Default UI Menu: Draw/Line/Minimal Distance
Ribbon UI Menu:
Creates the line representing the shortest distance between two 2D objects. The objects must be on the same workplane.
- Select the first object from which you want to draw the shortest line.
2. Select the second object.
3. The shortest-distance line is created.
Local menu options: Through Point: Creates a line passing through a specified point. The through point should only be specified for one of the objects, otherwise a standard single line is created. Show beforehand displays the shortest line to an object when you pass the cursor over it. This allows you to preview the line before creating it.