Constructing Lines

Use the Line command to construct Lines in a drawing.

To construct a Line or a series of connected Lines:

  1. Click Draw > Line (or type Line).
  2. In the graphics area, click:
    1. A point to start the line segment.
    2. A point to end the line segment.
    3. Another point to define the next segment or press Enter to finish the drawing.

    Tip:  Each segment in a series of connected Lines is a separate entity. You can also use the Line command to append Lines to existing Lines or Arcs.

To undo a line segment:

To close a PolyLine drawing:

To close a PolyLine drawing:

To append a line segment to an existing line or arc:

  1. Click Draw > Line (or type Line).
  2. Press Enter.

    The appended continuation line attaches to the end of last Line or Arc that you drew.
  3. Click a point to define the appended line segment and press Enter.


Command: Line

Menu: Draw > Line

Related Topics

Constructing Rays

Constructing Infinite Lines

Constructing PolyLines

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