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Linetypes in NanoCAD 5

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#1 TeaMan


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Posted 13 September 2021 - 06:07 PM

Hello, I'm using NanoCAD 5 and in my drawing I need to draw setback lines. I can't use color, so I need to change the linetype. I am familiar with AutoCAD and the change command. To make is simple for myself, I tried to draw a continuous line as I normally do, then change it to a hidden line, or dashed line. I found the change command wasn't available. I was able to find a line edit command but when I tried to choose a different line type, none were available. I tried to load and there were none to load. Are there any other line types in NanoCAD 5 other than continuous?

I have to be missing something.

I also tried to open the layer, being layer 0, and clicked on the linetype and it was continuous with no other options to change it to. Maybe that's because it's layer zero?? I'm not sure, but am surprised I can't find any other line types. I keep thinking I'm missing something here. Two basic ones I can see people wanting other than continuous are hidden and center.

Please, any help is appreciated.


#2 Hellen_V

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Posted 13 September 2021 - 07:24 PM

Hi Ed,
you can add more linetypes to your drawing. Open LINETYPE dialog, click Load Linetype button, then choose on of available files - add the desired linetypes.
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#3 TeaMan


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Posted 15 September 2021 - 01:45 AM

Thanks Helen. I tried to do that before I posted this and it didn't show anything. Now I tried again and it shows one that starts with Ghost, and two that start with Nanocad. Looks like all three have multiple linetypes in them. Thanks for the help, guess sometimes you need to try a second time.

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