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

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Chapter 10. Generating Elevations

  • Drawing an exterior elevation from a floor plan

  • Using grips to copy objects

  • Setting up, naming, and saving user coordinate systems and views

  • Transferring lines from one elevation to another

  • Moving and rotating elevations

Now that you have created all the building components that will be in the floor plan, it's a good time to draw the exterior elevations. Elevations are horizontal views of the building, seen as if you were standing facing the building instead of looking down at it, as you do with a floor plan. An elevation view shows you how windows and doors fit into the walls and gives you an idea of how the building will look from the outside. In most architectural design projects, the drawings include at least four ...

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