# Constructing Polygons

A polygon is a closed linear PolyLine entity consisting of 3 to 1024 equal length sides.

To construct polygons:

- Click
**Draw > Polygon**(or type**Polygon**). - Type the number of sides.
- Do one:
- In the graphics area, click to define the center of the polygon.
- Specify an option:
**Corner**: Encloses the polygon within a circle that touches the polygon at its corners (inscribed).**Side**: Encloses a circle with the polygon that touches the circle at the corners (circumscribed).- Specify a point in the graphics area to define the radius, or enter it at the command prompt.
- Specify the
**Side length**option to define an edge of the polygon. - Specify the edge start point and side length.

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Access

**Command: Polygon**

**Menu: Draw > Polygon**