Subject: Drawing a polyline with arc segments
With the Draw Arcs option, you can continually draw arc segments until you select the Draw Lines option to go back to drawing line segments. When you draw arc segments, the first point of the arc is the endpoint of the previous segment. By default, you draw arc segments by specifying the endpoint of each segment. Each successive arc segment is drawn tangent to the previous arc or line segment. If you choose Close while in the Draw Arcs option, the closing segment is created as an arc.
• Start point, center point, endpoint
• Start point, included angle, endpoint
• Start point, center point, included angle
• Start point, direction, endpoint
• Start point, radius, included angle
• Start point, second point, endpoint
To draw a line segment followed by an arc polyline segment
• On the ribbon, choose Home > Polyline or choose Draw > Polyline.
• On the menu, choose Draw > Polyline.
• On the Draw toolbar, click the Polyline tool.
• Type polyline and then press Enter.
2 Specify the start point.
3 Specify the endpoint.
4 In the prompt box, choose Draw Arcs.
5 Specify the endpoint of the arc segment.
6 To complete the command, choose Done.
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