Trouble with Dynamic Input

Do you have your dynamic input turned on, but having trouble getting everything to show on your screen? Try changing the DYNMODE system variable.

1 = Pointer Input On

2 = Dimensional Input On

3 = Both Pointer and Dimensional Input On


Layout tab – Display Settings

If you are using a newer version of AutoCAD and you like to see the page shadow, printable area, etc. You may have noticed that when you enable these options that none of the display settings change anything on your layout tab.

Here is the solution to that!


Array Command (with dialog box)

If you’ve used AutoCAD for some time, you may remember that the ARRAY command had a dialog box. Since AutoCAD has switched to the ribbon format, they switched things up a bit and eliminated some dialog boxes.

If you prefer the ARRAY command with the dialog box, then the command your looking for isĀ ARRAYCLASSIC


Type in CLASSIC on the command line to see what other commands you can access the dialog boxes for: