Cloud Edit ( Drawing Editor )

Tool summary :

  • Lets you edit one or multiple clouds that you select. Selection filtering is built in.
  • While Cloud Edit can be used to edit one cloud at a time, the tool is more commonly used for multi-editing. The preferred way to edit a single cloud is to double-click it while ' Default ' is selected as the selection filter.
  • If you preselect multiple types of objects, Cloud Edit will edit only those objects that are clouds. The other objects will remain selected. Click here for an example. Preselection is done in Select Items mode. Here are the steps:

    Select Items bindings (for preselection)

    1. Draw an area box or hold down the Shift key and left-click ( Select+ ) several objects of the same type or of different types.
    2. Invoke Cloud Edit .
    3. The Cloud Edit window opens.
  • In-tool selection takes place when you invoke Cloud Edit with nothing selected or with object types other than clouds selected. The tool brings up Select Item(s) mouse bindings, and the status line prompts you select clouds. Here are the steps:

    1. Invoke Cloud Edit .

      Select Item(s) bindings (for in-tool selection)
    2. Select one or more objects. Built-in selection filtering restricts you to selecting clouds. Press the Enter key when you are done selecting the objects.
    3. The Cloud Edit window opens.
  • To invoke Cloud Edit :

    Method 1 : Click the Cloud Edit icon. The icon can be taken from the group named ' Objects -- Clouds ' and placed on a toolbar (classic) or the ribbon (lightning).

    Method 2 : If " Drawing Editor layout style " is ' Classic ', you can use the menu system to choose Objects > Clouds > Edit .

    Method 3, 4 or 5 : Cloud Edit can also be invoked using a keyboard shortcut , the context menu , or a mode . For the ' Lightning ' layout style, configuration of the interface is done using Customize Interface .

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