Have You Tried: Rotate and Scale Objects in AutoCAD By Reference – AutoCAD Blog

Commonly, a base point and then an angle or a scale factor is specified to rotate or scale selected objects. However, that workflow might not always provide for the best control over the outcome. Did you know you can rotate or scale an object relative to two other points?

The Reference option of the ROTATE and SCALE commands and the ALIGN command allow you to:

• Rotate objects to an absolute angle
• Scale objects to fit between two points

Here are some examples of rotating and scaling objects by reference with the ROTATE, SCALE, and ALIGN commands in the image below.

rotate and scale in AutoCAD

You can learn more about rotating and scaling objects by reference with the step-by-step examples in the Have You Tried: Rotate and Scale Objects by Reference topic.

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