TechDraw ExtensionSelectLineAttributes

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TechDraw ExtensionSelectLineAttributes

Menu location
TechDraw → Extensions: Attributes/Modifications → Select Line Attributes, Cascade Spacing and Delta Distance
Default shortcut
Introduced in version
See also
TechDraw ExtensionChangeLineAttributes


The TechDraw ExtensionSelectLineAttributes tool opens a dialog box where you can select the attributes (style, width and color) for new cosmetic lines and centerlines created with the Extensions tools, and specify the cascade spacing and delta distance. The line attributes are also used by the TechDraw ExtensionChangeLineAttributes tool.

The Select line attributes task panel


  1. There are several ways to invoke the tool:
  2. The Select line attributes task panel opens.
  3. Optionally change the Line style, the Line width and the Line color.
  4. Optionally change the Cascade spacing. The Cascade Dimensions tools and the Create Coordinate Dimensions tools use this value.
  5. Optionally change the Delta distance. The TechDraw ExtensionExtendLine tool and TechDraw ExtensionShortenLine tool use this value.
  6. Press the OK button.


  • The specified values will be used in the current FreeCAD session only.