Increasing speed with command aliases


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Increasing speed with command aliases

AutoCAD's Ribbon is a very efficient way of launching commands. However, the fastest way to launch commands is by using the keyboard. By typing a command alias, we can launch any command we like, regardless of the current Ribbon tab and without having to move the mouse. In this lesson, we're going to learn how to create a command alias. Now a command alias is simply an abbreviated version of a command name that we type at the command line. For instance, rather than typing line to launch the line command, I'll type l and I'll press enter.

As you can see, I'm in the line command. If I type the letter C and press Enter, we can see that the letter C is associated with the circle command. To be honest, I'm actually not pressing the Enter key. I'm pressing the Spacebar. When working in AutoCAD, the Spacebar acts just like the Enter key. Let's try another alias. I'm going to type S and press the Spacebar and we can see that S is associated with the Stretch comma...

Increasing speed with command aliases
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Increasing speed with command aliases provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by Jeff Bartels as part of the AutoCAD: Tips, Tricks, and Industry Secrets

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