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Issue 4 for Architectural Tips & Tricks

Welcome to this month's Graitec Architectural ‘Tips and Tricks’ newsletter. We have produced this with you our Clients, in mind. Our aim is to regularly pass on helpful Tips and Tricks on Autodesk Architectural Software products. We will try and keep this document full of useful and relevant information for you but if you want to make some suggestions on the content, drop us a line and we will do our best to include your requests.

Please take the time to look at the contents of this Newsletter, you never know, the answer to something that is puzzling you today may be right here.


This Months Tips & Tricks Focus Is On:

Creating Quick Tool Palettes in AutoCAD


Creating quick tool palettes

Populating tool palettes from a block library drawing can be quite time consuming, as each block has to be manually dragged on to a tool palette. The steps below describe how to populate a tool palette with multiple blocks in one simple action.

1. In any AutoCAD drawing, open up the tool palettes by pressing Ctrl and 3 simultaneously. Alternatively navigate to... Ribbon Tab: View > Palettes > Tool palettes.

2. Open Design centre by pressing Ctrl and 2 simultaneously. Alternatively navigate to..... Ribbon Tab: View > Palettes > Design centre.

4. Right click the mouse on the blocks heading and select create tool palette from the drop down list that appears.

5. Close down design centre

6. Notice a new palette has been created containing all of the blocks in the drawing that you selected!

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