ABViewer offers to edit CAD files and create new ones. The instruments of selection, drawing and editing the entities are on the tab Editor. In this chapter we will dwell upon the tools for creating and editing drawings.
gives info on file templates that can be used to create new files. Templates store custom settings and objects that can be passed to a new file.
explains how to select an element and helps to easily and conveniently select several elements at a time.
dwells upon the entity properties, the usage of the properties panel, work with layers and the tool match properties.
gives information on the dynamic input and additional modes: snap, ortho, grid and polar tracking. These modes allow drawing strictly horizontal or vertical lines, showing grid, snapping on certain points of the drawing and creating and moving entities with precise angle affixment.
describes the instruments used for adding new entities and the procedure of creation of every element.
dwells upon the instruments for editing the earlier created entities.
gives the notion of a block, describes the main operations with blocks (creating, editing, pasting) and working with attribute definitions.
deals with adding an image and merging several CAD format files.
changing the order of display of the selected objects.
gives advice on using the instrument helping to clear a drawing of unnecessary data that are not used but are nevertheless stored in the drawing.
calls the Command Line, is used to enter commands.
comparison of two files by content
changing the order of display of the selected objects
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