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Modify Multi line and PEDIT

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MULTILINE command can be executed by following ways

Command line : Type mline or ml and press Enter Key

Menubar : Click Draw (menu) Ø Multilie (option)

Multiline style

Drawing Multiline:

Modify multi line you can draw more than one parallel line at a time. By default two lines will be drawn. See the Picture.

Follow the steps to get multi line line as per Picture . Consider any point on the screen as A shown in picture.

Current multiline style standard

Click Modify

Multiline style dialog box

  1. Click Draw > Click Multi line
  2. Click any where on the screen to start multi line.
  3. Type @0,-15 and press any key
  4. Type @10,0 and press any key
  5. Type @0,15 and press any key
  6. Press enter key to terminate the command.

Note: Command executed from menu bar and Cartesian coordinate is used at step3,4 and 5.

To change the distance between two lines, you have to use scale option. By default this distance is 1. Follow the steps to change it 3 using same length of line of above example.

  1. Type ml and press enter key
  2. Click any where on the screen to start multi line
  3. Type @15<270 and press any key
  4. Type @10<0 and press any key
  5. Type @15<90 and press any key
  6. Press enter key to terminate the command

Note: Command executed from command line and polar coordinate system is used at step 3, 4 and 5.

To change the justification of multi line to draw lines both side of the length specified. Follow the steps to draw multi line using zero justify. Same length is used here.

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Make the Ortho mode on by pressing F8 button(if it is off)

  1. Type ml and press enter key

2.Click any where on the screen to start multi line

  1. Move the mouse downward from start point
  2. Type 15 and press enter key
  3. Move the mouse right side from second point
  4. Type 10 and press enter key
  5. Move the mouse upward from third point
  6. Type 15 and press enter key

9.Press enter key to terminate the command.

Note: Command executed from command line and point specified by using Ortho mode on and mouse direction.

PEDIT

To edit a polyline, use the PEDIT command or type PE at the command line.

Command: PEDIT or using shortcut command : PE then enter

PEDIT

Select polyline or [Multiple]:
Enter an option [Close/Join/Width/Edit vertex/Fit/Spline/Decurve/Ltype gen/Undo]:

Pedit command line

One of the popular common editing tools is the Join option. We use J for Join shortcut command Use this to combine two or more poly lines.

Use the arc command to draw an arc. Now use the line command to draw a line. 2 line and arc objects that share a common point. Start the PEDIT command .or use shortcut command PE then enter press and select one of the lines. Program will ask you if you want to turn it into one, select Y for yes then<enter>.

Command: PE PEDIT Select polyline or [Multiple]:

Object selected is not a poly line
Do you want to turn it into one? <Y> <ENTER>
Enter an option [Close/Join/Width/Edit vertex/Fit/Spline/Decurve/Ltype gen/Undo]: J for join
Select objects: <select a line> 1 found

Select objects: <select the other line>
1 segments added to poly line

Enter an option [Close/Join/Width/Edit vertex/Fit/Spline/Decurve/Ltype
gen/Undo]:<Enter>

 

 


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