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How To Enlarge the drawing In AutoCAD Showing With Image And Video

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How to change the size of the object in AutoCAD

Many time users need to enlarge and reduce the drawing in AutoCAD. Users need to enlarge view in the drawing for clarity of the object. Users can enlarge view by using scale command in AutoCAD. Users may enlarge & reduce the object with reference option of the scale command.

Scale the object in AutoCAD

1. Type SC on the command line or take scale command from modify toolbar as shown in pic-1.

2. Select the object as shown in pic-2.

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Reduce or enlarge drawing in AutoCADWork of Scale command in AutoCAD

3. Specify the base point of the object as shown in pic-2.

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4. Give the scale factor and press enter as shown in pic-3.

For example, if users want to scale the drawing object five times then type 5 in the command line as shown.

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Scale object using reference option in AutoCAD

1. Type  in the command line as shown in pic-4.

2. Select Base point of the object.

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3. Specify the second point of the object as shown in pic-5.

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4. Specify the length as shown in pic-6.

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Video ……

Users may watch the below video for the guide, how to enlarge or scale the drawing in AutoCAD.

Offset Command In AutoCAD Showing With Image And Video

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How do I offset any object in AutoCAD ……

Many times users need to multiple objects at the same distance in AutoCAD. There is an Offset command in AutoCAD. Users can make multiple copies of the objects by using offset command. Users can offset any line, circle, polyline, rectangle & polygon in AutoCAD.

Offset a line, offset a circle, offset a polyline, offset a rectangle, offset a spline in AutoCAD

1. Type in the command line or take this command from modify toolbar as shown in pic-1.

2. Specify the offset distance.

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3. Select the object which needs to offset as shown in pic-2.

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4. Specify the direction which side needs to offset object as shown in pic-3.

Users can offset any object by using this method in AutoCAD.

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Video ……

Users may watch the below video for the guide, how to offset an object in AutoCAD.

How Do I Copy Objects In AutoCAD Showing With Image And Video

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How Do I Copy Multiple Objects In AutoCAD ……

Many times users need to multiple objects in AutoCAD. For example, users draw an object & need the multiple copies of that object. There is a copy command in AutoCAD which helps us to make the multiple copies of that object. Also, users can copy the object by pressing Ctrl+C on the keyboard & make multiple copies by pressing Ctrl+V on the keyboard. Also, can paste in another drawing.

How to copy object in AutoCAD

1. Type CO in the command line or the user can take this command from modify toolbar as shown in pic-1.

2. Select the object which needs to copy.

3. Specify the base point of the object as shown in pic-2.

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4. Specify the second point of the other object or users can give direct distance as shown in pic-3.

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There is one more option is called Array copy.

5. Type A in the command line & press enter as shown in pic-4.

6. Enter the number of items to the array.

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7. Specify the second point or give required distance as shown in pic-5.

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Video ……

Users may watch the below video for the guide, how to copy multiple object in AutoCAD.

Use Of Array Command In AutoCAD Showing With Image And Video

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How to Create or Make an Array Command in AutoCAD.

Many times users need to copy the objects in quantity. Users can use array command to copy the objects in quantity. Users can array the object in horizontally or vertically by using rectangle array. A circular pattern can be done by using the polar array option in AutoCAD.

Create an array with the classic dialog box in AutoCAD

1. Type Arrayclassic in the command.

2. The array dialog box will appear as shown in pic-1.

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Create a rectangular array in AutoCAD.

1. Put Row quantity & Columns quantity

2. Put the distance of row & columns as shown in pic-2.

3. Select the object which needs to array & clicks on the Ok button.

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Create a circular array in AutoCAD.

1. Put the number of items & angle between items as shown in pic-3.

2. Give the center point of the big circle.

3. Select the small circle & click on the ok button as shown in pic-4.

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Video ……

Users may watch below video for the guide, how to create an array with array dialog box in AutoCAD.

Rotate Command In AutoCAD Showing With Image And Video

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How To Rotate The Drawing In AutoCAD ……

Many times users need to rotate the drawing in AutoCAD. Some times users need to rotate the objects with a copy. Sometimes users need to rotate the drawing from a reference point. These all option users can do by the rotate command in AutoCAD. Rotate command comes under modify toolbar or users can give the rotate command by typing RO in the command line also. Users can rotate Circle, Line, Blocks, Dimension & entire drawing as well.

How to rotate the line, circle, block, view or drawing in AutoCAD.

1. Type RO or ROTATE in the command line & press enter.

2. Select the object, which needs to rotate as shown in pic-1.

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3. Specify the base point of the object as shown in pic-2.

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4. Specify the rotation angle as shown in pic-3.

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Rotate the object with copy in AutoCAD

1. Type in the command line before to give rotation angle as shown in pic-4.

2. After type C in the command line, give rotation angle.

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Rotate the object with reference in AutoCAD

1. Type in the command line as shown in pic-5.

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2. Select the first point & second point of the object as shown in pic-6.

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3. Specify the new angle or users can select reference line for rotation angle as shown in pic-7.

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Video ……

Users may watch below video for the guide, how to rotate the drawing, object, line & block in AutoCAD.

Mirror Command In AutoCAD Showing With Image And Video

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How Do I Mirror An Object In AutoCAD ……

Use of mirror command in AutoCAD very useful & save users times to make a reverse copy of the objects. Users may have the copy of the original objects or can delete while using mirror command in AutoCAD. Users can mirror the drawing.

How to use the mirror command in AutoCAD.

1. Type Mi or Mirror in the command line & press enter.

2. Select the objects which have to mirror as shown in pic-1.

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3. Specify the first point of mirror line as shown in pic-2.

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4. Specify the second point of the mirror line as shown in pic-3.

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5. Now users can select either Y or N & after then need to press enter as shown in pic-4.

For example, in case of users want to keep the original copy of the objects, users need to type Y on the command line. In case of users want to delete the original copy of the objects, type N in the command line. Only objects will mirror original copy will be deleted.

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Video ……

Users may also watch below video for the guide, How to Use mirror command & mirror object in AutoCAD

Use Of Move Command In AutoCAD Showing With Image And Video

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Move Command (modify Toolbar) In AutoCAD ……

I am going to tell, what is the use of move command in AutoCAD. Many times users need to move objects in the drawing. Move command helps us to move any object from one place to another place or users can say that change the location of any objects from the origin. For example, one or more objects need to move in the drawing. Only move command helps us to do so in the AutoCAD.

How To Move An Object In AutoCAD.

1. Type M or Move in the command line.

2. Select the object which needs to move as shown in pic-1.

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3. Specify the base point, means users need to select the reference point of the object where from to move the object as shown in pic-2.

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4. Now specify the second point of the another object as shown in pic-3.

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Video ……

Users may also watch below video for the guide, How to move an object in AutoCAD.

How To Manage Layer Faster In AutoCAD Showing With Image And Video

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Tips & Tricks To Manage Layer Faster In AutoCAD ……

Users always need to organize the drawings. That can be done only by layer. Users can manage layer by layer manager also & so many ways to manage layer in AutoCAD. Depends on how the user manages layer. Users may also use match properties command. Sometimes users need to manage layer in existing drawings. Which is created by other users or other company’s drawing?

I have been working on AutoCAD since 2001. I have checked every way of layers manager in AutoCAD. How can users manage layers faster in AutoCAD? I have created Auto Lisp file for the layer to manage layer faster in the drawings. Users may change Lisp file accordingly their company standard.

Tips & Tricks to change objects layer faster in AutoCAD

1. Create the new layer & give their name as shown in pic-1.

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Keyboard shortcut for manage layer faster in AutoCAD

2. Open Lisp file in notepad as shown in pic-2. Lisp file is given below for download.

3. Now give the same name as we have given in layer.

4. Save the file.

Following layer Lisp file is created. For example, object layer will activate if user press 1.

If user press 2, center line layer will activate. Users can easily manage or make layer faster by this shortcut keyboard.

1 = Object

2 = Center

3 = Hidden

4 = Dim

5 = Text

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Now users need to load Lisp file in AutoCAD.

5. Go to Tools ⇒ AutoLISP ⇒ Load Application as shown in pic-3.

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6. Select Lisp file & click on load button as shown in pic-4.

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Download Layer Lisp File Here ⇒ Layer.zip

Video ……

Users may also watch the below video for the guide, how to manage layer faster in AutoCAD.

Draw Revision Cloud Command In AutoCAD Showing With Image And Video

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Many CAD users ask, what is the use of cloud command in AutoCAD?

Users need to submit the drawings many times to client for approval. Users need to update comments in the drawing which are given by client/customers. Therefore so many times users need to create the revision cloud. There is a simple way to show revision mark in the drawing by Cloud command.

How to draw cloud revision in AutoCAD.

some options are under cloud command which can help us to make cloud revision easily in the drawings such as Arc length, Object, Rectangular etc.

  1. Type CLOUD / REVCLOUD in the command line & press enter as shown in pic-1.

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2. Type to specify minimum & maximum arc length as shown in pic-2.

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3. Specify the first point & end point. The end point should be connected with the first point as shown in pic-3.

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Cloud Revision By Using Rectangular Option

  1. Give Cloud command.
  2. Type in the command line for make rectangular cloud revision.
  3. Specify the first point & second point as shown in pic-4.

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Cloud Revision By Using Object Option

  1. Give Cloud command.
  2. Type in the command line.
  3. Select the object as shown in pic-5.
  4. Users can select circle also.

Video ……

Users may watch below video for the guide, how to draw cloud revision in AutoCAD.

How Do I Create A Circle In AutoCAD Showing With Image And Video

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Working With Circle Command In AutoCAD

Users need to create the circles so many times in the drawings. there is circle command in AutoCAD, therefore users can easily draw a circle. In Many drawings, users need to show holes. By circle command, users can show the hole in the drawings.

How To Draw A Circle In AutoCAD

There are 6 ways to make a circle in the drawing as shown in pic-1.

  1. Center Radius
  2. Center Diameter
  3. 2 Points
  4. 3 Points
  5. Tan Tan Radius ( TTR )
  6. Tan Tan Tan

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Draw Circle By Using Center Radius

  1. Specify the center point of the circle as shown in pic-2.
  2. Give radius of the circle.

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Draw Circle By Using Center Diameter

  1. Specify the center point of the circle as shown in pic-3.
  2. Give diameter of the circle.

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Draw Circle By Using 2 Points

  1. Specify the first point & second point of the circle as shown in pic-4.

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Draw Circle By Using 3 Points

  1. Specify the first, second & third point of the circle as shown in pic-5.

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Draw Circle By Using Tan Tan Radius ( TTR )

  1. Specify the first tangent point, second tangent point & give the radius of the circle as shown in pic-6.

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Draw Circle By Using Tan Tan Tan

  1. Specify the first tangent point, second tangent point & third tangent point of the circle as shown in pic-7.

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Video ……

Users may watch below video for the guide, how to draw a circle in AutoCAD.