November 28, 2009
Read pgs i-v
MAIN CADKEY SCREEN
1. What is the function of the cursor and in what ways is it used?
The function of the cursor is to tell you where you are. It can also tell you if you have
entered an inactive par
Read pgs 12-20 USING THE POSITION MENUand B2
1. When does the POSITION MENU appear?
The POSITION MENU appears when you need to indicate a position in 3D space.
2. What is the purpose of the commands in the POSITION M
Read pgs vi-vii MAIN CADKEY SCREEN continued.
1. What information is found in the CURSOR TRACKING WINDOW?
The information found in the CURSOR TRACKING WINDOW includes;
Page you are on in the STATUS WINDOW
Read pgs 5-7 and B10-19 USING THE SELECTION MENU
1. What is the purpose of the SELECTION MENU?
The purpose of the SELECTION MENU is to select one or more entities.
2. Explain (by summarizing information on these page
Read pgs C1-C5 CREATING LINE TYPES
1. When a polygon is created using the CREATE, LINE, (ENDPTS, RECTANG etc.)
function, the sides are separate (editable) entities, as opposed to using the CREATE,
POLYGON, command, w
Read pgs 21-25 IMMEDIATE MODE COMMANDS and DISPLAY
1. What is the purpose of IMMEDIATE MODE commands?
The purpose of IMMEDIATE MODE commands is so to allow you to quickly access
some of CADKEYs most frequently-used o
Read pgs 5, C7-C9 and B10 TRIMMING AND EXTENDING
1. Explain why and how the computer treats trimming and extending in a similar manner.
The computer treats trimming and extending in a similar manner as both either tr
Read pgs 34-37 GRID and SNAP
1. What is a GRID (in CADKEY)
A GRID is a set of points that crisscross at 90 degree angles.
2. What does snap do?
SNAP allows you to move objects at a set distance, place points at set p
Read pgs 2, 3 and B20 COORDINATE SYSTEM
1. What is the default view when you start CADKEY?
The default view when you start CADKEY is the top view.
2. In your own words explain:
a. VIEW COORDINATES
In the view coordi