TechDraw ExtensionLineParallel

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TechDraw ExtensionLineParallel.svg TechDraw ExtensionLineParallel

Menu location
TechDraw → Extensions: Centerlines/Threading → Add cosmetic parallel line
Default shortcut
Introduced in version
See also
TechDraw ExtensionLinePerpendicular


The TechDraw ExtensionLineParallel.svg TechDraw ExtensionLineParallel tool adds a cosmetic line parallel to another line.

TechDraw ExtensionLineParallelExample.png

On the right an added cosmetic parallel line


  1. Optionally change the current line attributes with the TechDraw ExtensionSelectLineAttributes.svg TechDraw ExtensionSelectLineAttributes tool.
  2. Select a straight edge to determine the direction and the length of the line.
  3. Select a vertex to determine the position of the line.
  4. There are several ways to invoke the tool:
    • Press the TechDraw ExtensionLineParallel.svg TechDraw ExtensionLineParallel button.
    • Select the TechDraw → Extensions: Centerlines/Threading → TechDraw ExtensionLineParallel.svg Add cosmetic parallel line option from the menu.
  5. A cosmetic line is added.