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How to draw AutoCAD rectangle from its center point?

A - answer You can use a simple AutoLISP utility - CenRect - to draw XY-aligned (horizontal/vertical) rectangles by specifying their center and one corner point.

Download CenRect from www.cadstudio.cz/download, load the LSP file into your AutoCAD session with APPLOAD and start (type) the CENRECT command. Specify the starting (center) point and one corner point of the constructed rectangle.

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31.7.2015    5629×  
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See also:
Tip 11608:Trim to rectangle - cut out a part of a DWG drawing.
Tip 11528:Diagonal line across a table cell in AutoCAD.
Tip 11122:How to insert framed (boxed) text into Inventor drawings?
Tip 10514:PDF published from AutoCAD 2016 has rectangles displayed around texts.
Tip 10307:Easy mirroring of selected objects around their axis/center.


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