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3.1.6.4.6.5.  Drawing Tools

The following tools are available for drawing the sketch:

Choose color for painting / Choose erasing color

Switch between different drawing colors and erasing color.

If the color feature has been used in the part creation, now when using the sketch search the result quality can be enhanced by using colors in the drawing.[a]

Sketch

Sketch

Result part

Result part

Line thickness

The line thickness of the paintbrush can be adjusted via the arrow buttons.

Brush tool

Draw lines with the paintbrush.

Rectangle tool

Click on a corner point of the rectangle and pull the rectangle open while holding down your mouse key.

Ellipse tool

Click on the circle midpoint and pull the circle open by holding down your mouse key.

Polygon tool

In turn, click on the desired corned points of the polygon. Finish the figure with a right-click.

[Note] Note

  • With pressed Ctrl key only 45° angles or multiples of it are possible. The angle is in relation to the drawing face.

  • With pressed Shift key only 45° angles or multiples of it are possible. The angle is in relation to the last line.

Import drawing

See Section 3.1.6.4.6.3.1, “Create sketch from picture ”.

Insert

The button becomes active as soon as data that can be inserted (jpg, gif, png) are found in the temporary storage location.

The procedure is the same as above with Import drawing.

Cleanup

Deletes the selected view.

Draw in reverse

Removes the last action. The button is activated as soon as the actions are carried out.

Draw repeatedly

Repeats the last action. The button becomes active as soon as Draw repeatedly was used.

[a] Only for standard and supplier catalogs, not for self created parts.