ADETRANSFORM (Transform command)
 
 
 

Use this command to move, rotate, and scale a single object or a group of objects. (To transform an entire source drawing while it is active, use the transformation options in the Drawing Settings dialog box.

To move, rotate, or scale an object

Click Tools tabMap Edit panelTransform. At the Command prompt, enter adetransform.

Respond to the prompts:

Select/<Layer>:

Enter S to select objects or enter L to choose all objects on a layer.

Select objects:

Use any AutoCAD selection method to select the objects you want to transform. If you chose Layer, enter the names of the layers you want to transform. You can use wild-card characters such as * and ? to select a set of layers.

First source point:

Select a point in your drawing or enter the coordinates of the point.

First destination point:

Select a point in your drawing or enter the coordinates of the point. Objects are translated the relative distance between the first source point and this new point.

Second source point:

Select a point in your drawing or enter the coordinates of the point.

Second destination point:

Select a point in your drawing or enter the coordinates of the point.

Source and Destination Points

The difference between the first source point and the first destination point is the offset for the selected objects.

The difference in angle between the two source points and the two destination points is the rotation.

The ratio of the length between the two destination points to the length between the two source points is the change in scale.