Elliptical Arc (Center, Axes, Angles)

Menu: Draw / Arcs / Elliptical Arc (Center,

Axes, Angles)

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Draws an elliptical arc, or part of an ellipse or oval, using a point for the major axis, a point for the minor axis, a point for the beginning of the arc, and a point for the end of the arc.

Point 1: Center of the elliptical arc

Point 2: Major axis

Point 3: Minor axis

Point 4: Beginning of the arc

Point 5: End of the arc


There are two choices for the format of the arc:


If you select Draw as a Line, the arc will be drawn as line segments that follow the shape of an arc. Otherwise the arc will be stored as an actual arc.

N Segments: When saved as a plane or line, this is the number of segments, into which the object will be divided.