Polyline

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The Polyline command draws a series of joined line or arc segments.

Note

To draw a polyline

  1. Pick the start of the first segment.
  2. Pick the end of the first segment.
    This is also the start of the next segment.
  3. Pick the end of the next segment.
  4. Continue picking until the polyline is complete, and press Enter.
Command-line options

Close

The Close option appears only after three points have been placed. Closes the curve.

Helpers

Turns on dynamic tangent and ortho tracking lines that make it easier to extend arcs with lines and draw arcs aligned x and y axes.

Length

Sets the length for the next line segment.

This option is only available when the Mode option is set to Line.

Mode

Controls whether line segments or arcs are drawn.

Line

Sets the drawing mode to line segments.

Arc

Sets the drawing mode to arc segments.

Options

Direction

Lets you pick a point to show the direction of a line tangent to the arc's first end point.

Center

Lets you pick a center point for the arc's radius.

PersistentClose

Closes the curve as soon as there are two points placed.

If you continue to pick points, the curve updates the shape while remaining closed.

Undo

Reverses the last action.

PolylineOnMesh

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On Mesh

The PolylineOnMesh command draws a multi-segment polyline on a polygon mesh object.

To draw a polyline on a mesh object

  1. Select a mesh.
  2. Pick the start the polyline.
  3. Pick the next segment, and press Enter.

See also

Draw lines and curves

 

 

 

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