Construction Circle Edit All ( Modeling & Drawing Editor )

Tool summary :

  • Lets you change the color, diameter and other attributes of all construction circles that are in your current view ( Modeling ) or on shown layers ( Drawing Editor ).

    display color of the selected construction circles.
  • In multi-user Modeling environments, any construction circles that are in your current erection view can be seen by you only, and therefore any changes you make to them will be seen by you alone. In addition to the ability to change the color and diameter of construction circles, you can change their " X-rotation " and " Z-rotation " to transform them into ellipses.
  • In the Drawing Editor , you can use this tool to move all construction circles that are visible in your current drawing to a drawing layer of your choice. The Drawing Editor also provides tools for directly adding ellipses. You don't have to create an ellipse by modifying a construction circle as you do in Modeling .

    Drawing Editor only
    drawing layer the construction circles are drawn on.
  • Construction circles on drawings are not plotted when those drawings are printed.
  • Since there are some fundamental differences between construction circles in a 2D and 3D environment, the options shown on the Construction Circle Edit window depend on whether you are in the Drawing Editor or Modeling .

The Construction Circle Edit window :

Clicking a link takes you to the Construction Circle Edit window help page.

To open this window using Construction Circle Edit All :

Method 1 : Click the Construction Circle Edit All icon, which is pictured above. The icon can be taken from the group named ' Model -- Construction Circles ' ( Modeling ) or ' Objects -- Construction Circles ' ( Drawing Editor ) and placed on a toolbar (classic) or the ribbon (lightning).

Method 2 : If " Modeling layout style " is ' Classic ', you can use the menu system to choose Model > Construction Circles > Edit All . When " Drawing Editor layout style " is ' Classic ', choose Objects > Construction Circles > Edit All .

Method 3, 4 or 5 : Construction Circle Edit All can also be configured to be invoked using a keyboard shortcut , the context menu , or a mode . For the lightning interface, this configuration is done using Customize Interface .

Method 5 : While Construction Circle Mode mouse bindings are active, hold down the Ctrl key and left-click ( Edit All ).

Also see :

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