Command Line: PAN, P
Ribbon: View tab > Navigate panel > Pan
Shortcut Menu: Pan
When the Pan command is active, the cursor changes to a hand icon as shown above. Click and drag
the cursor to pan the drawing view.
Command Options
While in the Pan command you may access other Pan and Zoom options when you right-click in the
drawing window to display a shortcut menu.
Exit: Select to exit the Pan or Zoom Realtime commands.
Zoom: Select to switch to Zoom Realtime.
3D Orbit: Select to perform a 3D Orbit of the view.
Zoom Window: Select to perform a Zoom Window operation and return
to the Pan or Zoom Realtime command.
Zoom Original: Select to return to the view prior to starting the Pan or Zoom Realtime command.
Zoom Extents: Select to zoom to the drawing extents and return to the Pan or Zoom Realtime command.

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  • Notice that one icon on the Standard toolbar has a little triangular arrow in the lower-right corner. This arrow indicates that clicking this icon displays more than one command. Follow these steps to see how this special icon works:
    -Move the cursor to the Standard toolbar, and point to the icon that has a magnifying glass with a rectangle in it.
    -Rest the arrow on the button for a moment without clicking. A small window opens just below it, displaying the command the button represents.
    In this case, the window should say Zoom Window. This is a tool tip—all buttons have them. Notice the small arrow in the lowerright corner of the icon. This is the multiple-command arrow mentioned earlier.
    -Place the arrow cursor on the button, and hold down the left mouse button. A column of nine buttons opens vertically below the original button . The top button in the column is a duplicate of the button you clicked. This column of buttons is called a toolbar fly-out menu. In this example, you’re working with the Zoom toolbar
    fly-out menu.

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  • Sometimes it is difficult to select objects in a drawing. Usually a repeated succession of trial and error in which an object is selected, it is discovered that is not appropriate, press Escape and returns to test. If your key is worn ESC, you will love the facilities for select objects in AutoCAD 2012. there visual cues with information dynamics that help to describe the appropriate objects on the first try.
    Hovering over an object, it highlighted so that you can see it well before
    designate. Rollover highlighting helps minimize errors and to selection
    accurately predict the functionality of the selection. An added advantage is the ability to distinguish an entire object (as a closed polyline) of individual objects (such as line segments) without really need to select them. When selecting multiple objects, a new semitransparent selection window clearly identifies the selection area. the selection behavior of objects can be modified with new controls Selection tab of the Options dialog box.

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  • After opening the template acad.dwt in the program's environment there are several areas should be highlighted, you are:
    1. Application Menu: This menu provides convenient access to a variety of tools for managing files, arranged in a handy list vertical menus.
    a) Search Menu: a query tool, which allows search the archives of the Customizing the User Interface CUI, multiple relations program of a particular command or key term (Key Term).
    b) Recent Documents and Open Documents: allows to view and access recently used documents, open, featuring pre icons display small or large, which facilitates their recognition.
    c) visualization tool pre-view the files pre-mode display, as small icons and icons.
    d) Tools menu:
    New: create new drawing files.
    Open: Open drawing files and sheet sets.
    Save: Save drawing files.
    Save as: save files in different formats.
    Export: export AutoCAD files to other formats.
    Print: Print on various types of drawing files.
    Publish: Publishing files.
    Send: sending electronic files.
    Drawing Utilities: Tools for record keeping.
    Close: close the current file.
    e) Options: Opens the Options dialog box, which controls 10 chips in various aspects of the operation of AutoCAD.
    f) Exit AutoCAD: Button to exit the program.

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  • Click the Circle tool and the first prompt enter t (the abbreviation for the prompt tan tan radius), followed by a right-click.
    Command:_circle Specify center point for circle or [3P/2P/Ttr (tan tan radius)]: enter right-click
    Specify point on object for first tangent of circle: pick
    Specify point on object for second tangent of circle: pick
    Specify radius of circle (40): enter 30 right-click

    Command: c
    CIRCLE Specify center point for circle or [3P/2P/Ttr (tan tan radius)]:
    Specify radius of circle or [Diameter]:
    Requires numeric radius, point on circumference, or "D".
    Specify radius of circle or [Diameter]: 40
    CIRCLE Specify center point for circle or [3P/2P/Ttr (tan tan radius)]:
    Specify radius of circle or [Diameter] <40.0000>:
    Requires numeric radius, point on circumference, or "D".
    Specify radius of circle or [Diameter] <40.0000>: 40
    Command: c
    CIRCLE Specify center point for circle or [3P/2P/Ttr (tan tan radius)]: ttr
    Specify point on object for first tangent of circle:
    Specify point on object for second tangent of circle:
    Specify radius of circle <40.0000>: 30
    Command: _dimradius
    Select arc or circle:
    Dimension text = 30
    Specify dimension line location or [Mtext/Text/Angle]:
    Select arc or circle:
    Dimension text = 40
    Specify dimension line location or [Mtext/Text/Angle]:
    Select arc or circle:
    Dimension text = 40
    Specify dimension line location or [Mtext/Text/Angle]:

    The radius 30 circle, tangential to the two already drawn circles, then appears
    When a point on either circle is picked a tip appears Deferred Tangent.
    This tip will appear only when the OSNAP is set on with a click on the button, or the F3 key of the keyboard is pressed.
    Circles can be drawn through 3 points or through 2 points entered at the command line in response to prompts brought to the command line by using 3P and 2P in answer to the circle command line prompts.

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  • The Quick Access toolbar displays options to undo and redo changes to your file.
    Located in the upper-left corner of the screen is the powerful Quick Access toolbar. Here you will fi nd the frequently used New, Open, Save, Undo, Redo, and Plot commands. Selecting the downarrow allows you to quickly customize it with your favorite commands. Here you will also fi nd the option to return the menu bar to the screen or display the Quick Access Toolbar below the Ribbon. It’s really easy to drag any Quick Access Toolbar from one workspace.

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  • The ribbon is turned on by default when you start the software in either the 2D Drafting & Annotation or the 3D Modeling workspace. The ribbon is organized into a series of tabs. Each tab includes a different set of panels with related commands and controls that may be found on the Classic AutoCAD toolbars and dialog boxes.
    You can turn the tabs and associated panels on the ribbon on or off by right-clicking on the ribbon area and selecting Tabs or Panels to select the desired options. You can also turn Panel Titles on or off by right-clicking the Panel tabs. Additionally you can save your Ribbon configuration.
    Each tab on the ribbon has its own set of panels that contain groups of related tools, such as those used for 2D drawing, adding text, or adding dimensions. Some panels can be expanded to display more tools. Likewise some tools can be expanded for more options, such as the Circle tool as indicated by an a rrow in the corner of the icon.
    Identifies the purpose and name of the control panel.
    Contains groups of related tools associated with the selected tools.
    More tools
    Click and hold the down arrow to display more tools and options in the selected

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  • How To Insert command in AutoCAD there are lots of ways.
    There are several ways to enter commands, such as:
    1. pulldown menu
    2. toolbar
    3. Screen Menu
    4. command Line

    Example: To create a line of how we can do is one of the following:
    1. Pulldown: click Draw> Line
    2. Tool bar: click the Line
    3. Screeen Menu: click Autocad> Draw1> Line
    4. Command line: type a line
    There is no specific standard which is the best way, the choice is up to the user.

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  • Move command allows us to position the object in the image by choosing the base point, where the object moving from, followed by a colon to specify where the object is moving in what direction. we can select two points, or use the options from the command line option Displacement. If we use the Displacement option, coordinate values ​​that we put to determine the relative distance and direction of our chosen base point.
    Another option is to use the grip to reposition the object. if we choose the grip and then activate
    And select the Move command to move the grip position and the selected object.

    Command Line: MOVE, M
    Ribbon: Home tab> Modify panel> Move
    Menu Bar: Modify> Move
    Shortcut Menu: Select the object then right click anywhere in the drawing window and click Move.

    Procedures to move with Move Command Objects
    The steps we have to do to move the objects in the image with the Move command.
    1.Di ribbon, click the Home tab> Modify panel> Move.
    2.Select the object that will be moved and press ENTER to end object selection.
    3.Specify a base point (from where the object starts to move).
    4.Specify a second point (where the object will be moved).
    Result, the object is moved to a new point.

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  • Selecting images in AutoCAD almost the same as making an image block.
    Selection image is taken to make modifications to the object in question.
    There are three ways to select the image that we can apply autocad job in the screen.
    1. click
    Here we have to direct the mouse pointer to one of the object to be selected and then click.
    This method is effective to select only one object only. When the object to be selected much the way we are no longer effective.

    2. Windows

    We have to make some sort of window on the object to be our selection.
    same way when we zoom windows object that is on the left click on the object then drag the bottom right crosses to the object and then click.
    condition all the object would we choose must be included in the room windows that we make, if not, of course not selected will participate.

    3. Crossing

    We are selecting the image from the right object .
    In this way the object is exposed to crossing the line will still be selected even if slightly.
    Crossing the line that forms the hidden line.

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  • Sometimes we feel less satisfied with the look of the crosshair by default because looks less good, standard. Actually, we can modify to clarify the position by adding a crosshair or axis label, from a horizontal x, y be the vertical, z be the axis.

    The steps we have to do is:
    Click the Tools menu> Options
    dialog box will appear, 3D Modeling Tab in the Options dialog box
    Crosshairs on a 3D area, select Label Axes In Standard crosshairs.
    To create a label on the Crosshair labels, select Use custom labels.
    Replace the fuse three options, from a horizontal x, y be the vertical, z be the axis
    3D Crosshairs
    Controls settings for the display style of the crosshairs pointer in 3D operations.
    Show Z Axis in Crosshairs
    Controls whether the Z axis is displayed by the crosshairs pointer.
    Label Axes in Standard Crosshairs
    Controls whether axis labels are displayed with the crosshairs pointer.

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