Join Jim LaPier for an in-depth discussion in this video Properties Inspector, part of AutoCAD for Mac 2016 New Features.
- The Properties Inspector palette contains a plethora…of useful information about both the current drawing…conditions as well as any selected geometry.…In fact sometimes it can be a little overwhelming.…So, in AutoCad for Mac, 2016, a new view has been added…that allows you to choose specific properties to display.…Here, on the Properties Inspector palette,…we now see All in a new tab called My Properties.…The All tab obviously shows all the available…properties for any specific item selected.…
If I click My Properties, I'm taken to a…streamline collection of properties.…It's all well and good, and definitely makes editing…properties less daunting, but what if I want…to see a property that's not there?…I could go back to the All tab, or,…I can also customize the My Properties tab.…It is, after all, called the My Properties tab.…I can click the Customize icon here,…and now I can see all the available properties and…I can turn on or off the ones that I want.…There are two things to keep in mind,…first the My Properties you are customizing will be…
- XREF server path mapping and ByLayer display
- Converting text to mtext
- Moving geometry from model space to paper space with Change Space
- Dimensioning with the DIM tool
- Pasting geometry with Paste As Block
- Working with section plane tools
- Creating smaller PDF files with AutoCAD for Mac 2016
- Rendering online
Skill Level Appropriate for all
2. Express Tools
3. Dimension Improvements
4. Useful Tools
5. Application Improvements
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