Using the JOIN command to connect contiguous geometry


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Using the JOIN command to connect contiguous geometry

If you create a lot of geometry using splines, you're going to love the enhancements made to the Join command. In AutoCAD 2011, we can now use Join to connect our splines to nearly any other entity. On my screen I've got an example of a few entities, and I would like to join these to some splines. So I'm going to create a spline by opening up the Draw panel. I'll launch the Spline command and I'll start my spline from the endpoint of this line segment. I'll pick a few more points on screen, and when I'm finished, I'll hit my Enter key.

Now instead of drawing several more splines, I'm just going to copy this one. I'll launch my Copy command, I'll select my spline and right-click and I'll copy it from the endpoint here to here to here to here. When I'm finished, I'll hit Escape. Let's start by joining this spline to the straight-line segment. To do that, I'm going to open up the Modify panel and launch the Join command. And her...

Using the JOIN command to connect contiguous geometry
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Using the JOIN command to connect contiguous geometry provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by Jeff Bartels as part of the AutoCAD 2011 New Features

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