- 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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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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The Object Snap in CAD can help us draw or locate other graphics based on some characteristic points such as endpoint, midpoint, center of circle and intersection point. Object Snap is the most frequently used drawing tools in CAD and this post will talk about the FAQ and basic tips for Object Snap.
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When drawing in CAD, we often see the coordinates around cross cursor showing, that’s dynamic input, ash shown in the following picture.
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In CAD, Object Snap Tracking has more options than displayed in the Setting dialog and there are many ways to set these options, let’s explore more.
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Line weight is a very basic concept in CAD, we can set it through layers or by selecting the object. The main function is to control the line weight effect of the graphics when plotting.
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