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    Default tracking from first point with relative instead of absolute coordinates

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    Hi all,

    I've used this forum for a long time, but this is the first time i've not been able to find an answer, so thought I'd get on board.

    Having trouble recently with tracking,

    For example if i start the line tool, and track from a point, i am given absolute coordinates instead of relative coordinates from that initial point.

    Absolute coordinates are not much help to me, I want to be able to start a line at a certain distance from another point.

    I'm sure the solution is simple, but I've looked at all the settings and online and haven't found anything yet...

    Any help is appreciated

    Cheers.

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    there is a setting that determines how your AutoCAD works but we will have to wait for Dagdad to tell us what it is.

    I am sure the old fashioned use of # for absolute and @ for relative still works as an override to that though.
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