TechDraw ExtensionShortenLine

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TechDraw ExtensionShortenLine.svg TechDraw ExtensionShortenLine

Menu location
TechDraw → Extensions: Attributes/Modifications → Shorten line
Workbenches
TechDraw
Default shortcut
None
Introduced in version
0.20
See also
TechDraw ExtensionExtendLine

Description

The TechDraw ExtensionShortenLine.svg TechDraw ExtensionShortenLine tool shortens a line created with the Extensions tools at both ends.

TechDraw ExtensionShortenLineExample.png

On the right a centerline shortened at both ends

Usage

  1. The reduction is determined by the Delta distance box in the TechDraw ExtensionSelectLineAttributes.svg TechDraw ExtensionSelectLineAttributes tool.
  2. The line is shortened at both ends.
  3. Select a single straight (center)line created with the Extensions tools.
  4. There are several ways to invoke the tool:
    • Press the TechDraw ExtensionShortenLine.svg TechDraw ExtensionShortenLine button.
    • Select the TechDraw → Extensions: Attributes/Modifications → TechDraw ExtensionShortenLine.svg Shorten line option from the menu.
  5. The line is shortened at both ends.