In this exercise, you
change the width of the polyline that represents the city limits.
The city limits display more prominently in the drawing. Then you clip
the image to display a rectangular portion that frames the city
To change the width of a polyline
- If the CITY.dwg map
is not still open, reopen it.
- Move your cursor over the city limits.
The green polyline
represents the city limits.
- Click the polyline to select it.
If the Quick
Properties panel is not displayed, right-click anywhere
in the drawing and select Quick Properties.
- Move your cursor over the Quick
Properties window to expand it.
Width property becomes visible.
- Select the value for Global
Width, enter 100, and press Enter.
You can edit values
in the Quick Properties window.
- Press Esc to close the Quick
The polyline displays
at the new width.
- Click Save.
To clip the image
- Zoom out so you can see the green polyline
and the right edge of the raster image.
- Hold down the Shift key and click the
edge of the image to select it.
Shift-click the edge
of the image to select it.
- Right-click the image and click Image Clip.
- Do the following to clip the image:
- Press Enter or type n to create
a clip boundary.
- Type r to create a rectangular
- Click to specify the starting point of
the boundary in the upper-left corner outside the city limits.
- Click to specify the opposite corner
of the boundary outside the lower-right area of the city limits.
The raster image is
clipped to the boundary you specified. The image displays only the
portion within the specified boundary.
- Click Save.
To continue this tutorial,
go to Exercise 3: Add a raster image to a Display Manager layer.