Tech Tips

Themes and Layouts in version 8.x

This Tech Tip explains how to change the default layout and theme to look and work like earlier versions of Civil Designer.


Default the Layout

In version 8.x we introduced a new default colour and multi document interface.

Modifying the Layout

CAD Mode

Settings Menu > System Settings

If you change the default settings to the above, you will get a similar interface to the earlier versions. Note that for some of the settings to be applied you will have to close the program and re-open. Some of the default toolbars will also have to be switched off or moved into the correct position.

Civil Designer 8.0 with a similar layout to the 2011 - 2015 versions

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