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Copying and insertion of objects using clipboard

Copying and insertion of objects using clipboard

Copying and insertion of objects using clipboard

The clipboard can be used to copy a drawing or part of it from one document to another. Data copied to the clipboard can be inserted into other applications, for example into open documents in MS Office.

nanoCAD commands useing the clipboard are in the Edit menu:

·         Ribbon: Home – Clipboard

·         Menu Edit

·         Edit toolbar

·         Context menu

Cut

MouseOK    Ribbon: Home – Clipboard >  Cut

MouseOK   Menu: Edit –  Cut

MouseOK   Toolbar: Main –

KeyboardOK Hotkeys: CTRL+X

KeyboardOK Command line: CUT, CUTCLIP

This command deletes the selected objects from the document and places them on the clipboard.

Command option:

?

Starts additional options for objects selection.

Command prompt:

Select objects or [?]:

Select objects, press ENTER to finish selection.

Copy

MouseOK    Ribbon: Home – Clipboard >  Copy

MouseOK   Menu: Edit –  Copy

MouseOK   Toolbar: Main –

KeyboardOK Hotkeys: CTRL+C

KeyboardOK Command line: COPYCLIP

This command copies the selected objects and places a copy of them on the clipboard.

Command option:

?

Starts additional options for objects selection.

Command prompt:

Select objects or [?]:

Select objects, press ENTER to finish selection.

Copy With Base Point

MouseOK    Ribbon: Home – Clipboard >  Copy With Base Point

MouseOK   Menu: Edit –  Copy With Base Point

KeyboardOK Hotkeys: CTRL+SHIFT+C

KeyboardOK Command line: COPYBASE

This command copies the selected objects and places a copy of them on the clipboard. When copying, a base point is specified and it is used to insert a copy of the objects into the document.

Command option:

?

Starts additional options for objects selection.

Command prompts:

Select objects or [?]:

Select objects, press ENTER to finish selection.

Specify base point:

Specify a point.

Copy OLE-link

MouseOK    Ribbon: Home Clipboard>  Copy link

MouseOK    Menu: Edit  Copy link

KeyboardOK Command line: COPYLINC

Copies the current view to the clipboard for linking with other OLE applications.

The clipboard contents will be pasted into another document as a linked OLE object.

Paste

MouseOK    Ribbon: Home – Clipboard >  Paste

MouseOK   Menu: Edit –  Paste

MouseOK   Toolbar: Main –

KeyboardOK Hotkeys: CTRL+V

KeyboardOK Command line: PASTE, PASTECLIP

This command inserts the contents of the clipboard into the document.

Command options:

Mode

Selection of insertion mode.

The option starts the following prompt in the command line:

Enter paste mode [Single/Multiple]<Single>:

Options:

Single         - Mode of single insertion.

Multiple      - Mode of multiple insertions.

Command prompts:

Specify insertion point or [Mode]:

Select Mode option.

Enter paste mode [Single/Multiple]<Single>:

Select Multiple option.

Specify insertion point or [Mode]:

Specify an insertion point.

Specify insertion point or [Mode]:

Specify an insertion point.

Specify insertion point or [Mode]:

Press ESC to finish the command.

Paste as block

MouseOK    Ribbon: Home – Clipboard >  Paste as Block

MouseOK   Menu: Edit – Paste As >  As Block

KeyboardOK Hotkeys: CTRL+SHIFT+V

KeyboardOK Command line: PASTEBLOCK

This command inserts the contents of the clipboard as a block into the document.

Command options:

Mode

Selection of block insertion mode.

The option starts the following prompt in the command line:

Enter paste mode [Single/Multiple]<Single>:

Options:

Single         - Mode of single insertion.

Multiple      - Mode of multiple insertions.

Name

Specifies a block’s name for insertion.

Command prompts:

Specify insertion point or [Mode/Name]:

Select Mode option.

Enter paste mode [Single/Multiple]<Single>:

Select Multiple option.

Specify insertion point or [Mode/Name]:

Select Name option.

Enter block name <Clipboard20212>:

Enter a block’s name or press ENTER.

Specify insertion point or [Mode/Name]:

Specify an insertion point.

Specify insertion point or [Mode]:

Specify an insertion point.

Specify insertion point or [Mode]:

Press ESC to finish the command.

Paste as raster

MouseOK    Ribbon: Home – Clipboard >  Paste as Hyperlink

MouseOK   Menu: Edit – Paste As > As Raster

KeyboardOK Command line: PASTEASRASTER

Command inserts raster image from clipboard to current document. Can be useful for inserting scanned drawings as backgrounds or for future editing using commands from Raster menu.

Raster image will be inserted as external reference with default name Clipboard_N, where N – order number of inserted raster image. Link will have Not Found status. On the next document save operation Save Image File dialog will be displayed. In this dialog you can specify path, raster image file name and format. If more than one raster images were inserted - Save Image File dialog will be displayed for each image.

After saving status will be changed to Loaded, and in External References dialog (menu InsertExternal references) raster image parameters will be displayed.

From this dialog it’s possible to save the raster image without saving the document. Save button will open the same Save Image File dialog.

Note: Options button in Save Image File dialog allows to specify more options for some raster formats (for detailed information see ”Image settings” section).

Command options:

Specify insertion point:

Specify point of raster image insertion.

Paste to Original Coordinates

MouseOK    Ribbon:

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