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Classic User Interface

The classic user interface (UI) contains elements including the menu bar, toolbars, palettes, graphics area, command window, and status bar.

The primary elements of the classic user interface are:

To create and modify drawing entities or to view and control the drawing, you can:

  • Type commands in the command window
  • Select commands in the menus
  • Click toolbar icons

To switch to the classic user interface (from the ribbon-based user interface):

- or -

  1. Click Tools > Customize Interface (or type Customize).
  2. In the dialog box, click UI Profiles.
  3. In Show, select All UI Profiles.
  4. In UI Profiles, select Classic Default (or another name of a classic user interface).
  5. Click the Active column to activate the UI.

    The activate icon  displays behind the UI name.

  6. Click OK.


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