Join Shaun Bryant for an in-depth discussion in this video Using measure to obtain accurate drawing information, part of AutoCAD: Tips & Tricks.
- [Instructor] So here we are again, in the…lovely world of AutoCAD, and what we're going to…look at now is the ability to measure in AutoCAD itself.…And not only measure to a particular point,…but measure accurately, precisely, subtracting…areas from another, working out angles, and so on.…Now what's really really nice about AutoCAD…is you've got this thing called Object Snaps.…You switch it on down here, in your status bar,…there's my Objects Snaps right there.…So if I click on that, can you see it's grey,…and it's off, which means I would not be able to…measure accurately.…
If I click on it again, switches the Snaps on.…I can also decide on which snaps by clicking…on the little fly out menu there.…So you can see that my running Object Snaps…currently are Endpoint, Midpoint,…Center, Intersection, and Extension.…Don't switch them on all at once,…that will gradually drive you insane,…because AutoCAD will try to snap to everything…when you're working in the drawing area.…Just switch on the optimum amount of Snaps that you need.…
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