Sketcher CreateOctagon

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Sketcher CreateOctagon.svg Sketcher CreateOctagon

Menu location
Sketch → Sketcher geometries → Create octagon
Default shortcut
Introduced in version
See also


Draws an octagon inscribed in a construction geometry circle. When starting the tool, the mouse pointer changes to a white cross with a red hexagon icon. The coordinates of the pointer are shown beside it in blue in real time.


How to use

  • After pressing the Sketcher CreateOctagon.png Create octagon button, click once to set the center, then move the mouse and click a second time to set one of the vertices.
  • Pressing Esc or clicking the right mouse button cancels the function.

When editing the sketch the circumscribed circle is visible, when you close the sketch is hidden.