Lesson 48 | Creating Ellipses

This lesson describes how to create ellipses and elliptical arcs with the Ellipse command. The following image shows examples of ellipses and elliptical arcs in drawings.

When your design requires an elliptical shape, you can create ellipses and elliptical arcs as easily as you can create geometry such as lines and circles.

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Objectives

After completing this lesson, you will be able to:

  • Describes ellipses.
  • Create an ellipse.

About Ellipses

The Ellipse command creates a closed ellipse. The Ellipse Arc command creates a section of an ellipse. Both objects can be modified in the same way as other drawing objects.

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