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Use shift key in AutoCAD for increased productivity - Part 4

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One essential tool that can help users increase their productivity in AutoCAD is the SHIFT key. Here, we'll explore some quick tips on using the SHIFT key in AutoCAD to streamline your drafting workflow.




Holding [shift] while using trim/extend

  • Occasionally, when using trim, we want to extend other objects to the same reference. You can do it before you complete your trim session and turn on extend. To extend command, hold [shift] and trim will reverse.


  • When the extend command is active, this works the other way and becomes trim!




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