Written by: Cindra Drowne-Walsh
New in 2015:
This enhancement displays at the cross hairs or pick box. The symbol changes per the active command. This feature is nothing more than a visual aid.
“Autodesk refers to this visual as contextual feedback.”
Examples on how the Badge symbols will display within some commands, not all commands offer a Badge display.
When accessing the following Utilities commands the display will be a ?.
Examples. Measure, Radius, Angle, Area, Volume and ID Point
When accessing some of the Modify commands a Badge will display but a badge does not display for all of the Modify commands.
Examples. Move, Copy, Scale, Rotate
When in a selection mode such as the Implied Window / Polygon, Crossing Window / Polygon and Lasso, the below Badge symbols display.
The X displays when in commands such as Erase, Trim and Extend. This represents the portion of the geometry that will be removed from the drawing.
Within the Rotate Command this is the Badge display. If the Clockwise feature is modified from the default setting the visual of the Badge flips.
*If you prefer that the Cursor Badge feature does not display it can be turned off by changing the System Variable CURSORBADGE to the option of 1. This is a new System Variable available only if Service Pack 1 has been installed onto your system.