Change the position and display of the command window to suit the way you work.
Docking the Command Window
A docked command window is the same width as the application window. It is displayed in a fixed location above or below the drawing area.
Drag the command window to dock or undock.
The command window is docked by default for certain operating systems and Windows themes.
Anchoring the Command Window
An anchored command window adheres to the top or bottom of the drawing area.
If you move or resize the application window, the anchored command window retains its relative position.
Floating the Command Window
If the command window is not docked or anchored, it is
You can move a floating command window anywhere on the screen, resize its width and height, and increase its transparency.
Resizing the Command Window
You can resize the command window vertically by dragging the splitter bar, which is located on the top or the bottom edge of the window. Resize the window horizontally by dragging the right or left edge.
Hiding the Command Window
Hide and redisplay the command window by pressing Ctrl+9 or from the ribbon (View tab > Palettes panel > Command Line ). When you hide the command window, you can still enter commands in the dynamic input tooltip. However, some commands and system variables return values in the command window, so you may want to redisplay it in those instances.
Create a series of contiguous line segments. Each segment is a line object that can be edited separately. The following prompts are displayed: Specify First Point Sets the starting point for the line. Click a point location. With object snaps or ...
Imports the objects in a PDF file or an attached PDF underlay from the command line. Options are provided for selecting either a PDF underlay or for specifying a file. The following prompts are displayed: File - Opens a standard file selection ...
Trim objects to meet the edges of other objects. To trim objects, click TRIM or type TRIM in the command line and press Enter. Overview There are two modes that you can use to trim objects, Quick mode and Standard mode. Quick Mode: To trim ...
Extend objects to meet the edges of other objects. To extend objects, click EXTEND or type EXTEND in the command line and press Enter. Overview There are two modes that you can use to extend objects, Quick mode and Standard mode. Quick Mode: To ...
Creates multiple dimensions and types of dimensions with a single command. You can select objects or points on objects to dimension, and then click to place the dimension line. When you hover over an object, the DIM command automatically generates a ...