhouettes Firas A S who won Stone and Wall Texture Collection Sarah H who won Architecture People Cutout Silhouettes Asli …

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Quick CAD Tips – Text Tricks

In this tutorial we look at a few tips and tricks working with text in AutoCAD. Some of these include: Using a background mask Bringing your Text To Front Mirroring Text – two ways Converting Text Text align   As always, if there is anything you are stuck on with CAD and would like some help – drop me an …

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Architects Guide The Complete Package – Review

Architects Guide Complete Package

Today I am going to take a look at The Architects Guide – Complete Package by Brandon Hubbard. The Architects Guide Complete Package is a selection of resources that will essentially guide you through your architecture career. He offers truly valuable advice on interviews, applications, resumes, salaries, portfolios and so much more. Brandon has kindly offered all First In Architecture readers …

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Competition! Win Arch Viz Graphics!

Tony Textures Competition

I am really excited to present my first competition on First In Architecture!   We are definitely starting with a good one. I have teamed up with my friend Tony at tonytextures.com to give you the opportunity to win some really great arch viz graphics.   Tony Textures has an immense collection of textures and arch viz graphics. Not only is …

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A beginners guide to SketchUp

Beginners guide to sketchup

In this post we are going to look at everything you need to know to get started with SketchUp. We are also going to offer some useful hints, tips and resources for those of you who already use SketchUp but want to take things to the next level. In this post we cover: Why SketchUp Getting Set Up Learning the …

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