Program help

Circle and Ellipse

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Within the Drawing Elements category under the Start tab, you can find the 2D elements Circle and Ellipse.

Note for editing circles and ellipses: Once you’ve selected one of the tools from the Drawing Elements group, the center points of the Circle or Ellipse will be visible in your plan. They are then easily recognizable as snap points for further drawing actions.

Circle

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To draw a Circle, proceed as follows:

1.Use the first click to position the center point of your Circle.
2.Set the radius of the Circle with the second click, or by entering the radius using your keyboard.

A Circle can also be drawn by defining two boundary points. To do so, select Circle from the Drawing Elements category under the Start tab. Right click to activate the context menu and choose the option Bound. Alternatively, press Y.

The following table shows the properties of a Circle that can be adjusted:

Circle Properties

Edited by means of

Position (Shift)

Object Interactor, Center Point Interactor on the Object

Radius

Interactors on the object

Color

Properties Editor

Filling

Properties Editor

Line Type

Properties Editor

Line Scaling

Properties Editor

Line Weight

Properties Editor

Name

Properties Editor

Link

Properties Editor

Ellipse

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To draw an Ellipse, proceed as follows:

1.Use the first click to set the beginning of the Ellipse form.
2.Drag the Ellipse to the desired size and click again to define the end point of the form. Alternatively, you can enter the horizontal and vertical dimensions of the form using your keyboard. Press Enter to confirm each dimension entry.

An Ellipse can also be drawn by defining two boundary points. To do so, select Ellipse from the Drawing Elements category under the Start tab. Right click to activate the context menu and choose the option Bound. Alternatively, press Y.

The following table shows the properties of an Ellipse that can be adjusted:

Ellipse Properties

Edited by means of

Position (Shift)

Object Interactor, Center Point Interactor on the Object

Horizontal Radius

Interactors on the object

Vertical Radius

Interactors on the object

Color

Properties Editor

Fill

Properties Editor

Line Type

Properties Editor

Line Scaling

Properties Editor

Line Weight

Properties Editor

Name

Properties Editor

Link

Properties Editor