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Cannot offset this object.

A - answer Creating offset (parallel curve) to a polyline may fail when the geometry of the polyline is wrong (self-crossing line, duplicate vertices, etc.). The offset may also fail only to a single side.

Try to simplify the polyline - delete excessive or duplicate vertices - and repeat the OFFSET command. The offset curve will be then created.

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24.4.2009    12483x  
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See also:
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Tip 10192:Wrong results when adding or subtracting °C temperatures in Revit.
Tip 10167:Keyboard shortcuts in Autodesk Fusion 360.
Tip 10161:Automatic checking of design limits in Inventor.
Tip 10039:Two types of equidistants (offsets) to an ellipse.


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