Manipulating objects with the Windows Clipboard Using drag-and-drop. The effect is exactly the same as clicking the Line button on the Draw toolbar. You may have an Autodesk subfolder; if so, double-click the Autodesk subfolder to save a drawing there. Most of the lines are off the screen. Loading and unloading menu files. You can also create a 3D box by using the elevation and thickness options see Chapter 21.
You also need to easily acquire, integrate, deploy, and manage your software assets to increase workflow and improve your bottom line. The following categories should help you decide if this book is for you. In the Save Drawing As dialog box, click the Files of Type drop-down list box. Saving a drawing for the first time is different from saving it subsequently because you have to name the drawing the first time you save it. Relative Cartesian coordinates are often used for lines drawn at 90-degree angles that is, they are either horizontal or vertical.
Your drawing now contains a line, an arc, and a circle, and looks something like Figure 3-6. Customizing the toolbars from the menu file Image-tile menus. To get back your toolbars and palettes, press Ctrl+0 again. To set the scale for printing, click the magenta viewport border labeled in Figure 1-7. You can edit the imported table and keep it updated to original Excel spreadsheet. Read the text in the right pane. Summary In this chapter, you explored the various ways of opening a drawing.
This area is often used to insert parts from a library of standardized parts. From the Draw toolbar, choose Line. . CrossReference By default, angles are measured according to the diagram in Figure 4-6, although you can change this system. As soon as you specify the length and width, four possible rectangles are possible, as shown in Figure 6-2. In Chapter 2, I explain how to start a drawing based on a template and how to open an existing drawing.
Table 3-1: Command-Line Editing Keys Key Function Backspace Backspaces through the text on the command line, erasing each letter as it backspaces. For general information on our other products and services or to obtain technical support, please contact our Customer Care Department within the U. Win 7 apparently has some modes that may allow older software to work. Relative coordinates were developed for these situations. You can edit the imported table and keep it updated to original Excel spreadsheet. This is the sign of a transparent command.
Follow the prompts: Specify first corner: Click slightly above and to the left of the words Project Name. Working with Help screens The Help screens have several features that you should know so you can make the best use of them. At the prompt, press F1 on the keyboard. At the bottom of the drawing area is a tab labeled Model. Creating a New Drawing from a Template A template is a special file that contains settings and often objects such as a title block. Heck, I sure can deal with that minor issue.
Click the down arrow to the right of the Undo button on the Standard toolbar. Tip Name your templates in a way that clearly differentiates them from regular drawings. This is called a Cartesian coordinate system. This is the command line. Setting the plot-style property for a layer or object Plotting a Drawing. Useful for drawing a series of construction lines at a specified angle. Contacting the Author I would be happy to hear any comments you have about this book.
Therefore, to indicate which button to choose, I may need to tell you to choose or click Zoom Extents from the Zoom flyout of the Standard toolbar. To see more of the command-line entries, press F2 on your keyboard to open the Text Window. You can usually make profitable use of a template as the basis for a new drawing. The palette has several tabs. Requests to the Publisher for permission should be addressed to the Legal Department, Wiley Publishing, Inc. Follow the prompts: Specify first point: Press Shift and right-click. They are called flyouts because they fly out when you click and hold the button on the main toolbar, displaying even more buttons.
Some software may not have details explanation or their price, program version updated. Point to the grab bar at the top or left edge of the Draw toolbar. CrossReference The Command Line Every command that you choose from a toolbar button, menu, or tool palette is echoed on the command line. Examples would be gaskets and valves in a mechanical drawing environment or doors and windows in an architectural environment. But no changes have been made in the drawing format as well as in minimum hardware requirements.