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Options - Display tab

Use this tab to set display options.


Command Lines to Track Defines the maximum number of lines that are displayed in the Prompt History Window. As you enter commands, progeCAD tracks each one that you use in a session, the prompts that are displayed, and your responses to the prompts You can review this information the Prompt History window. The default value is 256.

Use Up/Down Arrows for Command History Navigation By default, using the keyboard arrows pans your view of the drawing. If you prefer to scroll the command history using the up and down arrows, mark this check box. Then when you use the up and down arrows, previous commands display and the other prompt input is skipped. This can be a convenient way to review and even repeat previous commands.

Show Tabs To show or hide the Model tab and Layout tabs, select the Show Tabs check box. You may want to hide the tabs if you only work on the Model tab or if you use the command bar and status bar to switch between tabs.

Show Scroll Bars To show or hide the scroll bars that display on the right side and bottom of the progeCAD window or viewport, select the Show Scroll Bars check box. You may want to hide the scroll bars if you only use the Pan command to scroll drawings.

Enable Continuous Inertial Motion in Real Time Click to continue rotating the view when using the Real-Time Sphere, Real-Time X, Real-Time Y, and Real-Time Z commands.

Reverse Mouse Wheel Zoom Direction Click to zoom out when you spin the mouse wheel forward and zoom in when you spin it backward. When the check box is not marked, spinning the mouse wheel forward while working in a drawing zooms in and spinning it backward zooms out. Reversing the mouse wheel zoom direction may be helpful if you use a mouse with your left hand.

Graphics Screen Color Sets the color of the background screen, which is Black by default.

Display Prompt Boxes Turns prompt boxes on or off. The prompt boxes, typically displayed in the upper right corner of the screen, list options for commands. The options in the prompt boxes are the same as those displayed on the status bar and the command bar. Turning prompt boxes off may save screen space and may minimize mouse clicks.

Automatic Menu Loading When turned on, default menus are loaded when you open drawing files. When turned off, you can load drawings with associated menus without overwriting the default menus.

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