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Getting started - Working in progeCAD

Using the status bar

If you elect not to use the command bar, the status bar displays information about the selected command or tool. It also displays the current cursor coordinates, the name of the current layer, mode settings, and other information about current settings.

 

 

  1. Information about the current command.
  2. Cursor coordinates (x,y,z).
  3. Layer name. Click to change layers.
  4. Drawing color. Click to change colors.
  5. Linetype. By default, the linetype is BYLAYER. Click to change linetypes.
  6. Lineweight. By default, the lineweight is BYLAYER. Click to change lineweights.
  7. Text style. Click to change text styles.
  8. Dimension style. Click to change dimension styles.
  9. Print style. Click to change print styles. (Available only for drawings that use named print style tables.)
  1. Snap setting. Click to toggle on or off.
  2. Grid setting. Click to toggle on or off.
  3. Orthogonal setting. Click to toggle on or off.
  4. Entity snap setting. Click to select entity snaps.
  5. Lineweight display. Click to toggle on or off.
  6. Model space or paper space. Click to toggle between model space and paper space.
  7. Digitizer mode. Click to toggle on or off.
  8. Etrack mode. Click to toggle on or off.
  9. Polar mode. Click to toggle on or off.
To change the items that display on the status bar
Right-click an empty area of the status bar.
Select an item to add or remove it.
To change the setting of an item on the status bar
Do one of the following:
  • Click the status bar item.
  • Right-click the status bar item you want to change, and then select the desired setting.
To display or hide the status bar
Do one of the following:
  • Choose View > Display > Status Bar.
  • Type statbar, press Enter and then choose on or off mode.