ROTATE (Command)

Rotates objects around a base point.


You can rotate selected objects around a base point to an absolute angle.

The following prompts are displayed.

Select objects
Use an object selection method and press Enter when you finish.
Specify base point
Specify a point.
Specify rotation angle
Enter an angle, specify a point, enter c , or enter r.
  • Rotation Angle. Determines how far an object rotates around the base point. The axis of rotation passes through the specified base point and is parallel to the Z axis of the current UCS.
  • Copy. Creates a copy of the selected objects for rotation.
  • Reference. Rotates objects from a specified angle to a new, absolute angle. When you rotate a viewport object, the borders of the viewport remain parallel to the edges of the drawing area.