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How to change base point in GstarCAD 2022

How to change base point in GstarCAD 2022

CHANGEBASE command is used to change the base point of a block.

To do this, users can either move the base point and make objects stay in the original position or move objects and make base point stay in the original position.

How to access CHANGEBASE command

  • When using 2D Drafting workspace, find Express > Blocks > Change Base, as shown in the following picture,
  • When using GstarCAD Classic workspace, find Express > Blocks > Change Base, as shown in the following picture,
  • Enter “CHANGEBASE”, as shown in the following picture,

A step–by-step tutorial

After executing the command, users are prompted to select a block,

After selecting the block, users are prompted to specify a new position of the base point,

After specifying the new position of the base point, users are prompted to choose the mode,

Moves objects in the block according to the new relative position of objects and base point, while the base point is staying in the original position.

Moves the base point, while the objects are staying in the original position.

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