Change Symbol

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Change Symbol (Selected Objects)
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You can find this function either in the Object menu or by clicking the

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Change symbol of object button in the Edit Functions Toolbar. This command is enabled when at least one object is selected and the symbol selected in the symbol box is compatible with it.

With this function you can change a selected object's symbol.

  1. Select at least one object in the drawing area.
  2. Select the new symbol in the symbol box.
  3. Choose the Change Symbol (Selected Objects) function.

OCAD assigns all selected objects the new symbol.

Change Symbol (All Objects with Corresponding Symbol)
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Choose this command in the Object menu or click the

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Change symbol for all objects with this symbol button to change all objects with a symbol A to symbol B. The Change Symbol (All Objects with Corresponding Symbol) dialog appears.

In the Change all objects with field you can choose wheter you want to change all objects with a specific symbol number or all objects which are in an imported layer. Enter a symbol number or select an imported layer. The given number in the box is the currently selected object.
Enter the symbol number of the new symbol. The given number in the box is the currently selected symbol in the symbol box. Click the OK button to finish.

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This command is especially useful to translate the layers of an imported file to OCAD symbols.


Back to the Edit Object page.