Which autocad command can we use to quickly calculate the area and perimeter of a closed region defined by a poly line? You can use the measure area command which is in the utilities tab under measure. Then you select all the points for the area and hit enter.

## What is the fastest way to measure area in AutoCAD?

**To Calculate the Area of a Selected Object**

- Click Home tab Utilities panel Measure drop-down Area. Find.
- At the prompt, enter o (Object).
- Select an object.

## How do you calculate perimeter in AutoCAD?

The perimeter is the length of the outline of a shape. To find the perimeter of a rectangle or square you **have to add the lengths of all the four sides**. x is in this case the length of the rectangle while y is the width of the rectangle.

## Which command is used to determine the area in AutoCAD?

**The MEASUREGEOM command** provides additional measurement options. You can also use BOUNDARY to create a closed polyline or region and then use LIST or the Properties palette to find the area.

## What does the offset command allow us to do?

**Creates concentric circles, parallel lines, and parallel curves**. You can offset an object at a specified distance or through a point. After you offset objects, you can trim and extend them as an efficient method to create drawings containing many parallel lines and curves.

## How do measure area?

Basic formula for square feet

Multiply the length by the width and you’ll have the square feet. Here’s a basic formula you can follow: **Length (in feet) x width (in feet) = area in sq.**

## How do you find a perimeter?

To find the perimeter of a rectangle, **add the lengths of the rectangle’s four sides**. If you have only the width and the height, then you can easily find all four sides (two sides are each equal to the height and the other two sides are equal to the width). Multiply both the height and width by two and add the results.

## What are the shortcut keys in AutoCAD?

Manage Workflow

Ctrl+C | Copy object |
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Ctrl+V | Paste object |

Ctrl+Shift+C | Copy to clipboard with base point |

Ctrl+Shift+V | Paste data as block |

Ctrl+Z | Undo last action |

## What is common to freeze and lock options in layers?

If you plan to switch between visible and invisible states frequently, use the On/Off setting. You can freeze layers in **all viewports**, in the current layout viewport, or in new layout viewports as they are created. Locks and unlocks the layers. You cannot edit objects on a locked layer.

## What is area formula?

Given a rectangle with length l and width w, the formula for the area is: **A = lw (rectangle)**. That is, the area of the rectangle is the length multiplied by the width. As a special case, as l = w in the case of a square, the area of a square with side length s is given by the formula: A = s^{2} (square).

## Which key do you use to quickly cancel a command?

Which key do you use to quickly cancel a command? Use **the escape key [ESC]** on the keyboard or select another command.

## What is the default AutoCAD filename extension?

The default AutoCAD filename extension is **dwg**.

## What do you mean by dimensioning and offset?

The offset value given represents **the distance from the specified dimension points on the view to the start of the extension lines**. … You can set the offset of the dimension extension lines from the dimension line. The offset value given represents the distance from the dimension line to the end of the extension lines.