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Drags major faces of solids: moves the solid while preserving
connections with minor faces, optionally modifies the thickness or
creates a copy of the solid.
Drags minor faces, optionally connects minor faces to major faces of other solids.
Allows to reposition a BIM section.
Accessing the Command
command bar: bimdrag
menu bar: BIM | Drag
toolbar: BIM |
Quad: BIM | or
Prompts you in the command bar:
Select several entities/subentities: (select a face of a solid)
Entities in set: 1
Select several entities/subentities: (select more faces, then right click or press Enter to stop selecting.)
Major faces (1) and minor faces (2).
The options are:
Specify distance to drag solid or [Switch to drag face]:
Hit the Ctrl-key or type S to toggle between the options.
If TIPS is ON the current mode is indicated in the Tips widget:
Do one of the following:
Moves the selected faces, thus stretches the solid; optionally connects the selected faces to the major face of another solid.
Choose Connect to Nearest () in the Model tab of the Quad to automatically connect the selected minor face to the nearest major face of another solid.
Applying the BimDrag command to a minor face allows to:
If TIPS is ON the Tips widget displays:
To move the selected face, do one of the following:
To connect the selected face,
Do one the following:
Creating T-connections ply-by-ply
Modifying the thickness of a solid
Modifying the height of a wall
Modifying the height of a wall ply-by-ply
Setting the distance between parallel walls
Creating a parallel copy of a wall
Creating a partial copy of a wall
Moving an insert vertically
Moving an insert horizontally
dmPushPull - adds or removes volume from a solid by moving a face.
dmMove - moves the selected solids, or faces or edges of a solid using a vector.
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