DWG FastView advanced editing commands: extend, fillet & chamfer

Extend

There are two work modes for Extend command ,Quick extend mode and Select edges mode. The Quick extend mode is default mode for Extend command.

Quick extend mode

In Quick extend mode, the selected objects will be extended.
You could select an object by tapping on it or draw lines intersected with it.
You could tap Settings button and switch to Select edges mode.

Select edges mode

Operation steps:

  1. select boundary by tapping on objects or crossing selecting;
  2. after selecting boundary, it display: N objects selected, you could click “Finish” button in the panel to next step;
  3. select object to extend according to command prompt; and the selected objects will be extended.

Extend Settings

Extend mode:
Tap on one mode, it will switch immediately.
Edge extension mode:
It is controlled by EDGEMODE system variable.

Fillet

Operation steps:

  1. enter fillet radius in the panel;
  2. select the first object;
  3. select the second object;

Fillet Settings

Polyline:
Insert a fillet at the each vertex of 2D polyline.
Trim:
Control whether to trim the specify edges to the endpoints of arc.
Multiple:
Create fillets for multiple object sets.

Chamfer

There are two ways to create a chamfer, specifying two chamfer distances, or specifying one chamfer distance and one chamfer angle.

specifying two chamfer distances

  1. enter Dist1 and Dist2 in the panel;
  2. specify the first line;
  3. specify the second line;

specifying distance and angle

  1. enter chamfer distance and angle in the panel;
  2. specify the first line;
  3. specify the second line;

Chamfer Settings

Polyline:
Chamfer the whole 2D polyline.

Trim:
This option is used to control whether to trim specified line to the end point of chamfer.

Multiple:
Create chamfers for more than one set of objects.

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