In the working drawing window, it cuts the objects within a drawn polygon (the area determined by more than 4 corners) and saves them to memory or archive.

Location of New Layout Block-Polygon Command

You can access it under the Ribbon menu drawings tab, Layout Design title.

Process steps

  • Click the New Layout Block-Polygon icon.

  • Move the mouse by clicking one of the corner of the area you want to block in the drawing area. Click the other points respectively. When you click the first point again, the polygon will be complete.

  • Click any point in the drawing area. The point you click will be the insertion point of the block.

  • The Layout Block Settings dialog will open. In this dialog, give a block name and set the scale.

  • If you want to indicate the perimeter of the block with a line, check the Draw border line.

  • If you leave the Save to library line checked, the block will be saved in the archive.

  • Click the OK button.

Process step

Determining the first point for the block border

Determination of the second point

Determination of the third point

Determination of the fourth point

Closing the border by clicking the first point

Determination of insertion point

Layout block creation