This week’s Promine’s AutoCAD tip of the week covers a useful trick to construct a take down back (TDB) in areas for truck dumping. This can be done using the PLATDB command.
This week’s Promine’s AutoCAD tip of the week covers a useful trick for inverting polylines. The reverse command allows to invert the start and endpoint of a polyline or line. This is useful when the selected linetype is not uniform and contains text or other markers that show a top or bottom, or left and right.
The BLOCK command allows to save a drawing as a block. First, type in “BLOCK”, insert a block name and click “Pick point” to choose the base point of the block. Then, click “Select objects” and select the drawing you want to save as a block. Once the configuration is done, click “OK”.
This week we are covering on how to use the Surfaces and Room and Pillars modules to create a 3D Wireframe from water table depth points. Which makes it easy to visualize the zones of maximum saturation.
This tutorial explains how to use the AutoCAD DONUT command to create donut-shaped figures that consist of disks that have had another disk removed from the center. This can be used in conjunction with the EXTRUDE command to create cylindrical objects with hollow centers.
This week’s Promine’s AutoCAD tip of the week covers a useful trick to create dynamic title blocks. You can configure personalized title blocks for your layouts used in the Grid module of Promine. For every specific layout you can define visibility states depending whether a specific plan is under revision, approved, etc. This allows controlling the plan generation in a specific operation/project. In Insert / Block Definition / Block Editor you can configure the visibility states.
This week for the tip of the week will see how to convert meshes to solids. This is very useful when you want to save your drawings as dxf and import it into another software. You can either use the Promine command “mesh to solid – PROMMTS” or the AutoCAD© command “CONVTOSOLID”.