SmartSketch Drawing Environment Window - SmartSketch - Installation

SmartSketch Installation

Installation & Upgrade
7.1 (2018 R1)

To open SmartSketch, click Start > All Programs > Intergraph SmartSketch > SmartSketch. A blank SmartSketch document window opens and should look similar to that in the following illustration:

The SmartSketch drawing environment consists of the following key elements:

  • The Menu Bar contains the names of all the SmartSketch menus. Click on a menu name to display a list of commands.

  • The Main Toolbar contains buttons that provide shortcuts to common Windows editing commands, as well as those used to perform common Windows functions. The toolbar also contains buttons for frequently used SmartSketch commands.

  • The Ribbon Bar is a dynamic toolbar that displays different options based on the selected SmartSketch command.

  • The Vertical Scroll Bar provides up and down panning action.

  • The Drawing Sheet is the area in which graphic elements are placed. There can be more drawing sheet in each SmartSketch document.

  • The Sheet Outline shows the orientation of the drawing sheet and the printable region of the sheet.

  • The Horizontal Scroll Bar provides left and right panning action.

  • The Status Bar displays information and messages relating to selected commands and processes.

  • The Sheet Tabs allow you to select a sheet in the drawing for active viewing.

  • The Tab Scrolling Buttons provide a means to scroll through multiple drawing sheets.

  • The Draw Toolbar contains buttons that activate the commands used to draw and modify geometric elements.

  • The Select Tool Button is used to select elements on the drawing sheet. It is located at the top of the Draw toolbar.