Optimizing the size of palettes


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Optimizing the size of palettes

The palettes in AutoCAD give us access to a lot of functionality. However, they take up a lot of space too. If you're someone who works using a single monitor, it doesn't take long before your palettes completely take over your screen. In this lesson we are going to learn how to get the most out of our palettes while taking up the least amount of screen real estate. I am going to start by pressing Ctrl+1. This brings up the Properties palette. Using this tool I can change the properties of virtually anything in my drawing. This is an important palette, something I'd like to have easy access to all the time.

As you can see, this guy takes up a lot of space. If I click and hold on this title bar, I can drag it over to the edge of the screen and release. That will dock the palette. However, it's still taking up a lot of room. I am going to drag us back out. I will do that by clicking and holding on the title bar up here. I will drag this back into model space and I will release. N...

Optimizing the size of palettes
Video duration: 3m 17s 3h 48m Intermediate

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Optimizing the size of palettes provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by Jeff Bartels as part of the AutoCAD: Tips, Tricks, and Industry Secrets

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CAD
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