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Align

Align

Align

MouseOK    Ribbon: Draw - Modify >  Align

MouseOK   Menu: Modify –  Align

KeyboardOK Command line: ALIGN

This command moves and rotates an object to align it with another object; scaling is also possible.

The action performed by the command is determined by the number of pairs (source – destination) of the specified points.

When you specify one pair of points, you can move objects to the distance specified by the points.

Command prompts to move objects:

Select objects or [?]:

Select objects to align.

Press ENTER when selection is completed.

Specify first source point:

Specify the first point on the object to be aligned.

Specify first destination point:

Specify the first point on the destination object.

 

Press ENTER to complete the action.

When you specify two pairs of points, the selected objects can be moved, rotated and scaled on a plane or in space.

The first pair of points sets the base point for the alignment

The second pair of points sets the rotation angle of the aligned object

Command prompts to move and rotate objects:

Select objects or [?]:

Select objects to align.

Press ENTER when selection is completed.

Specify first source point:

Specify the first point on the object to be aligned.

Specify first destination point:

Specify the first point on the destination object.

Specify second source point:

Specify the second point on the object to be aligned.

Specify second destination point:

Specify the second point on the destination object.

Specify third source point or:

Press ENTER. Select the option whether to scale the object to be aligned.

Scaling is only possible when aligning with two pairs of points.

Scale objects based on alignment points? [Yes/No] <N>:

Select the desired option.

Command options:

Yes

Scale an object based on alignment points.

The distance between the first and second destination points is taken as the reference length for scaling.

No

Do not scale an object based on alignment points.

The object to be aligned is rotated relative to the destination object without scaling.

When you specify three pairs of points, objects can be moved and rotated in 3D space.

After specifying the first (1-2) and the second (3-4) pair of points, continue actions:

Specify third source point:

Specify the third point on the object to be aligned (5).

Specify third destination point

Specify the third point on the destination object (6).

 

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