Understanding coordinate systems
Drawing your first object
Erasing, offsetting, filleting, extending, and trimming objects in a drawing
Now that you've taken a quick tour of the AutoCAD and LT screens, you're ready to begin drawing. In this chapter, you'll be introduced to a few basic commands used in drawing with AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT. To get you started, I'll guide you through the process of drawing a simple shape (see Figure 2.1).
Figure 2.1. The shape you'll draw
You will need to use only five or six commands to draw the box. First you'll become familiar with the Line command and how to make lines ...