Changes between Version 9 and Version 10 of BasicTutorial


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Feb 24, 2006 2:31:56 AM (10 years ago)
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    99LeoCAD has a standard user interface with toolbars and menus. The big white area on the left is the main drawing area and on the right there's a list of available pieces with a picture of the currently selected one and list of colors.
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    11 Note that user interface is different between Operating Systems so if you're not running the MS Windows version of LeoCAD your screen won't look exactly like the screenshots here but they will be still close.
     11Keep in mind that the user interface is different between Operating Systems so if you're not running the MS Windows version of LeoCAD your screen won't look exactly like the screenshots here but they will be still close.
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    21 TIP: You can use the grid to help you see better where each piece is located. You can do that by  choosing "Preferences" under the "View" menu, then going to the "Drawing Aids" tab and checking the box "Base Grid". Also note that the [wiki:CoordinatesDisplay X/Y/Z location] of the currently selected brick is shown on the lower right corner.
     21'''''TIP:''' You can use the grid to help you see better where each piece is located. You can do that by  choosing "Preferences" under the "View" menu, then going to the "Drawing Aids" tab and checking the box "Base Grid". Also note that the [wiki:CoordinatesDisplay X/Y/Z location] of the currently selected brick is shown on the lower right corner.''
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    31 TIP: To [wiki:MovingPieces move pieces] one axis at a time you can click on the axis arrows, or use the keyboard (default keys are the arrow keys, Page Up and Page Down).
     31'''''TIP:''' To [wiki:MovingPieces move pieces] one axis at a time you can click on the axis arrows, or use the keyboard (default keys are the arrow keys, Page Up and Page Down).''
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    43 TIP: Just like moving, you can also rotate around one axis at a time by clicking on the circles that appear around the currently selected piece, or by using the keyboard (default keyboard shortcut is hold the SHIFT key down while pressing the arrow, Page Up or Page Down keys).
     43'''''TIP:''' Just like moving, you can also rotate around one axis at a time by clicking on the circles that appear around the currently selected piece, or by using the keyboard (default keyboard shortcut is hold the SHIFT key down while pressing the arrow, Page Up or Page Down keys).''
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