Entering Commands in AutoCAD
Familiarize yourself with the process of entering commands by finishing the drawing shown below. The drawing tools used will be covered in greater detail at a later date. This drawing is a site plan, and the units are set to decimal feet.
AutoCAD and the Cartesian Grid
All drawings in AutoCAD have an absolute XY plane with an origin at 0,0 on a Cartesian XY grid. Learn about the Cartesian XY Grid and its importance in AutoCAD.
AutoCAD and Line Command
Discover how to use the Line Command to draw straight lines. You'll be introduced to how the Command Line works and how to use keystrokes to specify the distance and angle for each line in order to draw the complex shapes.