In this video, learn how to use AutoCAD's polar tracking (POLAR) and orthogonal mode (ORTHO).
- [Instructor] We're staying in our geometry dot DWG file. … And we're going to take a look now … at some other geometry tools that are useful … to you in AutoCAD. … Now we've already placed our table here … with its circular inlay. … We're going to zoom into the area to the right of it. … So get your crosshair about there. … Roll a couple of notches up on the wheel, on the mouse. … Just so we've got a bit of space there. … If you hold down the wheel on the mouse, … you'll see a little hand symbol appear, that's pan … and you can just pan across by moving the mouse slightly. … That allows you to get in nice and close to that area … near our table that we've placed in the room in our drawing. … Now we're going to look at polar and ortho now. … Now, you'll remember that this edge … of the table is 1,750 millimeters long. … I'm using millimeters because I'm based in the UK … and that's our standard method of measurement. … If you're working, in say the USA, … you might work in feet and inches, for example. …
Skill Level Beginner
1. The AutoCAD Interface
2. Drawing Simple Geometry
3. Annotating Simple Designs
4. Communicating Your Design Intent
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