Now that you’ve taken a quick tour of the Autodesk® AutoCAD® and Autodesk® AutoCAD LT® screens, you’re ready to begin drawing! This chapter introduces you to some basic commands used in drawing with AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT. To get you started, this chapter guides you through the process of drawing a simple shape.
As you create this first drawing, you’ll learn to use several essential AutoCAD commands that will serve as a foundation for the rest of this book. First you’ll become familiar with the LINE command and how to draw lines at a specific length. Then we’ll go over the strategy for completing the drawing.
In this chapter, you will learn to