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Extended FILLET functionality.

A - answer In the civil engineering jobs, you often need more advanced methods for filleting non-parallel lines than that offered by the standard FILLET command.

If you want to e.g. specify the filleting parameter by the distance between the arc apex and the intersection of the lines, or by the center angle (sector) of the arc, or by the length of the arc or its chord, you can use the construction command CurveBetweenTwoLines (resp. the ribbon Home > Draw > Curves > Create Curves Between Two Lines) available in AutoCAD Civil 3D.

This command offers the following options in Release 2011: Tangent/External/Degree/Chord/Length/Mid-ordinate/miN-dist/Radius.

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applies to: AutoCAD · AutoCAD Civil 3D 2011 ·

See also:
Tip 10499:How to fillet edges between two 3D solids?
Tip 10167:Keyboard shortcuts in Autodesk Fusion 360.
Tip 9822:Modified fillet along obstacles - sharp edges.
Tip 8528:Import AutoCAD 3D DWG files into Inventor.
Tip 8269:Connecting polylines by fillet - change in version 2012.


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