Add Line

Geometry toolbar

Toolbar :

Geometry toolbar

Menu :

Add menu > Geometry sub-menu> > Add Line

What to do :

2.Click Geometry toolbar > Add Line.
3.Drag in the graphic-area to specify the start-Point and then its end-Point.

'Drag': mouse-button-down [start-Point], move your mouse-pointer, mouse-button-up [end-Point].


The Line is now in the graphic-area.

Free-Points or Merged-Points

Add the start-Point and end-Point of the Line as:

Free-Points

Add constraints and dimensions to the start-Point and end-Point later.

You can delete constraints and dimensions, if necessary.

Do this for a layout sketch.

See Also: How to Delete a Constraint

Merged-Points

Do this to construct a 'sketch-path'

See: Hover+Drag , merge-points.

Coordinate System of a Line

The start-Point is the Origin. The positive X–axis is to its end-Point.

Example

How:

Selection-Window

AddLine

'Drag' from the start to the end Point of the Line
Linen +
Pointn at each end of the Line

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