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Discovering AutoCAD® 2015 by Mark Dix, Paul Riley

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Chapter 5. Arcs and Polar Arrays

Chapter Objectives

Create polar arrays

Draw arcs

Use the ROTATE command

Use polar tracking at any angle

Create mirror images of objects on the screen

Create page setups

Introduction

Lines and circles are two major components of most drawings. In this chapter, you learn a third major entity, the arc. In addition, you expand your ability to manipulate objects on the screen. You learn to rotate objects and create their mirror images. You learn to save plot settings as named page setups. First, however, we show you how to create polar arrays.

Creating Polar Arrays

Defining a polar array requires more steps than a rectangular array does. There are three qualities that define a polar array, but two ...

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