Trimming and extending geometry


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Trimming and extending geometry

Making a change to one object can often require the modification of other geometry in a drawing. Fortunately, AutoCAD has some tools to help us clean up line work after making changes. In this lesson, we'll look at the Trim and Extend commands. On my screen, I have a simple drawing. Let's make a change. I'm going to select this circle, and I'll come over to the Properties palette and I'll change its radius from 1.5 to 2.5. When I'm finished, I'll press Escape. Now, I've got a problem. These lines that used to meet the edge of the circle now cross over. I'd like to trim these back to meet the new circle edge.

To do this, I'll use the Trim command. Trim can be found in the Modify panel--the icon's right here. After launching the command, I will select my cutting object, or objects, and press Enter, I can then select the objects I'd like to trim. And notice how they get pulled back to meet that cutting object. When I'm finished, I'll press En...

Trimming and extending geometry
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Trimming and extending geometry 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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