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AutoCAD BREAK Command

BREAK Command You can create a gap between two specified points on an object, breaking it into two objects. If the points are off of an object, they are automatically projected on to the object. BREAK is often used to create space for a block or text. Select object: Use an object selection method,...

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AutoCAD Hatch Command

Pick internal point Determines a boundary from existing objects that form an enclosed area around the specified point.   hatch_1.PNG, Oct 2016 Select objects Determines a boundary from selected objects that form an enclosed area.   hatch_2.PNG, Oct 2016   Remove boundaries (Available only when...

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AutoCAD MIRROR (Command)

  Specify first point, second point of mirror line The two specified points become the endpoints of a line about which the selected objects are mirrored. For mirroring in 3D, this line defines a mirroring plane perpendicular to the XY plane of the user coordinate system (UCS) containing the mirror...

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AutoCAD About Create Fillets

A round or fillet is an arc that is created tangent between two 2D objects. a curved transition between two surfaces or adjacent faces on a 3D solid. In this example, an arc is created tangent to the selected lines, which are trimmed to meet the endpoints of the arc. fillet.jpg, Oct 2016 Create 2D...

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AutoCAD About Offsetting Objects

Command: Using Offset Command Objective: Creates a geometric object that is parallel or concentric to the selected object at a specified distance. For example, if you offset a circle or an arc, a larger or smaller circle or arc is created, depending on which side you specify the offset. If you...

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AutoCAD Circle Command

Specify center point for circle or 3P/2P/Ttr (tan tan radius): Specify a point or enter an option Center Point Draws a circle based on a center point and a diameter or a radius. Radius Defines the radius of the circle. Enter a value, or specify a point. For example: Diameter Defines the diameter of...

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Autocad - Create an Array of Objects

Shortcut key for Array of Object is "ARR" You can create copies of objects in a rectangular or polar (circular) pattern called an array. For rectangular arrays, you control the number of rows and columns and the distance between each. For polar arrays, you control the number of copies of...

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Understanding Paper Size - Printing

The A0 size is defined as having an area of one square meter. This allows paper weights to be expressed in grams per square meter.

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AutoCad - Creating New Files Imperial or Metric

We civil engineers normaly work on two systems one is Imperial Drawing (Foot Inches) and Other is Metric System. I have observed that even senior AutoCad Opertors are not aware of the units and then they go scaling the drawing from Imperial to Metric vice a versa. Here I have tried to explain the type of two Templates acad.dwt for Imperial System and acadiso.dwt (for metric systems) 

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AutoCad Tricks - Working With Layer Tools

Cadalyst and Lynn Allen Explains how to work with layer and explains Trick how to Merge Layer. Go to cadalsyt link to learn more about layer merge.

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AutoCad Key Short Cuts

Knowing and working on AutoCad short cut is real fun and speeds up the work. Here image shows which Key is assigned to which command .

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How to use ALIGN (Command) in Autocad

Shortcut key of Align Command Type "AL" and Press Enter. Condition to use Align Command: Either one, two, or three pairs of source points and definition points can be specified to move, rotate, or tilt the selected objects, aligning them with points on another object. Select: Now Select...

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AutoCAD Shortcuts & Commands

Working with AutoCad Becomes fun and fast if we know some short cut to be used in today today work. Here I am listing some of the short cuts for AutoCad.

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