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Procedure of Move, Scale, Stretch command of Auto CAD

Move command can be executed by following ways:

Move command of menubar

Menu bar : Click Modify (menu) Ø move (option)

Move

Toolbar : From Modify toolbar click move tool

move

Command line : Type move or m and press Enter Key

To move any object you need to understand the base point and displacement point.

move object

Consider the Picture where a rectangle will be moved to a place like Picture

Follow the steps below to move like above example.

  1. From Modify menu click on Move option. (Menu bar used to execute the command)
  2. Click on rectangle
  3. Press Enter Key to complete object selection
  4. Click on Center point  of circle as base point.
  5. Click on Center point  of circle of line as displacement point

You can also use mouse direction and value of displacement to move any object vertically or horizontally.

Follow the steps below to move object using mouse direction.

  1. Type m and press enter key (Command line used to execute the command)
  2. Click on circle
  3. Press Enter Key to complete object selection
  4. Click any where on the screen as base point
  5. Move your mouse right side from the click point
  6. Type 25 and press Enter Key for moving 25 units .

Scale :

SCALING DRAWING OBJECT BY REFERENCE

Command line : Type scale or sc and press Enter Key

scale

Toolbar : From Modify toolbar pick scale tool

Scale

Menu bar : Choose Modify (menu) scale (option)

Procedure:

Step 1: Input SCALE command (any one of the above ways)

Step 2: Select object (objects) to be scaled Enter Key to end object selection

Step 3: Pick a point for base point to scale

Step 4: Type R for reference option and press Enter Key

Step 5: Input value for reference length and press Enter Key (For old length 15 unit type 15)

Step 6: Input value for new length and press Enter Key

STRETCHING DRAWING OBJECT

Command line: Type stretch or s and press Enter Key

Stretch

Toolbar : From Modify toolbar pick stretch tool

Stretch

Procedure:

Step 1: Input STRETCH command (any one of the above way).

Step 2: Select object/objects to stretch by crossing window and press Enter Key to end selection.

Step 3: Pick a point for base point of stretching

Step 4: Pick another point as new location of the base point

 

 


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