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Commonly used command: DRAWORDER

Commonly used command: DRAWORDER

The DRAWORDER command is used to change the drawing order of graph or other objects.

How to access the Draworder command:

* When using GstarCAD Classic workspace, find Tools > Draw order > Bring to Front, as shown in the following picture,

* We can enter: DRAWORDER, as shown in the following picture,

How to use the draworder command

After executing the command, we’re prompted to select objects, as shown in the following picture,

We can select objects and press enter key, then we’ll be prompted to enter object ordering option, as shown in the following picture,

The Draworderctl system variable

The draworderctl system variable could control default display of overlapped objects. The TEXTOFRONT command could place all text and annotations in drawing in front of other objects and the HATCHTOBACK command could place all hatch objects to the back of other objects.

The four options

Above objects:
Move the selected objects and place them above the specified reference objects.
Under objects:
Move the selected objects and place them under the specified reference objects.
Front:
Move the selected objects to the front of objects in drawing.
Back:
Move the selected objects to the back of objects in drawing.
When change drawing order (display order and plot order) of multiple objects, the relative drawing order of selected objects will remain unchanged.

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