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By Justin Doughty

I was recently using AutoCAD for some quick sketches and thought I would highlight how useful and sometimes overlooked the Align command can be.

The Align command lets you orientate, position and even scale objects in relation to another. Previously I would have used Copy Rotate, Rotate by Reference or even Scale by Reference. Align can do all of these, in a simple command.

An example of this command and how it can be used is shown in the GIF animation below: