Subject: Changing grip settings



You can turn the use of grips on and off, control the size and color of grips, and deter­mine how grips display for blocks, groups, and selection sets.

To change grip settings

   1   Do one of the following to choose Drawing Settings ():

   On the ribbon, choose Application button > Drawing Utilities; Home > Drawing Settings (in Utilities); or Tools > Drawing Settings (in Manage).

   On the menu, choose Tools > Drawing Settings.

   On the Tools toolbar, click the Drawing Settings tool.

   Type ddgrips and then press Enter.

   2   In the Drawing Settings dialog box, click the Display tab.

   3   Click the Grips tab.

   4   Mark Display Grips to activate grips.

   In Block Grips, choose from the following:

   Insertion point grip — Choose to enable a single grip that displays at the insertion point of the block.

   Grips within blocks — Choose to enable grips for each entity within the block.

   Advanced grips — Choose to enable a set of advanced grips to move, rotate and scale the whole block. Use side grips for non-uniform scaling; use corner grips for uniform scaling.

   5   In Group Grips, choose from the following:

   Grips within groups Choose to enable grips for each entity within the group.

   Center point grip Choose to display a single grip at the center of the group.

   Center point grip and bounding box Choose to display a single grip at the center of the group and a bounding box.

   Advanced grips Choose to enable a set of advanced grips to move, rotate and scale the whole group.

   6   Mark Advanced Selection Set Grips if you want to display a single set of advanced grips for all selected entities. These grips can be helpful for schematic drawings where precise scale or sizing is not required.

   7   In Grip Size, specify the size of the grip square.

   8   In Grip Color, select the color for grips.

   9   Click OK.

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