Sunday, 20 September 2020

How to use modify toolbar

Modify toolbar has a interface of edit commands which are used to edit the existing drawing. Modify toolbar located at the selection bar.

Modify toolbar commands are helpful for create drawings. Modify commands given below.

Modify Toolbar

Modify Toolbar
S.noCommand nameS.noCommand name
3Mirror12Break at point 
8Scale17Blend curves 
9Stretch 18Explode


Erase command is select from modify toolbar and it is used for the erase of select unnecessary segments of drawing and particularly selected objects. See erase command how to use it.

1,2 and 3 circles are selected by erase command next click on enter in your keyboard then selected parts deleted.


The copy command from modify bar. If you want to create same objects into more than one then copy command should be used for creating number of same objects. How to use copy command

Mirror: Select mirror command from modify toolbar. This tool is used for creates a mirrored copy of selected objects. See how to use mirror command 

If you create drawing of similar segments of part then you draw only one segment of part it will represents the half of the drawing.

Select the half drawing mirror them across the line to create another half. how to use mirror command for similar segment.


To select offset command from modify toolbar. To create similar objects with specified distance such as parallel lines,concentric circles and parallel lines. If you want create offset click on the offset command select object and create objects by specified distance. see how to use offset command.


Select the array command from the modify toolbar  and it is distributes objects copies into any combination of columns, rows and levels.

This will happen based on selecting axis  which indicates direction of array of the base segment.

How to developing copies objects by click on array command. 


Select move command from modify toolbar. If you want move drawing from one location to another location (or) attached to the part drawing by using the move command. It is mainly used for the assembly drawings.

Example: Created  nut and bolt see how to assembled by move command.


Select the rotate command from modify toolbar. By using this command rotate the selected objects around a base point to an absolute angle. If you want rotate the part drawing.

  • Before selecting rotate command rotating of the specified component.
  • Rotated drawing with angle and base point.


Scale command is selected from the modify toolbar. Scale command is used for reducing (or) enlarging the selected objects but it is keeping same proposition of the object after scaling. Scaling is the process of adjusting the drawing sizes with same prepositions.

If you want to use scale command for the objects see in below figure.

  • Before selecting command scale command drawing scale is 1:1
  • Scaling of the object having a 1:2.


Select command from modify toolbar to trim objects select the boundaries. Trim the unwanted lines.

Extend: Extend the lines to meet the other edge of the objects.

Chamfer: Chamfer selected from the modify toolbar. The distance and angles are specified to applied in the order to the select the objects.

Fillet: Fillet is select from modify toolbar. It forms a smooth edges.



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