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The Line button allows to draw a straight line.

Quick Access Panel:

Ribbon: Editor -> Draw -> Line

Menu: Draw -> Line

 

To add a line

1. Click on the button .

2. Click to set the first point or enter its coordinates via the dynamic input.

3. Drag the pointer to draw the line.

4. Specify the end point. Click when done.

 

A line had a set of properties that can be viewed and edited in the Properties panel.

Property

Description

Color

Defines the color of the line.

Layer

Defines the layer which the line belongs to. The property contains a list of all available in the drawing layers and allows to move the line to another layer.

Line Weight

Defines the lineweight. Is selected from the standard values. You can turn the function of showing the lines according to their lineweight on or off. Each lineweight value corresponds to a number of pixels on the screen. The number of these pixels isn't changed while scaling in the program window. The scale of lineweighht display on the screen is set in the Visualization tab of the Options window.

Linetype

Defines the linetype. Is selected from the standard values.

Linetype scale

Sets the scale for the current linetype. By default it is 1.

Angle

Sets the angle of obliquity between the line and the axis OX on the trigonomeric circle. The direction of the axis X from the first point of the line is accepted as the beginning for the angle reading. Angle reading is performed counterclockwise.

Length

Sets the length of the line. While measuring the value of the line length the starting point stays still (the first point), while the end point moves in the direction of the line according to the length value.

Point

Sets the coordinates of the starting point of the line.

Point 1

Sets the coordinates of the end point of the line.


Properties Panel

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