Pointer-Input-Settings-Dialog-Box

Pointer Input Settings Dialog Box

Pointer Input Settings Dialog Box

Controls the settings of pointer input tooltips.

List of Options

The following options are displayed.

Format

Controls coordinate format in the tooltips that are displayed when pointer input is
turned on.

Polar Format

Displays the tooltip for the second or next point in polar coordinate format. Enter
a comma (,) to change to Cartesian format. (DYNPIFORMAT system variable)

Cartesian Format

Displays the tooltip for the second or next point in Cartesian coordinate format.
Enter an angle symbol (<) to change to polar format. (DYNPIFORMAT system variable)

Relative Coordinates

Displays the tooltip for the second or next point in relative coordinate format. Enter
a pound sign (#) to change to absolute format. (DYNPICOORDS system variable)

Absolute Coordinates

Displays the tooltip for the second or next point in absolute coordinate format. Enter
an “at” sign (@) to change to relative coordinates format. (DYNPICOORDS system variable)

Note that you cannot use the direct distance method when this option is selected.

Visibility

Controls when pointer input is displayed. (DYNPIVIS system variable)

As Soon As I Type Coordinate Data

When pointer input is turned on, displays tooltips only when you start to enter coordinate
data. (DYNPIVIS system variable)

When a Command Asks for a Point

When pointer input is turned on, displays tooltips whenever a command prompts you
for a point. (DYNPIVIS system variable)

Always—Even When Not in a Command

Always displays tooltips when pointer input is turned on. ( DYNPIVIS system variable)

Learning AutoCad

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