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-**__File commands__**+**Display**
  
-**File** bar is the horizontal bar displayed on the top left. It includes the following buttons -+Ctrl+F1 – Zoom Dn [Zoom into a rectangular area]
  
-{{:​f1.jpg?​100|}} - Click here to start a new file in TAD Designer Lite. This loads a default TAD file called tad.td4 located in the system folder (You can customize this file)+Ctrl+F2 – Zoom Up [Zoom so that site is seen in rectangular area]
  
-{{:​f2.jpg?​100|}} - Click here to open an existing file in TAD Designer Lite.+Ctrl+F3 – Pan [Point ​to that location that will become the next center of the screen]
  
-{{:​f3.jpg?​100|}} - Click here to save the current file.+Ctrl+L – Last view [Go back to last view]
  
-{{:​f4.jpg?​100|}} - Click here to open the settings dialog box. You can customize the colors of the confirmed and unconfirmed elements in your file. Settings for the grid are also present here. This grid can be activated by ticking on the grid check box within the settings. (The size of the grid is determined by the architect'​s stepsize)+Alt+Z –  Zoom all [Zoom so that all visible objects ​are seen within the screen]
  
-**__View commands__**+Ctrl+M – Selection mode [Click here to make mouse select objects]
  
-**View** bar is the vertical bar displayed on the top right. It includes the following buttons -+Shift+Alt+D – Set 3D options [Set 3D viewing options]
  
-{{:​d1.jpg?​30|}} ​+Alt+D – View in 3D [Do a quick walkthrough]
  
-Click here to zoom down so that the objects in the site appear larger . The cursor changes to the zoom in mode. The screen zooms in to show objects selected in the marquee. 
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-{{:​d2.jpg?​30|}}  ​ 
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-Click here to zoom up so that one can see a larger area of the site . The cursor changes to the zoom out mode. The screen zooms out to fit all objects within the marquee. 
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-{{:​d3.jpg?​30|}} 
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-Click here to pan, that is, to move from one portion of the site to another. The cursor changes to the pan mode.  
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-{{:​d4.jpg?​30|}} 
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-Click here to view the extents, that is, all the objects in the file on the screen. 
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-__**Edit commands**__ 
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-{{:​ed1.jpg?​150|}} - Click here to copy the current object/​selection to the clipboard 
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-{{:​ed2.jpg?​150|}} - Click here to paste the previously copied contents from the clipboard into any class in any of the open TAD files. 
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-{{:​ed3.jpg?​150|}} - Click here to copy the selected class from the class tree to the clipboard. 
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-{{:​ed4.jpg?​150|}} - Click on this button to paste the previously copied class to any of the classes in the class tree. 
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-{{:​ed5.jpg?​150|}} - Click here to undo the actions carried out on the current object or selected objects. Upto 10 commands per object can be undone 
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-{{:​ed6.jpg?​150|}} - Click here to redo the undone commands on the object/​selection. ​ 
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-The name of the user working on this file is also displayed on this toolbar. 
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-__**Selection commands**__ 
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-{{:​s1.jpg?​30|}} - Click here to switch the cursor to select mode.  
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-{{:​s4.jpg?​30|}} - Click here to switch the cursor to deselect mode. The selected objects will be deselected. 
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-{{:​s2.jpg?​30|}} - Click here to select the last selection of objects. 
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-{{:​s3.jpg?​30|}} - Click here to select all objects in the file. 
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-{{:​s6.jpg?​30|}} - Click here to select all objects of the current class. 
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-{{:​s5.jpg?​30|}} - Click here on the checkbox to suspend all selected objects. ​ 
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-__**Display commands**__ 
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-{{:​hd1.jpg?​30|}} - Click here to hide the objects belonging to a particular class. 
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-{{:​hd2.jpg?​30|}} - Click here to unhide the previously hidden objects. 
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-{{:​hd4.jpg?​30|}} - Click here to hide the objects in the file other than the objects of the selected class. 
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-{{:​hd3.jpg?​30|}} - Click here to select all the objects in the file 
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-{{:​hd5.jpg?​30|}} - Click here to hide a set of objects that are selected in the site pane. 
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-{{:​hd6.jpg?​30|}} - Click here to view all the objects in the file 
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-__**Snap movements**__ 
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-{{:​sn1.jpg?​100|}} - Click here to snap the architect to the position of the first helper. 
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-{{:​sn2.jpg?​100|}} - Click here to snap the architect to the position of the second helper. 
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-{{:​sn3.jpg?​100|}} - Click here to snap the architect from its current position to a point that is perpendicular to the current edge. 
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-Click here to snap the architect to its nearest vertex/ intersection point. The point has to lie within the square of the architect. 
-(In case of snapping to the intersection point, the helpers have to be on one of the two intersecting edges) 
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-__**Helper movements**__ 
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-{{:​h1.jpg?​100|}} - Click here to move the helpers from one corner of the object to the next one. This movement could be in a clockwise or anticlockwise direction. 
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-{{:​h2.jpg?​100|}} - Click here to move the helpers from one corner of the object to the next one. This direction of this movement would be the opposite of the movement generated by the previous button. 
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-{{:​helpers.jpg?​100|}} - Select the checkbox to allow the movement of the helpers only on the points of a curved edge. The default movement of the helpers is '​out'​. In order to navigate within the sub-segments of a curve, the checkbox must be marked. 
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-__**Corner editing commands**__ 
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-{{:​c1.jpg?​100|}} - Click here to add a corner between the two corners on which the helpers lie. The new corner is created at the position of the architect. 
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-{{:​c2.jpg?​100|}} - Click here to shift a corner on which the first helper lies, to the position of the architect 
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-{{:​c3.jpg?​100|}} - Click here to delete a particular corner. The corner that is deleted is the one that has the first helper on it 
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-__**Edge editing commands**__ 
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-{{:​e1.jpg?​200|}} - Click here to stretch the current edge of the object. In case of a selection, then the '​current edges' of all the objects would get stretched 
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-{{:​e2.jpg?​200|}} - Click here to extrude the current edge of the object/​selection. The edge is extruded in a direction perpendicular to the current edge, and two new corners are created. 
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-{{:​ed3.jpg?​200|}} - Click here to get a list of edge types to choose from. All curves in TAD are done using these tools 
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-{{:​ed4.jpg?​200|}} - These are the different type of edges available. Click on the edge you want. 
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-{{:​e5.jpg?​200|}} - Select the in or out option to determine the direction in which the curve has to be generated - inwards or outwards. This works only on certain curve commands. 
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-__**Object editing commands**__ 
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-{{:​o1.jpg?​100|}} - Click here to move the current object/​selection set. The movement takes place in reference to the position of the first helper to that of the architect. 
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-{{:​o2.jpg?​100|}} - Click here to rotate the current object/​selection set after typing the rotation angle in the command entry box. The architect is the center of the rotation. The rotation angle is given using the command line (Press any number to open it) 
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-{{:​o3.jpg?​100|}} - Click here to delete the selected objects from the file. These objects after deletion are deposited in a recycle bin. They can be restored by dragging them from the bin into the objects list within the class tree pane. 
-(The recycle bin is available under '​Edit'​ in the main menu. This bin is cleared at the end of each session) 
  

Press F1 inside the application to read context-sensitive help directly in the application itself
Last modified: le 2017/10/05 05:52