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Allow users to add point on the piece or any position of the working area.

Add point

  1. Select tool_image77 tool;
  2. Click the desired postion (on the piece or on the working area) to add new point.

Enter value to add point

  1. Select tool_image77 tool;

  2. Hold down Alt (Windows) or Option (Macintosh) or Alt+Windows (Linux) key, click a reference point (with the coordinates 0, 0);

  3. Enter desired value in the dialog box, click [OK].

    Note

    Content of dialog box:

    X Distance: Enter the length where the point is desired according to the X axis from the origin click;

    Y Distance: Enter the length where the point is desired according to the Y axis from the origin click;

    Distance: Enter the length where the point is desired according to the specified distance from the origin click;

    Angle from X: Enter the angle where the point is desired according to an angle based on an X axis based on the reference point (the origin).

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Single Compasses

New in V7.0

Taking a point as reference, users can add a new point on the desired segment with specific length. The distance between that two points is the specific value the user input in Single Compasses dialog box.

For example: now we are going to draw a segment intersects Segment A at the new point Point 2. And the length of the segment (between Point 1 and Point 2) is 15 cm.

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How to do:

  1. Select Point 1 and Segment A;

  2. Select tool_image77 Add Point to Segment tool;

  3. Hold down the Alt key (Windows) or Option key (Macintosh), the arrow turns into a cross, then click Point 1;

  4. The dialog box appears, input the value (e.g. 15 cm) in Single Compasses, then click OK, and new point (Point 2) is created on Segment A;

  5. Connect Point 1 and Point 2 by using the Segment tool. The length of linking segment is 15cm.

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