Starting Up AutoCAD 2013

1. Select the AutoCAD 2013 option on the Program menu or select the AutoCAD 2013 icon on the Desktop.

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starting-up-autocad-2013

Once the program is loaded into memory, the AutoCAD® 2013 drawing screen will appear on the screen.

Note that AutoCAD automatically assigns generic name, Drawing X, as new drawings are created. In our example, AutoCAD opened the graphics window using the default system units and assigned the drawing name Drawing1

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starting-up-autocad-2013

If necessary, click on the down-arrow in the Quick Access bar and select Show Menu to display the AutoCAD Menu Bar. The Menu Bar provides access to all AutoCAD commands.

AutoCAD commands

AutoCAD commands