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Draw a Circle

Let’s add a hole to our drawing. To do that, we’ll place a circle on the drawing using the CIRCLE command.

In the previous exercise, there were a couple of things to notice. First, when you specified the center point of the circle, you typed the coordinate instead of picking it on the screen. This is an example of absolute coordinate entry.

The second thing to note is that when you specified the radius of the circle you typed in a fraction (3/8) instead of the decimal number (.375). AutoCAD will accept fractions and mixed numbers (for example, 1-3/8) as well as decimal numbers.

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