Join Jim LaPier for an in-depth discussion in this video Using lines, part of Up and Running with AutoCAD for Mac.
…So, let's start drawing some real objects.…As we begin to draw, take note of the state…of my status bar and make sure yours matches mine.…I currently have everything turned off except…the grid display toggle and dynamic input.…To start, I'm going to go up to the tool palette…and make sure I'm on the drafting tool set and click line.…As previously discussed, the dynamic input is a quasi mirror of the command prompt.…And we can see AutoCAD is asking me where I want…to start my line.…I'm just going to click here in space, and now…AutoCAD wants to know where my next point will be.…
I'll click here, and there's my line.…AutoCAD stays in the line command, and asks for…another point, and will continue to do so until…I either hit Return, Escape or the Spacebar on…my keyboard, or type C for close, and hit Enter.…Close is available only after my second line segment is drawn.…Let's say I want to draw something a little…more precise as opposed to clicking randomly in space.…Since the line command was the last one I used, I can press…
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- Accessing the palettes
- Adjusting user preferences
- Working with different file types
- Editing polylines
- Modifying objects
- Controlling layers
- Creating blocks
- Building layouts
- Adding annotations
- Working with 3D geometry
Skill Level Beginner
1. The Interface
2. File Management
3. Basic Geometry
5. Advanced Objects
Creating layouts3m 35s
9. 3D Basics
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