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

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Chapter 8. Advanced Editing Techniques

Chapter Objectives

Offset objects through a specified distance

Create rectangular, path, and polar arrays

Trim and extend objects

Use the FILLET and CHAMFER commands to modify intersecting objects

Break single objects into multiple objects

Join separate objects into a single object

Use the LENGTHEN command to modify the length of an object

Introduction

As you’ve seen, there is usually more than one way to accomplish a given task in AutoCAD. For example, to create multiple line segments, you could simply draw multiple lines using the LINE command, or you could create a single line segment and copy it using grips or the COPY command. There are multiple ways to create arcs and circles as well ...

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