Custom commands can really make your work go more quickly. Even if they save only a fraction of a second, they make you feel like you’re saving time — that extra smoothness is very satisfying!
Here’s one that I like. It creates a 1-segment line. Yes, I could press Enter to end the LINE command, but since I often create just one line segment, it’s nice not to have to do that extra step.
Here’s the 1LINE command that I created. Yup, it’s pretty simple!
(The underscore before “line” allows for translation and isn’t necessary most of the time.)
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The backslashes pause for you to specify the start and end points of the line. The semi-colon ends the command. I have an old tip on ways to end the LINE command quickly here.
I explain how to create a custom command here.
When you combine a custom command with a keyboard shortcut (I explain how here), you have something powerful.
I use Shift+1 to execute my 1LINE custom command.
What custom commands do you use and how do you access them?
Do you have a favorite command? Please share it and how you execute it.