Subject: Customizing aliases

CADdirect provides aliases for many commands. You can use aliases to issue fre­quently used commands by entering one or two letters rather than the entire command name.

The program also uses aliases to maintain command-name compatibility with AutoCAD. You can use the same aliases and keyboard shortcuts used by AutoCAD. In addition, CADdirect has enhanced several AutoCAD commands. For example, CADdirect added two useful options to the rectangle command: you can draw a rectangle as a square, and you can rotate a rectangle at an angle.

You can customize aliases and add new aliases using the Customize UI command, as described in this section. Another method is to use the Customize Aliases command; for more information about it, click [?] after typing aliasedit.

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Creating aliases

Setting properties of aliases

Copying and pasting an alias item

Deleting an alias item

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