copy and paste into word

by Kayley
(Fargo, ND)

I just downloaded cad onto my laptop. I have never used this version before and I am a little lost. I want to copy my drawing from cad into a MS word document. Every other reference I have read has told me just to click on edit and copy from there, but I do not have an edit tab at the top of my screen. How do I copy without this edit tab?

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Feb 16, 2012
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copy paste
by: Sarah

type _copybase in your command prompy and hit enter. the command will ask you to specify a base point (if it works on your virsion) you can select a point or type in a spesific coordinate, but since you are pasting into a document (which now that i think about, im not sure is even possible, but this is what you're asking without having the menu to select edit) just pic a point in the middle of the opbject you plan on selecting. then slect your objects and enter. now you should be able to past them. if you were going to do this in another autocad file then you could hit control and v, this will paste. or (not sure how your settings are set up, but right click in cad and see if the option to copy with base point is available, if so you can avoid typing it. not a big deal tho.

Feb 28, 2012
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Re-Copy drawing to Word
by: Anonymous

If you are using AutoCAD 2010 or later, you can print your drawing directly to PDF. But if you are using older versions, you can download the free version of PDF Creator, install and use it to print your drawings to PDF directly. I hope my suggestions are useful in resolving your issues.

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