Have You Tried: Coordinate Entry With Dynamic Input

Dynamic Input

In the Have You Tried for this month, we cover coordinate entry specifically using Dynamic Input. 

Coordinates are one of the fundamental pieces of information required by most commands in AutoCAD to create or modify objects. Coordinate entry is used to accurately position objects within a design when you don’t have geometry from which to reference, or want an object started or inserted at a specific coordinate value.

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In this Have You Tried, we discuss:

  • What’s Dynamic Input?
  • Turning Dynamic Input on or off
  • Entering coordinate values with Dynamic Input
  • Tips for entering coordinates
  • Controlling coordinate entry behavior with Dynamic Input

Learn how coordinate entry can be used to accurately position objects within a design with the step-by-step examples in the Have You Tried: Coordinate Entry with Dynamic Input topic.

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Lee Ambrosius

Lee Ambrosius is a Principal Learning Content Developer at Autodesk, Inc., for the AutoCAD software and AutoCAD LT software products. He works primarily on the CAD administration, customization, and developer documentation. Lee has also worked on the user documentation for AutoCAD on Windows and Mac. He has presented on a wide range of topics at Autodesk University over the past 10 years, from general AutoCAD customization to ObjectARX technology. Lee has authored a number of AutoCAD-related books, with his most recent projects being AutoCAD Platform Customization: User Interface, AutoLISP, VBA, and Beyond and AutoCAD 2015 and AutoCAD LT 2015 Bible. When he’s not writing, you can find him roaming various community forums, posting articles on his blog, or tweeting AutoCAD-related information.

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