AutoCAD Tip: Easy Zooming with Mouse Wheel

24 Aug, 2006 By: Cadalyst Staff


Recently, I was looking over the shoulder of one of my fellow "CADets" and saw her zooming using the window method in AutoCAD. I hadn't done that in quite some time and thought that maybe I needed to review.p>

Then, I remembered why I switched. Since the advent of the wheel-mouse, AutoCAD's window function has become very limited in use. Today, I just use the wheel. Here are a few tips about using AutoCAD's Zoom command via the wheel-mouse.  Read more >>


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