Using the POLYGON Command

In AutoCAD, you use the POLYGON command to create regular polygons with sides of equal length. You can draw a polygon composed of from 3 to 1,024 sides. After you specify the number of sides, several options are available for completing the polygon:

  • Enter number of sides: At this prompt, enter the number of sides (3 to 1,024).

  • Specify center of polygon or [Edge]: At this prompt, choose whether you want to define the polygon by specifying its center or the endpoints of an edge.

  • Enter an option [Inscribed in Circle/Circumscribed about Circle]: This prompt appears if you choose the center option. If you choose Inscribed in Circle, all vertices of the polygon fall on the circle; if you choose Circumscribed about Circle, ...

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