Creating dimensions


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Creating dimensions

It's important to remember that the drawings we create in AutoCAD are construction drawings. This means that someone somewhere will be referring to our drawing in order to construct our design. Knowing this, we need to be sure that our design is well-dimensioned such that it can be accurately reproduced in the real world. Let's look at how we can add dimensions to our drawings. Now we are going to open a file. I'm going to come up and click my Open icon and we are going to look inside the Chapter 12 folder located inside the Exercise Files directory and I would like to open up drawing number 1, the Birdhouse drawing.

So I'm going to highlight that guy and click Open. Now this is a simple drawing of a birdhouse and we are going to use this guy to play around with several of the dimensioning features. Now if I want to create dimensions, I'm going to turn on the Dimension toolbar. I can do that by moving my cursor over an existing tool and right-clicking and in the list of toolbars...

Creating dimensions
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Creating dimensions provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by Jeff Bartels as part of the AutoCAD 2008 Essential Training

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