AutoCAD 2015 and AutoCAD LT 2015 Bible

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AutoCAD Tutorial: Create a rectangle with an adjustable corner

Have you noticed how grip-editing a viewport is different from grip-editing a rectangle?

When you grip-edit the upper-right corner of a viewport to stretch it, the viewport keeps its rectangular shape. You can freely choose your new corner location, so you’re not just scaling. You can change the proportion between the width and height, all […]

AutoCAD Tutorial: Use parametric constraints to constrain models

AutoCAD 2010 introduced a great new feature, parametric constraints. You can constraint objects in two ways:

Geometrically: You can constrain objects to meet at a point, be horizontal, be vertical, be perpendicular, be concentric, and more Dimensionally: You can constrain the dimensions of objects. For example, a you can constraint a line to be 4 […]