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Turbo CAD Query.

Strange polyline.

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Malc22/02/2020 21:40:18
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I have been trying to get into TurboCAD (Deluxe, ver: 16.2), but today I am stuck. I have just started playing with 3D and changing the workplane before adding shapes to other shapes. However, when I now try to draw an ordinary polyline it appears as a parallelogram. I have tried the polylines in another file and it works perfectly so I assume I have done something stupid. Can any of you fellows offer any suggestions?

Gary Wooding23/02/2020 07:57:11
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Its because you changed the workplane and the plane and view don't match.The easiest way to reset things is to right-click anywhere in the drawing area, then choose the view you want, then click 'Plane by active view'.

This is what I do in Tcad ProProf, Tcad Deluxe should be the same.  I don't use Tcad as much now that I've switched to Fusion.

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Edited By Gary Wooding on 23/02/2020 08:11:25

Malc23/02/2020 10:39:57
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Many thanks Gary, my sanity is restored. I spent some time drawing 2D house plans a couple of years ago and became reasonably capable with the program but am trying to make a comeback with the help of the Paul Tracey videos. Very impressed with your instructional techniques, screenshots with pasted directions, very effective! You have certainly got me out of a hole. Many thanks again.

Gary Wooding23/02/2020 10:43:59
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Pleased to be of assistance.

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