AutoCAD Command List
Move allows you to change the position of an entity or entities.
To select the Move
command you can:
under the Modify
click on the Move
type move at a Command:
prompt and press Enter.
--Prompt: Select objects:
Click on object(s) you wish to move with left mouse button and press Enter.
--Prompt: Select objects: Select additional objects or press
Enter to move to the next prompt.
--Prompt: Specify base point or displacement: Select a reference
point on the object you are moving by using an Absolute
Coordinate, a Relative Rectangular Coordinate,
a Relative Polar Coordinate, an Object Snap (Osnap), or by clicking the LEFT
mouse button on the screen.
*NOTE: The BASEPOINT can be either on an element in the
drawing or a coordinate in space. AutoCAD uses the BASEPOINT as the position
it moves the object/s from. It will move the object/s either the distance
you specify from this basepoint or place the BASEPOINT at a new position
you specify (the end of a line, coordinate point, etc).
If you have selected more than one item to move, these items with be moved
the same distance, but the relative distance/s and position/s of the items
to each other will remain the same.
--Prompt: Specify second point of displacement: Use a coordinate
(absolute, relative rectangular or relative polar) or an Osnap to indicate where
you want the item/s to be moved to. The object(s) will move to the new location.
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