Moving and copying elements


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Moving and copying elements

Probably the most fundamental editing tools we have in AutoCAD are Move and Copy. In this lesson, we'll explore the workflow behind both of these commands. On my screen, I have some abstract geometry. I have a circle whose center is currently located at the upper-left corner of this rectangle. Let's say I'd like to move this circle such that its center falls at the upper-right corner of the rectangle. To do that, I'll launch the Move command. Move is considered a Modify tool, so we can find it in the Modify panel. The icon is right here. After launching the command, I will select the object I'd like to move and press Enter. Now Specified base point, where do I want to pick it up from? I'm going to use a Running Object Snap and I'll pick it up from the center of the object.

Finally, Specify second point, where do I want to put it down? I'm going to use another Running Objects Snap. I'll place it to the endpoint at the upper-right corner of the rectangle. Let'...

Moving and copying elements
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Moving and copying elements provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by Jeff Bartels as part of the AutoCAD 2013 Essentials: 02 Drawing Fundamentals

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