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    Hi,

    I am working through "Autocad-No Experience Required" book and I am drawing arcs for door openings.

    The book sais to use Arc,Start Centre,Angle.

    I have done 3 OK but I cant get the arc in the right place on the 4th,even though I am using the same detail. IE ( Start = Door jamb,Centre = Hinge point,angle = 90 Deg)

    Any suggestions.

    Thanks

    Greg
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    so how is it coming out if it's going wrong?

    (and does the book really spell 'experience' like that? )
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    The arc is coming out below the door opening ,so If I mirrored it it,it would be OK.But I am not sure what I am doing wrong.

    (By the way,Its not my spelling,its my typing!)

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    Maybe the angle needs to be -90.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SLW210 View Post
    Maybe the angle needs to be -90.
    Too easy,!! (When you know) Thanks very much for your help

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    One tip, when you are doing these door arcs, is that just before you enter the angle, move the crosshairs to see which way AutoCAD is going to draw the arc. If the arc is the correct side of the opening, then the angle is 90, but if it is the wrong side of the opening, then the angle is -90

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    You can also set ANGDIR to 1 for clockwise, the default is 0 for counterclockwise.

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