Joining elements together


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Joining elements together

In the same way we can break objects apart using Explode, we can put them back together again using the Join command. In this lesson we'll glue some entities together using Join. On my screen I have some abstract geometry. We are going to start with this line segment on the left. I'll move up and launch the Copy command and I'm going to select this line and I'll copy it from the left endpoint, to the right endpoint. This gives me two line segments that are co-linear. I'd like to join these entities together.

To do that, I'll use the Join command. Join can be found in the Modify panel of the Ribbon. We just have to click the arrow to expand the panel, so we get access to the icon. After launching the command, I will simply select my line segments and press Enter. And you can see that AutoCAD has joined these entities into a single line. We can use this same workflow when dealing with co-linear arcs as well. Over here to the right, I have a pair of co-li...

Joining elements together
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Joining elements together 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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