Use object snaps to specify precise locations on objects. For example, you can use an object snap to draw a line to the center of a circle or to the midpoint of a polyline segment.
You can specify an object snap whenever you are prompted for a point. By default, a marker and a tooltip are displayed when you move the cursor over an object snap location on an object.
Specify an Object Snap
To specify an object snap at a prompt for a point, you can
Press SHIFT and right-click to display the Object Snap shortcut menu
Click an object snap button on the Object Snap toolbar
Enter the name of an object snap at the command prompt
When you specify an object snap at a prompt for a point, the object snap stays in effect only for the next point that you specify.
Reduce the quantity of application programs running together with Windows, and the quantity of opening drawings in GstarCAD. Use "Purge" to erase useless drawing datum in DWG drawing. Reduce snap items or not snap if not necessary.
On GstarCAD interface, select "Tools/Option" or input "Config" or "Op" in command line to open "Configuration" dialogue box, in "drafting" and "selection" option card you can set the size of pickbox and snap aperture.
What do objects snap to when you move them
A multileader object typically consists of an arrowhead, a horizontal landing, a leader line or curve, and either a multiline text object or a block.
Select"Tools/ Option " orinput"Config"or"Op"incommandline toopen" Configuration "dialoguebox, in"drafting" and "selection"optioncardyoucansetthesizeofpickboxandsnapaperture.
ReducethequantityofapplicationprogramsrunningtogetherwithWindows,andthequantityofopeningdrawingsin GstarCAD .Use"Purge"toeraseuselessdrawingdatuminDWGdrawing.Reducesnapitemsornotsnapifnotnecessary.
.dwg is the default drawing format of GstarCAD; at present, GstarCAD is compatible with ever version of .dwg and .dxf files from 2.5 to 2010, it is means GstarCAD is compatible from AutoCAD 2.5 to AutoCAD 2012. If you are using AutoCAD 2013, you have to exchange the file with GstarCAD and save it as earlier .dwg version before 2010. By the way, GstarCAD will be compatible with AutoCAD 2013 soon.
GstarCAD Standard includes the function of 2D plane drawing. GstarCAD Professional adds 3D and dynamical block functions on the base of Standard version; Academic version includes all the functions, but there are watermarks on printings and the size of drawings are limited.
ARX programs which are based on AutoCAD platform cannot run on GstarCAD directly, GRX is for GstarCAD, GRX has high compatibility with ARX, usually, and it can be used on GstarCAD platform after just a little modification.
Yes, GstarCAD has more than 100 functions in Express Tools which are similar to AutoCAD, and some of them are GstarCAD unique features such as drawing compare,GstarCAD tools. All of them help engineers work more efficiently.
Use the function of GstarCAD - "Start>Export OCF file".
GstarCAD Professional supports the creation, editing and displaying of dynamic blocks, GstarCAD Standard can display dynamic blocks properly, but it cannot edit dynamic blocks.