This tool is used to create a CAD Arc, using 2 points and radius.
The video below will show how to create a CAD Arc using the 2 points and radius method.
Or continue down the page to see the CAD Arc 2 points and radius create option.
This CAD Arc 2 Points and Radius option is found on the CAD Arc Toolbar, and is the 6th option when the toolbar files out.
Or from the menu, Use: CAD => Arc => 2 Points and Radius
CAD Control Bar Options
The Arc is created and placed using the details from the CAD Control Bar, these include,
String Name, Model, Colour, Z – Value, Linestyle, Weight and Tinable.
If you would like to learn more about the CAD Control Bar and how to utilise it,
Visit this post: CAD Control Bar – How to Utilise It
The 1st point is selected with the mouse or entered in via the keyboard. To specify the 1st point with the mouse, a point must be selected (Left Button) and accepted (Middle Button).
The next step required is for you to enter the Radius of the Arc, type a number into the box and hit the <Enter> key.
Note: Arc and Circles in 12d Model can be both clockwise and anti-clockwise in direction.
Clockwise arc/circles are entered into a panel with a positive (+) radius.
Anti-Clockwise arc/circles are entered into a panel with a negative (-) radius.
The 2nd point is selected with the mouse or entered in via the keyboard. To specify the 2nd point with the mouse, a point must be selected (Left Button) and accepted (Middle Button).
An arc is constructed through the two selected points and given radius.
Use a String Inquire <F2> to check the Arc details.