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Discovering AutoCAD® 2015 by Mark Dix, Paul Riley

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Chapter 2. Circles and Drawing Aids

Chapter Objectives

Change the grid setting

Change the snap setting

Change units

Draw circles by specifying a center point and a radius

Draw circles by specifying a center point and a diameter

Access AutoCAD online Help features

Use the ERASE command

Use single-point object snap

Use the RECTANG command

Customize your workspace

Plot or print a drawing

Introduction

In this chapter, you begin to gain control of your drawing environment by changing the spacing of the grid and snap and the units in which coordinates are displayed. You add to your repertoire of objects by drawing circles with the CIRCLE command and rectangles with the RECTANG command. You explore the many methods of object ...

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