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Promine AutoCAD Tip of the Week

Promine AutoCAD Tip of the Week: Explode & Join Commands

Luis Montiel Petro

This week’s Promine’s AutoCAD tip of the week covers a useful trick to separate objects contained in a single polyline. Using the Explode command, you can split the polyline into different lines representing its segments. Once you have the line objects, you can join the ones associated to a specific object using the command Join.

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Promine AutoCAD Tip of the Week: Gizmo Tool

Luis Montiel Petro

This week’s Promine’s AutoCAD tip of the week covers a useful tool to manipulate 3D drift meshes in underground workings using the gizmo tool. To use the gizmo tool, select the Mesh tab in the 3D Modeling workspace. In the Selection panel,  the user can define if they want to move, rotate or scale a mesh object. In the filter drop list, the user can define whether they want to modify a vertex, an edge or a face itself.

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Promine AutoCAD Tip of the Week: IMPORT TEXT

Luis Montiel Petro

This week’s Promine’s AutoCAD tip of the week covers a useful and single tip to import text into AutoCAD. Using the command MTEXT you define the area where you want to insert the text. In the Tools panel select Import Text and browse for the file containing the text you want to import. Two file formats can be selected, either *txt or *rtf. Be aware that if you want to import text from word, the file must be saved as a rich text file (*rtf).

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Promine AutoCAD Tip of the Week: Dynamic Title Blocks

Luis Montiel Petro

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.

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Promine AutoCAD Tip of the Week: Transferring Objects from Coordinate Systems

Luis Montiel Petro

This week’s Promine’s AutoCAD tip of the week covers two useful Promine commands to transfer objects from one coordinate system to another. Using the command PROMUCSTC you can add, delete or edit a coordinate system transfer indicating origins, rotation and scale. Using the command PROMUCST you can select the objects you want to transfer and the coordinate system transfer to be applied.

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Promine AutoCAD Tip of the Week: Creating, Manipulating and Publishing Layouts

Luis Montiel Petro

This week’s Promine’s AutoCAD tip of the week covers useful tricks to easily create, manipulate and publish layouts. You can create layouts using the Create layout command in the Grid module of Promine. You can select the layers you want to freeze or thaw in a given layout using the Promine commands GRTL and GRFL. Once you have multiple layouts you can publish the ones you select at the same time.

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Promine AutoCAD Tip of the Week: THE BLOCK Command

Luis Montiel Petro

This week’s AutoCAD tip of the week covers a useful command to generate blocks in AutoCAD. Using the BLOCK command, you can create blocks from objects in your drawing. You can specify block properties as base point, objects, behavior, units and description. This block can be later integrated to the Library module of Promine to be used in your different layers/drawings.

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