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How to move an object in a distance specified by the DIST command?

A - answer You can use several ways to enter a distance (e.g. for MOVE) previously found by means of the DIST command:
  1. The distance listed by the AutoCAD DIST command can be copied with Ctrl+C, Ctrl+V
  2. On the MOVE command prompt enter (getvar"DISTANCE") - this function enters the last value found in the DIST command
  3. Use the respective distance function in the QUICKCALC calculator (Ctrl+8) and its function Paste in commandline
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22.2.2007    9182×  
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See also:
Tip 11625:Measure lengths along a curve - points in given distances.
Tip 11623:Measuring suddenly doesn't work in AutoCAD or DWG TrueView.
Tip 11614:How to reorder custom properties in a dynamic block?
Tip 11428:Differences in typed distance/offset values in Inventor sketches.
Tip 11222:Directional copying of AutoCAD drawing objects.

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