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by peatle
Fri Nov 27, 2009 3:38 am
Forum: HighDesign User Forum
Topic: HD 1.8.5 Manual
Replies: 3
Views: 1644

Re: HD 1.8.5 Manual

Thanks Giovanni The 'Save As' method did seem like it was going to work however, It appears that the manual is still the same 1.8.1 version that I already have .... is that correct ? I have always used Safari and have downloaded many times from places like Version Tracker etc. and have never had to ...
by peatle
Mon Nov 23, 2009 2:28 am
Forum: HighDesign User Forum
Topic: HD 1.8.5 Manual
Replies: 3
Views: 1644

HD 1.8.5 Manual

Is the Manual now Web Based ?..... I've downloaded it and it opens but there's no file on my desktop.
If it is web based how do I access it through the Help menu in HD ?

Thanks, Peter
by peatle
Thu Jan 22, 2009 3:08 am
Forum: HighDesign User Forum
Topic: Starting a Drawing
Replies: 4
Views: 2020

Re: Starting a Drawing

Hi Chuck I have been using an Epson 1270 for the last few years to produce 11 x 17 dwgs and it has performed flawlessly. It was about $600 when new but I believe that there is a similar model to replace this that is around $ 300 or less now. The B size ( 11 x 17 ) dwg does seem to be used quite freq...
by peatle
Fri Oct 24, 2008 2:53 pm
Forum: HighDesign User Forum
Topic: opening more drawings.
Replies: 2
Views: 1747

Re: opening more drawings.

A bit of a 'clunky' workaround for this is having more than one version of HD, say 1.8.2 and 1.8.3 on your Mac. I think you can then have both versions active at the same time with a different drawing open in each of them. Two monitors would be a great help here. This will allow you to see the items...
by peatle
Mon Oct 06, 2008 8:32 pm
Forum: HighDesign User Forum
Topic: Dashed Line
Replies: 2
Views: 1440

Re: Dashed Line

That works ( 50% anyway ) ....... I guess I will just have to shorten this line at the end with a dash to get the line I want.

Thanks Giovanni

Peter
by peatle
Mon Oct 06, 2008 7:23 pm
Forum: HighDesign User Forum
Topic: Dashed Line
Replies: 2
Views: 1440

Dashed Line

I have tried creating a line ( Drawing Manager > Linetypes ) that is a Dashed line same as No. 25 but starts and ends with a space as opposed to a dash .... I haven't had any success.

Has any one done this or can offer any help with it ........ thanks.

Peter
by peatle
Thu Sep 25, 2008 3:37 pm
Forum: HighDesign User Forum
Topic: arc length? SOS
Replies: 6
Views: 2293

Re: arc length? SOS

Me too ........ !
by peatle
Thu Sep 25, 2008 3:10 pm
Forum: HighDesign User Forum
Topic: arc length? SOS
Replies: 6
Views: 2293

Re: arc length? SOS

Oops ! Sorry ......... Set 'A' to 85.943669º ( not 4.18879 )

Peter
by peatle
Thu Sep 25, 2008 3:07 pm
Forum: HighDesign User Forum
Topic: arc length? SOS
Replies: 6
Views: 2293

Re: arc length? SOS

Circumference of a circle = πd or ( 3.14159 x the diameter) So if you want to find the included angle of the segment req'd to draw an arc of a certain length then this angle is found by : •Calculate the total circumference of the circle from the known diameter (d) ( or 2x radius ) •Divide the result...
by peatle
Wed Sep 24, 2008 3:26 pm
Forum: Wish List
Topic: Hidden Lines Start with a Space
Replies: 1
Views: 2055

Hidden Lines Start with a Space

I would like to be able to have hidden ( broken ) lines have a space at each where they meet their bounding lines.

As far as I know this has always been a drafting convention as It better defines where the visible and hidden objacts start and end.

Peter
by peatle
Wed Sep 24, 2008 2:49 pm
Forum: HighDesign User Forum
Topic: arc length? SOS
Replies: 6
Views: 2293

Re: arc length? SOS

I'd like to know this too !!!

All I've done before is :
From the known radius, calculate the included angle of the segment of a circle that will contain the required length of arc. Then draw that segment of the circle using the calculated angle.

Peter
by peatle
Thu Sep 18, 2008 5:10 pm
Forum: HighDesign User Forum
Topic: Styles
Replies: 11
Views: 3559

Re: Styles

That would definitely produce the same result but I wonder why I have only recently noticed experiencing this..... since using styles I think ! I guess that after I have used a style and then selecting the line tool, the properties of the line ( eg dimension line 'ends' ) are retained and exhibited ...
by peatle
Thu Sep 18, 2008 2:33 pm
Forum: HighDesign User Forum
Topic: Styles
Replies: 11
Views: 3559

Re: Styles

Hmmmmm .... looks like I might have been jumping to conclusions by associating the 'Line End Thing' with Styles ... it really is a workflow stopper though.

Hopefully this update will solve it ... thanks for addressing this so quickly Andrerw.

Peter
by peatle
Wed Sep 17, 2008 10:34 pm
Forum: HighDesign User Forum
Topic: Styles
Replies: 11
Views: 3559

Re: Styles

I have been able to create a Linear Chain ("Multiple") Dimension 'style'. Sometimes when creating a 'style' it seems to be working wrong but on going back and checking it's properties I find that I have got one thing not selected correctly for what I want it to do. I am having problems with the foll...
by peatle
Thu Jul 31, 2008 9:12 pm
Forum: HighDesign User Forum
Topic: Drawing Lists
Replies: 0
Views: 1586

Drawing Lists

Has anybody come up with a quick way of producing a List of all Drawings in a file ?, possibly by using the listing of saved drawings at the end of the filepath. I need to keep a list of drawings in with 11 x 17 hard copies of the drawings and have been laboriously typing out drawings names and numb...