Drafting with architectural units


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Drafting with architectural units

If you decide you would like to draft using architectural units, it's important to note that AutoCAD is a little bit picky about how you enter your values. So in this session, we are going to look at how to give AutoCAD what it needs, when we want to architectural measurements. I'm going to open up a drawing of a floor plan. I'm going to come up and click my Open icon and inside the Chapter 4 folder of our exercise files, we're going to open up the number 2 drawing, Architectural units. So, let me highlight that guy and we'll click Open to bring him up on screen. This drawing is set up using architectural units and I can verify that by going to my Format pulldown, coming down to Units, and we can take a look. Yes, this drawing is set up for architectural and every unit equals one inch.

All architectural drawings will be set such that one unit equals one inch. If you even dare to try and set this to something else, say feet and click OK, the computer will say, "Hey ma...

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

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