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How to draw rectangle

AutoCAD Rectangle Command

In this video we will see that what is AutoCAD Rectangle command and learn how to Draw Rectangle in AutoCAD.

To draw rectangle first of all go to draw panel in then click on rectangle, simply type 'rectangle' in command line. Shortcut key for rectangle command is 'rec'.

We can just simply press left mouse button and draw rectangle from it's starting point and release that button at the ending point. This will give us our required rectangle.

Now we will see that how we can draw rectangle with dimensions, for that we will type rec and draw a rectangle and while drawing we will see dimensions option in our command prompt so we will select it and specify our length's dimension and then width's dimension, it will get us our rectangle according to the dimension provided.

When we will draw any rectangle we will see that it will rotate with our mouse cursor, so to fix it at a place we just need to click inside it and it will get fixed there.

We can also draw a square by providing same dimensions for Length and Width.

We can find another option in command prompt as 'Area', when we select it we will need to enter first Area and then length or width any one, it will automatically count the other according to the formula for rectangle's area.

We also have an option named as 'Rotation' in rectangle's command which will draw rectangle at certain angle, we can also manually write angle according to our choice.


  • Draw a rectangle in AutoCAD.
  • First, you need to draw a line that is the length and width of the rectangle.
  • Then, you need to select the line and then right-click on it.
  • Lastly, click on “Create Rectangle” from the pop-up menu.

  • The RECtang command is a command that is used to measure the angle of a curve. It can be used to measure the angle between two lines or the slope of an object.
  • To use this command, you need to first select the point that you want to measure and then draw a line from it and another point on your screen. The RECtang command will automatically show you the angle between those two points.

There are three ways to fillet corners of rectangles in AutoCAD:

  • Use the FILLET command
  • Create a rectangular edge with the LINE command
  • Draw a rectangle and use the TRIM command

AutoCAD is CAD software that can be used on all major operating systems. AutoCAD is available for Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows, and Linux.

AutoCAD is a software that is used for drafting and designing. It was developed by Autodesk, Inc. in 1982. AutoCAD is used by architects, engineers, and designers to design buildings or other structures. AutoCAD's main purpose is to provide a way of designing buildings or other structures without the need for manual drafting of blueprints.

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