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Command Window

The command window lets you:

  • Issue commands at the command prompt
  • Specify command options
  • Specify points and values, and select entities
  • Confirm the selection or input steps
  • Receive messages, indications, or warnings

You can view a transcript of the commands entered on the command window so you can read or reconstruct your working steps, including all keyboard inputs.

To show or hide the command history in a separate window:

  • Press F2 to show command history.
  • Press Fn + F2 to show command history.
  • Press F2 again to hide command history.
  • Press Fn + F2 again to hide command history.

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