Using temporary tracking


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Using temporary tracking

Using sketch lines can be an easy way to create object snaps for building new line work. Unfortunately, sketch lines have to be erased when they're no longer needed. In this lesson, we're going to look at temporary tracking, a tool that allows us to create geometry without the need for sketch lines. On my screen, I have a drawing of a typical front door, and to the left of it I have an unfinished drawing. Let me mention that this is an architectural example, so we will be entering our measurements using feet and inches. The goal in this lesson is to finish this drawing on the left by adding the doorknob and the deadbolt using the provided dimensions.

Before we get started, I'd let to take care of a little housekeeping. First, I'm going to come down to the Status bar and I'm going to turn my Dynamic Input back on, otherwise known as the heads-up display. Now, we can also toggle that using the F12 key. Also note that I am using Running Objects Snaps and I've currently selec...

Using temporary tracking
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Using temporary tracking 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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