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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    17434×  

See also:
Tip 12501:Dynamic associative array of elements along a curve.
Tip 12448:Pan view (change view target) in multiple viewports of a layout.
Tip 12446:Quick 1-/2-click dimensioning in AutoCAD.
Tip 12386:How to use arc segments in a multiline
Tip 12091:Equidistant ellipse - how to make an ellipse offset?

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