absolute coordinate entry The process of specifying a point by typing in a coordinate. The coordinate is measured from the origin or 0,0 point in the drawing.
acquired point Object tracking feature used to locate a point as an intermediate location in order to locate temporary alignment paths. Acquired points show up as a small cross in the drawing. Some points are acquired by simply placing your cursor over key object definition points while other acquired points require selecting a point with your mouse.
annotate To add text, notes, and dimensions to a drawing to communicate a complete design by indicating materials, locations, distances, and other key information.
array A rectangular, circular, or linear pattern of objects.