The program allows to copy style (color, line type, fill type, etc.) from one object to another.
There are two ways to copy styles:
- Right-click the source object and choose
- Right-click the target object and choose
- If you want to copy the style to multiple objects, select the target objects and invoke the menu command
Edit - Paste Style
- Select the source object
- Press this icon in the toolbar:
- Click on the target object. If you want to copy the style to multiple objects, hold down the
The Style Library (menu
Edit - Style Library) allows you to save and reuse frequently used styles of graphic objects (color, line type, fill type, etc.).
The styles in the library are displayed:
As lines: for lines and wires
As ellipses: for objects with fill (rectangles, ellipses, polygons, etc.)
The Style Library has two parts:
Temporary styles: saves automatically the last 20 styles that you have used.
Permanent styles: here are those styles that you want to keep permanently.
How to add a style to the Style Library
Copying a style automatically adds the style to the library. The style is added to
How to add styles to Permanent Styles
Drag it with the mouse onto the
Permanent Styles tab. Similarly, you can remove a permanent style by dragging it onto the
Temporary Styles tab.
How to use a style from the Style Library
- In the drawing, select the target object
- Open menu
Edit - Style Library
- Select the style (either temporary or permanent)
- Click on
Apply to selected objectsor double-click on the style.
Automatic use of a style to wires
The program allows you to automatically apply a style to wires of a certain name. For example, a PEN style will be applied to a wire called PEN.
- In the
Permanent Stylestab, enter name of the wire for the given style.
- Draw a new wire and (in the Properties panel) enter the name of the wire.
The program copies the style from library to the wire.
Where are styles stored?
Styles are stored in the Symbol Library, in files
_CONF\styles\temp.xml a _CONF\styles\perm.xml