Split Graphic Elements - SmartSketch - Help

SmartSketch Help

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Engineering and Schematics
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SmartSketch
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Help
Version_SPEM_custom
9.0.0
Version_SSK
9.0(2015)

To break an object into equal segments

  1. Click Split on the Draw toolbar.

    If the Split command is not displayed, click the Trim flyout menu on the Draw toolbar and select it.

  2. On the Split ribbon, enter the number of breaks in the Segments field.

    Split mode is enabled by default whenever the Split command is selected. The Segment the Element button is used to toggle between Split and Segment modes. When the button is depressed, Segment mode is enabled; when the button is "up", Split mode is enabled.

  3. Select a graphic element in the SmartSketch drawing.

    As long as the Split command is active, you can continue splitting SmartSketch elements by selecting them on the Drawing sheet.

To place points equally spaced along an element

  1. Click Split on the Draw toolbar.

  2. On the Split ribbon, click Segment the Element to enable Segment mode.

    The Segment the Element button is used to toggle between Split and Segment modes. When the button is depressed, Segment mode is enabled; when the button is "up", Split mode is enabled.

  3. Then, enter the number of segments in the Segments field.

  4. Select a graphic element in the SmartSketch drawing.

    As long as the Split command is active, you can continue splitting SmartSketch elements by selecting them on the Drawing sheet.

To split an element at a specific point

  1. Select an element in the SmartSketch drawing.

  2. Click Split on the Draw toolbar.

  3. On the Split ribbon, click Split/Segment at Point .

  4. Click the point at which you want to split the element.

  • As long as the Split/Segment at Point button is enabled, you can continue selecting points on the element.

  • Certain elements, such as circles, require that you use two points to split the element.

  • A graphic element is any primitive geometric shape, such as a line, circle, or arc.

  • Split mode divides the selected element into an equal number of sections; Segment mode places equally spaced points along the selected element. You can toggle between these two modes to alternatively split and segment SmartSketch elements when the Split command is active.

  • Press Esc or right-click an empty space on the active Drawing sheet to exit the Split command.