Moving Elements - Intergraph Smart 3D - Reference Data

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11 (2016)

You can move elements on the drawing sheet with one of several methods:

  • Dragging elements with the Select Tool on the Draw toolbar.

  • Specifying precision points with Move/Copy on the Change toolbar.

  • Moving elements in small increments with Nudge on the Change toolbar.

You can also click Scale and Rotate on the Change toolbar to move elements.

You might need to press ALT while selecting a drawing view.

Using the Select Tool

To move an element, you must first select it with Select Tool on the Draw toolbar. You can drag the selected element to move it without changing its shape.

The element's handles do not need to be displayed for you to move it. If they are displayed, and you want to move the element and not modify it, position the pointer so it is not over a handle.

You can move an element with precision if you use the relationship indicators.

When you modify a drawing, elements with maintained relationships automatically update to honor the relationship. For example, if you move an element that shares a maintained parallel relationship with another element, the other element moves as needed to remain parallel. If a line and an arc share a maintained tangent relationship, they remain tangent when either is modified.

Moving Elements by Specifying Precision Points

You can move a line that shares a tangent relationship with an arc if you select the line and click Move on the Change toolbar. As you move the line, the line moves without maintaining the relationship with the arc. You can then specify a 'from' point and a 'to' point by clicking on the drawing sheet or by entering values in the ribbon. You can move any element by specifying precision points with Move.

See Also

Move an Element with the Select Tool
Move an Element with PinPoint and the Move Command
Move an Element
Move an Element Precisely