Copying objects into a rectangular pattern


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Copying objects into a rectangular pattern

The Array command can also be used to create copies that are arranged into columns and rows. In this lesson we are going to learn how to create a rectangular array. On my screen I have got some chairs. This chair on the left represents what I am starting with and these chairs on the right represent the array that I'd like to create. To copy my chair into rows and columns I am going to use the Array command. Array is located in the Modify panel of the Ribbon. I will click to launch the command and then I will make sure that my Array type is set to Rectangular.

I will come down here and click Select Objects and then I will select the object I'd like to copy and right-click. Let me move this over a little bit, and how many rows do we want? The rows go left to right. In this case, I want 4 rows. So I am going to accept the default value. It looks like I need 3 columns. So I am going to change this to 3 and I will press Tab to accept this value. Notice as I make my changes we can see the p...

Copying objects into a rectangular pattern
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Copying objects into a rectangular pattern provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by Jeff Bartels as part of the AutoCAD 2011 Essential Training

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