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Discovering AutoCAD® 2015 by Mark Dix, Paul Riley

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Chapter 6. Object Snap

Chapter Objectives

Select points with object snap (single-point override)

Select points with running object snap

Use object snap tracking

Use the OFFSET command (create parallel objects with OFFSET)

Shorten objects with the TRIM command

Extend objects with the EXTEND command

Use the STRETCH command to alter objects connected to other objects

Create plot layouts

Introduction

In this chapter, you learn about AutoCAD’s very powerful object snap and object tracking features. These take you to a new level of accuracy and efficiency as a CAD operator. You also learn to shorten objects at intersections with other objects using the TRIM command or to lengthen them with the EXTEND command. You use the STRETCH ...

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