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Using AutoCAD constraints to clean a drawing.

A - answer You can use AutoCAD geometric constraints to clean-up your inaccurately sketched drawings. If your lines are not exactly parallel or not exactly perpendicular, horizontal or vertical, you can "magically" rectify them with a single command.

Use the AUTOCONSTRAIN command to automatically add geometric constraints to your drawing. If you want the constraints just for the clean-up, remove them afterwards with the DELCONSTRAINT command - the geometry will stay corrected.

AutoCAD constraints

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See also:
Tip 12458:How to align/center text and other objects in Fusion 360?
Tip 12242:How to increase contrast between a constrained and underconstrained curve in an Inventor sketch?
Tip 12127:AutoCAD slower after obeying the recommendation from DELL Precision Optimizer.
Tip 12046:Random shape and appearance of an Inventor part or assembly.
Tip 11998:Double object snap (osnap) - how to align a line between two lines? (geom.constraints)


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