Chapter 5

Customizing the AutoCAD User Interface for Windows

The Autodesk® AutoCAD® user interface provides you with one of the best opportunities to increase your productivity without learning a programming language. Many of the user-interface elements that allow you to start a command or toggle a system variable with a click of a button or the press of a key can be customized. By customizing the user interface, you can reorganize it to better fit the way you work, add the commands that you frequently use, and even remove those commands that you do not use.

You customize the user interface through a combination of direct manipulation and the Customize User Interface Editor—or CUI Editor, as it is commonly known. Direct manipulation can make ...

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