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How to Change the Size of Objects in AutoCAD

After an object has already been made in AutoCAD, its length can be altered using the “Lengthen” tool. This tool allows you to alter the length of different lines already existing in your workspace, change sizes in AutoCAD or resize in AutoCAD. There are more than one ways to carry out this process. The steps to use this tool are explained in the tutorial given below.


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How to Trim in AutoCAD

There are different CAD edit options in AutoCAD that allow you to alter your objects once you have already made them. The edge of a shape can be modified or trimmed off using the “Trim” tool which helps you to trim in AutoCAD. To understand how this tool works follow the steps given below.


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How to Offset in AutoCAD

You can copy autocad objects along with offsetting them in specified distances using the “offset” tool. Using this tool is better than making these objects manually as there is a chance that then your shapes will then not be at accurate distances. Therefore, offset in Autocad allows you to use the inbuilt features of this software so as to ensure the accuracy of your drawing.


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How to Freeze and Lock Layers in AutoCAD

The layer freeze and lock option in the Autocad software can come in handy while working on your designs. It allows you to block out layers that you are not currently working on and ones that you do not wish to alter accidently while working on another layer in the design. Hence, you can apply these options easily on the layers so as to assist you and not destroy the work that you have already done.


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How to Work on Different Layers in AutoCAD

Your drawing in Autocad can be divided into different layers. This ensures that you work on and create an organized drawing by making different objects on separate cad layers. Doing this has many advantages and is also helpful if you wish to work on your drawing later on as the drawing will be easy to read and edit.


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