Acknowledging the difference to what we're used to in 8, I'm reading the examples and searching the forum.
Found "snap" - still spacebar to toggle on/off.
I have replicated the bare bones of one of our workhorse 8 projects as a 9 project. A main drawing is irregular postcode areas for an Australian state. They change shape on occasion. Depending on the nature of change(s), in 8 we use a combination of:
- moving individual coordinates with "shared edit" turned on (made a note inthis thread, but though a separate thread more relevant).
- Creating line objects in a separate drawing, where the new boundaries will be, selecting the area(s) whose boundaries are to be changed, transform toolbar Target (selection of areas) / Operation (Split With) / Source_Argument (all objects or selection in lines drawing).
Providing transfer rules are appropriately set. it works.
In 9 creating a new lines drawing is fine. However, there isn't (yet) a shared edit option so 1. isn't available. There doesn't appear to be a "Split With" transform (yet) either so 2. seems out.
I thought I'd try an SQL approach (my Fehily is on the way). Keeping it as simple as possible by adding a line to the existing areas only drawing, however I can't add a line to the drawing - I get an invalid key field value (null) error - see screenshot. I can add a line fine to a separate dwg. I'm obviously missing something fundamental and would appreciate any clue. I did go through Art's Udemy Radian course, and some of it is coming back to me - dragging participating components into the table pane in the command window.
I'm probably not alone in finding the on-line manual heavy going when trying to find entry points.. Any leg up appreciated!
Adding a line to an area drawing invalid key field.PNG