Technical Drawing - Computer Aided Design Basics - Discussion

Discussion :: Computer Aided Design Basics - General Questions (Q.No.5)

5. 

When using the direct entry method to create a horizontal line exactly three inches long the drafter should ________ first.

[A]. pull the line from away from the starting point very carefully
[B]. insure that Ortho is on
[C]. enter 3 for the length of the line
[D]. read the coordinate position on the Dynamic Readout

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

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Dibyaranjan Udayasingh said: (May 28, 2013)  
Switching the ortho on helps in creating straight lines.

Amit said: (Mar 30, 2015)  
Because if the ortho is off then we have to put its polar coordinate which is tough as compare to ortho. So to first check ortho is on or not. Once ortho get on, only we have to put a distance of 3 unit.

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