Quick Answer: How do I draw a wire in AutoCAD?

How do you draw freely in AutoCAD?

To Draw Freehand Sketches

  1. At the Command prompt, enter sketch.
  2. Press Enter again to accept the last saved type, increment, and tolerance values.
  3. Move cursor in the drawing area to begin sketching. …
  4. Click to suspend sketching. …
  5. Press Enter to complete the sketch.

How do I add a wire in AutoCAD Electrical?

Use the Create/Edit Wire Type tool to create new or edit existing wire types or use the Change/Convert Wire Type tool to convert lines to wires. The wire layer name and the associated wire properties (such as wire color, size, and whether the wire layer is processed for wire numbers) are saved in the drawing file.

How do you draw a cable tray in AutoCAD?

For cable tray: Click in the Add Cable Trays dialog box. In the Cable Tray Layout Preferences dialog box on the Routing tab, select Automatically create riser at new Elevation. Click OK, and then enter an elevation in the Add Cable Trays dialog box. For conduit: Click (Preferences) on the Properties palette.

How can I draw in Autocad?


  1. Click Home tab > Draw panel > Line. Find.
  2. Specify the start point and end point of the line segment by clicking in the drawing area.
  3. Continue specifying additional line segments. To undo the previous line segment, enter u at the prompt. …
  4. Press Enter or Esc when done or enter c to close a series of line segments.
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How do I draw a wavy line in Autocad?

To Create a Zigzag Line

  1. Click Home tab Draw panel Zigzag Line. Find.
  2. Specify the starting point for the zigzag line.
  3. Specify subsequent points.
  4. Press ENTER to specify the endpoint of the zigzag line and to end this command.
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