If you’re looking to transform 2D entities in a nonuniform manner then you need Stretch.
Use it to change the size, shape and non-uniform deform 2D entities.

stretch deform change entites
This is a 2D, isometric drawing, not a 3D model.

To stretch entities

  1. Access the stretch command.
  2. Select the portion of the 2D entities to move.
  3. Select a base point and an endpoint.
    The selection is stretched.
    Note: To add or remove entities from the selection you can use any selection method: picking, window inside or crossing window.

Warning: This command only works in 2D.

Get a Grip

The stretch command isn’t the only way to change the shape of a 2D entity, you can also manipulate entities using grips.transform 2D entites, grips, shapes deform non-uniform

  1. Click the entity you want to modify. The entity grips display.
  2. Click a grip to activate it. The grip will change color.
    Tip You can change the color of grips in the settings dialog.
  3. Press and hold the Shift key to select multiple grips.
  4. Release the Shift key and move one of the selected grips.
    Tip This also works in 3D.

Download BricsCAD free for 30-days

Transform 2D entities with BricsCAD®

Permanent or subscription licenses that work in all languages, in all regions.

More Tuesday Tips: