- How to use Quick Select to select two objects of different types
The Quick Select is a very useful tool, but can we use it to select two types of objects when it only supports the selection of one object type? The answer is to use it twice.
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The Verify and Preset parameters are not easy to understand, because we can barely see the difference before and after we make change to them.
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CAD provides many ways to calculate the area of an object, do you know some other ways? Please feel free to share your experience by sending an email or leaving a comment below.
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What is a group in CAD?
The Group is not a commonly used command in CAD. It is used to create and manage the saved object group, and it can be seen as a named selection set and after grouping objects, users can select all the group objects.
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The DRAGMODE Command is used to control the way dragged objects are displayed.
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When opening CAD system, the system creates a new empty drawing, we can see in the drawing there are points(in lower version of CAD) or lines(in higher version of CAD) that are equidistant from each other, which is called grids. So what’s the use of grids in CAD. OK, let me explain this in detail.
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Sometimes, we need to select all objects or blocks with shared properties in order to delete them or count the number of a certain type of block. GstarCAD provides many ways to select objects in a drawing, among them is the very useful Select Similar Command.
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The image file can be inserted into CAD drawings and we can set rotation angle for the image, as shown in the following picture,
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The other day, one of our users asked a question: There’s something wrong with my CAD software, I can’t edit the text by double-clicking, and I have to click twice to edit the graphics. I didn’t know what he meant by saying having to click twice to edit. But after he showed the problem to me, I figured out the reason and helped him solve the problem, he had checked the Noun/verb selection option in the Selection set interface of the Options dialog box, which controls whether you select before or after you issue a command, such as Move, Copy commands, the software indicates to select objects again.
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