Tag Archive: annotations


Autocad 2D bathroom floor plans

by Design Workshop Sydney

Many of our clients use Autocad LT to draw up floor plans for bathrooms and kitchens. In our Autocad training courses we customize each class but a brief description of the process is as follows. First of all, open your own Autocad template, or use any of the ISO templates which ship with Autocad (Application menu – top left –... Read more...

Autocad 2d numbering

by Design Workshop Sydney

Numbering objects in Autocad 2d is a good way to categorize elements within a drawing. We do so using special multi-leaders, which are circled numbers with an arrow pointing out the feature. We show you how to create numbered multi-leaders in our Autocad 2d training courses. Numbered multi-leaders are usually added within the Model Space, along with other annotation features... Read more...

Autocad 2d multileader

by Design Workshop Sydney

Autocad 2d multileaders are used to point out aspects of a drawing. We show you how to create these useful annotations in our Autocad 2D training courses. Multileaders are basically lines of text, or sometimes objects, with an arrow pointing to a feature within our drawing. We add multileaders in Model Space generally. It’s a good idea to first create... Read more...

Autocad 2d dimension scale

by Design Workshop Sydney

Attending to the dimension scale in Autocad 2d drafting is a very important factor when adding annotations to a drawing. We discuss various aspects of dimensioning a drawing in our Autocad 2d training courses. We first make the Dimension layer active from the Layer panel drop-down list. We can may add our dimensions in several ways. You can first type... Read more...

Autocad 2d dimension baseline

by Design Workshop Sydney

The baseline dimension function in Autocad 2D is a useful feature when you want to measure distances from a common level. We show you how in our Autocad 2D training courses. As an example of how this works first open an existing drawing. The feature is most often used in front and side elevations to show RLs or height from... Read more...

Autocad 2D dimensioning

by Design Workshop Sydney

When the drawing is complete we would add dimensioning. This is an easy process which we demonstrate in full in our Autocad 2D training courses. First of all, make sure you add your dimensions on a different coloured layer: a dark colour which will print clearly like blue is best. The general rule is to add your dimensions in Model... Read more...