O'Reilly logo

Getting Started with DraftSight by João Santos

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Rotating and scaling

The ROTATE command (alias RO, Rotating and scaling on the Modify toolbar, or Modify main menu) allows the user to rotate the selected entities around a point. By default, it prompts the entities selection, center of rotation (pivot point) and angle of rotation, positive in counter-clockwise direction:

: ROTATE
Active positive angle in CCS: DIRECTION=counterclockwise BASE=0
Specify entities» Selection
2 found, 2 total
Specify entities» Enter
Specify pivot point» P1
Default: 0
Options: Reference or
Specify rotation angle» Angle value

The Reference option allows the user to define the rotation angle calculated from an existing angle (normally by two ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required