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Modifying entities - Modifying the properties of entities

Properties palette

The Properties palette is the main tool for viewing and modifying properties of progeCAD objects.You can enter commands and work in progeCAD while the Properties palette is open. When you select an object in the drawing area, the Properties palette displays the properties of that object. If you select multiple objects, the Properties palette displays all the properties they have in common.

The Properties palette can be docked in the drawing area. You can Hide the palette and give it a trasparency effects.

To modify properties using the Properties palette select the object whose properties you want to change and use one of the following methods:

Enter a new value.

  • Select a value from a list.
  • Change the property value in a dialog box.
  • Use the Pick Point button to change a coordinate value.

The properties common to the selected objects are displayed in the Properties palette. You can then modify the properties of the selected objects in the Properties palette or you can make other changes to the selected objects by entering an editing command.

To modify the properties from Properties Palette
  1. Do one of the following:
  2. Choose Tools > Properties.
  3. On the Standard toolbar, click the Properties tool (
  4. ).
  • Type properties and then press Enter.
  • Select the entities, and then press Enter.
  • Make changes to the properties you want to change, and then click OK.