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Dynamic entry of rectangle dimensions - AutoCAD 2021.

A - answer One of the smaller new features in AutoCAD 2021 is adding the dynamic entry mode for rectangles - the command RECTANGLE.

If you have the dynamic entry mode enabled, you can specify the size of both rectangle sides also numerically, just by typing the value of their lengths. You can toggle the sides by pressing the Tab key.

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applies to: AutoCAD 2021 · AutoCAD LT 2021 ·

See also:
Tip 12790:Centered dynamic label (e.g. area label).
Tip 12697:Opposite angle for angular dimensions in Inventor drawings (iLogic).
Tip 12201:Quick dynamic measuring of objects near your cursor.
Tip 12046:Random shape and appearance of an Inventor part or assembly.
Tip 11896:How to drive dyn.block parameters or constraints from Excel?

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