Parametric Tab in AutoCAD - making it hidden or shown

June 26, 2023 Dana Rice

Parametric constraints are a very useful tool in AutoCAD, but some versions of the software may not display the parametric tab by default. This is an easy fix that only requires a right-click on any one of the tabs that do show. 

In the screenshot below, the user right-clicked on the Home tab and hovered over Show Tabs. A menu appeared that allowed the user to click on Parametric. That tab will now show. 

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Dana Rice

Ms. Dana Rice is an Autodesk Certified Instructor, an Autodesk Certified Professional in Civil 3D, and a Certified Drafter through the American Design Drafting Association. She has been using Autodesk products since 1997 and has experience as a Civil engineering, Surveying, and Landscape design draftsperson in Eastern Tennessee and Western North Carolina. In 2015 she moved to the Charlotte, NC area and her career pivoted to CAD management, consulting, and teaching. Dana began her Autodesk journey at Walters State Community College where she earned an associate degree in Drafting and Design. She is also a graduate of the University of Tennessee with a bachelor's degree in landscape design.

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