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 Creating the axes
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### Creating the axes

• . Choose the Line option, by selecting Geometry->Create->Straight line 1.
• . Enter the coordinate (0, 0) in the command line 2.
• . Enter the coordinate (200, 0) in the command line.
• . Press ESC 3 to indicate that the process of creating the line is finished. Press ESC again to leave the function.
• . If the entire line does not appear on the screen, use the option Zoom Frame, which is located in the GiD Toolbar and in Zoom in the mouse menu.
• . Again, choose Line. Draw a line between points (0, 25) and (200, 25). The result is shown in Figure 2.
• . Go to the Copy window (Figure 4), which is found in Utilities->Copy.
• . Choose Lines from the Entities type menu and Rotation from the Transformation menu.
• . Enter an angle of -60 degrees and click on Two dimensions.
• . Enter point (200, 0, 0) in First Point. This is the point that defines the center of rotation.
• . Click Select to select the first line we drawn.
• . After making the selection, press ESC (or Finish in the Copy window) to indicate that the selection of lines to be rotated is finished. The result is shown in Figure 3.
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1 This option can also be found in the GiD Toolbar.

2 The coordinates of a point may be entered on the command line either with a space or a comma between them. If the Z coordinate is not entered, it is considered 0 by default. After entering the numbers, press Return. Another option for entering a point is using the Coordinates Window, found in Utilities->Tools->Coordinates Window.

3 Pressing the ESC key is equivalent to pressing the center mouse button.

Creating the axes

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