Monitoring the Status bar


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Monitoring the Status bar

The area at the very bottom of the screen is called the Status Bar. Among other things, the Status Bar provides us information about the current state of our Mode Settings. Take a look at this role of icons. Each of these guys represents a specific mode. Now, some of these modes control the appearance of our drawing environment, others affect the way AutoCAD behaves when we are constructing geometry. Now, we'll talk about the functions of each of these modes as we progress through the title. For right now, I want you to understand that these icons represent toggles that can be used to turn the modes on and off.

If you hover over an icon, AutoCAD will tell you what Mode Setting that Toggle controls. If an icon appears blue, it means the mode is turned on. If it's grey, it's turned off. Let's take a look at this one. the third one from the left side. As you can see, this one controls our Grid Display, and it's blue, so it's obviously turned on. I am going to click to turn ...

Monitoring the Status bar
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Monitoring the Status bar provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by Jeff Bartels as part of the AutoCAD 2011 Essential Training

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