Frequent tipster Leonid Nemirovsky sends us a tip on inserting and using blocks in an AutoCAD table.
"Sometimes when you create a symbols drawing the old-fashioned way, you just insert little blocks of symbols and type a description. Instead, try creating a table with a narrow column for symbols and a wide column for the text. Click on the desired cell, then right-click, select Insert, Block, and that’s it. You then treat this block in the cell just like you would text; you can align it and so on."
Notes from Cadalyst Tip Patrol: AutoCAD has had tables in it for several releases now. The table cells typically have text in them, but it is possible to place a block in a cell. This is a great method for creating symbol lists or legends in a drawing.