Perpendicular

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Default UI Menu: Draw/Line/Perpendicular

Ribbon UI Menu:

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Tip: This tool creates a line from an existing line. To create a perpendicular line to a line, you can use the "J" SEKE .

  1. Select an existing line.

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  1. Select the point on the existing line where the perpendicular line will start. You can select a point past the endpoints.

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  1. Select a third point to set the length of the perpendicular line, or enter the length in the Inspector Bar.

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Local menu option: Limit to Segment: The perpendicular line cannot extend past the endpoints of the existing line. img

Tip: To draw a line perpendicular to an arc or circle, draw a single Line from the center of the arc or circle to its destination, then trim the line.