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

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Chapter 5. Developing Drawing Strategies: Part 2

  • Using running object snaps

  • Using polar tracking

  • Using the Stretch command

  • Using point filters

  • Zooming and panning with the Realtime commands

  • Copying and moving objects

  • Using direct entry of distances

  • Creating circles and ellipses

  • Drawing using parametric constraints

The preceding chapter emphasized using existing geometry (or objects) in a drawing to create new geometry. In this chapter, you'll look at new tools for forming an efficient drawing strategy. Before getting back to the cabin, I'll give you a brief overview of the tools available for starting and running commands.

Developing a drawing strategy begins with determining the best way to start a command or determining when to start it. AutoCAD provides ...

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