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This command is used for creating a block, the properties of the block can be defined using the block definition window. Using this command you can open text style window which controls properties of the default AutoCAD text style. This command can be used to explode objects like Polyline to simple lines, an array or a block to a simple geometry etc. This command can be used to add rounded corners to the sharp edges of the geometry, these round corners are also called fillets. This command can be used to add slant edges to the sharp corners, these slant edges are also called chamfers. This command can be used to open layer properties manage palette which is a tool for creating and managing layers in a drawing. Keyboard shortcuts or hotkeys are the shortest and quickest way of activating some of the common AutoCAD operations or commands.
We strive to keep our articles as accurate as possible. If you notice any inconsistencies or outdated info please let us know., Basic Construction Techniques Introduction You usually create drawings by combining and modifying several different basic shapes called primitives, such as lines, circles, and arcs, to create more complex shapes.
Its not enough just to draw nice-looking lines anymore. If you want to play CAD with the big boys and girls, you need to carefully organize the objects you draw, their properties, and the files in which they reside. This guide provides the basic information and tools for doing all these things, without putting a T-square through your computer screen in frustration. Drawing setup in AutoCAD can seem a little complicated before you get used to it. The following table lists ten fundamental AutoCAD setup commands in the order you probably use them, explains what they do, and tells you where to find them on the classic pull-down menu system as well as on the Ribbon and Application Menu. If youd rather type than click, you can enter the full command name or its alias or keyboard shortcut where available shown in parentheses.