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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 14039:How to display the total volume or surface of 3D solids in DWG?
Tip 13760:Parametric text content in Fusion 360 sketches (and models).
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).

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