Sunday, January 29, 2012

Twitter Posts revisited: Attributes and Chamfer

Below is a summary of topics we covered recently on Twitter. This week we cover Attributes, Splines, Chamfer settings and more.  Click on the links at the end of each topic and explore the command or feature in more detail in AutoCAD/LT's HELP.
  • CENTERMT command controls how grips stretch multiline text that is centered horizontally
  • CHAMMODE varible sets the input method for CHAMFER command
  • CHAMFERC Sets the chamfer length when CHAMMODE is set to 1. CHAMFERD Sets the chamfer angle when CHAMMODE is set to 1.
  • CHAMFERA Sets the first chamfer distance when CHAMMODE is set to 0. CHAMFERB Sets the second chamfer distance when CHAMMODE is set to 0.
  • CALCINPUT Controls where mathematical expressions and global constants are evaluated
  • LT2012 BLEND command “@rkmcswain: @LTisACAD I did a short animation last week
  • BROWSER command launches the default web browser defined in your Windows system's registry
  • LT2012 Tip: BLEND command creates a spline in the gap between two selected lines or curves
  • BLOCKEDITLOCK command disallows opening of the Block Editor and editing of dynamic block definitions
  • BATTMAN command manages the attributes for a selected block definition
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