TechDraw ExtensionSelectLineAttributes

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TechDraw ExtensionSelectLineAttributes.svg TechDraw ExtensionSelectLineAttributes

Menu location
TechDraw → Extensions: Attributes/Modifications → Select Line Attributes, Cascade Spacing and Delta Distance
Workbenches
TechDraw
Default shortcut
None
Introduced in version
0.20
See also
TechDraw ExtensionChangeLineAttributes

Description

The TechDraw ExtensionSelectLineAttributes.svg TechDraw ExtensionSelectLineAttributes tool opens a dialog box where you can select the attributes (style, width and color) for new cosmetic lines and centerlines created with the Extensions tools, and specify the cascade spacing and delta distance. The line attributes are also used by the TechDraw ExtensionChangeLineAttributes tool.

TechDraw ExtensionSelectLineAttributes Taskpanel.png

The Select line attributes task panel

Usage

  1. There are several ways to invoke the tool:
    • Press the TechDraw ExtensionSelectLineAttributes.svg TechDraw ExtensionSelectLineAttributes button.
    • Select the TechDraw → Extensions: Attributes/Modifications → TechDraw ExtensionSelectLineAttributes.svg Select Line Attributes, Cascade Spacing and Delta Distance option from the menu.
  2. The Select line attributes task panel opens.
  3. Optionally change the Line style, the Line width and the Line color.
  4. Optionally change the Cascade spacing. The Cascade Dimensions tools and the Create Coordinate Dimensions tools use this value.
  5. Optionally change the Delta distance. The TechDraw ExtensionExtendLine.svg TechDraw ExtensionExtendLine tool and TechDraw ExtensionShortenLine.svg TechDraw ExtensionShortenLine tool use this value.
  6. Press the OK button.

Notes

  • The specified values will be used in the current FreeCAD session only.