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What is the function of stretch command?

Stretches objects crossed by a selection window or polygon. Objects that are partially enclosed by a crossing window are stretched. Objects that are completely enclosed within the crossing window, or that are selected individually, are moved rather than stretched.

How do you stretch in AutoCAD?

To Stretch an Object

1. Click Home tab Modify panel Stretch. Find.
2. Select the object using a crossing window selection. The crossing window must include at least one vertex or endpoint.
3. Do one of the following: Enter the displacement in the form of a relative Cartesian, polar, cylindrical, or spherical coordinate.

What is the difference between stretch and lengthen in AutoCAD?

The LENGTHEN and STRETCH commands are similar in how they can increase the length of objects. However, STRETCH is the more flexible of the two, allowing you to reposition interconnected objects.

How many types of CAD are there?

How many types of CAD are there? Explanation: The five types are 2D CAD (flat drawings of product), 2.5D CAD (Prismatic models), 3D CAD (3D objects), 3D wireframe and surface modelling (skeleton like inner structure) and solid modelling (solid geometry). Explanation: ICG is interactive computer graphics.

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AutoCAD scales the distance between objects as well as the objects themselves. For example, if you select a circle to scale, pick a point outside the circle as the base point and then specify a scale factor of 2.

History

Official name Version Date of release
AutoCAD 2019 23.0 2018, March 22
AutoCAD 2020 23.1 2019, March 27
AutoCAD 2021 24.0 2020, March 25
AutoCAD 2022 24.0 2021, March 23

Auto stands for Automatic and CAD for Computer aided Design, which means designing of various parts at micro/macro level in with help of computer easily. It is a software for designing (2D/3D) by AutoDesk company.

Can you stretch multiple lines in AutoCAD?

Select several objects to stretch. Hold down Shift and click several grips so that they are highlighted. Release Shift and select a grip as the base grip by clicking the grip. Move the pointing device and click.

What is the shortcut key of linear dimension in AutoCAD?

Hot keys

D DIMSTYLE / Creates and modifies dimension styles.
DAN DIMANGULAR / Creates an angular dimension.
DAR DIMARC / Creates an arc length dimension.
DBA DIMBASELINE / Creates a linear, angular, or ordinate dimension from the baseline of the previous or selected dimension.