Creating a new drawing
When you start progeCAD, the program automatically creates a new drawing
based on a template drawing, icad.dwt. This template includes predefined settings
such as drawing units, text size, print style table type, and drawing area.
You can either use these settings or change them according to your needs. There
is nothing unique about a template drawing. You can use any drawing as a template
for future drawings.
You can save many steps by basing a new drawing on an existing template (.dwt
file). By doing this, a new drawing will contain all the settings and entities
you need. When you open a new drawing from your custom template, you can modify
existing settings and delete any entities that you don’t need. When you
save a drawing that was created using a template, you do not change the template.
To create a new drawing based on a template
- Do one of the following:
Click Use A Template Drawing, and then click Next.
To display the Open Template dialog box, click Browse.
Select the template (.dwt) file that you want, and then click Open. You
can also choose any drawing (.dwg) file to use as a template.
- Choose File > New.
- Type newwiz and then press Enter.