4 SHIFT key combination you might not know
It is great to know
that GstarCAD offers keys combination that helps modify basic objects quickly.
Many people don’t realize that using shift combination can
increase their productivity. Here is a little list that might interest you:
[shift] + right click.
This shortcut key combination will display context menu for snap
overrides really quickly. Try to hold [shift] then right click. Release, then
press [E] to activate end point snap.
2. Hold [shift] for temporary ortho mode
Holding this key while you draw, will activate temporary ortho mode.
Exactly like when you activate ortho mode by pressing [F8]. But this is
3. Holding [shift] while chamfering and filleting
You know what will
happen if we hold this shortcut key when we use chamfer or fillet? It will override
the distance or radius value, and will use 0 (zero) value! Pretty nice.
4. Holding [shift] while using trim/extend
When we use trim, sometimes we want to extend other objects to the same
reference. You don’t have to finish your trim session, and activate extend
to do it. Just hold [shift], then trim will be inverted to extend command. This
work on the other way when extend command is active, it becomes trim!
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