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Using enhanced AutoCAD commands in progeCAD

Using enhanced AutoCAD commands in progeCAD

Using enhanced AutoCAD commands in progeCAD

progeCAD enhances several AutoCAD commands by providing more options. For example, if you hold down the Shift key, progeCAD is placed temporarily in orthogonal mode, which you will find to be a useful feature for drawing at right angles. The following table lists examples of other commands with enhanced options.

Enhanced progeCAD commands

Command Enhanced option name Explanation
circle Arc Converts an arc to a circle.
donut 2point Determines the outside diameter of a donut by two pick points.
donut 3point Determines the outside diameter of a donut by three pick points.
donut RadTanTan Determines the outside diameter of a donut by tangent points.
line Angle Draws an angle, followed by a length.
line Length Draws a length, followed by an angle.
msnapshot (mslide) and vsnapshot (vslide) EMF Saves and views screen images in enhanced metafile format.
msnapshot (mslide) and vsnapshot (vslide) WMF Saves and views screen images in Windows metafile format.
parallel (offset) Both sides Copies an entity parallel on both sides.
plane (solid) Rectangle Draws a rectangular solid at any angle.
plane (solid) Square Draws a square solid at any angle.
plane (solid) Triangle Draws an equilateral solid at any angle.
rectangle Square Draws a square rectangle.
rectangle Rotated Draws a rotated rectangle.

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