Tricks of the connectCAD masters

Here are a few of the tricks used by experienced connectCAD users that can really speed up your drawing:

2D Reshape tool

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The Vectorworks Reshape tool can move the vertices of several selected Circuits at once. This allows us to reshape a whole bunch of circuits in one go.

A really neat trick that can save you hours is to Duplicate whole looms of circuits and then use Reshape to place them on different sockets. SO instead of drawing a bunch of circuits one at a time you do the work in bulk.

 

Align/Distribute command:

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Align/distribute is great for adjusting the spacing of items. For example, you want to connect jackfields to the inputs of a set of DA’s:

 

Drag last jack down opp. last DA

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Select the jacks

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Distribute Spacing vertically

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Now your jacks are spaced opposite your DA’s

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Multi-Connect

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Simple,fast and accurate.

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