ARRIS Power User Tips
Gary Thill of Sigma Consulting Services explores the “hidden” features of ARRIS and covers tips, tricks and “secret” shortcuts which enable you to be more productive.
Starting A New Project From Windows Using a Prototype Project
Useful Environment Variables in arris.ini file
Using the Accounting Feature: ARRIS can keep track of such as time
spent on a project.
Masking Trick Using Solid Fill Crosshatching: After drawing hundreds of
pickets for a deck railing, have you ever been frustrated with the amount of
time it takes to remove the hidden lines behind each picket so they appear
solid rather than see-thru?
Converting DWG Files to Repeated Items: Undocumented mnemonic
command named dwg2ri which will allow you to convert files in a specific
directory to ARRIS Repeated Items.
Copy to Clipboard
Multi-Line Trim/Extend Feature
Using Up & Down Arrow Command History
Another Use for the Zflat Command: Did you know you can use the zflat
command to generate foreshortened elements in you exterior elevations?
Turning Off Custom Lines In Smart Walls
Push and Pop
Using the ARRIS Calculator
Accessing Favorite RI Libraries via the Toolbar Menu
Using the Offset Line Tool
Using Negative Scale Factors to Mirror X and Mirror Y Rotation
Automatically Create Repeated Items From DWG Files
Setting View Orientation To Match Work Angle
Match Entity Menu Time-Savers
Alias Commands: 15 predefined one and two-letter alias shortcut
Sample ARRIS File Structure
Paragraph Text Editing Commands
Smart Wall Cleanup
Mnemonic Command Summary
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