Introduction about autocad and different types of short cut commands

Commands are play main role in AUTOCAD software. With out commands create drawings it is highly impossible task.

These Commands are also call Tools Because these are used to creating drawings and modifying drawings. which are used to fulfill the complete task of requirement of the model drawing.


Drawing commands

Command name Short keys Menu Bar Result of command  
Line Line/L  Draw>Line By using a straight line segment from one point to another point.
Circle Circle/C



Draw a circle based on a center point and radius,diameter.
Arc     Arc/A Draw> Arc,Radius,Center To  draw  arcs with based on radius,points,angles.
Poly line Poly  Draw>poly line,

Using polygon creating different shape of Drawings, Spline is using creating different path of Lines.Ellipse creating different shape of Ellipse. Rectangle command is used to create rectangular bars.

Polygon Polygon Polygon
Spline         Spline Spline
Ellipse Ellipse Ellipse
Rectangle Rec Rectangle
Hatch H-Enter   Draw>Hatch Hatch command is used to fulfill the line segments in selected area.
Move  M-Enter    Modify>Move  Move Command is used to move the selecting the drawing from one point to another point.
 Copy  CO -Enter    Modify>Copy  Copy Command is used to copy of the drawing replace at another location
 Scale   SC-Scale  Modify>Scale  Scale Command is used to changing the sizes of the drawing. Scale command is to decrease the size of drawing and increasing size of drawing
Mirror  MI-Enter  Modify>Mirror  Creates a mirror image of an object or selection set.
Trim  TR-Enter  Modify>Trim  Remove unnecessary lines and points
Extend  EX-Enter  Modify>Extend  Extends objects up to a selected boundary edge.
Offset Select object> O-Enter   Modify>Offset  Offsets set an object (parallel) by a set distance.
Chamfer CHA-Enter  Modify>Fillet  Creates a round corner between two lines.
Fillet  F-Enter


Modify>Fillet  Creates a round corner between two lines
Array Array / AR  Modify > Array Creates a repeating pattern rectangular and polar array of the selected objects.