Category - Drawing

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Using the DimBreak Command in BricsCAD

DimBreak helps improve drawing clarity If you draw in BricsCAD, you probably need DimBreak. Have you noticed how quickly dimension and extension lines can get crossed up? It’s a common situation as you add additional dimensions to your drawing...

Dynamic Grips and Tips

How to manipulate the special grips of dynamic blocks As of BricsCAD V15, we can manipulate the special grips of dynamic blocks directly. Previously, this was possible only through the Properties palette. This video explains what the different grip...

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...

Package Your Drawings with eTransmit

If you’re working on drawings, there are going to be times when you need to send and receive drawing files. The bigger the project, the more important it becomes to do this as efficient as possible. In this tutorial you will learn how to use...