How to add chamfer

by Rezz on November 19, 2010

1. Open a new drawing. Click New autocad-tutorial-ex1-new

2. Make sure Ortho mode is ON, (it ON when it glow in blue)
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click the icon to turn it ON or OFF. (or press F8 to toggle)

3. Type z [Space bar], e [Space bar]. This will zoom extents your drawing area.

4. Activate rectangle command. Click Rectangle.
autocad-tutorial-ex3-rectangle

5. Specify first corner point of the rectangle at 0,0. Type 0,0 [Enter].
autocad-tutorial-ex3-specify-first-corner

6. Move your cursor to right side and specify other corner point at 10,6. Type 10,6 [Enter].
autocad-tutorial-ex3-specify-last-corner

7. On ribbon tools, modify click Chamfer.
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8. Look at command line status;
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After command chamfer executed, we need to specify distance1 and distance2 of the chamfer.
autocad-tutorial-ex5-add-chamfer-distance

9. For this autocad tutorial we will specify chamfer distance to 1 or 1@45deg chamfer. Type D and enter dist1=1 and dist2=1.
autocad-tutorial-ex5-add-chamfer-d

autocad-tutorial-ex5-add-chamfer-d1

autocad-tutorial-ex5-add-chamfer-d2

10. Click on first edge of the chamfer.
autocad-tutorial-ex5-add-chamfer-1st-edge

11. Click on second edge of the chamfer.
autocad-tutorial-ex5-add-chamfer-2nd-edge

12. Press [Enter] to confirm the chamfer.
autocad-tutorial-ex5-add-chamfer-confirm

13. Repeat step 7 to 12 to chamfer other 3 edges.
autocad-tutorial-ex5-add-chamfer-other

14. Press [Esc] key few times to end Chamfer command.

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