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AUTOCAD COMMANDS

Name of Company “AUTODESK” who has produced the software.

AUTO – CAD

Computer Aided Design

↵ : Enter key   : Mouse


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Standard Sizes For Drawing Sheets

(Height)
H
W
(W id th )

Drawing Sheet Size (MM.) Size (Inches)


Width X Height Width X Height

A0 1189 841 46.8 33.1

A1 841 594 33.1 23.4


A2 594 420 23.4 16.5
A3 420 297 16.5 11.7

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A4 297 210 11.7 8.3

Function Keys

F1 It displays AutoCad Help Menu.

F2 It displays AutoCad Text Window which shows the history of command


used.
F3 It ON’s or OFF’s the Object Snap Settings.

F5 It changes the cursor position when it is in Isometric Snap.

F6 It ON’s or OFF’s the Co-ordinate Settings.

F7 It ON’s or OFF’s the Grid Display.

F8 It ON’s or OFF’s the Ortho Mode.

F9 It ON’s or OFF’s the Snap Mode.

F10 It ON’s or OFF’s the Polar Tracking Mode.

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F11 It ON’s or OFF’s the Object Snap Tracking Mode.

Object Snap Modes OR Osnap Modes

↵ : Enter key  : Mouse


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E n d p o in t ( E N D )

M id p o in t ( M I D )

C e n te r (C E N )

N o d e (N O D )

Q u a d ra n t (Q U A )

In te r s e c tio n ( IN T )

In s e r tio n ( IN S )

P e r p e n d ic u la r ( P E R )

T a n g e n t (T A N )

N e a re s t (N E A )

1. Command: MVSETUP ↵

↵ : Enter key  : Mouse


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Enable paper space? [No/Yes] <Y>: N ↵
Enter units type [Scientific/Decimal/Engineering/Architectural/Metric]: M ↵
Metric Scales
=================
(5000) 1:5000
(2000) 1:2000
(1000) 1:1000
(500) 1:500
(200) 1:200
(100) 1:100
(75) 1:75
(50) 1:50
(20) 1:20
(10) 1:10
(5) 1:5
(1) FULL
Enter the scale factor: 1 ↵
Enter the paper width: 297 ↵
Enter the paper height: 210 ↵

2.Command: LTS ↵ (LTSCALE)


Enter new linetype scale factor <1.0000>: 8 ↵
Note : Always keep LTScale 8 times (1 X 8) the scale factor.
3. Command: DIMSCALE ↵
Enter new value for DIMSCALE <1.0000>: 1 ↵
Note : Always keep Dimscale equal to the scale factor.
4. Command: L ↵ ( LINE)
↵ : Enter key   : Mouse
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Specify first point: (pick point with help of mouse)
Specify next point or [Undo]: 100 ↵ (type the value keeping the cursor at 0 degree with ortho mode on)
Specify next point or [Undo]: 75 ↵ (type the value keeping the cursor at 90 degree with ortho mode on)
Specify next point or [Close/Undo]:100 ↵ (type the value keeping the cursor at 180 degree with ortho mode on)
Specify next point or [Close/Undo]: C ↵ (type C to end the command)

5. Command: O ↵ (OFFSET)
Specify offset distance or [Through] <Through>: 40 ↵
Select object to offset or <exit>: (pick box will be seen pick with help of mouse)
Specify point on side to offset: ↵(pick point showing the side where you want the line to be offset with help of mouse)

6. Command: TR ↵ (TRIM)
Select cutting edges ...
Select objects: (pick box will be seen pick with help of mouse)
Select objects: 1 found ↵ (after selecting the required cutting edges press Enter key)
Select object to trim or shift-select to extend or [Project/Edge/Undo]: (pick box will be seen pick with help of mouse the lines which are to be
trimmed)
Select object to trim or shift-select to extend or [Project/Edge/Undo]: ↵

7. Command: EX ↵ ( EXTEND)
Select boundary edges ...
Select objects: (pick box will be seen pick with help of mouse)

Select objects: 1 found ↵ (after selecting the required boundary edges press Enter key)

Select object to extend or shift-select to trim or [Project/Edge/Undo]: (pick box will be seen pick with help of mouse the line which is to be
extended)
Select object to extend or shift-select to trim or [Project/Edge/Undo]: ↵ (if line extension is completed press Enter Key)

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8. Command: C ↵ (CIRCLE)
Specify center point for circle or [3P/2P/Ttr (tan tan radius)]: (pick point with help of mouse)
Specify radius of circle or [Diameter]: 25 ↵ (type the radius of the circle & press Enter Key circle will appear)
OR
Specify radius of circle or [Diameter] : D ↵ (if Diameter is needed type D to go to Diameter Option & press Enter Key)
Specify diameter of circle : 50 ↵ (type the diameter of the circle & press Enter Key circle will appear)

9. Command: E ↵ (ERASE)
Select objects: (pick box will be seen pick with help of mouse)
Select objects: 1 found ↵ (after selecting the required Objects press Enter key)

10. Command: CO ↵ (COPY)


Select objects: (pick box will be seen pick OBJECTS to be COPIED with the help of mouse)
Select objects: 1 found ↵ (after selecting the required Objects press Enter key)

Specify base point or displacement, or [Multiple]: (pick point with help of mouse) {example : endpoint, midpoint, center, intersection etc.}

Specify second point of displacement or <use first point as displacement>: (pick point with help of mouse) {example : endpoint, midpoint,
center, intersection etc.}
Note : If same Object is required to be copied more than once USE MULTIPLE OPTION.

11. Command: M ↵ (MOVE)


Select objects: (pick box will be seen pick OBJECTS to be MOVED with the help of mouse)
Select objects: 1 found ↵ (after selecting the required OBJECTS press Enter key)
Specify base point or displacement: (pick point with help of mouse) {example : endpoint, midpoint, center, intersection etc.}
Specify second point of displacement or <use first point as displacement>: (pick point with help of mouse){example: endpoint, midpoint,
center, intersection etc.}
↵ : Enter key  : Mouse
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Radius Option (Refer Fig. No.1.1)

12. Command: F ↵ (FILLET) (To draw Curves at corner of two lines)


Current settings: Mode = TRIM, Radius = 0.0000 (At initial stage Radius value is 0)
Select first object or [Polyline/Radius/Trim/mUltiple]: R ↵ (to draw curves select Radius Option & press Enter Key)
Specify fillet radius <0.0000>: 10 ↵ (type the radius value you want & press Enter Key)
Select first object or [Polyline/Radius/Trim/mUltiple]: (pick box will be seen pick FIRST OBJECT LINE with the help of mouse)

Select second object: (pick box will be seen pick SECOND OBJECT LINE with the help of mouse)

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Before Fillet After Fillet in Mode : No Trim After Fillet in Mode : Trim
Figure 1.1

Polyline Option (Refer Fig. No.1.2)


Command: F ↵ (FILLET) (To draw Curves at corner of two lines)
Current settings: Mode = TRIM, Radius = 0.0000 (At intial stage Radius value is 0)
Select first object or [Polyline/Radius/Trim/mUltiple]: R ↵ (First select the Radius Option & press Enter Key)
Specify fillet radius <0.0000>: 20 ↵ (type the radius value you want & press Enter Key)
Select first object or [Polyline/Radius/Trim/mUltiple]: P ↵ (Now select the Polyline Option & press Enter Key)

↵ : Enter key  : Mouse


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Select 2D polyline: (pick box will be seen pick 2D POLYLINE with the help of mouse and the curve will be drawn)

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Before Fillet After Fillet in Mode : No Trim After Fillet in Mode : Trim
Figure 1.2

Multiple Option (Refer Fig. No.1.3)


(With this Option you can draw multiple curves)
Command: F ↵ (FILLET) (To draw Curves at corner of two lines)
Current settings: Mode = TRIM, Radius = 0.0000 (At intial stage Radius value is 0)
Select first object or [Polyline/Radius/Trim/mUltiple]: R ↵ (First select the Radius Option & press Enter Key)
Specify fillet radius <0.0000>: 20 ↵ (type the radius value you want & press Enter Key)
Select first object or [Polyline/Radius/Trim/mUltiple]: U ↵ (Now select the mUltiple Option & press Enter Key)

Select first object or [Polyline/Radius/Trim/mUltiple]: (pick box will be seen pick FIRST OBJECT LINE with the help of mouse)
Select second object: (pick box will be seen pick SECOND OBJECT LINE with the help of mouse)
Select first object or [Polyline/Radius/Trim/mUltiple]: (pick box will be seen pick FIRST OBJECT LINE with the help of mouse)
Select second object: (pick box will be seen pick SECOND OBJECT LINE with the help of mouse)
Select first object or [Polyline/Radius/Trim/mUltiple]: (pick box will be seen pick FIRST OBJECT LINE with the help of mouse)
Select second object: (pick box will be seen pick SECOND OBJECT LINE with the help of mouse)
Select first object or [Polyline/Radius/Trim/mUltiple]: (pick box will be seen pick FIRST OBJECT LINE with the help of mouse)

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Select second object: (pick box will be seen pick SECOND OBJECT LINE with the help of mouse)
Select first object or [Polyline/Radius/Trim/mUltiple]: ↵ (if required curves are drawn press Enter Key to end the command)

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Before Fillet After Fillet in Mode : No Trim After Fillet in Mode : Trim

Figure 1.3

Distance Option (Refer Fig. No.2.1)

13. Command: CHA ↵ (CHAMFER) (To draw Chamfer at corner of two lines)
(TRIM mode) Current chamfer Dist1 = 0.0000, Dist2 = 0.0000
Select first line or [Polyline/Distance/Angle/Trim/Method/mUltiple]: D ↵ (to draw chamfer select Distance Option & press Enter Key)
Specify first chamfer distance <0.0000>: 10 ↵ (type the chamfer distance you want & press Enter Key)
Specify second chamfer distance <10.0000>: 10 ↵ (type the chamfer distance you want & press Enter Key)
Select first line or [Polyline/Distance/Angle/Trim/Method/mUltiple]: (pick box will be seen pick First Object Line with the help of mouse)
Select second line: (pick box will be seen pick Second Object Line with the help of mouse)
↵ : Enter key  : Mouse
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Before Chamfer After Chamfer in Mode : No Trim After Chamfer in Mode : Trim

Figure 2.1

Polyline Option (Refer Fig. No.2.2)

 Please Note : First select the Distance Option to draw a Chamfer


Command: CHA ↵ (CHAMFER) (To draw Chamfer at corner of two lines)
(TRIM mode) Current chamfer Dist1 = 0.0000, Dist2 = 0.0000

Select first line or [Polyline/Distance/Angle/Trim/Method/mUltiple]: D ↵ ( select Distance Option & press Enter Key)
Specify first chamfer distance <0.0000>: 10 ↵ (type the chamfer distance you want & press Enter Key)
Specify second chamfer distance <10.0000>: 10 ↵ (type the chamfer distance you want & press Enter Key)
Select first line or [Polyline/Distance/Angle/Trim/Method/mUltiple]: P ↵ ( select Polyline Option & press Enter Key)

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Select 2D polyline: (pick box will be seen pick 2D Polyline with the help of mouse and chamfer will be drawn)

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Before Chamfer After Chamfer in Mode : No Trim After Chamfer in Mode : Trim

Figure 2.2

Angle Option (Refer Fig. No.2.3)

Command: CHA ↵ (CHAMFER) (To draw Chamfer at corner of two lines)


(NOTRIM mode) Current chamfer Dist1 = 0.0000, Dist2 = 0.0000
Select first line or [Polyline/Distance/Angle/Trim/Method/mUltiple]: A ↵ ( select Angle Option & press Enter Key)
Specify chamfer length on the first line <0.0000>: 20 ↵ (type the chamfer distance you want & press Enter Key)

Specify chamfer angle from the first line <0>: 30 ↵ (type the chamfer angle you want & press Enter Key)

Select first line or [Polyline/Distance/Angle/Trim/Method/mUltiple]: (pick box will be seen pick First Object Line with the help of mouse)

Select second line: (pick box will be seen pick Second Object Line with the help of mouse and the chamfer will de drawn)
↵ : Enter key  : Mouse
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Before Chamfer After Chamfer in Mode : No Trim After Chamfer in Mode : Trim

Figure 2.3

 Please Note : 1. Trim Option is whether you want to draw chamfer in TRIM or NO TRIM mode.
2. Method Option is whether you want to draw chamfer in DISTANCE or ANGLE method.

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Before Chamfer After Chamfer in Mode : No Trim After Chamfer in Mode : Trim
Figure 2.4

Multiple Option (Refer Fig. No.2.4)


Command: CHA ↵ (CHAMFER) (To draw Chamfer at corner of two lines)
(TRIM mode) Current chamfer Dist1 = 0.0000, Dist2 = 0.0000
Select first line or [Polyline/Distance/Angle/Trim/Method/mUltiple]: D ↵ ( select Distance Option & press Enter Key)
Specify first chamfer distance <0.0000>: 10 ↵ (type the chamfer distance you want & press Enter Key)
Specify second chamfer distance <10.0000>: 10 ↵ (type the chamfer distance you want & press Enter Key)
Select first line or [Polyline/Distance/Angle/Trim/Method/mUltiple]: U ↵ (Now select the mUltiple Option & press Enter Key)
Select first line or [Polyline/Distance/Angle/Trim/Method/mUltiple]: (pick box will be seen pick First Object Line with the help of mouse)
Select second line: (pick box will be seen pick Second Object Line with the help of mouse)
Select first line or [Polyline/Distance/Angle/Trim/Method/mUltiple]: (pick box will be seen pick First Object Line with the help of mouse)
Select second line: (pick box will be seen pick Second Object Line with the help of mouse)
Select first line or [Polyline/Distance/Angle/Trim/Method/mUltiple]: (pick box will be seen pick First Object Line with the help of mouse)
Select second line: (pick box will be seen pick Second Object Line with the help of mouse)

↵ : Enter key  : Mouse


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Select first line or [Polyline/Distance/Angle/Trim/Method/mUltiple]: (pick box will be seen pick First Object Line with the help of mouse)
Select second line: (pick box will be seen pick Second Object Line with the help of mouse)
Select first line or [Polyline/Distance/Angle/Trim/Method/mUltiple]: ↵ (if required chamfers are drawn press Enter Key to end the command)
14. Command: MI ↵ (MIRROR) (To copy objects on the Opposite Side)
Select objects: (pick box will be seen pick OBJECTS to be MIRRORED with the help of mouse)
Select objects: 1 found ↵ (after selecting the required OBJECTS press Enter Key)
Specify first point of mirror line: (pick point with help of mouse) {example : midpoint OR centerline OR center intersection of object}
Specify second point of mirror line: (Drag the cursor outside the object and observe if the required OBJECTS are correctly being copied on
the opposite side, and if is correct pick point with help of mouse)
Delete source objects? [Yes/No] <N>: (type Y if previous objects are not required OR type N if previous objects are required and than press Enter
Key)
15. Command: RO ↵ (ROTATE) (to turn objects to different Degrees)
Current positive angle in UCS: ANGDIR=counterclockwise ANGBASE=0
Select objects: (pick box will be seen pick OBJECTS to be ROTATED with the help of mouse)
Select objects: 4 found ↵ (after selecting the required OBJECTS press Enter key)

Specify base point: (pick point with help of mouse) {example : endpoint, midpoint, center, intersection etc.}

Specify rotation angle or [Reference]: 45 ↵ (type required angle and press Enter Key OR drag the mouse cursor for suitable rotation angle you
want and pick point with help of mouse)

↵ : Enter key  : Mouse


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1 05° 90° 75 °
120° 60 °

13 5° 45°

150 ° 30°

16 5° 15 °

180° 0°

19 5° 34 5°

210 ° 330°

22 5° 315 °

2 40° 3 00°
255° 2 70°2 85°

 Please Note : Refer Fig. No. 3.1 showing the Rotation Angle Circle Figure 3.1
Scale Factor Option (Refer Fig. No.3.2)
16. Command: SC ↵ (SCALE) (to reduce or enlarge the size of object)
Select objects: (pick box will be seen pick OBJECTS to be SCALED with the help of mouse)
Select objects: 8 found ↵ (after selecting the required OBJECTS press Enter key)
Specify base point: (pick point with help of mouse) {example : endpoint, midpoint, center, intersection etc.}
Specify scale factor or [Reference]: 2 ↵ (type required scale factor you want {example : 2times, 3times or half scale} and press Enter Key)

↵ : Enter key  : Mouse


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Object Scaled to Half Object in Normal Size Object Scaled to 2 times the Normal Size
or 0.5 times the Normal Size Figure 3.2
Reference Option (Refer Fig. No.3.3)
Command: SC ↵ (SCALE) (to reduce or enlarge the size of object)
Select objects: (pick box will be seen pick OBJECTS to be SCALED with the help of mouse)
Select objects: 8 found ↵ (after selecting the required OBJECTS press Enter key)
Specify base point: (pick point with help of mouse) {example : endpoint, midpoint, center, intersection etc.}
Specify scale factor or [Reference]: R ↵ (type R for reference option and press Enter Key)
Specify reference length <1>: 52 ↵ (type here the length / height / diameter / radius of object at present and press Enter Key)

Specify new length: 200 ↵ (type here the length / height / diameter / radius of object you want and press Enter Key)

52 200

Object in Normal Size Object Scaled to the Required Length

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(Reference length) (New Length)

Figure 3.3

17. Command: S ↵ (STRETCH) (You can change the size of Object by making them Longer OR Shorter in one direction)
Select objects to stretch by crossing-window or crossing-polygon...
Select objects: (pick box will be seen pick OBJECTS to be STRETCHED by crossing-window with the help of mouse)
Select objects: 10 found ↵ (after selecting the required OBJECTS by crossing-window press Enter Key)
Specify base point or displacement: (pick point with help of mouse) {example : endpoint, midpoint, intersection etc.}
Specify second point of displacement or <use first point as displacement>: 47 ↵ (type here the new required length to which the object has
to be stretched keeping the mouse cursor in the stretching direction with ORTHO MODE ON and press Enter Key)

(Refer Fig. No.4.1)

Example : If present length of object is 53 mm and if the required length has to be 100mm.

Previous Length = 53 mm Reqiured Length = 100 mm (53 + 47 = 100)

Before Stretch After Stretch


Object Selection Base Point Selection

↵ : Enter key  : Mouse


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Stretching the Object Approximately OR Without Required Length


Command: S ↵ (STRETCH) (You can change the size of Object by making them Longer OR Shorter in one direction)
Select objects to stretch by crossing-window or crossing-polygon...
Select objects: (pick box will be seen pick OBJECTS to be STRETCHED by crossing-window with the help of mouse)
Select objects: 10 found ↵ (after selecting the required OBJECTS by crossing-window press Enter Key)
Specify base point or displacement: (pick point with help of mouse) {example : endpoint, midpoint, intersection etc.}
Specify second point of displacement or <use first point as displacement>: (pick point approximately and drag with help of mouse
the object to be stretched keeping the mouse cursor in the stretching direction with ORTHO MODE ON) (Refer Fig. No.4.2)

↵ : Enter key  : Mouse


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Figure 4.2

18. Command: BR ↵ (BREAK) (It breaks the selected object between two points) (Refer Fig. No.5.1)
Select object: (pick box will be seen pick first point of OBJECT to be BREAKED with the help of mouse)
Specify second break point or [First point]: (pick second point of OBJECT to be BREAKED with the help of mouse)

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First Point Option


↵ : Enter key  : Mouse
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Command: BR ↵ (BREAK) (It breaks the selected object between two points) (Refer Fig. No.5.2)
Select object: (pick box will be seen pick OBJECT to be BREAKED with the help of mouse)
Specify second break point or [First point]: F ↵ (type F for First Point Option and press Enter Key)

Specify first break point: (pick first break point of OBJECT to be BREAKED with the help of mouse)

Specify second break point: (pick second break point of OBJECT to be BREAKED with the help of mouse)

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Before Break After Break

Figure 5.2

↵ : Enter key  : Mouse


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Rectangular Array
19. Command: AR ↵ (ARRAY) (Creates multiple copies of objects in a pattern)

Please Note : After giving the command the following Dialog Box appears.

Click here for


Polar Array

Array ? x
Click here for Select objects
Rectangular Array Polar Array
Rectangular Array
Click this button to select
0 objects selected the object to be arrayed
Rows : Columns :

Offset distance and direction


Preview Screen
Row offset :

Column offset :

Angle of array :

By default, if the row offset is negative, OK


 rows are added downward. If the
column offset is negative, column are
Tip Cancel
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Click this button to check
Preview <

Help

↵ : Enter key   : Mouse


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 Please Note : After clicking the PREVIEW button following Dialog Box appears.

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↵ : Enter key  : Mouse


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Polar Array
Command: AR ↵ (ARRAY) (Creates multiple copies of selected objects around a center point)
Please Note : After giving the command the following Dialog Box appears.

↵ : Enter key  : Mouse


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 Please Note : After selecting the POLAR OPTION following Dialog Box appears.

↵ : Enter key   : Mouse


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Click this button to specify the CENTER POINT


around which items are to be arrayed.

Array ? x

Rectangular Array Polar Array Select objects


Click this button to select
0 objects selected the object to be arrayed
Center point X: Y:

Methods and values


Method :
Preview Screen
Total number of items & Angle to fill

Total number of items :

Angle to fill :

Angle between items :

OK
 For angle to fill, a positive value specifies
counterclockwise rotation. A negative
Tip value specifies clockwise rotation. Cancel
Click this button to check
Preview <

 Rotate items as copied. More Help



 Please Note : After clicking the PREVIEW button following Dialog Box appears.

↵ : Enter key  : Mouse


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20. Command: MA ↵ (MATCH PROPERTIES) (Applies the properties of a selected object to other objects)
Select source object :  (pick box will be seen pick OBJECT whose properties you want to copy with the help of mouse)
Select destination object(s) or [Settings] : (pick box will be seen pick one or more objects whose properties you want to change with help of
mouse) Refer Fig. 6.1

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Figure 6.1

21. Command: PL ↵ (POLYLINE) (Creates two dimensional lines & one Entity Object)
Specify start point: (pick point with help of mouse)

↵ : Enter key  : Mouse


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Current line-width is 0.0000
Specify next point or [Arc/Halfwidth/Length/Undo/Width]: 50 ↵ (type the value keeping the cursor at 0 degree with ortho mode on)
Specify next point or [Arc/Close/Halfwidth/Length/Undo/Width]: 50 ↵ (type the value keeping the cursor at 90 degree with ortho mode on)
Specify next point or [Arc/Close/Halfwidth/Length/Undo/Width]: 50 ↵ (type the value keeping the cursor at 180 degree with ortho mode on)
Specify next point or [Arc/Close/Halfwidth/Length/Undo/Width]: C ↵ (type C to end the command) Refer Fig. 6.2

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Object drawn with “LINE” command Object drawn with “POLYLINE” command
Entity : Different Entity : One
During selection with cursor individual line is selected During selection with cursor whole object is selected

Figure 6.2

Arc Option (Specifying Angle with Center Point)

↵ : Enter key  : Mouse


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Command: PL ↵ (POLYLINE)
Specify start point:  (pick point with help of mouse)
Current line-width is 0.0000
Specify next point or [Arc/Halfwidth/Length/Undo/Width]: A ↵ (Specify here required OPTION & press ENTER key)
Specify endpoint of arc or
[Angle/CEnter/Direction/Halfwidth/Line/Radius/Second pt/Undo/Width]: A ↵ (Specify here required ARC OPTION & press ENTER key)
Specify included angle: 45 ↵
Specify endpoint of arc or [CEnter/Radius]: CE ↵ (Specify here required OPTION & press ENTER key)
Specify center point of arc: (pick point with help of mouse)
Specify endpoint of arc or
[Angle/CEnter/CLose/Direction/Halfwidth/Line/Radius/Second pt/Undo/Width]: ↵ (If arc is drawn and no more arcs are required, press ENTER key)
Refer Fig. 6.3

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Arc Option (Specifying Angle with Radius)
↵ : Enter key   : Mouse
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Command: PL ↵ (POLYLINE)
Specify start point: (pick point with help of mouse)
Current line-width is 0.0000
Specify next point or [Arc/Halfwidth/Length/Undo/Width]: A ↵ (Specify here required OPTION & press ENTER key)
Specify endpoint of arc or
[Angle/CEnter/Direction/Halfwidth/Line/Radius/Second pt/Undo/Width]: A ↵ (Specify here required ARC OPTION & press ENTER key)
Specify included angle: 45 ↵
Specify endpoint of arc or [CEnter/Radius]: R ↵ (Specify here required OPTION & press ENTER key)
Specify radius of arc: 100 ↵
Specify direction of chord for arc <0>: (pick point with help of mouse showing in which direction the arc is required)

Specify endpoint of arc or


[Angle/CEnter/CLose/Direction/Halfwidth/Line/Radius/Second pt/Undo/Width]: ↵ (If arc is drawn and no more arcs are required, press ENTER key)
Refer Fig. 6.4

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↵ : Enter key   : Mouse
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Arc Option (Specifying Center with Angle)
Command: PL ↵ (POLYLINE)
Specify start point:  (pick point with help of mouse)
Current line-width is 0.0000
Specify next point or [Arc/Halfwidth/Length/Undo/Width]: A ↵
Specify endpoint of arc or
[Angle/CEnter/Direction/Halfwidth/Line/Radius/Second pt/Undo/Width]: CE ↵
Specify center point of arc: (pick point with help of mouse)
Specify endpoint of arc or [Angle/Length]: A ↵
Specify included angle: 45 ↵

Specify endpoint of arc or


[Angle/CEnter/CLose/Direction/Halfwidth/Line/Radius/Second pt/Undo/Width]: ↵ (If arc is drawn and no more arcs are required, press ENTER key)
Refer Fig. 6.5

c e n te r p o in t
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Figure 6.5
↵ : Enter key  : Mouse
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Arc Option (Specifying Center with Angle)


Command: PL ↵ (POLYLINE)
Specify start point: (pick point with help of mouse)
Current line-width is 0.0000
Specify next point or [Arc/Halfwidth/Length/Undo/Width]: A ↵
Specify endpoint of arc or
[Angle/CEnter/Direction/Halfwidth/Line/Radius/Second pt/Undo/Width]: CE ↵
Specify center point of arc: (pick point with help of mouse)
Specify endpoint of arc or [Angle/Length]: L ↵
Specify included angle: 45 ↵

Specify endpoint of arc or


[Angle/CEnter/CLose/Direction/Halfwidth/Line/Radius/Second pt/Undo/Width]: ↵ (If arc is drawn and no more arcs are required, press ENTER key)

↵ : Enter key  : Mouse


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