Chapter 19

Drawing Curves

So far in this book, you’ve been using basic lines, arcs, and circles to create your drawings in the Autodesk® AutoCAD® software. Now it’s time to add polylines and spline curves to your repertoire. Polylines offer many options for creating forms, including solid fills and free-form curved lines. Spline curves are perfect for drawing accurate and smooth nonlinear objects.

In this chapter, you will learn to:

  • Create and edit polylines
  • Create a polyline spline curve
  • Create and edit true spline curves
  • Mark divisions on curves

Introducing Polylines


Polylines are like composite line segments and arcs. A polyline may look ...

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