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What is the difference in stretching an arc with the square or triangular grip?

A - answer Grip editing of an arc in AutoCAD 2006 offers either the square grip (dragging changes the radius, keeping the endpoints anchored) or the triangular grip (dragging changes the radius, keeping the included angle, endpoints are offset).

Similarly the triangles on the arc endpoints can lengthen the arc in the given direction.

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18.5.2005    6919×  
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See also:
Tip 11729:Select objects by annotation scale.
Tip 11647:How to display dynamic dimensions on grip editing?
Tip 11252:Applying STRETCH to 3D objects in AutoCAD.
Tip 11198:Justified attribute text in mirrored blocks (AutoCAD)
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