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AutoCAD® 2010 and AutoCAD LT® 2010: No Experience Required by Jon McFarland

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Chapter 4. Developing Drawing Strategies: Part 1

  • Making interior walls

  • Zooming in on an area using various zoom tools

  • Making doors and swings

  • Using object snaps

  • Using the Copy and Mirror commands

Assuming that you have worked your way through the first three chapters, you have now successfully drawn a shape (Chapter 2) as well as the outer wall lines of a cabin (Chapter 3). From here on, you'll develop a floor plan for the cabin. In Chapter 10, you'll work on elevations (views of the front, back, and sides of the building that show how the building will look if you're facing it). The focus in this chapter is on gaining a feel for the strategy of drawing in AutoCAD and on how to solve drawing problems that come up in the course of laying out the floor ...

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