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  • Graeme Harrold

    January 15, 2010 at 9:31 am
    quote Paul Goddard:

    Thanks graeme used that tool worked fine. Havent yet done the group then back minus front what benefit will that have or create?

    The grouping feature is extremely handy to group elements of a drawing together e.g. the clock face could be grouped so you can click and move it as a complete object.

    When you select 2 or more objects, you will see the upper tool bar change to a load of icons that can merge, simplify and combine the objects in different ways. Imagine your stacked pile of similar shapes to form the clock hands. They had a different overall outline, I would have drawn this as a shape over the hand elements and used it like a "pastery cutter" to remove the excess………………