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Status Bar

The status bar is located at the bottom of the application window.

It is divided into three areas: tooltips, drafting settings, and coordinate display.

Tooltips

The left side of the status bar displays tooltips. If you move the pointer over toolbar icons or menu items, a description of the command or function displays in the tooltips area.

Drafting Settings

The middle of the status bar contains buttons to turn on and off drafting options. These are:

Other Options

  • LWeight. Turns on and off LineWeights display.
  • Dimension Bounding Box. Shows or hides Dimension Bounding Boxes onscreen (Professional, Premium, Enterprise & Enterprise Plus).
  • QInput. Turns on and off QuickInput.
  • QInput. Turns on and off Quick Input features (Professional & Enterprise versions only).
  • MODEL / SHEET. When the Model tab is active, this switches to the most recently used layout Sheet. When a layout Sheet is active, this switches between the Sheet workspace and the Model workspace of the most recently used Viewport.
  • Annotation. Lets you select the current annotative scale.

Coordinate Display

The right side of the status bar shows the X-, Y-, and Z-coordinates of the pointer.



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