How to Create Simple Geometry in AutoCAD 2013


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Constructing lines

In order to start drawing in AutoCAD, the first fundamental skill we need to learn is how to draw lines. So in this lesson, we're going to take a look at the Line command. Let me mention that I have already created some geometry onscreen. This green rectangle represents a sandbox, if you will. This is to ensure that you and I are both drawing within the same sized area in model space. One more thing: in order to make sure that what you see on your screen matches what you see on my screen, take a look at the status bar settings at the bottom of my interface. Currently, I have all of these guys turned off, with the exception of Grid and Transparency.

If you would, make sure that you're setting match mine. To create a line, I'm going to move up to the Draw panel in the Ribbon and I'll click the icon. I can then look at the command line. This is where AutoCAD tells me what it needs to complete the command. Looking at this I'm going to pick my first point and then as I move my cu...

Constructing lines
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Constructing lines provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by Jeff Bartels as part of the AutoCAD 2013 Essentials: 02 Drawing Fundamentals

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