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How to construct a circle from three tangents?

A - answer If you want to draw a circle defined by 3 tangential lines, you can use an undocumented AutoCAD command AI_CIRCTAN.

To create a construction of the type "two tangents and a radius" you can use the TTR option in the standard command CIRCLE.

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12.11.2008    9630×  
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