The status bar in AutoCAD is one of those areas in the application window that everyone uses, but might not fully understand or get the most out of it. For example, did you know it can be customized to hide infrequently used tools and display those tools you might use more frequently?
By default, the status bar is displayed along the bottom of the application window. From the status bar, you can quickly access:
- Commonly used drafting aids
- Settings related to the active viewport
- See the current coordinate value of the crosshairs in the drawing window
You can also control contextual tools like system variable monitoring, external references, CAD standards, and more.
Learn more about how to use and customize the status bar by following the step-by-step examples in the Have You Tried: The Status Bar topic.
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