# Frequent question: How do I set distance between objects in AutoCAD?

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Click Home tab Modify panel Align drop-down Space Evenly. Select an edge as the axis along which to space all the objects evenly, and specify a start point and an endpoint along the edge; or press Enter, and specify two points between which the objects will be spaced evenly from each other.

## How do I set distance and bearing in AutoCAD?

To Use Bearing and Distance to Specify a Point

1. Click Home tab Draw panel COGO drop-down COGO Input. …
2. In the COGO Input dialog box, select the Bearing/Distance routine.
3. For the first point of an object, specify a starting point. …
4. Enter the quadrant (NE, SE, SW, NW). …
5. Enter the angle.

## How do you dimension evenly space in AutoCAD?

To Align Parallel Linear and Angular Dimensions

1. Click Annotate tab Dimensions panel Adjust Space. Find.
2. Select the dimension that you want to use as the base dimension when equally spacing dimensions.
3. Select the next dimension to align.
4. Continue to select dimensions and then press Enter.
5. Enter 0 and press Enter.

## How do you use distance in AutoCAD?

To measure distance:

1. Tap MEASURE.
2. Choose Distance.
3. Specify a first and a second point. Use object snaps for precision.

## How do you enter a surveyor’s unit in AutoCAD?

Drawing with Surveyor’s Units in AutoCAD

1. Begin a new drawing, then turn on Dynamic Input (DYN button) on the Status bar.
2. Launch the Line command, then specify the first point.
3. For the next point, enter the following value: @50.71′

## How do you measure an object in AutoCAD?

To measure area:

1. Click MEASURE.
2. Choose Area.
3. Specify points. Use object snaps for precision.
4. When finished selecting points, press Enter.

## How do you measure area in AutoCAD?

To Calculate the Area of a Selected Object

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

## How do you create metes and bounds?

To Create a Metes and Bounds Report

1. In the Toolspace, on the Toolbox tab, expand Miscellaneous Utilities Reports Survey. …
2. In the drawing, select the alignment, parcel, or survey figure on which to report.
3. In the Save As dialog box, browse to the location to which you want to save the report.

## How do I draw a line distance in Autocad?

To Create a Line Using a Direction and a Distance

1. Click Drafting tab > Draw panel > Line.
2. Specify the first point and then, move the cursor the same angle as the line that you want to create.
3. Enter a distance at the prompt.