Actions are similar to editing commands—they move, stretch, rotate, scale, array, and mirror flip objects. Chapter 26: Keeping Control of Your Drawings. Chapter 29: Customizing Commands, Toolbars, and Tool Palettes. Chapter 1: Starting to Draw. The Block Editor has its own toolbar that provides commands for working with Dynamic Blocks. Maybe they will go back to the old format of actually putting everything in the book. Chapter 33: Customizing the Ribbon and Menus.
Of course, you can add more than one of each. Part three introduces some of the advanced uses for Dynamic Blocks. If you wanted to add two stretch actions—one to stretch from the left point and another to stretch from the right point—you would use two grips. You specify a value set when you create a parameter. In other cases, you can choose options from a drop-down list to specify how to modify the block. You can right-click the parameter, and then choose the number of grips you want from the Grip Display item on the shortcut menu. .
Click when the desk is the desired length. Bonus Chapter 37: Programming with. In no time, you'll be building models, annotating them with dimensions, plotting or even rendering them, and much more! A block library might have dozens of windows if architectural or bolts if mechanical. Figure 3: A Dynamic Block in the Block Editor Adding Parameters and Actions Compared to a regular block, a Dynamic Block generally has two additional items—a parameter and an action. Chapter 30: Creating Macros and Slide Shows.
The office set in the figure includes a desk, three chairs, a computer, and a phone. Notice:The articles, pictures, news, opinions, videos, or information posted on this webpage excluding all intellectual properties owned by Alibaba Group in this webpage are uploaded by registered members of Alibaba. You can then move the object from that point. Chapter 23: Creating 3D Surfaces. At the same time, the Block Authoring Palettes window opens.
If you are suspect of any unauthorized use of your intellectual property rights on this webpage, please report it to us at the following:ali-guide service. Chapter 12: Obtaining Information from Your Drawing. Double-click the drawing and choose the Blocks item. After saving your changes in the Block Editor, you can insert your new Dynamic Block and test it out! Press Ctrl+2 to open the DesignCenter. If you want to turn all of the objects into a Dynamic Block, choose to work with the entire drawing. The Block Editor is a special window for editing Dynamic Blocks.
I am still navigating the new 2013 ribbon interface so I figured it would be worth the money to get a new version of this. In this case, you can use a list value set and simply supply these three values. Figure 2: The Edit Block Definition dialog box www. Table of Contents About the Author. Double-click the action and then select the objects. Since then, she has written books on PowerPoint, OpenOffice.
The palette has three tabs that are used for turning ordinary blocks or objects into Dynamic Blocks. Click the Parameter Sets tab on the Block Authoring Palettes. Chapter 21: Specifying 3D Coordinates. Then you choose an action that modifies that parameter. Without Dynamic Blocks, you would have to manually adjust all the separate components when you stretched the desk.
Part two provides detailed documentation of the feature. Chapter 31: Creating Your Own Linetypes and Hatch Patterns. An alignment parameter in a Dynamic Block enables you to quickly align the block with other objects in the drawing—either tangentially or perpendicularly. Select the block, and then you will see one or more Dynamic Block grips, which are usually clicked or dragged. The example shows one grip only. The simplest example is a Dynamic Block that allows you to independently move an object in a block, based on a specified point on the object. In the Folder List, navigate to the drawing where you saved the Dynamic Block.