In this tutorial, Josh Modglin walks through the three main palette tools that can be added to a tool palette. The instructor discusses each tool and explains how to add them to your tool palette. In addition, Josh demonstrates the creation of a new block palette tool, hatch palette tool, and a command palette tool, as well as demonstrates how to edit the properties of each.
- [Narrator] Within a palate,…there are three main tools…that we can add to our new palate that we've created.…One is a block tool,…and so, we can take a block that's already in a drawing,…right click on the block and drag and add it to our palate.…We can also use design center,…or we can also use Windows Explorer…and drag a drawing file onto our palate…and create a block tool.…Another tool that we can add is the hatch.…
Similarly, we can select the hatch, right click and drag…with our right click to add the hatch tool.…A third tool that we can add is a command.…We would need to use…our customize user interface dialog box to accomplish this.…So, we find the command in our list,…a command we've created previously was FR5,…and we simply drag the command…from the command list portion…of the customize user interface dialog box,…onto our tool palate.…
Besides just having these tools on the tool palate,…we have certain controls for each type of tool.…For example, if I right click…on our new manhole block tool,…and go to the properties,…
- Using variables and profiles
- Customizing AutoCAD templates with styles and layer properties
- Using dynamic blocks
- Customizing the AutoCAD interface
- Creating custom tool palettes
- Creating and editing scripts
- Adding custom symbols
- CAD programming with LISP
Skill Level Intermediate
Cert Prep: AutoCAD Certified Professional (2015)with Shaun Bryant4h 40m Appropriate for all
AutoCAD: Designing Dynamic Blockswith Scott Onstott1h 5m Intermediate
1. Customizing Options
2. Drawing Templates
3. Dynamic Blocks
4. Customizing User Interface
5. Tool Palettes
7. Custom Symbols
8. LISP for CAD Managers
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