Mastering AutoCAD 2005 and AutoCAD LT 2005 by George Omura

By George Omura

Gaining knowledge of AutoCAD 2005 and AutoCAD LT 2005 is a completely up-to-date version of Omura's enduring masterpiece. once more, he gives you the main entire and understandable assurance for AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT clients together with info at the Sheet Set supervisor, box command, desk software and the software's different productiveness enhancers. If you have got by no means used AutoCAD, the educational technique and step by step guideline can assist you start right now. if you are an AutoCAD veteran, in-depth reasons of AutoCAD's most recent and so much complicated beneficial properties may help you develop into an AutoCAD professional. no matter what your adventure, even though you utilize AutoCAD, you will check with this critical source many times. insurance includes:Finding your manner round the AutoCAD interface developing and constructing an AutoCAD drawing keeping an eye on your tasks with the hot sheet set supervisor uploading spreadsheets and modifying tables with the recent desk software Updating textual content immediately with the recent box command Controlling your drawings' published output researching hidden gains studying the 3D modeling and rendering technique Customizing AutoCAD Linking drawings to databases and spreadsheets coping with customized symbols Securing and authenticating your documents Aligning and coordinating format perspectives utilizing submit to percentage documents with non-AutoCAD clients

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If, for example, the point you click for the base point is at coordinate 2,4, the object will move 2 units in the x-axis and 4 in the y-axis. If you want to specify an exact distance and direction by typing a value, select any point on the screen as a base point. Or you can just type @ followed by at the base point prompt; then enter the second point's location in relative coordinates. Remember that @ means the last point selected. In the next exercise, you'll try moving the entire door an exact distance of 1 unit in a 45° angle.

You'll learn more about templates in Chapter 5. 4. Now let's see what can be done with these two files. Click in the window with the clip drawing to make it active. 5. Choose View à Zoom à All to get an overall view of the drawing. 6. Click the 2D version of the clip at the bottom of the clip drawing to select it. A series of squares appears on the drawing. These are called Grips, and you'll learn more about them in the next chapter. 7. Click and drag the selected object, but avoid clicking any of the blue squares.

See Chapter 3 for details. sv$file is stored in C:\Documents and Settings\User Name\Local Settings\Temp\. You can find the exact location for your system by typing Savefilepath at the command prompt. Let's first try the Save command. This quickly saves the drawing in its current state without exiting the program. Choose File à Save. You will notice some disk activity while AutoCAD saves the file to the hard disk, and you'll see a progress indicator in the status bar. As an alternative to choosing File à Save, you can press Alt+F and then press S.

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