Chapter 02

Create Basic Drawings


Every drawing begins with the creation of basic geometry, objects such as lines, circles, arcs, and rectangles. These objects serve as building blocks for complex drawings and, as a result, you must master the use of the commands that create these objects.

Mastering these commands involves more than just knowing where the command is and how it works. You must also develop an understanding of the underlying coordinate system, and the settings such as object snaps, object snap tracking, and other features that are designed to assist you in creating basic objects.

There is generally more than one way to accomplish ...

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