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Offset

Offset

Offset

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KeyboardOK Command line: O, OFFSET, VCOFFSETCMD

This command allows the creation of a new object similar to the selected one and is placed at the specified distance from it.

Similarly, arcs and circles have diameters smaller or larger than the source objects, according to which side the offset was made.

If the Multiple option is selected, all similar objects are created with the current offset.

Command options:

?

Opens the additional options to select objects.

Erase

Erases the source objects after creating similar ones.

The option starts the following prompt in the command line:

Erase source objects after offsetting? [Yes/No] <No>:

Options:

Yes - Deletes the source objects.

No - Source objects are not deleted.

Layer

Defines the layer of the source objects.

The option starts the following prompt in the command line:

Enter layer option for offset objects [Source/Current] <Current>:

Options:

Source - Creates similar objects on the source layer.

Current - Creates similar objects on the current layer.

Multiple

Switches on the mode for multiple creation of similar objects.

Exit

Finishes the command.

 

Selection of object

Offset

Selection of object

Offset

Result

Command prompts:

Specify offset distance or [Erase/Layer] <10.0000>:

Specify distance, entering it from the keyboard or specify on the screen.

Select objects to offset or [?/Exit]:

Select an object.

Specify point on side to offset or [Exit/Multiple] <Exit>:

Specify a point.

Select objects to offset or [?/Exit]:

Select an object.

Specify point on side to offset or [Exit/Multiple] <Exit>:

Specify a point.

Select objects to offset or [?/Exit]:

Select the Exit option to finish the command.

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