Creating a command alias


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Creating a command alias

Some AutoCAD users like to create custom command aliases to launch some of their commands. A command alias allows you to launch a command by pressing one or two keys on your keyboard much like a keyboard shortcut. In this lesson we're going to learn how to define a command alias using AutoCAD for the Mac. First let's demonstrate a command alias I am going to type the letters C then I will press Return; this just launched the Circle command. If I type the letter l and press Return I launched the Line command. The command alias is nothing more than a shortened version of the command that you enter at the command line.

The nice thing is you customized these to whatever you like and when you're done, you can launch commands as fast as you can tab keys on the keyboard. Let's define the command alias. Now we already know the letter C launches the Circle command maybe I would rather have C launched the Copy command. To make the change I am going to visit the tools menu. I will come d...

Creating a command alias
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Creating a command alias provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by Jeff Bartels as part of the AutoCAD 2011: Migrating from Windows to Mac

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