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by emahfuz
Thu Jan 10, 2013 12:32 pm
Forum: Updates & Information
Topic: HighDesign Development Making Great Progress
Replies: 31
Views: 20196

Re: HighDesign Development Making Great Progress

the prospect of a new and more capable version of HD is really exciting. even though I do most of my documentation with sketchup + layout having a good cad program at hand is fundamental and I think HD can be it. I am a veteran of minicad – later renamed to vectorworks – and used to love it before i...
by emahfuz
Thu Dec 20, 2012 11:42 am
Forum: Updates & Information
Topic: HighDesign Development Making Great Progress
Replies: 31
Views: 20196

Re: HighDesign Development Making Great Progress

no or scant communication with its user base is what makes one not to trust a software company.
by emahfuz
Wed Nov 14, 2012 4:48 pm
Forum: HighDesign User Forum
Topic: copy and set properties
Replies: 4
Views: 2962

Re: copy and set properties

matthew.Stanfield wrote:Can you transfer properties without the added step of activating the selection tool if the object you are copying from is not a rectangle?
no. it also requires the same action.
by emahfuz
Wed Nov 14, 2012 3:50 pm
Forum: HighDesign User Forum
Topic: copy and set properties
Replies: 4
Views: 2962

Re: copy and set properties

thanks, matthew. but is it not a rather awkward workflow? in several other apps once you have copied an item's properties the very next click will transfer them to one or more items. in HD this simple procedure involves a lot of additional clicks. I wish this procedure can be streamlined for the nex...
by emahfuz
Tue Nov 13, 2012 7:37 pm
Forum: Wish List
Topic: Highdesign and Vectorworks 2D
Replies: 4
Views: 5686

Re: Highdesign and Vectorworks 2D

I agree with the comparison between HD and VW. I am a veteran of 17 years of use of VW, since the days it was called MiniCad. however, it has become a bloated and hugely expensive app and I decided to look around for a replacement for the odd 2D drawing. I liked HD for its resemblance to VW before i...
by emahfuz
Tue Nov 13, 2012 6:08 pm
Forum: HighDesign User Forum
Topic: copy and set properties
Replies: 4
Views: 2962

copy and set properties

I am probably doing something wrong. the fact is that I am not being able to transfer properties from an item to another. as a test I created a grey rectangle and an orange polygon. in trying to transfer some properties from one to another I option-clicked the grey rectangle to copy its properties. ...
by emahfuz
Tue Nov 13, 2012 5:57 pm
Forum: HighDesign User Forum
Topic: filled circles
Replies: 2
Views: 2133

Re: filled circles

thank you! it worked.
by emahfuz
Tue Nov 13, 2012 2:15 pm
Forum: HighDesign User Forum
Topic: filled circles
Replies: 2
Views: 2133

filled circles

in HD one can draw filled rectangles and polygons easily but so far I have not discovered how to draw a filled circle. is it possible? how?

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