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Auxiliary marks,

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10-07-2012 01:22 PM

Auxiliary marks,

 

In the screenshots below, I couldn’t figure out the following issues:

 

  1. What the “light” cross indicate for? It appears even if there is no intersection

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 2. The same thing is true regarding the blue dashed line formed around the column as we select it to be moved. What do these dashed lines indicate for? Why are the offset from the edges of the column?

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Thank you

 

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Jamal

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Re: Auxiliary marks,

10-08-2012 05:56 AM in reply to: JamaL9722060

The light cross (X) in the example you are showing is indicating an "intersction" snap but away from the element.  It is like an extension from the physical geometry or a face being "tracked".

 

The blue dashed line is the logical extents of the elemetn selected.  There is a bounding box placed around elements.  The bounding box is shown dashed.  In most cases the bounding box does not have much effect on behaviors, but sometimes the bounding box will affect something.  For example the bounding box of an element controls how an attached end leader extends from an object.



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Re: Auxiliary marks,

10-08-2012 01:28 PM in reply to: loboarch

many thanks for the elaboration.

 

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Jamal

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Jamal NUMAN, GIS and Civil Engineer, MSc
e-mail: JamaL9722060@yahoo.com
P.O.Box: 731, Ramallah, West Bank, Palestine.
----------------------------------------------------------
Software: AutoCAD 2014, AutoCAD C3D, AutoCAD M3D, Revit
Windows 7 (Ultimate 64 bits),
Firefox 20.0,
Kaspersky 2013.
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