CAD Forum - tips, tricks, discussion and utilities for AutoCAD, Inventor, Revit and other Autodesk products []
CZ | EN | DE
Login or
  Visitors: 4983
Plex.Earth connects AutoCAD and Google Earth

CAD tip CAD tip # 12550:

Question CAD 
 %  platform  category 
Q - question

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.

See sample:

100% *  CAD 
25.3.2020    6143×  
Prices - CAD eShop:
applies to: AutoCAD 2021 · AutoCAD LT 2021 ·

See also:
Tip 13587:Dynamic label of 3D coordinates.
Tip 13566:Text size in Revit temporary dimensions.
Tip 13426:Use of alternative units for arithmetic in dimensions (without square brackets).
Tip 13012:Why Revit doesn't display temporary dimensions when inserting windows or doors?
Tip 13000:Labels of dimensional parameter values in dynamic blocks (parameters->attributes)

Back   All CAD Tips

Have we helped you? If you want to support the CAD Forum web service, consider buying one of our CAD applications, or our custom software development offerings, or donating via PayPal (see above). You may also add a link to your web - like this "fan" link: CAD Forum - tips, utilities, blocks for Autodesk products
CAD:    OS:    Categ: 
Text:  FAQ glossary   

Export 3D VRML scenes from AutoCAD and Inventor
VRMLout More info

Please use these tips at your own risk.
Arkance Systems is not responsible for possible problems that may occur as a result of using any of these tips.