TotalBoundary (Pro) - fastest generator of outlineWin32 and 64, English
General Usage Instructions
To launch the application, in the Autodesk® AutoCAD® command line, type _TOTALBOUNDARY or the respective short alias _TBND. You can also launch the application using the respective button on the "Add-ins" tab of the ribbon. (Fig. 1):
Button on the "Add-ins" tab of ribbon
available user after installing the software.
Main application window
The application's main window that appears when the program starts after you have selected objects is shown on Fig. 2:
Application's main window
after the selecting objects.
Controls in the main window
- (1) "Select" button
It allows you to select objects in the drawing for further generating outlines. You can select specific objects in both model space and paper space.
- (2) "Settings" button
Opens an additional dialog box, where you can modify program settings.
- (3) "Help" button
Opens context help.
- (4) "About" button
Opens a window with information about the software.
- (5) "Exit" button
Click this button to exit from the application.
- (6) Information field
Contains quantitative information about selected objects.
- (7) "Start" button
Launches the process of generating outlines.
- (8) Status bar
Displays information on the program's operation steps.
Program settings dialog box
Figure 3 shows the "Program Settings" dialog box.
"Program Settings" dialog box.
Controls in the program settings dialog box
- (1) "Apply" button
Saves all configuration settings made by user.
- (2) "Default" button
Resets all configuration settings to their default values.
- (3) "Close" button
Closes the "Program Settings" dialog box.
- (4) "Use automatic tolerance" radio box
If this box is checked it allows the program to automatically calculate the value of tolerance for the current drawing. This mode is recommended for most cases.
- (5) "Use custom value of tolerance" radio box
If this box is checked it allows user to set the value of the tolerance manually.
- (6) Custom value of tolerance edit box
This field is for entering the tolerance values in manual mode.
- (7) "Polyline width"edit box
In this field, you can set value of polyline width. The program uses this parameter when generate outlines (closed polylines).
- (8) "Color" drop-down button
Allows you to set the color of the generated outlines.
- (9) "Use solid fill" check box
It allows you to fill generated outlines with solid fill.
Once all the settings are made, they are to be saved before continuing with the application. To do so, click the "Apply" button. Once everything is saved, you can leave the settings window ("Close" button).
Restoring default settings
To restore the initial system settings, click the "Default" button.
|Ribbon/Toolbar Icon||Command||Command Description|
TotalBoundary is installed using the Setup Wizard.
The Wizard searches for available versions of AutoCAD installed on your computer. If the Setup Wizard finds several suitable versions of AutoCAD, TotalPurge will be installed for each suitable version of AutoCAD found on your computer. In case no suitable versions of AutoCAD are found, it notifies you that the installation of TotalPurge cannot be continued.
To launch the installation:
- Close all sessions with open AutoCAD.
- Run the setup file.
- Follow the instructions of the Setup Wizard.
|Version Number||Version Description|
|Added 2018 support.|
|Added 2017 support.|