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Promine AutoCAD Tip of the Week

Promine AutoCAD Tip of the Week: DATAEXTRACTION Command

Eva Dierkes

This TOTW explain how to use the AUTOCAD command DATAEXTRACTION in order to export SURVEYED points COORDINATES to an external file such as csv ,txt or excel file from an existing drawing.

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Promine AutoCAD Tip of the Week: UCSDETECT

Eva Dierkes

This week we are going to cover the UCSDETECT variable. This turns on or off the dynamic UCS acquisition and aligns the UCS with planar faces. When working on a section and drawing polylines this can lead to the polylines not showing up on the section as the UCS is turned to a 3D solid that is not on the section.

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Promine AutoCAD Tip of the Week: PromSLICE Command

Eva Dierkes

This week we are covering a new command that was added to the Promine Solids module. Slice Solids with the short cut PromSlice allows the user to cut a solid along a polyline perpendicular to the viewing direction. This allows for a quick division of solids into multiples along any desired axis.

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Promine AutoCAD  Tip of the Week: THE TRACK Command

Eva Dierkes

The track command allows the user to locate a point using a series of temporary points. It is very efficient because it allows to locate a point directly without having to draw a set of lines to determine the location. Tracking turns on Ortho mode and can be used with Snap mode.

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Promine AutoCAD Tip of the Week: HATCH ORIGIN

Eva Dierkes

This week we cover on how to change the Hatch Origin. This can be useful if the hatch that you are using has a distinct pattern that you want to show off in the right way.

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Promine AutoCAD Tip of the Week: SWEEP COMMAND

Eva Dierkes

This tutorial explains how to use the AutoCAD sweep command to generate three-dimensional forms by sweeping two-dimensional forms along lines. This can be used to model pipes and tubes by sweeping circles along filleted polylines that represent the path of the pipes or tubes.

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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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