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

To draw a path

  1. Select the reference line or path.

  2. Choose the Graphics » Path » 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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