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Decimal units Architectural units horizontal vertical Engineering units

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2.3456, 5.4321 1’-1/2”, 3’-4 3/4” 180° 270° 1’-0.5”, 3’-4.75”

Multiple Choice 1. Which of these is the least useful snap and grid setting combination: a. Snap = 1.0, grid = 1.0 b. Snap = 1.0, grid = 10.0 c. Snap = 1.0, grid = 2.0 d. Snap = 1.0, grid = .5 2. Which of these will not open the drafting settings dialog box: a. Type dsettings <> b. Type ds <> c. Pick the drafting settings tool from the ribbon d. Right click the snap mode button and select settings 3. To switch from decimal to architectural units: a. Select architectural in the Drawing Units dialog box. b. Type architectural <> c. Type drawing units <> d. Pick architectural on the status bar 4. When drawing a circle using the diameter option, the rubber band a. stretches across the circle, twice the radius b. stretches to the circumference of the circle c. stretches from the center point to a point outside the circle d. stretches between two points on the circumference 5. To open a crossing window: a. Pick points left to right b. Pick points that cross the objects you wish to select c. Pick points to create a window around objects you wish to select d. Pick points right to left answers: 1 d, 2 c, 3 a, 4 c, 5 d True/False

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3 o’clock = 0°. T C is an alias for CIRCLE. T Last and Previous selections are equivialent. F The same selection methods are available in noun/verb and verb/noun editing. F In AutoCAD plot settings are affected by your choice of a plotter . T

Review Questions 1. Which is likely to have the smaller setting, Grid or Snap? Why? What happens if the settings are reversed? Snap will be smaller typically. A smaller snap setting makes more points accessible, while a larger grid setting keeps the screen less cluttered. If the grid is set smaller than the snap, some grid points will not be accessible. 2. Where is 0 degrees located in AutoCAD’s default units setup? Where is 270 degrees? Where is –45 degrees? 0 is straight out to the right. 270 is straight down. -45 is down at an angle of 45 degrees below the horizon. 3. How does AutoCAD know when you want a crossing selection instead of a window selection? Windows are opened left to right, crossing selections are opened right to left. 4. What is the difference between noun/verb and verb/noun editing? In noun/verb editing you select an object first (the noun), then you execute a command to take action on the object (the verb). In verb/noun editing you specify the type of action first, and then select objects to apply it to. 5. What aspect of a plot are shown in the preview image in the Printer/plotter panel of the Plot dialog box? The effective drawing area in relation to the selected drawing sheet size in the printer or plotter.

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