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Getting Started with DraftSight by João Santos

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Creating polylines

A polyline is a continuous sequence of lines and arcs that constitutes a single entity. There are three commands to create polylines. The RECTANGLE and POLYGON commands that we saw in Chapter 3, Starting to Create Projects, and the RING command that we will see later in this chapter also creates polylines but with specific shapes.

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Polylines are very useful when we need to calculate areas and lengths on the project, and for distributing points or components evenly spaced or at measured intervals, along its length.

The POLYLINE command (alias PL, Creating polylines on the Draw toolbar, or on the Draw main menu) creates polylines without existing ...

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