How to select two objects of different types with Quick Select and Filter

  1. 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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How to add layers and dimension styles from other drawings to the current drawings?

  1. Create a new drawing and open the Design Center, load the drawings from which we are going to copy the layer in the Design Center, unfold the file to show the layer option, as shown in the following picture,
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What’s the use of Grids in CAD?

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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How to select objects or blocks with shared properties using Select Similar Command?

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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Why I’m unable to edit by double-clicking the text? Why I have to choose again after already choosing graphic editing?

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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