Author - Ralph Grabowski

Making entities transparent

BricsCAD can display entities opaque or semi-transparent. This is done with the transparency property to individual entities, to entire layers, and to blocks. A setting in the Hatch command makes hatch patterns and fills separately transparent. This...

Clipping x-refs and blocks

XCLip Command This video shows you how to use the XCLip command to cut away a portion of a block and an xref. It demonstrates doing this with a rectangular shape, an irregular polygon, and with a curved shape. Clipping is like cutting out part of a...

Output As Pdf

How to save single drawings or groups of drawings in PDF format. PDF is the most popular way to view drawings, because they can be viewed on just about any computer or mobile device today. PDF allows viewing in a way that can’t be edited...

Creating Plot Stamps

Plot stamps are text that appears on drawings only when plotted. They provide information like the date and time the plot was made, the file name, and so on. BricsCAD adds plot stamps through an option in the Print dialog box. For greater...

Shotcut Menu Tutorial BricsCAD

Customizing shortcut menus

Choose the commands you want to have within reach BricsCAD has the ability to customize your shortcut menu when you right click on an entity. You can edit them by right clicking on your toolbar and choose Customize. Then you’ll find the...