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.
By default, CAD supports operations to select objects before executing the command, so many users are accustomed to operating after selecting the graphics that they are going to edit. But this can be changed. You can execute commands first and then select the graphics to be edited.
LAYISO command has an advantage that it’s quick and direct effect and can be used directly to select the geometric object to be displayed or edited with other layers isolated.
The Mirror (MI) command is used to create mirror copies of selected objects and remains one of the least used commands for years.
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.
There are lots of commands in the Modify bar, you may think that COPY command is one of the most easy-to-use commands, but this may not be the case for some newbies, so the following tutorials are for the newbies as how to better use the COPY command.
The Stretch command is a simple and special command: on one hand, it’s as simple and easy-to-operate as the Move command, on the other hand, it has different ways from other commands in selecting objects. Why is that? When using other commands, we need to either select the whole object such as the commands of Move, Rotate, Copy, Mirror, Zoom, or click on the part that we want to edit such as the command of Extend, Trim, Lengthen and so on.
QDIM creates a series of baseline or continued dimensions or dimensions a series of circles and arcs, which greatly improves the drawing efficiency.
The MOVE command is the simplest Editing command for CAD. Although its functionality remains unchanged for years, there are some tips for this command to improve our working efficiency.
Hatch is an important command in CAD drawing, with Hatch, we can easily fill an enclosed area : In mechanical and design industry, we usually […]