|Isometric Symbol Font - Building the Character Set - page 4|
Another essential tool is a full set of ellipses. Create an 8.00-inch circle, convert to curves, add the nodes and copy it. Go to the page/symbol # indicated in the table and paste and apply the vertical scale using the Transform Docker.
Ever notice how many times you have to create an angle or extrusion from scratch? While none of the following are going to be in isometric, their use will be clear at the end of this series.
Go to page 26, Symbol 058 to begin the angle/extrusion series.
We will start with an “L” extrusion. Create a rectangle 0.50 inches across by 8.00 inches high.
Duplicate, rotate 90.00 degrees, and snap into place.
Weld together, delete any extra nodes and make sure that all of the segments are straight lines. Duplicate and move it completely off the page so it is available on future pages. Copy the symbol.
Use the Node Edit Tool to add nodes, curve and smooth the segments.
Duplicate and move it completely off the page so it is available on all future pages.
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