This command allows you to draw a line that is parallel to a reference line.

To draw a line

  1. Select the reference line.

  2. Choose the Graphics » Line » Parallel command or click the tool in the toolbar.

  3. Specify the starting point.

  4. Complete the segment by specifying its end point. You can use the pointing device or you can open the dialog box for entering values. In the dialog box, the coordinates of the endpoint can be specified as follows:

    • By typing the point coordinates directly.

    • By specifying the offset from the starting point.

    • Specifying the inclination of the line relative to the horizontal axis and its length.

The line is created with the current pen style.

Commands and options

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