In this video, learn how to use Zoom and Pan effectively in AutoCAD.
- [Instructor] We're staying in … our polylines.dwg file … and you'll even notice … that I've left the drawing … in the same state as it was … at the end of the last video. … In fact, I've even left … the draw panel pinned open. … So let's unpin that. … So that goes back into the ribbons. … So the draw panel goes back … into the ribbon like so. … Now we're in the polylines.dwg file … but I want to bring … to your attention here … is how we zoom and pan effectively … in an AutoCAD drawing. … How do we navigate our AutoCAD drawings … quickly and easily? … Well, there's a number of commands … that you can use. … One of the quickest ones … is if you get lost … in an AutoCAD drawing, … simply double-click … on the wheel of your mouse. … If I double-click, watch what happens. … You'll see that it zooms to the extent … of the visible objects in the drawing. … I'm in the model tab here … and it's zoomed to the extent … of all the visible objects. … We can see our tables … that we've created …
Skill Level Beginner
1. The AutoCAD Interface
2. Drawing Simple Geometry
3. Annotating Simple Designs
4. Communicating Your Design Intent
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