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Welcome to Bricscad
Understanding Bricscad
Installation platforms and levels
Differences between Bricscad for Linux, Bricscad Classic and Pro:
Bricscad and Microsoft® Vista®
Upgrading a Classic version to a Pro version
Silent Installation (MS-Windows only)
What's New
What's New Overview
Drawing Explorer
Exploring Blocks
Blocks Explorer display options
Exploring Xrefs
Xrefs Explorer display options
Exploring Images
Images Explorer display options
Placing images in a drawing
Attach images
Insert images
Load / Unload images
Removing images
Detach images
Properties Bar
See the properties of a single entity
Find Settings
User Interface
The Bricscad Application Window
1. Menu Bar
8. Status Bar
Open / Close the command bar
Open / Close the status bar
Toolbar Flyouts
Opening a toolbar
Customizing Bricscad
Bricscad User Files
The Customize Dialog
Understanding the Customize Dialog
Opening the Customize dialog
Loading and unloading CUI files
To load a partial CUI file
Managing customization groups
Creating custom tools
1. Create a Partial CUI file
To create a Partial CUI file
To add tools in a toolbox
To add a keyboard shortcut
Bonus tools
Drawing Accurately
Coordinate Input
Working with Cartesian coordinates
Working with cylindrical coordinates
Working with spherical coordinates
Snap and Grid
Using Snap and Grid
Isometric Snap and Grid
Entity Snaps
Entity Snap Modes
Using Orthogonal Mode
Enabling From or Ref Point on V8
Polar Tracking
Entity Snap Tracking
Using Entity Snap Tracking
User Coordinate Systems
Direct Distance Entry
Viewing your drawing
View manipulation using the mouse
Redrawing and Regenerating a Drawing
View Rotation
Define a View
Command Options
Named Views
Understanding paper space and model space
Switching between workspaces
Model Space Viewports
Paper space viewports
Creating viewports in a layout
Creating Entities
Entity Creation Settings
Fill Mode
Entity Color
Index Colors
Index color dialog
True Colors
True color dialog
Current Layer
Drawing 2D Entities
Infinite Lines
Freehand sketches
Elliptical Arcs
Drawing rectangles
Revision Clouds
Working with hatches
Hatching Overview
Creating Hatches
Editing a hatch
Dimensioning Concepts
Dimension Style
Dimension Block
Dimension Styles explorer
Exploring dimension styles
Dimension settings
Lines and Arrows
Primary Units
Alternate Units
Alt tolerance
Dimension styles
Working with dimension styles
• Create a new dimension style
• Edit a dimension style
To create a new dimension style
To define dimension style overrides
To copy a dimension style between drawings
To move a dimension style between drawings
To delete a dimension style
The selected dimension style is deleted
Dimension style tools
Using the dimension style tools
Using the dimension style tools you can:
Dimensioning tools overview
Creating linear dimensions
Creating angular dimensions
Creating diametrical and radial dimensions
Creating ordinate dimensions
To create an ordinate dimension
Creating leaders and annotations
Command options to format the leader
Command options for the annotation text
Editing dimensions
• use grips to edit dimensions
Editing the dimension text
To reposition the dimension text
To restore the text position
To make the extension lines oblique
Geometric Tolerances
Adding Geometric Tolerances
Geometric tolerance symbols
Selection Methods
Rearranging Entities
Moving Entities
Moving entities in a drawing
Moving entities between drawings
Rotating Entities
Adjusting the Draw Order
Aligning Entities
Changing Entities
Copying Entities
Copying Entities in a Drawing
Copying Entities Between Drawings
Making Parallel Copies
Mirroring Entities
Arraying Entities
Arraying Entities in 3D
Resizing Entities
Changing the length of an entity
Stretching Entities
To stretch entities
Trimming Entities
Scaling Entities
Breaking and Joining Entities
Breaking Entities
Joining Entities
Chamfering and Filleting
Chamfering Entities
Filleting Entities
Editing Polylines
Converting an entity into a polyline
Opening and closing polylines
Joining Polylines
Changing the polyline width
Editing polyline vertices
Starting the polyline vertex editing mode
Convert a straight polyline segment into a curve
Editing polylines in the Properties bar
Converting Entities
Exploding entities
Creating Regions
Flattening Entities
To flatten entities
Measuring and Dividing Entities
Measuring Entities
Dividing Entities
Blocks attributes and external references
External references
Working with blocks
Creating Blocks
Inserting Blocks
Redefining Blocks
Exploding Blocks
Working with attributes
Defining Attributes
General procedure to define attributes:
Editing attribute definitions
Placing blocks with attributes
Editing attributes attached to blocks
To edit attributes in a block
Extracting attribute information
General procedure for printing
To open the Print dialog
Changing Plot Style Table Types
The Plot Style Table editor
To open the Plot Style Table editor
The General tab
The Form View tab
Assigning plot style tables
Missing plot style table
Toggling the plot style table on/off
To toggle the plot style table on/off
The Plot Styles Manager
To open the Plot Styles Manager
Batch Plotting
To launch the batch plot tool
Managing Drawings
Creating a new drawing
To create a drawing using a wizard
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