Find shapes, grades, dimensions, or shape abbreviations

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2021
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Find shapes, grades, dimensions, or shape abbreviations

Use the Find commands to find material shapes, grades, dimensions, and shape abbreviations in the Shape / Grade / Size Maintenance dialog box without scrolling.

  1. In the Shape / Grade / Size Maintenance dialog box, do any of the following:
    • To find a shape, click Find Shape at the bottom of the dialog box.
    • To find a material dimension, open the Dimensions tab. Then, select the shape whose dimensions you want to view in the shape list, and click Find Dimension.
    • To find a material grade, open the Grades tab. Then, select the shape whose grades you want to view in the shape list, and click Find Grade.
    • To find a shape abbreviation, open the Shape Abbreviations tab. Then, select the shape whose abbreviations you want to view, and click Find Abbreviation.
  2. In the Find dialog box, type the search term in the field.

    Note that when searching for a dimension, you need to leave a space on both sides of x. For example, 3 x 3 x 1/4.

  3. Click OK.

The shape, grade, dimension, or shape abbreviation that you searched for is selected in the Shape / Grade / Size Maintenance dialog box.

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