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Lengthen objects

Lengthen objects

Commands to edit geometric objects

Lengthen objects

MouseOK    Ribbon: Home, Draw - Modify >  Lengthen objects

MouseOK    Ribbon: Home, Draw- Modify>  Delta

MouseOK    Ribbon: Home, Draw- Modufy>  Dynamic

MouseOK   Menu: Modify –  Lengthen objects

MouseOK    Toolbar: Edit

 

KeyboardOK Command line: LEN, LENGTHEN

Using the Lengthen command you can change the central angle of arcs and the length of lines, arcs and open polylines. The length or angle of objects is changed on the side closest to the specified point. The length or angle of an object can be changed several times whilst one command is being performed. If a value is positive, the arc is lengthened, if a value is negative – the arc is shortened.

Command options:

?

Opens the additional options to select objects.

DElta

The value of the object’s length is changed.

The option opens the prompt in the command line:

Enter delta length or [Angle]:

Option:

Angle-The value of the object’s center angle is changed.

Percent

The object’s length as a percentage of the source length.

Total

The total length or center angle.

The option opens the prompt in the command line:

Enter total length or [Angle]:

Option:

Angle-The value of the object’s center angle is changed.

DYnamic

Dynamic change of the selected object’s length by replacing the endpoint closest to the selection point with the fixed position of another endpoint.

 

Selection of object

Specifying a new length

Result

Command prompts:

Select objects or[?/DElta/Percent/Total/DYnamic]:

Select the DYnamic.

Select an object to change or [?]:

Specify an object.

Specify new endpoint:

Specify a new length of the object.

Select an object to change or [?]:

Specify an object or press ESC to finish the command.

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