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rfg018
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stop block cycle with ctrl key

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08-08-2012 03:56 PM

here is a delima, I'm using Civil 3d 2010, and I insert a block with mult. inserting point, press the CTRL and cycle to the insert location I want, then I osnap to the location on the drawing.

the delima is, I use ctrl-rt-click (default) to get the osnap list and pick the osnap, however it is still in the cycle mode, so I can not get the osnap mode. 

 

How do you stop the cycle.

 

Thanks

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dasindog
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Registered: ‎12-02-2009
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Re: stop block cycle with ctrl key

08-09-2012 07:00 AM in reply to: rfg018

I don't know of a way to stop the cycle but, you can type in the shortcut for the osnap (end, nea, cen) instead of using the context menu for snaps.

-Dustin
Civil 3D 2013 64 bit SP1
Windows 7 Pro 64
Intel Xeon 2.93GHz
24GB RAM
NVIDIA Quadro FX 580
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rfg018
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Registered: ‎11-29-2008
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Re: stop block cycle with ctrl key

08-09-2012 09:19 AM in reply to: rfg018

True, I do type the osnap command for the for the one use mostly, End, app, near, mid, ins, int 

I do not know all the osnap commands such as between two points. Yes I could look it up, but I do not use if offen

and some I just keep hitting the wrong keys, my problem.

 

Anyway this is what I have been doing.

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dasindog
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Re: stop block cycle with ctrl key

08-09-2012 11:22 AM in reply to: rfg018

m2p

I setup shortcut keys on all the F* buttons, I find that to be the quickest for me.

-Dustin
Civil 3D 2013 64 bit SP1
Windows 7 Pro 64
Intel Xeon 2.93GHz
24GB RAM
NVIDIA Quadro FX 580
explodetheblock.wordpress.com

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