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AutoCAD® 2015 for Interior Design and Space Planning by Beverly L. Kirkpatrick, James M. Kirkpatrick, Hossein Assadipour

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Chapter 2. Quick-Start Tutorials: Basic Settings and Commands

Chapter Objectives

Begin a new AutoCAD drawing and make settings for units, limits, grid, and snap.

Make layers and assign color, linetype, and lineweight to each layer.

Use function keys to control grid and snap.

Use the commands Save and Save As to save work.

Use grips to modify objects.

Use ORTHO mode to control drawing horizontal and vertical lines.

Use annotation scale to control how text and other annotative objects appear on drawings and plots.

Print/plot drawings from a Model tab.

Correctly use the following commands and settings:

ARC

CIRCLE

DONUT

DYN

ELLIPSE

ERASE

GRIDDISPLAY

Highlight

LINE

LTSCALE

MOVE

PAN

REDO

REDRAW

REGEN

SCALE

Single Line Text

UNDO

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