The RealCADD Manual Mac version
On-screen Menus

The RealCADD menus are discussed in detail under the individual menu items in the manual. However, there is also this small set of icons bottom left on the RealCADD screen that we will take a quick look at now.

From left to right they are:

Zoom out – halves the magnification on each click.
Zoom percentage – displays the current zoom % – default is 100%
Zoom in – doubles the magnification on each click.
Print – brings up the Page Setup window.
Save – brings up the Save window.
Auto save – toggles whether the Save Reminder is in operation for a this drawing.
Page – toggles displaying the page borders on or off.
Attraction – toggles enhanced Snap and Highlighting on or off.

If you click the Zoom %, you see the regular zooms displayed as pictured right. You can select another zoom (400% for example) simply by clicking it.

Selecting "Other..." will bring up a small dialogue allowing you set a custom zoom % (say 150%). This feature is new to 4.60.

RealCADD can zoom beyond 3200 magnification – just keep clicking the "Zoom-in" icon. Also, if you have zoomed using the magnifying glass tool (Window >> Tools pallet) the "Other" magnification will be ticked because you are not at a regular zoom.

Tip: Text displays more accurately in relation to other objects at the regular zoom percentages.

Clicking Auto save changes the icon to look like this: indicating, that for this drawing, the auto-save reminder is disabled, even though it is enabled in Preferences. See a discussion of this feature in the RealCADD >> Preferences section. Clicking the icon again toggles the auto-save reminder back on.

Clicking Attraction changes the icon to look like this: indicating, that for this drawing, the enhanced snap and highlighting are disabled, even though they are enabled in Preferences. See a discussion of this feature in the RealCADD >> Preferences section. Clicking the icon again toggles the enhanced snap and highlighting back on.