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Define Line Grid

Function

  • Assign the spacings of line grids to display on the screen.
  • Point grids are evenly spaced in each direction whereas line grids may be spaced unevenly.
  • Line grids are displayed in the UCS x-y plane. Use View > Grids to display or not to display the line grids. It is more convenient of Line Grid is linked to Snap.
  • Line grids may be assigned with names and as such, they can be accessed as necessary.

 

Call

From the Main enu select [Structure] > [UCS/Plan] > [Grids] > [Define Line Grid]

 

Input

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Fig. Point Grid Dialog Box

 

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Fig. Add/Modify Grid Lines Dialog Box

 


When defining or adding a new Line Grid

Click the Add button to enter the following items : 

Grid Name

Name of the Line Grid

 

X-Grid Lines

Click the Add button to enter Line Grids in the UCS x-direction

Absolute : Enter the line grid positions by absolute coordinates

Relative : Enter the line grid positions by relative coordinates (ie, spacings)

Line grids are generated relative to the UCS origin point.

Enter negative numbers if line grids are to be generated in the negative (-) range. Repeated equal spacings may be represented by 'Number of Repetitions@Spacing'.

 

Y-Grid Lines

Line grids in the UCS y-direction are identically generated following the procedure used to enter X-Grid Lines

 


To modify the position of an existing Line Grid

Assign the relevant grid in the line grid list and click the Modify button.

 


To remove an existing Line Grid

Assign the relevant grid in the line grid list and click the Delete button.

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