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TungNguyen85
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Rotate Pickbox

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07-14-2014 01:40 AM

How to rotate my pickbox when I rotated UCS

In order for you to have the type of window selection that you are looking to achieve - once you set your UCS to its new position or angle... what you want to do is make your screen align to the new UCS (or "square it up" as my CAD teacher used to explain it).

 

The trick to that is to simply use the PLAN command and set it to the <current> UCS.

Example after setting the UCS:

PLAN [enter] [enter]

 

http://autocadtips.wordpress.com/2011/12/06/2012-selectable-ucs-icon/

 

Even if you were to rotate your cursor by using the SNAPANG command and set it to the same angle as the USC, the selection box will still be "squared" to your screen.

 

http://autocadtips.wordpress.com/2014/03/27/autocad-cursorcrosshair-angle/

 

After you are done rotating these angles, don't forget to set them back to "normal" for the next guy.

SNAPANG = 0

UCS [enter] [enter]

PLAN [enter] [enter]

 

~Greg

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pendean
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Re: Rotate Pickbox

07-14-2014 06:46 AM in reply to: TungNguyen85
Not an Option.

Do you mean crosshairs instead by chance?
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TungNguyen85
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Re: Rotate Pickbox

07-14-2014 11:27 PM in reply to: pendean

You can see my attached. When I used command ucs, I changed OXY and rotated crosshair. But my pickbox still keep old OXY and do not rotate same crosshair. How do you rotate pickbox same crosshair

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pendean
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Re: Rotate Pickbox

07-16-2014 02:38 PM in reply to: TungNguyen85
The PICKBOX never rotates: do you mean the crosshairs? They look rotates to me in your image.
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greg.battin
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Re: Rotate Pickbox

07-30-2014 04:49 PM in reply to: TungNguyen85

In order for you to have the type of window selection that you are looking to achieve - once you set your UCS to its new position or angle... what you want to do is make your screen align to the new UCS (or "square it up" as my CAD teacher used to explain it).

 

The trick to that is to simply use the PLAN command and set it to the <current> UCS.

Example after setting the UCS:

PLAN [enter] [enter]

 

http://autocadtips.wordpress.com/2011/12/06/2012-selectable-ucs-icon/

 

Even if you were to rotate your cursor by using the SNAPANG command and set it to the same angle as the USC, the selection box will still be "squared" to your screen.

 

http://autocadtips.wordpress.com/2014/03/27/autocad-cursorcrosshair-angle/

 

After you are done rotating these angles, don't forget to set them back to "normal" for the next guy.

SNAPANG = 0

UCS [enter] [enter]

PLAN [enter] [enter]

 

~Greg

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TungNguyen85
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Re: Rotate Pickbox

08-08-2014 06:21 PM in reply to: greg.battin

Ok. Thanks Greg

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