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how to drawing bearing in AutoCad?

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 how to drawing bearing in AutoCad?
31-10-2013 02:32 . pm | View his/her posts only
You can draw bearings in any AutoCAD version. Specialized AutoCAD versions like AutoCAD Map and AutoCAD Civil 3D offer also other methods for bearings, coordinate entry and COGO.
To draw a line from a point, a distance of 23.67 feet, at a bearing of North 25 degrees 33 minutes 45 seconds West:
Command: l LINE Specify first point: [pick point]
Specify next point or [Undo]: @23.67Specify next point or [Undo]: [enter]
To see line displayed in surveyor units, format your units accordingly.
You can use bearings format to enter angle data in standard AutoCAD relative coordinates data entry. So e.g. to draw a line 123' long, with the bearing S12°34'56"E, use:
@123You can enter this on any AutoCAD prompt expecting coordinate entry (Next point:, Pick point:, etc.).




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