Scale, Copy & Paste

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Introduction: Scale, Copy & Paste

Project Overview:

In this project you will learn how to drag, scale and copy paste shapes on your workplane.

We're starting with a blank workplane for this project, so here we go!

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Step 1: Add Shapes to the Workplane

This lesson walks through the steps to scale shapes on the workplane.

Instructions

  1. Begin by finding the orange Cylinder in the Basic Shapes list on the right side of the browser.
  2. Now, click on the cylinder and drag it over to the workplane.
  3. Drop it into the area outlined in orange. Nice!
  4. Continue to the next step.

Step 2: Repeat the Process

Let's try that one more time. Go ahead and add another cylinder to the workplane.

Instructions

  1. Repeat the process again by dragging another orange cylinder onto the workplane in the next area outlined in orange.
  2. You've got it. Great work!
  3. Continue to the next step.

Step 3: Scale Your Cylinder

Now here's the fun part! You are going to scale the orange cylinder you just dragged onto the workplane to a height of 15mm.

Instructions

  1. Click and drag the white dot on top of the shape. Drag down to make the shape 15mm.
  2. There you go, you got it!
  3. Continue to the next step.

Step 4: Copy & Paste the Last Shape

Let's add one more cylinder. This time let's copy one of the cylinders that is already on the workplane.

Instructions

  1. Select the cylinder you want to copy. It doesn't matter which cylinder you select.
  2. Press Ctrl+C on your keyboard (Windows) or Cmd+C (Mac) to copy the shape.
  3. Then, press Ctrl+V on your keyboard to paste the copy on the workplane.
  4. Drag the new shape to the area outlined in orange.
  5. Continue to the next step.

Step 5: Scale the Last Cylinder

The last cylinder needs to be 10mm tall.

Instructions

  1. Click and drag the white dot on top of the shape to scale the shape to 10mm tall.
  2. You did it!
  3. Continue to the next step.

Step 6: Congratulations!

You're awesome!

You now know how to:

  • Drag a shape onto your workplane
  • Scale a shape
  • Copy & paste a shape on the workplane

Great Job!

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