Preferences

This section covers how to select optional preferences in eMachineShop CAD.

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Set Preferences

Set preferences for a personalized experience and streamlined design process.

Customizations

Toggle multiple convenience features, tools, and icons.


Set Preferences

  1. Choose menu Edit > Preferences > General.
  2. Check the desired settings.
  3. Click OK.

Set Units of Measure

Change what unit of measure dimensions and angles are displayed in.

  1. Choose menu Edit > Preferences > Measurements.
  2. Check the desired units of measure.
  3. Click OK.

2D Drawing Preferences

  1. Choose menu Edit > Preferences > 2D.
  2. Check whether to specify circles numerically by radius or diameter.
  3. Check the following preferred 2D preferences.
  4. Click OK.

Grid View

Toggle showing the grid in the workspace.

  1. Choose menu Edit > Preferences > Grid.
  2. Check Show Grid and set grid specifications below.
  3. Click OK.

Set Line Colors

Change the colors associated with lines, selections, and the workspace.

  1. Choose menu Edit > Preferences > Colors.
  2. In the associated box, set the color preference for each aspect.
  3. Click OK.

Customizations

Toggle multiple convenience features, tools, and icons.

  1. Choose menu Edit > Preferences > Customize.
  2. Check the desired features, tools and icons.
  3. Click OK.