Leveraging dockable palettes


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Leveraging dockable palettes

Probably the most versatile components we have in our interface are palettes. Palettes give us quick access to drawing content, properties, and commands. Let's look at how we can apply them to our workspace. If we look right down here in the Palettes panel, we can see that we have several palettes available. There are 15 icons here and each of these guys represents a palette that serves a specific purpose. Fortunately, all of the palettes work the exact same way. Now, one of the palettes we'll be using frequently in this title is the Properties palette. We would use this tool to make changes to the geometry in our drawing.

So I am going to click the Properties icon to bring the palette up on screen. The first thing we notice is that palettes are quite large. Now we can move them around, such that they are not in the way. I can do that by clicking-and-holding on this Title Bar and I can drag this guy wherever I like on screen. If I want to adjust its width or height, I can click-an...

Leveraging dockable palettes
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Leveraging dockable palettes provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by Jeff Bartels as part of the AutoCAD 2011 Essential Training

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