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Introduction to AutoCAD® 2015: A Modern Perspective by Paul Richard, Jim Fitzgerald

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Chapter 5. Drawing Tools and Drafting Settings

Chapter Objectives

Use the Grid Mode and Snap Mode drawing tools to locate points quickly and precisely

Draw orthogonally using the Ortho Mode drawing tool

Draw at angles using the Polar Tracking drawing tool

Use basic object snaps to locate points precisely relative to existing objects

Defer object snaps to locate complex points

Use advanced object snaps to locate points using acquired points and alignment paths

Locate points relative to multiple objects by using the Object Snap Tracking feature to display multiple intersecting alignment path tracking vectors

Control dynamic input settings

Use construction lines to increase productivity and precision when creating multiple-view ...

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