Details of AutoCAD coordinates

ABSOLUTE COORDINATES

RELAVIE COORDINATES

POLAR COORDINATES

ABSOLUTE COORDINATES

All input points are mentioned in your drawing with standard Cartesian coordinates x and y.

With the use of absolute coordinate, points are inputted by typing x, y (Enter).

RELATIVE COORDINATES

As soon as the first point is inputted, your next points will be inputted by indicating the next coordinate compare/relative from the first points. The relative coordinate is commenced with the symbol “@” to inform AutoCAD that it is a relative coordinate. With relative coordinate, the points are inputted by typing @x,y (Enter).

POLAR COORDINATES:

Polar coordinates are applied when it is required to draw the next points at specify angle. Polar coordinates system in AutoCAD indicates distance length at which angle. With polar coordinate, points are inputted by typing @distance < angle (Enter).

Details of AutoCAD coordinates