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Quickly Add a Segment to a Polyline
Tip# 4211 By Leonid Nemirovsky On 04-Nov-2013
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Categories : Polylines
Software type : AutoCAD 2012
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Divide an existing segment or convert it to an arc.

Longtime tipster Leonid Nemirovsky shares a method that allows quick segment creation in an AutoCAD polyline.

"If you highlight the straight segment of a polyline, select the middle grip until it is red, then press the Ctrl key, It will split the segment in two. If you right-click on the segment and press Ctrl again, it will convert the segment to an arc."

Notes from Cadalyst tip reviewer Brian Benton: This works in AutoCAD 2012 and up, as well as its verticals. Before 2012 you have to manually select the segment, hover over the midpoint grip to allow the menu to pop up, and click the Add Vertex options to split the segment. Do the same thing again, but pick the Convert to Arc option to make the line an arc.

 

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Comment by Shehata,Tawfik
Posted on 2013-11-04 00:12:45
This also works for the segment ends grips, but instead of switching between straight and arc, it switches between adding or removing vertexes.


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