AutoCAD Mechanical General Discussion

AutoCAD Mechanical General Discussion

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Using Ortho (F8) issue

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04-19-2012 11:42 AM

I have a problem with only one drawing settings about using Ortho (F8) command when drawing or rotating geometry.

When I select F8 (locking ortho for x & y direction), it let's me move curser in inly "Y" axis. It doesallow me move in "x" axis.

I do not know were to go to correct this settings. Help guide does not have it.


Please help me and thank you very much.

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Re: Using Ortho (F8) issue

04-19-2012 07:49 PM in reply to: igorlalic2012



Can you be more specific about your issue? Are you saying you cannot move your cursor horizontally but only vertically? Does it happen to new drawing or some specific drawing?

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Re: Using Ortho (F8) issue

04-20-2012 04:37 AM in reply to: michaelsu

I solved my own issue. I found out that drawing was in wrong view and nothing was working in "x" direction.

I changed view and everything was working fine. Sorry for emberresing myself, but at least I am happy problem is corrected.


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