User Interface

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Learn how to use and customize the user interface to increase productivity and simplify your workflow.

With a few clicks, you can change the interface to better support the way that you work. For example, you can set the ribbon to one of 4 display settings. You can also display several project views at one time, or layer the views to see only the one on top.

Tour of the user interface

Parts of the user interface

1 File Tab
2 Quick Access Toolbar
3 InfoCenter
4 Options Bar
5 Type Selector
6 Properties Palette
7 Project Browser
8 Status Bar
9 View Control Bar
10 Drawing Area
11 Ribbon
12 Tabs on the ribbon
13 A contextual tab on the ribbon, providing tools relevant to the selected object or current action
14 Tools on the current tab of the ribbon
15 Panels on the ribbon
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