Subject: Creating aliases



To create a new command alias, you first define the alias and then assign it one of the available CADdirect commands.

To create a new alias

   1   Do one of the following to choose Customize UI ():

   On the ribbon, choose Tools > Customize UI (in Manage).

   On the menu, choose Tools > Customize UI.

   Type cui and then press Enter.

   2   Click the Customize tab.

   3   In the Current Customization area, select either a workspace or a customization file (for example, ICAD), then expand Aliases in the list.  

   4   Right-click an alias name located below where you want to add the new alias in the list.

   5   Choose Insert Alias.

   6   Type the new alias, then press Enter.

   7   In Command Name, enter the name of the command to carry out when the alias is entered in the user interface.

Command Name may contain a macro (one or more commands and their options), such as:

^C^C^CZOOM;E;MSNAPSHOT

For details about special characters used in macros, see Using macros in .cui files.

   8   In Description, type a one-sentence description of the item.

   9   To save your changes and close the dialog box, click OK.

You can reset the user interface to be the same as when the program was first installed.
Use the Options command, click the Profiles tab, then click Reset.

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