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AutoCAD 2015 and AutoCAD LT 2015: No Experience Required: Autodesk Official Press by Donnie Gladfelter

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Chapter 3 Setting Up a Drawing

In Chapter 2, “Learning Basic Commands to Get Started,” you explored the default drawing area that is set up when you open the Autodesk® AutoCAD® program and start a new drawing. Using an assortment of common commands, you drew a box within the drawing area. If you drew the additional diagram offered as a supplemental exercise, the drawing area was set up the same way.

In this chapter, you’ll learn how to set up the drawing area to lay out a floor plan for a building of a specific size. The decimal units that you have been using will be changed to feet and inches, and the drawing area will be transformed so that it can represent an area large enough to display the floor plan of the cabin you’ll be drawing. ...

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