Subject: Loading additional linetypes
Before you can select a new linetype to use in a drawing, you must either create the linetype definition or load a predefined linetype from a linetype library file (*.lin). CADdirect includes a linetype library file, icad.lin, which contains more than 100 predefined linetypes.
To load a new linetype from a linetype library
• On the ribbon, choose Tools > Linetypes (in Explorer).
• On the menu, choose Tools > Explorer > Explore Linetypes.
• On the Explorer toolbar, click the Explore Linetypes tool.
• Type expltypes and then press Enter.
2 Using one of the following methods, open the New Linetype dialog box:
• Choose Edit > New > Linetype.
• Click the New Item tool ().
• With the cursor in the right side of the window, right-click to display the shortcut menu, and then choose New > Linetype.
3 Select the linetype to load.
4 If necessary, click Browse to choose a different linetype library file that contains the linetype definitions you want to load.
5 Click OK.
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