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(Available in Pro Platinum, Expert and Deluxe)

Default UI Menu: Modify/Chain Polyline

Ribbon UI Menu:

Connects intersecting objects or portions of objects into a single polyline. A chain of connected objects is created, starting from a selected object and proceeding in a specified direction.

Note: The difference between this tool and the Auto Joining option of Join Polyline is that Chain Polyline enables you to create a partial chain, and to work with overlapping objects.

  1. Select the object from which the chain will start.

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  1. Set the direction in which the chain will proceed.

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  1. If overlaps are encountered, you must specify the path to continue the chain.

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  1. The chain proceeds until it reaches the last object, and the polyline is created.

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If you do not want the chain to proceed all the way to the last object, you can select Finish from the local menu or Inspector Bar at any time.

Note: The original objects remain in the drawing.