- Take a square as an example to use the shade-fills in CAD, as shown in the following picture,
When opening the 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.Continue reading “What’s the use of Grids in CAD?”
How ATTRIBUTE INCREMENT works?
The ATTRIBUTE INCREMENT command (keyboard shortcut: ATTINC) helps to specify block attributes with incremental value, or modify the value of block attributes according to the sort method.Continue reading “Introduction to GstarCAD Express Tool: ATTRIBUTE INCREMENT”
How Area Table command works?
The Area Table command automatically dimension and calculate the area of an enclosed object and generate a table showing the result in the current drawing area.Continue reading “Introduction to GstarCAD Express Tool: Area Table”
The Properties Panel in CAD program is commonly used to check the properties of an object and sometimes to modify the properties or parameters of one or multiple objects, as shown in the following picture,Continue reading “Several ways to open the Properties Panel”
A square is a special rectangular that its length equals its width. When we are prompted to specify other corner point after specifying the first corner point, we can enter @a numeric value for the length, same numeric value for the width or we can use Dimension option.Continue reading “How to draw a square?”
- 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.Continue reading “How to select two objects of different types with Quick Select and Filter”
- 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,
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.Continue reading “How to understand Verify and Preset when defining an attribute?”
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.Continue reading “Get to know the Group command in GstarCAD”