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3D Array

3DARRAY

Creates multiple copies of entities in three dimensions.

3D Convert

3DCONVERT

Converts three-dimensional solids to polyface meshes.

3D Entities

3D

Draws three-dimensional surface primitives: box, cone, cylinder, dish, dome, mesh, sphere, pyramid, torus, and wedge.

3D Polyline

3DPOLY

Draws a three-dimensional polyline with straight segments.

A

About

ABOUT

Displays the About progeCAD dialog box, which contains version and registration information.

ACIS In

ACISIN

Allows you to import ACIS files, which progeCAD can use to create body objects, solids, or regions.

ACIS Out

ACISOUT

Allows you to export ACIS entities such as surfaces, regions, and solids to an ACIS file in ASCII (SAT) format.

Align

ALIGN

Allows you to align selected entities with other entities in three-dimensional space.

Apparent Intersection Snap

APPARENT

Toggles the Apparent Intersection snap on or off.

Arc

ARC

Draws an arc of any size.

Area

AREA

Calculates the area of entities or calculates defined areas.

Array

ARRAY

Creates multiple copies of entities in either a rectangular (rows and columns) pattern or a polar (circular) pattern.

Attach Image

IMAGEATTACH

Attaches images to a drawing.

Attribute Definition

ATTDEF

Creates an Attribute Definition entity for informational text that you want associated with a block definition.

Attribute Display

ATTDISP

Shows all attributes, none, or those normally visible.

Attribute Extract

ATTEXT

Extracts attribute data from a drawing.

Audio Note

AUDIONOTE

Creates, plays, and deletes sound clips.

Audit

AUDIT

Checks the current drawing for errors.

B

Backgrounds

BACKGROUNDS

Creates a backdrop for your model when you render it using the Full Render command.

Base Point

BASE

Sets the base point for inserting this drawing into another drawing.

Block

BLOCK

Forms a single compound entity from a group of entities.

Boundary Hatch

BHATCH

Applies cross-hatching and pattern-filling to closed entities within specified boundaries

Boundary Polyline

BPOLY

Creates a boundary polyline from a closed loop.

Box

BOX

Draws a three-dimensional box.

Break

BREAK

Erases part of an entity, or splits an entity into two entities.

Browser

BROWSER

Starts your Web browser at a location that you specify.

C

Calculator

CAL

Displays the standard Windows Calculator.

Center Snap

CENTER

Toggles the Center snap on or off.

Chamfer

CHAMFER

Creates a chamfer, or beveled edges, at the intersection of two lines.

Change

CHANGE

Changes the location, size, color, elevation, layer, linetype, linetype scale, and thickness of selected entities.

Change Properties

CHPROP

Changes the properties of selected entities.

Circle

CIRCLE

Draws a circle of any size.

Clear Entity Snaps

NONE

Turns all Entity Snaps off.

Clip Image

IMAGECLIP

Clips images so that only a portion of the image is visible in a drawing.

Close Drawing

CLOSE

Closes the active drawing window without exiting the program.

Code Page Manager

CODEPAGE

Displays the Code Page Manager dialog box so you can specify character sets.

Color

COLOR

Establishes the color for all entities that you draw after you select the command.

Command Bar

CMDBAR

Turns the command bar on and off; when on, this command positions the command bar.

Cone

CONE

Draws a three-dimensional cone.

Convert CTB Print Style Table

COVERTCTB

Converts a color-dependent print style table to a named print style table.

Convert Drawing Print Style Tables

COVERTPSTYLES

Changes the type of print style table used by the current drawing.

Coons Surface

EDGESURF

Draws a three-dimensional polygon mesh with vertices averaged between four edges.

Coordinate

COORDINATE

Changes the coordinate display on the status line: on, off, and relative coordinates.

Copy Entity

COPY

Draws a duplicate of the selected entities.

Copy Entity Data

COPYEDATA

Copies the entity data of the selected entities.

Copy Entity Formatting

MATCHPROP

Copies the properties from one entity to another.

Copy History

COPYHIST

Copies the text of the Prompt History window to the Windows Clipboard.

Copy to Clipboard

COPYCLIP

Copies the selection to the Windows Clipboard.

Customize

CUSTOMIZE

Displays the Customize dialog box.

Cut to Clipboard

CUTCLIP

Cuts (removes) the selection from your drawing and places it on the Windows Clipboard.

Cylinder

CYLINDER

Draws a three-dimensional cylinder.

D

Database List

DBLIST

Lists the database information for every entity in the current drawing.

Define Attributes

DDATTDEF

Displays the Define Attribute dialog box so you can define attributes (informational text) associated with a block.

Define View

DVIEW

Dynamically defines parallel or visual perspective views.

Delay

DELAY

Delays carrying out the next command for a specified time.

Delete

DELETE

Deletes selected entities from your drawing.

Delete Entity Data

DELEDATA

Deletes Entity Data.

Dimension

DIMENSION

Places progeCAD in the dimension mode.

Dimension Aligned

DIMALIGNED

Adds dimensions that are aligned to entities.

Dimension Angular

DIMANGULAR

Annotates the angle between two selected entities.

Dimension Baseline

DIMBASELINE

Continues a linear, angular, or ordinate dimension from a previous dimension.

Dimension Center Lines

DIMCENTER

Places a marker at the center of a circle or an arc.

Dimension Continue

DIMCONTINUE

Continues a dimension.

Dimension Diameter

DIMDIAMETER

Measures the diameter of a circle or an arc.

Dimension Edit

DIMEDIT

Edits dimension lines and text.

Dimension Leader

DIMLEADER

Draws a line, or sequence of lines, for controlled placement of dimension text.

Dimension Linear

DIMLINEAR

Adds horizontal or vertical dimensions to entities.

Dimension Ordinate

DIMORDINATE

Adds coordinate point dimensions.

Dimension Override

DIMOVERRIDE

Overrides the style settings for a given set of dimensions.

Dimension Radius

DIMRADIUS

Measures the radius of a circle or an arc.

Dimension Reposition Text

DIMTEDIT

Defines the position and angle of dimension text.

Dimension Rotated

DIMLINEAR

Adds horizontal and vertical dimensions to entities.

Dimension Settings

SETDIM

Displays the Dimension Settings dialog box so you can create and modify dimension styles.

Dimension Style

DIMSTYLE

Creates, changes, and saves dimension styles.

Dish

DISH

Draws a three-dimensional hemisphere.

Display Image Frame

IMAGEFRAME

Turns image frames on or off for all images in the drawing.

Distance

DIST

Measures the distance and angle between two points.

Divide

DIVIDE

Places markers along a selected entity.

Dome

DOME

Draws a three-dimensional hemisphere.

Donut

DONUT OR DOUGHNUT

Draws a filled circle or flat ring created as a polyline.

Dragmode

DRAGMODE

Switches the dragged-entity display between on, off, and auto.

Draw Order

DRAWORDER

Changes the order in which entities are drawn and printed.

Drawing Settings

SETTINGS

Displays the Drawing Settings dialog box so you can define various drawing settings.

DXF In

DXFIN

Displays the Load DXF File dialog box so you can import a Drawing Interchange File.

DXF Out

DXFOUT

Displays the Select DXF File dialog box so you can export a Drawing Interchange File.

E

Edit Attribute

ATTEDIT

Edits the attribute text associated with blocks.

Edit Block Attributes

DDATTE

Displays the Edit Block Attributes dialog box so you can edit the attributes associated with a block.

Edit Entity Data

EDITEDATA

Edits the Extended Entity Data of an entity.

Edit Length

EDITLEN

Changes the length of an open-ended entity or the included angle of an arc.

Edit Polyline

EDITPLINE

Edits polyline entities.

Edit Text

DDEDIT

Modifies the properties of selected text entities.

Elevation

ELEVATION

Changes the elevation and thickness of future entities that you draw.

Ellipse

ELLIPSE

Draws ellipses.

Elliptical Arc

ELLIPSE

Draws elliptical arcs.

Endpoint Snap

ENDPOINT

Toggles the Endpoint snap on or off.

Entity Snap Precision

APERTURE

Sets the selection area for snapping to entities.

Entity Snap Settings

SETESNAP

Displays the Drawing Settings dialog box so you can change the Entity Snaps.

Entity Snaps

ESNAP

Locates points precisely on reference points of entities.

Exit

EXIT

Exits progeCAD.

Explode

EXPLODE

Ungroups a block, polyline, or hatch, creating separate entities for each element.

Explore Blocks

EXPBLOCKS

Displays the Drawing Explorer so you can view, create, copy, or edit blocks.

Explore Coordinate Systems

EXPUCS

Displays the Drawing Explorer so you can view, create, copy, or edit user coordinate systems definitions.

Explore Dimension Styles

EXPDIMSTYLES

Displays the Drawing Explorer with the Dimension Styles element selected. You can cut, copy, and paste dimension styles from one drawing to another.

Explore Layers

EXPLAYERS

Displays the Drawing Explorer so you can view, create, copy, or edit layers.

Explore Linetypes

EXPLTYPES

Displays the Drawing Explorer so you can view, create, copy, or edit linetypes.

Explorer

EXPLORER

Displays the Drawing Explorer so you can view, create, copy, or edit layers, linetypes, blocks, text styles, views, and coordinate system definitions.

Explore Text Styles

EXPFONTS

Displays the Drawing Explorer so you can view, create, copy, or edit fonts.

Explore Views

EXPVIEWS

Displays the Drawing Explorer so you can view, create, or edit views.

Export

EXPORT

Displays the Export Drawing File As dialog box so you can export the drawing to a selected file type.

Extend

EXTEND

Lengthens a line, arc, or polyline to meet another entity.

External Reference

XREF

Temporarily adds external drawings to a current drawing, without changing their content.

Extract Attributes

DDATTEX

Displays the Attribute Extract dialog box so you can extract attribute data (informational text) to a DXF or TXT file on disk.

Extrude

EXTRUDE

Creates a three-dimensional solid by lengthening a closed entities along a path or to a specified height.

Extruded Surface

TABSURF

Creates a polygon mesh approximating a general tabulated surface defined by a path and a direction vector.

F

Face

FACE

Draws a planar surface defined by three or four points.

Fill

FILL

Controls whether solids and wide polylines are automatically filled when displayed and output.

Fillet

FILLET

Constructs an arc between two lines, arcs, circles, infinite lines, rays, or polylines.

Filter

FILTER

Prompts you to select entities to include in the selection set.

Flatten

FLATTEN

Flattens three-dimensional entities to two dimensions.

Font

FONT

Creates or changes current text fonts (styles).

Freehand

FREEHAND

Draws a line entity using segments of a predetermined length.

Full Render

FULLRENDER

Creates a photorealistic image of your model, complete with light sources, shadows, surface material properties, and reflections.

G

Graphics Screen

GRAPHSCR

Switches between the Prompt History window and the drawing window.

Grid

GRID

Displays a grid of dots on the screen used for visual reference.

Group

GROUP

Creates and modifies groups of entities in your drawing.

H

Help

HELP

Displays context-sensitive online Help for the current command.

Hide

HIDE

Regenerates a three-dimensional visualization with hidden lines removed.

Hyperlink

HYPERLINK

Allows you to attach hyperlinks to drawing entities.

I

ID Coordinates

IDPOINT

Displays the user coordinate system coordinates of a specified point.

Image About

IMAGE

Displays the version number for the image features.

Image Adjust

IMAGEADJUST

Allows you to modify brightness, contrast, and fade image settings.

Image Manager

IMAGE

Allows you to attach, unload, reload, detach, and change the path of images.

Image Quality

IMAGEQUALITY

Changes the display quality of all images in a drawing to high quality or draft quality.

Import

IMPORT

Displays the Open Drawing dialog box so you can import another drawing file into the current drawing.

Infinite Line

INFLINE

Draws an infinite line in both directions from a specified starting point.

Insert

INSERT

Inserts a copy of a previously drawn block entity into the current drawing.

Insert Block

DDINSERT

Displays the Insert dialog box so you can insert a block or another drawing into the current drawing.

Insert Object

INSERTOBJ

Displays the Insert Object dialog box so you can insert an ActiveX object into the drawing.

Insertion Point Snap

INSERTION

Toggles the Insertion snap on or off.

Interfere

INTERFERE

Creates a composite three-dimensional solid from the interference, or common volume, of two or more solids.

Intersect

INTERSECT

Creates a composite solid or region from the intersection of two or more solids or regions. Areas outside of the intersection are removed.

Intersection Snap

INTERSECTION

Toggles the Intersection snap on or off.

Isometric Plane

ISOPLANE

When the isometric grid is turned on, toggles the isometric plane between left, right, and top.

J

Join

JOIN

Joins two entities (two or more lines, or two or more arcs) into one entity.

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L

Layer

LAYER

Creates named drawing layers and assigns color and linetype properties to those layers.

Layout

LAYOUT

Allows you to create, delete, and rename layouts, set a layout as the current layout, and list layouts.

Layout Viewports

MVIEW

Creates and controls viewpoints.

Lighting

LIGHTING

Defines light sources and effects that will illuminate your model when you render it using the Full Render command.

Limits

LIMITS

Changes the drawing boundaries and controls checking of those boundaries for the current space.

Line

LINE

Draws straight lines of any length.

Linetype

LINETYPE

Defines linetypes (sequences of alternating line segments, dots, and spaces), loads them from libraries, and sets the current linetype.

Linetype Scale

LTSCALE

Sets the scale factor you want applied to all linetypes within the drawing.

Links

OLELINKS

Lists, updates, and modifies linked objects within a drawing file.

List Entity Information

LIST

Lists the database information for selected entities.

Load Application

APPLOAD

Displays the Load Application Files dialog box so you can load LISP and SDS programs that do not automatically load.

Load

LOAD

Loads a compiled shape file (.SHX) that defines shapes.

Log File Name

LOGFILENAME

Names the file you want created when you use LOGFILEON to save information in the Prompt History window.

Log File Off

LOGFILEOFF

Closes the text file created with LOGFILEON.

Log File On

LOGFILEON

Writes all commands and prompts in the Prompt History window to a text file.

M

Mail

MAIL

Activates a mail program so you can send an progeCAD drawing file via electronic mail.

Make Snapshot

MSNAPSHOT

Displays the Snapshot to Create dialog box so you can create a slide file from the current display.

Marker Blips

BLIPMODE

Turns marker specification points on and off.

Massprop

MASSPROP

Calculates the mass properties of regions or solids.

Materials

MATERIALS

Assigns material properties to entities, enhancing the visual appearance of the model when you render it with the Full Render command.

Measure

MEASURE

Places markers at specified intervals along a selected entity.

Menu

MENU

Displays the Open Menu dialog box so you can load menu files (.mnu).

Menu Load

MENULOAD

Displays the Customize dialog box so you can customize the current menu file.

Menu Unload

MENUUNLOAD

Displays the Customize dialog box so you can unload partial menu files.

Midpoint Snap

MIDPOINT

Toggles the Midpoint snap on or off.

Mirror

MIRROR

Reflects entities through a line.

Mirror 3D

MIRROR3D

Reflects entities through a plane.

Model Space Toggle

MSPACE

Switches to model space.

Move

MOVE

Moves designated entities to another location in the same drawing.

Move Entity Data

MOVEEDATA

Moves entity data.

Multiline Text

MTEXT

Creates paragraph text.

Multiple

MULTIPLE

Repeats the next command until you cancel it.

Multiple Insert

MINSERT

Inserts multiple copies of a block in a rectangular pattern.

N

Nearest Snap

NEAREST

Toggles the Nearest snap on or off.

New Drawing

NEW

Creates a new drawing.

New Drawing Wizard

NEWWIZ

Displays the New Drawing Wizard, which allows you to create a new drawing.

O

Onweb

ONWEB

Allows you to access a company Web site.

Open Drawing

OPEN

Displays the Open Drawing dialog box so you can open an existing drawing.

Open External Drawing

OPENEXT

Loads a DWG file into memory without opening it in progeCAD.

Options

CONFIG

Displays the Options dialog box so you can specify the default settings (such as Experience Level, Axis Color, and Search Paths).

Orthogonal

ORTHOGONAL

Constrains the drawing so that you can enter only lines aligned with the grid.

P

Pan

PAN

Moves the display window.

Paper Space Toggle

PSPACE

Switches to paper space.

Parallel

PARALLEL

Creates offset curves and parallel lines.

Paste from Clipboard

PASTECLIP

Pastes the contents of the Windows Clipboard into the current drawing.

Paste Special

PASTESPEC

Inserts data from the Windows Clipboard into the current drawing.

Perpendicular Snap

PERPENDICULAR

Toggles the Perpendicular snap on or off.

Plan View

PLAN

Places the display in plan view (V point 0,0,1) relative to either the current user coordinate system (UCS), a specified UCS, or the World Coordinate System.

Plane

PLANE

Draws a solid, two-dimensional surface.

Point

POINT

Draws single point entities.

Point Snap

NODE

Toggles the Point Snap on or off.

Polyface Mesh

PFACE

Creates a three-dimensional mesh of arbitrary complexity and surface characteristics.

Polygon

POLYGON

Draws polygons with a specified number of sides.

Polygon Mesh

MESH

Defines a three-dimensional polygon mesh by specifying its size (in terms of M and N) and the location of each vertex in the mesh.

Polyline

POLYLINE

Draws two-dimensional polylines (connected line and arc segments) with optional width and taper.

Preset Viewpoints

SETVPOINT

Displays the Preset Viewpoints dialog box so you can change the direction in which three-dimensional entities are viewed.

Print

PRINT

Displays the Print dialog box so you can print the current drawing.

Print Preview

PPREVIEW

Displays the Print dialog box so you can preview the current drawing before you print it.

Print Setup

PSETUP

Displays the Print Setup dialog box so you can set options for printing the current drawing.

Print Style

PRINTSTYLE

Sets the current print style for new entities or changes the print style for selected entities.

Print Styles Manager

STYLESMANAGER

Displays the default folder that stores print style tables.

Prompt History Window

PMTHIST

Displays the Prompt History window.

Properties

ENTPROP

Displays the current settings for selected entities and allows you to modify them.

Purge

PURGE

Clears the drawing file of unused drawing elements.

Pyramid

PYRAMID

Draws a three-dimensional pyramid.

Q

Quadrant Snap

QUADRANT

Toggles the Quadrant snap on or off.

Quick Print

QPRINT

Prints the contents of the active viewport.

Quick Save

QSAVE

Saves the current drawing.

Quick Snap

QUICK

Toggles the Quick snap on or off.

Quick Text

QTEXT

Turns Quick Text on or off; when on, text is displayed as placeholder boxes, rather than as characters or words.

R

Ray

RAY

Draws an infinite line in one direction from a specified starting point.

Real-Time Pan

RTPAN

Allows you to pan the drawing in real time.

Real-Time Sphere

RTROT

Allows you to rotate the view of entities in real time.

Real-Time X

RTROTX

Allows you to rotate the view of entities in real time while maintaining the x-axis.

Real-Time Y

RTROTY

Allows you to rotate the view of entities in real time while maintaining the y-axis.

Real-Time Z

RTROTZ

Allows you to rotate the view of entities in real time while maintaining the z-axis.

Real-Time Zoom

RTZOOM

Allows you to enlarge or reduce the display of the drawing in real time.

Reassociate Entity Data

REASSOCAPP

Associates programs with entity data.

Record Script

RECSCRIPT

Displays the Record Script dialog box so you can record a script file.

Recover

RECOVER

Opens and fixes a drawing that you suspect is damaged.

Rectangle

RECTANGLE

Draws a rectangle.

Redefine

REDEFINE

Restores a built-in command deleted by UNDEFINE.

Redo

REDO

Reverses an UNDO command. You must use the UNDO command before you can use the REDO command.

Redraw

REDRAW

Redraws the entire display, erasing any marker blips that were visible.

Redraw All

REDRAWALL

Redraws all viewports.

Regenerate

REGEN

Regenerates the current viewports.

Regenerate All

REGENALL

Regenerates all viewports.

Regenerate Automatically

REGENAUTO

Automatically regenerates a drawing.

Region

REGION

Creates a three-dimensional solid from an existing two-dimensional entity.

Rename

RENAME

Changes the names associated with text styles, layers, linetypes, blocks, views, user coordinate systems, viewport configurations, and dimension styles.

Render

RENDER

Removes hidden lines, and then shades the surface as though it were illuminated from multiple light sources.

Render Settings

SETRENDER

Defines settings for rendering images, such as smoothing, base materials, and shadow resolution.

Restart Script

RSCRIPT

Restarts a command script from the beginning.

Resume

RESUME

Resumes an interrupted command script.

Revolve

REVOLVE

Creates a three-dimensional solid by revolving an existing two-dimensional entities about a selected axis, line, polyline, or two points.

Revolved Surface

REVSURF

Creates a three-dimensional polygon mesh approximating a surface of revolution by rotating a curve around a selected axis.

Rotate

ROTATE

Rotates existing entities around a specified rotation point.

Rotate 3D

ROTATE3D

Rotates existing entities around a three-dimensional axis.

Ruled Surface

RULESURF

Creates a three-dimensional polygon mesh approximating a ruled surface between two curves.

Run Script

SCRIPT

Displays the Run Script dialog box, allowing a script command to be carried out.

S

Save

SAVE

Displays the Save Drawing File As dialog box so you can save the current drawing. You can also save the drawing using a different name.

Save All

SAVEALL

Saves all open drawings.

Save As

SAVEAS

Displays the Save Drawing File As dialog box so you can save the current drawing.

Save Block

WBLOCK

Displays the Save Block as Drawing/Block dialog box so you can save selected entities to a disk file.

Scale

SCALE

Changes the size of entities proportionally.

Scroll Bars

SCROLLBAR

Turns the scroll bars around the drawing window on or off.

Section

SECTION

Creates a cross section through a solid as a region or block.

Select

SELECT

Groups entities into a selection set for use in subsequent commands.

Select All

SELGRIPS

Displays the grips of selected entities.

Select Color

SETCOLOR

Displays the Color dialog box so you can change the color in which subsequent entities are drawn.

Set Layer by Entity

SETLAYER

Sets a new layer as the current layer.

Set UCS

SETUCS

Displays the user coordinate systems dialog box so you can select the current UCS from the list of preset definitions.

Shade

SHADE

Shades models in the current viewport.

Shape

SHAPE

Allows you to insert shapes from a compiled shape file (.SHX) into your drawing.

Single Session

SINGLETON

Allows you to determine whether progeCAD can be started one time or multiple times simultaneously.

Slice

SLICE

Creates a new entity by cutting the original entity and removing a specific side.

Snap

SNAP

Restricts cursor movement to specified increments.

Solids Editing

SOLIDEDIT

Modifies three-dimensional solids.

Sphere

SPHERE

Draws a three-dimensional spherical entity.

Spline

SPLINE

Draws a curved polyline.

Status

STATUS

Displays all dimensioning variables and their current values in the Prompt History window.

Status Bar

STATBAR

Turns the status at the bottom of the window on or off.

Stop Recording

STOPSCRIPT

Stops the recording of scripts.

Stretch

STRETCH

Moves a portion of a drawing while retaining connections to other parts of the drawing.

Subtract

SUBTRACT

Creates a composite three-dimensional solid by subtracting two or more solids.

System Windows

SYSWINDOWS

Rearranges open drawing windows and icons.

T

Tablet

TABLET

Controls tablet configuration and calibration for menu and digitizer input.

Tangent Snap

TANGENT

Toggles the Tangent snap on or off.

Text (Paragraph)

DTEXT

Creates text entities.

Text (Single Line)

TEXT

Creates text in the drawing area.

Thickness

THICKNESS

Sets the thickness for all new entities.

Time Variables

TIME

Displays the drawing creation and update times; also permits control of an elapsed timer.

Tip of the Day

TIPOFDAY

Displays the Tip of the Day dialog box.

Tolerance

TOLERANCE

Displays the Geometric Tolerance dialog box so you can define the maximum allowable geometric variations in the current drawing.

Toolbar

TOOLBAR

Displays or hides toolbars.

Toolbar Configuration

TBCONFIG

Displays the Select Toolbars dialog box so you can select the toolbars you want displayed. You can also specify how tools are displayed in the toolbars.

Torus

TORUS

Draws a three-dimensional torus.

Transparency

TRANSPARENCY

Turns transparency on or off for the selected image.

Trim

TRIM

Erases the portions of selected entities that cross a specified boundary.

U

UCS

UCS

Defines or modifies the current user coordinate system; see also EXPUCS.

UCS Icon

UCSICON

Turns the display of the UCS icon on or off.

Undefine

UNDEFINE

Allows a command defined by another program to override an progeCAD command.

Undelete

UNDELETE

Restores erased entities.

Undo

U

Reverses the effect of the previous command.

Undo Multiple

UNDO

Reverses the effect of the previous command; also reverses the effect of multiple commands and provides control of the UNDO command.

Union

UNION

Creates a composite three-dimensional solid by combining two or more solids.

Units

UNITS

Selects coordinate and angle display formats and precision.

URL

URL

Allows you to go to a Uniform Resource Locator (URL).

V

Variable Settings

SETVAR

Displays or changes system variables.

VBA Add-In Manager

VBALOAD

VBAUNLOAD

Manages the Microsoft® Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) programs.

VBA Run Macros

VBARUN

Displays the Macros dialog for you to define a Microsoft® Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) macro.

View Control

VIEWCTL

Displays the View Control dialog box so you can dynamically control the viewports.

View Resolution

VIEWRES

Controls the precision and speed of drawing circles and arcs by specifying the number of sides in a circle.

View Save/Restore

VIEW

Saves the current graphics display and space as a named view, or restores a saved view and space to the display.

View Snapshot

VSNAPSHOT

Displays the View Snapshot dialog box so you can view a previously created slide file.

Viewpoint

VIEWPOINT

Selects the viewpoint for a three-dimensional visualization.

Viewport Layer Control

VPLAYER

Controls the visibility of layers in individual viewports.

Viewports

VIEWPORTS

Divides the graphics display into multiple viewports, each of which can contain a different view of the current drawing.

Visual Basic Editor

VBA

Starts the Microsoft® Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) program and displays the VBA window.

VML Out

VMLOUT

Generates a file that can be viewed in a Web browser.

W

Wedge

WEDGE

Draws a three-dimensional wedge.

Window Cascade

WCASCADE

Cascades the open drawing windows.

Window Close

WCLOSE

Closes the active drawing window.

Window Close All

WCLOSEALL

Closes all drawing windows.

Window Icon Arrange

WIARRANGE

Arranges the minimized drawing windows so that all drawings are located at the bottom right corner of the program window.

Window New

WOPEN

Opens an additional window containing the current drawing.

Window Tile Horizontally

WHTILE

Horizontally tiles the open drawing windows.

Window Tile Vertically

WVTILE

Vertically tiles the open drawing windows.

Wipeout

WIPEOUT

Creates wipeout entities and turns their frames on or off.

WMF Out

WMFOUT

Exports a Windows metafile.

Workspaces

PMSPACE

Displays the Workspaces dialog box, from which you can create viewports and select the type of workspace in which you want to work.

X

Xref Clip

XCLIP

Defines a clipping boundary after you attach a drawing as an external reference.

Xref Manager

Xref Manager

Allows you to manage external drawings that you have in the current drawing, without changing their content.

Xref Layer Visibility

VISRETAIN

Saves modifications to external reference layers.

Y

 

 

 

Z

Zoom

ZOOM

Enlarges or reduces the display of the active drawing.

 
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