Author - Louis Verdonck

Grips Editing in BricsCAD

Drag grips to stretch, move, mirror, rotate or scale entities. Most people know about grip stretching, but there is much more. When you stretch a grip point and then repeatedly press the space bar, the selected entities are moved …  rotated …...

Use Quick Select

Use smart filters to compose a selection set Quick Select allows you to specify filters, such as entity type, color, line type or any other entity property  to compose a selection set. Start Quick Select In BricsCAD the Quick Select tool is...

Copying between drawings

When copying entities from one drawing to another you can either paste the entities using a default base point, paste with a user-defined base point, paste to the original coordinates or paste the selection as a block. Select the desired procedure...

Drawing Accurately – Part 3

Dynamic dimensions help you focus on the drawing area Dynamic dimensions provide an interface at the cursor position to specify the length and angle of the linear entity being created or grip-edited. System Variables A series of system variables and...

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Drawing Accurately – Part 2

Polar tracking assists you to draw at exact angles at fixed intervals and optionally at specific additional angles. Entity Snap Tracking assists you to draw or position entities with respect to other entities. Lock a Tracking Path Hit the Shift key...

Drawing Accurately – Part 1

Using snap allows to specify points at fixed intervals. The Grid command displays a grid pattern in the current viewport. Synchronize snap and grid spacing The ‘Snap’ option of the Grid command forces the grid spacing to be in sync with...