See how to join individual primary elements into complex shape element types.
- [Instructor] In this exercise,…we will learn how to join existing elements into a shape…rather than a continuous line string.…Continue using the file from Chapter 5…Working with Groups.dgn,…and using View Group,…select the Create COMPLEX Elements model.…Next, let's take a look at the Create Complex Shape command.…For the next building,…select the Create Complex Shape command,…and using the tool settings dialog,…verify that the method is set to automatic…and that Simplify geometry is on.…
Because the resulting element will be a closed shape,…we have the options of defining a solid fill area…and a fill type of opaque or outlined.…I will select opaque for this example.…Select the first element in the second building…and left click anywhere in the view window…to start the automatic selection…of the remaining connected elements.…Left click to accept…and complete the complex element.…Use Element Information to review the newly joined element.…
It is a closed shape element.…This element also displays as a solid fill hatch…
- Placing, points, curves, and line streams
- Editing text
- Working with dimensions
- Element attributes
- Changing the display and scales of various linestyle types
- Working with groups
- Modifying and manipulating fences
- Using measure commands
- Working with cells
Skill Level Advanced
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1. More Draw Commands
2. Working with Text
3. Working with Dimensions
4. Working with Element Attributes
5. Working with Groups
6. Using Fences
7. Using Measure Commands
8. Working with Cells
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