July 2011

Draw constrained to angle

by Will on July 19, 2011

Sometimes you’ll want to draw a line at a specific angle, and it is surprising how many people do it the long way by drawing the line, and then rotating it.

So, if this is you, you’re in luck as you’re ..read more

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Layer Freeze/Thaw vs On/Off

by Will on July 6, 2011

There are two ways to change the visibility of layers – turning it off using the little light-bulb, and freezing it using the little snowflake. Many times I’ve been asked, “What’s the difference between freezing a layer and turning it ..read more

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The OVERKILL Command

by Will on July 5, 2011

OVERKILL Dialog Box

Someone came to me with a problem yesterday – they had a drawing, and somebody had pasted in some content… twice. The drawing had two versions of the same set of lines on top of each other. We’ve all come ..read more

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I’m not one that likes to scroll horizontally – so my layer dialog box fills the whole screen so that I can see all the layer names and all the properties of the layer. Not surprising then that I’m not ..read more

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