Creating Multiple Lines
With the multiple line command, a continuous line is created in architectural and structural projects.
Location of the Multiple Line Command
In the Architectural Program
You can access it under the Primitives title in the ribbon menu, Drawings tab.
In the Structural Program
You can access it under the Primitives title in the ribbon menu Drawings tab.
Click the Multiple Line icon in the ribbon menu .
Click on any point in the drawing area with the left mouse button. This is the starting point of the line.
Drag the mouse. The preview of your line will change depending on the movement of your mouse.
You can draw a straight or perpendicular edge by pressing the Shift key.
Click the left button to set the end point of the line.
The line will be drawn. The ideCAD will not exit the line command, the end point of the first line drawn will be accepted as the starting point and the line drawing will continue.
After determining the second point , press the A key on the keyboard to enter an angle . The cursor will go to the A digit in the coordinate box . Enter here 90 (degrees) as the angle value and press enter. The direction of the line being drawn will be locked to the entered angle value.
To enter the length , press the L key on the keyboard . The cursor will go to the L digit in the coordinate box . Enter here 350 (cm) as the length value and press enter. The line being drawn will be limited by the length value.
The projection of the line will be created in the direction and length of the angle you entered in the drawing area. Click the left mouse button to create your endpoint.
If you want, you can continue drawing the line by clicking new points.
Determining the first point of the multiple line
Line preview changes due to mouse movement
Determining the second point of the multiple line by pressing the shift key - a straight or vertical edge can be drawn with the shift key
Using the coordinate box angle section for the third point - pressing the A key on the keyboard and entering the value 90 and pressing the enter key
Using the coordinate box length section for the third point - pressing the L key on the keyboard and entering the value 150 and pressing the enter key
Creating a preview of the line according to the entered values
Determining the third point by clicking the left mouse button
Location of Multiple Line Settings Dialog
Multiple Line Command Settings
After running the multiple line command, you can access it by clicking the Settings icon in the Primitive Objects utility toolbar.
Line Object Settings
Select the line you want to enter its settings, click the right button of the mouse and click the Properties line from the menu that opens.
Sets the color of the line. When the color box is clicked, the appropriate color is selected from the window that opens.
Line thickness is selected. The appropriate thickness is selected from the drop-down list when the down arrow button next to the box is clicked. The thickness selected here is only valid on the screen. It does not affect drawing printouts.
Line type is selected. When the down arrow button next to the box is clicked, the appropriate line type is selected from the drop-down list.