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Discovering AutoCAD® 2015 by Mark Dix, Paul Riley

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Chapter 11. Isometric Drawing

Chapter Objectives

Use isometric snap

Switch isometric planes

Use COPY and other edit commands

Draw isometric circles with ELLIPSE

Draw text aligned with isometric planes

Draw ellipses in orthographic views

Save and restore displays with VIEW

Introduction

Learning to use AutoCAD’s isometric drawing features should be a pleasure at this point. There are very few new commands to learn, and anything you know about manual isometric drawing is easier on the computer. Once you know how to get into the isometric mode and change from plane to plane, you can rely on previously learned skills and techniques. Many of the commands you have learned will work readily, and you will find that using the isometric ...

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