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

   1   Do one of the following to choose Explore Linetypes ():    

   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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