A Polyline is a geometric object defined by a set of points with successive pairs being connected by lines. Polylines are one of the foundation entities within PolyCAD as many of the curves representations are based on this entity.


Menu: Create -> Polyline

Interactively create a Polyline by clicking to add points to the representation. The initial orientation of polyline will be defined on the Default Edit Plane. Polylines can also be created using the Polyline macro command.

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Interactive Editing

Edit mode is entered by pressing F2 displaying the control points of the curve. The control points of the entity are selected and edited using the PolyCAD standard manipulation techniques.

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Entity Attributes Panel

Polyline Attribute Panel

Edit Menu

Multi-Select Menu

Display Options

Short Cuts

File Format

Polyline File Data Structure

Import / Export

Format Import Export
AutoCAD DXF Yes Yes
Initial Graphics Exchange Spec. (IGES) Yes Yes
Napa Offset Table Yes  
Comma Separated Values (CSV) Yes  
Ansys Element Script Yes Yes
Open Inventor (iv) Yes  
Gridgen Glyph Script   Yes
ACIS (Autodeck/Tribon/Aveva Marine Initial Design) Yes Yes