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Isometric Symbols - Building the Character Set - page 3
Step 07
5 Hole Cover
On page 47, Symbol #079 Paste the cover.cdr contents onto the page. Duplicate the center objects and apply a 72-degree rotation to duplicate 4 times. Copy (Ctrl+C) everything.
Delete everything except the largest and smallest circles. Ungroup and delete the yellow circles, combine everything (Ctrl+L).
Go to page 48, Symbol #080. Paste the clipboard contents onto the page. Delete everything except the 6.125-inch circle, the rounded rectangle and smallest circles. Drag the nodes of the rounded rectangle inside the 6.125-inch circle at the yellow positions. Ungroup and delete the yellow circles. Weld the outside together and smooth the appropriate nodes. Finally combine everything (Ctrl+L) and resize to 8.00 inches and center on the page.
Go to page 49, Symbol #081. Paste the clipboard contents onto the page. Delete everything except the 6.125-inch circle, the rounded triangle object and smallest circles. Drag the nodes of the rounded triangle inside the 6.125-inch circle at the yellow positions. Ungroup and delete the yellow circles. Weld the outside together and smooth the appropriate nodes. Finally combine everything (Ctrl+L) and resize to 8.00 inches and center on the page.
Step 08
6 Hole Cover
On page 50, Symbol #082 Paste the cover.cdr contents onto the page. Duplicate the center objects and apply a 60-degree rotation to duplicate. Copy (Ctrl+C) everything.
Delete everything except the largest and smallest circles. Ungroup and combine everything (Ctrl+L) and remove the fill.
Go to page 51, Symbol #083. Paste the clipboard contents onto the page. Delete everything except the 6.125-inch circle, the rounded rectangle and smallest circles. Weld the rounded rectangle and the circle. Ungroup and combine everything (Ctrl+L). Smooth all of the appropriate nodes.
Go to page 52, Symbol #084. Paste the clipboard contents onto the page. Delete everything except the 6.125-inch circle, the rounded triangle object and smallest circles. Weld the rounded triangle and the circle. Ungroup and combine everything (Ctrl+L).
Step 09
7 Hole Cover

Imagine creating objects like these with a few mouse clicks

On page 53, Symbol #085 Paste the cover.cdr contents onto the page. Duplicate the center objects and apply a 72-degree rotation to duplicate 4 times. Copy (Ctrl+C) everything.
Delete everything except the largest and smallest circles. Ungroup and delete the yellow circles, combine everything (Ctrl+L).
Go to page 54, Symbol #086. Paste the clipboard contents onto the page. Delete everything except the 6.125-inch circle, the rounded rectangle and smallest circles. Drag the nodes of the rounded rectangle inside the 6.125-inch circle at the yellow positions. Ungroup and delete the yellow circles. Weld the outside together and smooth the appropriate nodes. Finally combine everything (Ctrl+L) and resize to 8.00 inches and center on the page.
Go to page 55, Symbol #087. Paste the clipboard contents onto the page. Delete everything except the 6.125-inch circle, the rounded triangle object and smallest circles. Drag the nodes of the rounded triangle inside the 6.125-inch circle at the yellow positions. Ungroup and delete the yellow circles. Weld the outside together and smooth the appropriate nodes. Finally combine everything (Ctrl+L) and resize to 8.00 inches and center on the page.

 

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