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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    14716×  
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See also:
Tip 11751:toMulti converts polylines to multi-lines driven by a definition table.
Tip 11428:Differences in typed distance/offset values in Inventor sketches.
Tip 11240:Fusion360: Extrusion offset from a sketch plane.
Tip 11234:3D relief on model surface in Autodesk Fusion 360.
Tip 11222:Directional copying of AutoCAD drawing objects.

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