Creating new objects by example


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Creating new objects by example

Believe it or not, there is a way we can create geometry without launching commands from the Ribbon, and we don't even have to keep track of the current layer. In this lesson, we're going to look at the Add Selected command. Using Add Selected, we can create geometry by example. On my screen I have an unfinished detail drawing. Over here on the right we have a manhole cover, both Top and Section View, and on the left we have the frame the manhole sits in, both top and section view. I'm going to start by zooming in on Section A-A.

In this drawing, I still need to add a line segment from this endpoint on the left, to this one on the right. Take a look at the current layer; that's obviously incorrect, but you know what, it doesn't matter. I can create this entity without worrying about the layer and without even launching a command from the Ribbon. What I'll do is select an object that represents what I'd like to create, I'll select this line, I w...

Creating new objects by example
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Creating new objects by example provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by Jeff Bartels as part of the AutoCAD 2013 Essentials: 03 Editing and Organizing Drawings

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