On Sep 5, 7:47 pm, email@example.com wrote:
Trying to teach someone the CUI interface is too much to explain in a
discussion forum. The help files and tutorials in AutoCAD are a decent
place to start. Print out the appropriate pages and follow the
Or go to a local book store and buy one of the many books on AutoCAD.
A book on 2007 will just as good a learning tool for the CUI as one on
Also search the web for the many AutoCAD blogs. They are a good
learning resource. Another good source of information is the Autodesk
discussion forum on AutoCAD. In there you will find threads with links
to online help that in many cases will have screen shots.
The bottom line is the only way to learn it is do find as much info on
it as possible and dive in.
or just double-click the wheel on your mouse.
i use that and/or this quick little lisp macro:
(defun c:ZX ()
(PRINC "\nZoom Extents")
(command "zoom" "extents" )
however, the advantage of double-clicking the mouse (or the button in
your case) is that it's transparent, and won't force you to exit
whatever command you are already in. buttons are a waste of drafting
space in my opinion.
I use AC2005. Maybe these directions are no longer valid? Here goes
"Toolbars" Dialog box
In right-hand window choose "Zoom Extents"
Click on icon and drag into toolbar position
"Close" out of dialog box
If it works for you, great, if not, I'm sorry I couldn't help.
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