TechDraw ExtensionDrawCosmArc

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TechDraw ExtensionDrawCosmArc.svg TechDraw ExtensionDrawCosmArc

Menu location
TechDraw → Extensions: Centerlines/Threading → Add cosmetic arc
Default shortcut
Introduced in version
See also
TechDraw ExtensionDrawCosmCircle


The TechDraw ExtensionDrawCosmArc.svg TechDraw ExtensionDrawCosmArc tool adds a cosmetic arc.

TechDraw ExtensionArcExample.png

On the right an added cosmetic arc


  1. Optionally change the current line attributes with the TechDraw ExtensionSelectLineAttributes.svg TechDraw ExtensionSelectLineAttributes tool.
  2. Select the first vertex to determine the center of the arc.
  3. Select the second vertex to determine the radius and the start angle of the arc. The arc will be created counter clockwise.
  4. Select the third vertex to determine the end angle of the arc.
  5. There are several ways to invoke the tool:
    • Press the TechDraw ExtensionDrawCosmArc.svg TechDraw ExtensionDrawCosmArc button.
    • Select the TechDraw → Extensions: Centerlines/Threading → TechDraw ExtensionDrawCosmArc.svg Add cosmetic arc option from the menu.
  6. A cosmetic arc is added.