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Arithmetic expressions with measured distances in AutoCAD.

A - answer With the Quick Calculator palette in AutoCAD (the command QUICKCALC, Ctrl+8) you can easily perform direct calculations on measured distances, angles and coordinates, and then paste the results of these calculations back to the AutoCAD command line as parameters of other commands.

See an example - the sum of two measured distances:

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See also:
Tip 9776:Quick area label by clicking inside boundaries.
Tip 7878:How to input a real fraction in AutoCAD?
Tip 5976:Keyboard shortcuts defined in AutoCAD.
Tip 5426:How to move an object in a distance specified by the DIST command?
Tip 4280:Using expressions in AutoCAD dialog boxes.


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