TechDraw ExtensionLinePerpendicular

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TechDraw ExtensionLinePerpendicular.svg TechDraw ExtensionLinePerpendicular

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


The TechDraw ExtensionLinePerpendicular.svg TechDraw ExtensionLinePerpendicular tool adds a cosmetic line perpendicular to another line.

TechDraw ExtensionLinePerpendicularExample.png

On the right an added cosmetic perpendicular 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:
  5. A cosmetic line is added.