Drawing circles


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Drawing circles

Drawing a circle in AutoCAD is as easy as drawing a line. Circles just require a little bit more information. In this lesson, we're going to learn how to create circles. Before we get started, take a look at my Status Bar. Notice that all of these toggles are turned off, with the exception of grid. If you're going to work along with me, make sure that your mode settings match mine. Now, let's talk about what AutoCAD needs to create a circle. First of all, AutoCAD needs the location of the center point, and then it will need the circle's radius or diameter. The Radius is the distance from the center point to the edge, and the Diameter is the distance from one edge to the other that passes through the center point.

It's essentially the overall width of the circle. Let's pan this drawing over to create some room, and we'll create our first circle. To do that, I'll move up to the Draw panel, and I launch the Circle command. I'll pick a point on screen to...

Drawing circles
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Drawing circles provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by Jeff Bartels as part of the AutoCAD 2011 Essential Training

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